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    Issue 173....December 2006/January 2007....16th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    New analysis supports use of soy protein for cholesterol reduction
    Role of C-reactive protein in development of heart failure
    Drinking green tea may protect against death from heart disease
    Dose and coating of aspirin tablets affect response
    Hope for turmeric therapy for arthritis
    Strong evidence of folate link to colon cancer
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer
          Part III - By William R. Ware Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 172....November 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Muscle mass plays a central, but misunderstood, role in health
    Vitamin D3 should be used in preference to vitamin D2, say experts
    Lack of vitamin D increases risk of nursing home admission
    Mixed results for pain management programs
    Vegetables may reduce the need for anti-cancer drugs
    Aspirin may starve tumors of blood supply, but GI risks remain
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer
          Part II - By William R. Ware Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 171....October 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Muscle strength linked to magnesium in older adults
    Certain mineral waters could boost calcium intake
    Population levels of vitamin E investigated
    Effects of vitamin B12 on cognitive function in older people
    Vitamin D deficiency common in non-Western pregnant women
    Fish oil reduces heart disease risk in arhritis patients
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer
          Part I - By William R. Ware Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 170....September 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Review confirms fish oil benefits in prevention of heart disease
    Fish protects against elevated C-reactive protein
    Has time come for an increase in recommended vitamin D intake?
    Incidence of type 2 diabetes doubled in 30 years
    Overall healthy lifestyle reduces women's stroke risk
    Coronary heart disease in men could be cut by lifestyle changes
    NEWSBRIEFS

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 169....July/August 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Further support for link between cellphones and brain tumors
    Breast cancer risk from magnetic fields investigated
    Can vitamin C control inflammation and cut heart disease risk?
    Large study supports calcium benefit on colon cancer risk
    Vitamin D holds promise for treatment and prevention of heart failure
    Glycemic index of the diet may contribute to age-related vision loss
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Prostate Cancer: To Accept or Reject Treatment, Or Compromise?
          Part II - By William R. Ware Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 168....June 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Folate and dairy products linked to multiple births
    Hope for cholesterol benefit from cooked tomatoes
    Weight gain during adulthood increases breast cancer risk
    Improved version of vitamin E kills cancer cells
    Depression linked to death from heart disease via lower fitness levels
    A daily drink reduces heart disease risk, but only for men
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Prostate Cancer: To Accept or Reject Treatment, Or Compromise?
          Part I - By William R. Ware Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 167....May 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Prostate cancer risk may be raised by high cholesterol
    Eating fish may help prevent prostate cancer
    Researchers call for more omega-3 studies
    Can reducing calories increase lifespan?
    Soy may help reduce breast cancer risk
    Mediterranean diet lowers Alzheimer's risk
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Melatonin and Cancer
          By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 166....April 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    CVD risk factors must be tackled early
    Tomato extract may reduce blood pressure through antioxidant action
    New advice does not recommend soy protein for health
    Big business overrides science on formula milk
    Calcium supplements for deficient, pregnant women
    Unknown factor drops blood pressure
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Is Modern Food Still Your Best Medicine?
          By Maurice MCKeown BDS, PhD

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 165....March 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Fish and fish oils help protect the heart
    Review to evaluate diets for weight loss and heart health
    Review suggests melatonin tablets do not improve sleep quality
    "Right" fats may prevent future illness
    Vitamin D's protective effect on bones unravelled
    Echinacea reduces symptoms and shortens duration of colds
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Restoring the Balance: An Introduction to Equilibrium Theory"
          By John Goetz

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 164....February 2006....15th Year

    EDITORIAL
    JOURNAL SUMMARIES
    Review supports benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for prevention of heart disease
    Vitamin D in pregnancy protects children's bones
    Only a small minority of Americans follows a healthy lifestyle
    Magnesium benefits bone health
    Evidence points to vitamin D for cancer prevention
    Bone loss risk from alcohol underestimated
    NEWSBRIEFS
    RESEARCH REPORT: Elevated Blood Levels of Vitamin B12
          By Georges Mouton, MD

    THE AFIB REPORT

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