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High-Red-Meat Diet Raises Mortality Risk

High-Red-Meat Diet Raises Mortality Risk

Americans who consume large amounts of red and processed meats face a greater likelihood of death by cancer or heart disease, a recent study found.     The research was published in the Archives of Internal Medicine , and is the largest study of its kind, with over a half-mil... Read More


Blog Post: Stuart Diamond, Editor-in-Chief - May 29, 2009

Blog Post: Stuart Diamond, Editor-in-Chief - May 29, 2009

Here is another story on the dangers associated with eating red meat. The research published in the Archives of Internal Medicine said that for men who eat only the equivalent of a ¼ hamburger a day had a 22 percent higher chance of dying of cancer and a 27 percent greater chance of dy... Read More


Expert Commentary: Dr. Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., April 30, 2009

Expert Commentary: Dr. Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., April 30, 2009

I think a better term for the therapies recently reported in Cancer Research would be targeted small molecules. Nanoparticles are formulations of various chemotherapeutic drugs that improve the delivery of chemotherapy. The most commonly used nanoparticle medication is nanoparticle bound pa... Read More


What is the Polypill?

What is the Polypill?

Dr. Valentin Fuster discusses the Polypill. The Polypill is being developed in response to an important reality surrounding cardiovascular disease. There are three important drugs that can help prevent heart disease (statins, ACE inhibitors, and aspirin). These drugs are not taken for two maj... Read More



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