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Bullet Issue 292....November 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Is it true that no amount of alcohol is safe?
Aspirin versus tPA for preventing disability after a mild stroke
Waist to hip ratio. A measure of health risks
Low carb diets and mortality
Cardiovascular safety of anti-hyperglycemic drugs
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Bullet Issue 291....October 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Sodium intake, cardiovascular disease and overall mortality
Low-dose aspirin for prevention of heart attack and stroke
New 2018 cardiovascular disease risk calculator from ACC/AHA
New drug for reducing cardiovascular events and mortality in type 2 diabetes
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Bullet Issue 290....September 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Why don't all obese individuals get type 2 diabetes?
Think twice before agreeing to take a new Breakthrough drug
A cancer drug side effect: Profound financial toxicity
Metformin vs. lifestyle for prevention of prediabetes progression
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Bullet Issue 289....July/August 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Popular acute cardiovascular event risk calculator overestimates
Evidence that food additives present health risks
Healthy lifestyle and longevity

SUGGESTIONS FOR SUMMERTIME READING

The Magnesium Miracle
The Mind-Gut Connection
The Other Side of Impossible
The End of Alzheimer's
The Guide to Healthy Eating
Heal Your Leaky Gut
Why We Sleep
Big Chicken

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Bullet Issue 288....June 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Ultra-processed food and health
Depression and the placebo effect
Magnesium deficiency, inflammation, and chronic disease
Vitamin D and type 2 diabetes

BOOK REVIEW
Thrombosis and Stroke Prevention - The Afibbers Guide to Stroke Prevention. 3rd edition, 2018
By Hans R. Larsen, MSc

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Bullet Issue 287....May 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Magnesium and atherosclerosis
Chronic inflammation, chronic disease, and diet
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Bullet Issue 286....April 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
How important is breakfast?
New shingles vaccine Shingrix
Is vitamin D important in influenza's seasonal variation?
Prediabetes. A red flag warning
References

RESEARCH REVIEW
What is the case against sugar?
By William R. Ware, PhD

  • Brief history of sugar
  • Metabolism and role in energy production
  • Starch to sugar
  • Fructose vs. glucose
  • Insulin resistance
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney disease
  • Mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
  • Sugar and cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Obesity
  • How little is still too much?
  • Sugar substitutes
  • Conclusions
  • References

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Bullet Issue 285....March 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Alcohol and cancer
Prevalence of fetal alcohol disorders
Flu vaccination and sepsis
WHO changes its position on Tamiflu

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Bullet Issue 284....February 2018....27th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Prevention of chronic diseases
  • Diet
  • Blood tests
  • Supplements
  • Disease-targeted supplements and diets
  • Lifestyle and other issues
Putting diabetes into remission - The Newcastle diet
The nutritional gap and supplements

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