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Bullet Issue 320....September 2021....30th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Alcohol health risks and benefits - Heart disease
  • The China study
  • The EPIC study
  • The UK study
  • A US study
  • Individuals with heart disease
  • Biological mechanisms
  • Conclusion

Impact on human health of the weed killer glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup
  • Health issues
  • Two recent human studies
  • Glyphosate and antimicrobial resistence
  • Foods and supplements thought to combat toxic effects of glyphosate
  • Conclusion

Cognitive activity - An inactive brain and risk of dementia

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Bullet Issue 319....July-August 2021....30th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPIC
Obesity - Are pharmaceuticals the answer?
  • A bit of history
  • Evidence GLP-1 therapy works
  • Weight loss that can't be maintained seems pointless
  • Late developments
  • Cautions
  • Conclusion

Radiopharmaceuticals - A novel prostate cancer therapy creates enthusiasm

The Newcastle diet - Improvement in heart health with diet-induced remission of type 2 diabetes

Saga of the new Alzheimer's drug

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The price we pay. What broke American health care and how to fix it. 2019
Which country has the world's best health care? 2020
Your medical mind. How to decide what is right for you. 2012
Diagnosis. Solving the most baffling medical mysteries. 2019
Malignant. How bad policy and bad evidence harm people with cancer. 2020
Keep sharp: Build a better brain at any age. 2021
Malpractice 2017
The genome odyssey. 2021

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Bullet Issue 318....June 2021....30th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPIC
Prevention of atherosclerosis-related heart disease

NEWSBRIEFS
  • Most patients hospitalized for COVID are not fully vaccinated
  • Masks - The US CDC, confusion and questions
  • Taiwan's great COVID success story - Chapter 2
  • Wrong site surgery
  • Millions face medical debt collections, lawsuits
  • Proton pump inhibitors - Use linked to increased risk of gastric cancer

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Bullet Issue 317....May 2021....30th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPICS

UK National Health Service takes big step toward diabetes remission program
Two conflicting studies. Risk of autism and epidural use during labor
New prostate biopsy technique that every man should know about
A breakthrough that continues to be ignored. Fecal transplants for treatment of pediatric autism
Calorie restriction for healthy longevity
  • Introduction
  • Calorie restriction and longevity with non-human living things
  • The CALERIE phase 2 project
  • Biological aging and calorie restriction
  • Conclusion

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Bullet Issue 316....April 2021....30th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPICS

Benefits of coenzyme Q10 and selenium for heart failure and cardiovascular mortality
  • Introduction
  • Recent clinical trials
  • Conclusion
  • Warning
Statins and associated risk of type 2 diabetes
  • The evidence
  • Proposed mechanisms
  • Statins and gluttony
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics and getting floxed

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Bullet Issue 315....March 2021....30th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPICS

COVID-19 News
  • Success with COVID vaccine in Israel
  • Recent vaccine benefits in US nursing homes
  • Ireland reports the Pfizer vaccine working
  • The vaccine future
  • MaternalCOVID antibodies across the placenta
  • Covid-19, high blood glucose and disease survival
  • Holistic guide to treating Covid-19 in the office setting
Crisis in cancer drug discovery
  • How well do new cancer drugs work?
  • Challenge of cancer prevention down to the last cell

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Bullet Issue 314....February 2021....30th Year

THIS MONTH's TOPICS

Proton pump inhibitors - Risk of COVID-19 and its complcations
Preventing or reversing type 2 prediabetes and diabetes
  • Medical interventions and progression risk factors
  • Intermittent fasting
  • The Newcastle diet and the coming of a new era
  • A personal case history
  • Finally
  • Conclusion

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