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Blocking serotonin, promoting dopamine may reverse cardiovascular disease (CVD)

The claim in the title stems from the fact that bromocriptine – the drug used in the…

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Pregnenolone (P5) blocks stress-induced anxiety, hypertension and cocaine cravings

A great new study, and with humans too! As the study aptly demonstrates, the primary driver of…

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Low vitamin D levels linked to premature death

Another way to phrase the findings of the study is that vitamin D deficiency increases the risk…

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Iron drives heart failure by fattening the heart; iron chelators may prevent/cure

Recommending high intake of iron is one of the most common dietary recommendations of registered dieticians, as…

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NSAID drugs, except aspirin, linked to heart failure

The link between NSAID usage (except aspirin) and heart attacks is not new, but I decided to…

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Endotoxin (LPS) – a reliable biomarker of cardiovascular disease (CVD)

It looks like more and more medical groups are waking up to the important role LPS plays…

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Low-dose aspirin may prevent most dementias (even Alzheimer’s)

Over the last couple of months, a few studies came out arguing (again) that aspirin is not…

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“Endurance” exercise ages the vascular system of males by more than a decade

A very interesting study, though I don’t really agree with its findings that while “endurance” (in this…

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Eating vegetables does nothing to protect against heart disease

The bad news for vegans keep piling on. Yesterday, I posted about meat-eating extending lifespan, unlike eating…

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Even briefly elevated lactate is a “master” cause of chronic diseases

The title of the post actually does not do justice to how strongly the study authors word…