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Fish oil (omega-3) causes, not prevents cardiovascular disease (CVD)

A rather damning finding, and it was based on one of the largest studies to date examining…

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Childhood stress causes muscle dysfunction in adulthood by damaging oxidative metabolism

Yet another study demonstrating that many mysterious, and sometimes severe/fatal (e.g. ALS) muscle-related conditions may be not…

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SSRI drugs, serotonin (5-HT) can cause chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)

Mainstream medicine does not officially recognize the condition commonly known as CFS. Depending on which doctor one…

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Stress/cortisol/aldosterone cause kidney disease; pregnenolone/progesterone treat it

The condition known as chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the most common long-term co-morbidity of…

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Intermittent fasting has no benefits, ups risk of dying from heart disease

The bad news for the intermittent fasting crowd (and by extension, for the low-carb crowd as well)…

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Estrogen and cortisol inhibit mitochondrial oxidation, vitamin E reverses the inhibition

More specifically, those steroids inhibit NADH (also known as DPNH) oxidation in the mitochondria, which shifts the…

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PUFA intake during pregnancy is neuro-, cardio, and hepato-toxic to offspring

So much for the recommendation to increase PUFA intake during pregnancy, which is a mantra virtually all…

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The pro-metabolic drug DNP, banned by FDA, may treat most diseases

The chemical 2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP) is one of the oldest (and most successful) weight loss drugs. It works…

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An estrogen metabolite may drive pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)

Just a few minutes ago I did a post on the causative role of estrogen and its…

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Estrogen is a cause of both rheumatoid (RA) and osteo arthritis (OA)

Once again, estrogen rears its ugly head. The evidence on a link between estrogen and RA, as…