Tag: risk

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For most individuals, the risks of keto diets outweigh the benefits

The title is the actual conclusion of the study, in the authors’ own words. Among the diseases…

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Avoiding sunlight increases colon cancer risk

Some time ago I posted about avoiding sunlight being as bad for systemic health as smoking a…

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Compared to meat eaters, vegans / vegetarian / pescatarians have higher risk of fractures

The study just hit major news outlets and is generating a lot of “controversy”. Why putting that…

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SSRI drugs increase violent behavior and promote recidivism

Despite decades of animal research demonstrating how elevated serotonin in general, and SSRI drugs in particular, turn…

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PUFA increases risk of all cancers, especially prostate

The bad news for PUFA just keep on coming. There seems to be no health pathology that…

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Nut consumption may cause diabetes even without obesity

Such are the findings of this intriguing study, and I suspect the authors probably “massaged” the data…

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High levels of DHT may reduce diabetes risk

The title says it all, as the study is quite clear. DHT “…was most consistently associated with…

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The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

This mainstream media article is one of the best reviews on the dangers of EMF exposure and…

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Vegans and vegetarians have a higher risk of stroke

A good reminder that vegetables are not as benign, let alone as healthy, as your board-certified, PhD-boasting,…

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Parents’ emotional trauma may change their children’s biology

Not a new idea, but the study is a nice summary of recent work in the area…