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    Issue 132....December 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Potassium deficiency linked to stroke
    The demise of PC-SPES
    PC-SPES reborn?
    Soy products and stomach cancer
    Exercise prevents glucose intolerance
    New test helps predict Alzheimer's disease
    Bypass surgery and brain damage
    Sugar, glycemic load and pancreatic cancer
    NEWSBRIEFS
    GUEST ARTICLE: Dietary fat and coronary heart disease. Is there a connection? - Part II
    References

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    Issue 131....November 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Oxidative stress: causes and prevention
    Oatmeal porridge is better for you
    Testing for hypothyroidism
    Accuracy of ear temperature questioned
    Vitamin E protects against Alzheimer's disease
    Vitamin B12 deficiency easy to avoid
    Results of ramipril trial questioned
    Niacin helps diabetics
    NEWSBRIEFS
    GUEST ARTICLE: Dietary fat and coronary heart disease. Is there a connection? - Part I
    References

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 130....October 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    New table for glycemic index and load
    Potassium salt helps prevent bone loss
    New test predicts sudden cardiac death
    Vitamin E protects against atherosclerosis
    Glycemic index in health and disease
    Oxidative stress and Alzheimer's disease
    Stress in the work place
    Second hand smoke and feline cancer
    Vitamins C and E prevent lipid peroxidation
    Health benefits of walking
    Fish oils: A cure for depression?
    Iron controversy continues
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 129....September 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Light therapy involving knee not effective
    Amalgam dental fillings are a health hazard
    Folic acid and depression
    Vitamin results discouraging
    Drug interactions with grapefruit
    Arachidonic acid and bipolar disorder
    No benefits of hormone therapy
    Supplements and heart disease
    Glutathione helps intermittent claudication
    Homocysteine and heart disease
    Promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease
    Problems with in vitro fertilization
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 128....August 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Water protects against heart disease
    Celiac disease common in type 1 diabetes patients
    Magnesium sulfate prevents eclampsia
    Surgery for osteoarthritis of knee found ineffective
    Go easy on H.pylori eradication
    Vitamin D insufficiency in Canadians
    Even young people deficient in vitamin D
    Antioxidants help prevent Alzheimer's disease
    New guidelines for prevention of heart disease and stroke
    New supplement helps prevent congestive heart failure
    Combating gout with diet
    Inflammation linked to sleep apnea
    New rapid, painless test for breast cancer
    Testosterone and Parkinson's disease
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 127....July 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Fish oils protect women against heart disease
    Meditation can reverse atherosclerosis
    Coenzyme Q10 prevents migraines
    High blood pressure? Eat your porridge!
    Air bags offer little protection in a crash
    Acupuncture comes of age - in the west!
    Many doctors ignore impaired glucose tolerance
    Sun avoidance increases cancer risk
    ALS linked to lead exposure
    Vitamin B12 deficiency and Alzheimer's disease
    Whey protein combats stress
    Prostate biopsies often unnecessary
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 126....June 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Fish oils protect against sudden death
    Supplements for diabetes
    Vitamins C and E prevent atherosclerosis
    Skin cancer risk is now predictable
    Vitamin B12 deficiency and ulcer drugs
    Hypnotherapy effective for irritable bowel syndrome
    Fish oils: A must for heart attack survivors
    Growth hormone benefits children with cystic fibrosis
    Folic acid protects against leukemia
    Perils of infertility treatments
    Calcium citrate helps improve cholesterol profile
    Physically fit men suffer fewer strokes
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 125....May 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Lycopene and atherosclerosis
    Ma huang may be dangerous to your health
    Bone loss and protein intake
    Mammography debate rages on
    Fish oils and heart disease
    Vitamin C protects against cataracts
    Trans-fatty acids implicated in sudden death
    New, natural cholesterol-lowering agent
    Vitamin C benefits congestive heart failure patients
    Exercise and live longer!
    Resistance training improves cardiovascular fitness
    Probiotics prevent atopic eczema
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 124....April 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Sun lamps and skin cancer
    Niacin treats digestive problems
    Breast cancer and hormone replacement therapy
    High protein diet benefits diabetics
    Air pollution linked to asthma in children
    Ear infection linked to acid reflux
    Is Alzheimer's disease preventable?
    Vasectomy and cardiovascular disease
    How much sleep does one need?
    N-acetylcysteine to the rescue!
    Weather does affect rheumatic pain
    Irritable bowel syndrome and celiac disease
    Vitamin B6 and "economy class syndrome"
    NEWSBRIEFS
    BOOK REVIEW: The Food Connection

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 123....March 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Sweet potato: New remedy for diabetes?
    Vitamin C protects against stomach cancer
    Atherosclerosis and fatty acids
    Grain fortification with vitamin B12
    Air pollution and birth defects
    Fish consumption and pregnancy outcome
    Risk factors for stomach ulcers
    Calcium and kidney stones
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Insulin resistance and diabetes

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 122....February 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Selenium prevents prostate cancer
    Folic acid helps prevent pneumonia
    Melatonin and tardive dyskinesia
    Herb conquers hay fever
    Parkinson's disease linked to personality
    Vitamin E supplementation: Are we taking the right one?
    Tomato sauce and prostate cancer
    Diabetes and vitamin D
    Benefits of a daily aspirin
    Movies and smoking
    Diet and osteoporosis
    Miscarriages linked to EMFs
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

    Issue 121....January 2002....11th Year

    EDITORIAL
    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Aspirin and warfarin in stroke prevention
    Sticky blood slows you down
    National Academy of Sciences recommends vitamin intake
    Lung function and gas cooking stoves
    School teachers and autoimmune disorders
    DHEA levels and longevity
    Vitamin deficiency implicated in Alzheimer's disease
    Colon cancer linked to cholesterol
    Physical activity and breast cancer risk
    Fibromyalgia linked to nervous system dysfunction
    Homocysteine and coronary artery disease
    Salmonella common in ground meats
    NEWSBRIEFS

    The AFIB REPORT

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