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    Issue 213...December 2010/January 2011....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    Diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and depression in children
    Homocysteine and mild cognitive impairment and depression
    Treatment of risk factors for primary prevention of chronic disease
    New results on the merits of tea and coffee
    National lung cancer screening trial
    References

BOOK REVIEWS
  • Wrong. Why Experts Keep Failing Us - And How to Know When Not to Trust Them
    by David H. Freedman
    Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2010
  • Anatomy of an Epidemic. Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
    by Robert Whitaker
    Crown Publishers, New York, 2010
  • Why Your World Is About To Get A Whole Lot Smaller
    by Jeff Rubin
    Vintage Canada (Random House), 2009-2010
  • The Mind's Eye
    by Oliver Sacks
    Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2010
Reviewed by William R. Ware, PhD

THE PROSTATE MONITOR
EDITORIAL

Prevention of prostate enlargement (BPH)
Prevention strategies in prostate cancer - An update
Radical prostatectomy and radiation compared again
Active surveillance vs. treatment in low and intermediate risk groups
Alcohol and risk of prostate cancer
PSA relapse following radical monotherapy with 5-alpha reductase inhibitors
References


THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 212...November 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    Metabolic management of brain cancer
    Saturated fat and cardiovascular disease
    Cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease- Is insulin a major player?
    Lifestyle intervention for type 2 diabetics
    Asthma and acetaminophen use
    The Avandia saga
    Mammography and mortality in Norway
    Magnesium and sudden cardiac death
    References

    RESEARCH REVIEW:  Obesity, An Old Problem, A Modern Crisis
          By William R. Ware, Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 211...October 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    Update on Coconut Oil and Alzheimer's Disease
    What Women Should Know About Stage Zero Breast Cancer (DCIS)
    Vitamin D Deficiency in Infants
    Maternal Intake of Diet Soft Drinks - Bad News for Babies
    Seasonal Flu Shot - Is it Evidence-based?
    Vitamin D vs Influenza - The Latest Studies
    NEWSBRIEFS
    • Vitamin D and risk of infection and preterm birth
    • Obituary for a great medical journal Medical Hypotheses, 1973-2010 RIP
    • Johns Hopkins medical professor speaks out about preventable deaths
    • Vitamin D deficiency and risk of cognitive decline in ther elderly
    • Antidepressants and miscarriages
    References

    THE PROSTATE MONITOR
    EDITORIAL

    Merits of active surveillance, a.k.a watchful waiting or delayed therapy
    Statin use and subsequent diagnosis of prostate cancer
    Misplaced trust - Radiation therapy - Proceed at your own risk
    Long-term-follow-up for recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Problems with selecting candidates for focal therapy
    Is clinical stage useful in the modern era?
    New therapy for hormone-resistant prostate cancer approved by FDA
    References

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 210...September 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    Alzheimer's Disease - Where Do We Stand Regarding Treatment and Prevention?
    Vitamin D and Autism - An Update
    Risk vs. Benefit for Statin Therapy
    Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatories- A "Can't Win" Situation
    Do Supplements Decrease Breast Cancer Risk?

    NEWSBRIEFS
    • Cataracts and newer-generation antidepressants
    • SSRI's, tamoxifen and breast cancer
    • Vitamin D, Parkinson's disease and cognitive decline
    • The adverse effects of spin
    • Two investigative reports available on line
    References

    RESEARCH REPORT  Iodine and Cancer
          By William R. Ware, Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 209...July/August 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    MRI vs. Mammography, Ultrasound, and Clinical Breast Examination
    Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis
    The Aerotoxic Syndrome
    Fractures, Falls, and Vitamin D in Older Women
    Processed Meats and Risk of CHD and Diabetes
    NEWSBRIEFS
    • Antipsychotic Drugs for Toddlers
    • Alcohol, Benign Breast Disease and Risk of Breast Cancer
    • Oral Hygiene and Cardiovascular Disease
    References

    THE PROSTATE MONITOR
    RESEARCH REPORT  Radiation Therapy and Androgen Deprivation
    Part 3 - Adverse Effects of Radiation and Hormone Therapy
    By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 208...June 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    Less is more
    Low-dose naltrexone. Its use in cancer, fibromyalgia amd multiple sclerosis
    Crestor for the elderly
    The latest from JUPITER on primary cardiovascular disease prevention in women
    Carbohydrates and coronary heart disease
    NEWSBRIEFS
    • Added sugar and cardiovascular risk markers
    • B-vitamin therapy for patients with diabetic nephropathy
    • Angina - which is best, invasive intervention or medication?
    References

    RESEARCH REPORT  Are Infections the cause of Atherosclerosis?
          By William R. Ware, Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 207...May 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    Be prepared for a Crestor advertising blitz
    Lipid-lowering does not influence progression of atherosclerosis
    Metformin and peripheral neuropathy
    Does lipoprotein(a) cause heart disease?
    Are there natural treatments for Parkinson's disease?
    Fruits, vegetables and cancer prevention
    NEWSBRIEFS
    • More on the mammography debate
    • Sunshine and dark, ominous clouds
    • Omega-3 fatty acids and macular degeneration
    • Prevention of colorectal cancer
    • Statins for women?
    • Is alcohol a risk factor for type 2 diabetes?
    • Vitamin D elevation with statins - Crestor vs. Lescol
    References

    THE PROSTATE MONITOR
    EDITORIAL

    RESEARCH REPORT
    Radiation Therapy and Androgen Deprivation
    Review of Clinical Trials and Correlations
    By Hans R. Larsen MSc ChE.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 206...April 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    A betrayal of trust
    Calcium score and coronary heart disease
    Angiotensin blockers and progression of atherosclerosis
    Do vitamin C supplements put one at risk for cataracts?
    The obesity paradox
    Glycated hemoglobin and cardiovascular risk
    NEWSBRIEFS
    • Statins and HDL cholesterol
    • Vitamin D and risk of colorectal cancer
    • Vitamin D and non-melanoma skin cancer
    • The bugs appear to be winning
    • FDA attacks POM Wonderful pomegranate juice
    References

    RESEARCH REPORT  Heartburn, Acid Reflux - The Long-term Risk of Proton Pump Inhibitors
          By William R. Ware, Ph.D.

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 205...March 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    Is there an optimum omega-6 to omega-3 dietary intake?
    Clinical vs. significant study results
    The new war on salt
    Good news for those taking angiotensin blockers
    NEWSBRIEFS
    • Acetaminophen and asthma
    • Statins and cognitive decline
    • Last word on saturated fat and cardiovascular disease?
    References

    BOOK REVIEW
    Fat and Cholesterol are Good for You
    by Uffe Ravnskov, MD PhD
    GB Publishing, Sweden, 2009
    Reviewed by William R. Ware, PhD

    THE PROSTATE MONITOR
    EDITORIAL
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
    Finasteride to prevent prostate cancer
    Secondary cancer after radical prostatectomy vs. radiation therapy
    Diet, nutraceuticals and prostate cancer prevention
    Is radiation therapy for prostate cancer "the way to go"?
    Where do we stand on intermittent androgen deprivation?
    False positives in a Finnish prostate cancer screening trial
    References

    THE AFIB REPORT

    Issue 204...February 2010....19th Year

    EDITORIAL
    THIS MONTH's TOPICS
    The ongoing mammography debate
    Obesity - Where is the real solution?
    Fat, muscle, insulin resistance and diabetes
    Progression of coronary calcification - No therapy in sight
    NEWSBRIEFS
    • Newer antipsychotic drugs for children. A cause for concern?
    • Green tea and depression
    • Antidepressants - effectiveness in adults
    • Melatonin, light exposure and breast cancer
    References

    BOOK REVIEW
    Knockout - Interviews with doctors who are curing cancer
    and how to prevent getting it in the first place
    by Suzanne Somers
    Crown Publishers, New York, 2009
    Reviewed by William R. Ware, PhD

    THE AFIB REPORT

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