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Diets may determine dementia risk

Diets may determine dementia riskThe foods we choose to eat may determine our risk of dementia, mounting evidence suggests.Latest work in Archives of Neurology shows sticking to a diet rich in nuts,…Continue

Started by barbara capalbo Apr 14, 2010.

Folic Acid Supplements Linked To Higher Risk Of Prostate Cancer, Study Shows

Web address:     090310161436.htmScienceDaily (Mar. 18, 2009) — A study led by…Continue

Started by barbara capalbo Apr 9, 2010.

Folic Acid in Dietary Supplements Could Increase Risk of Breast Cancer, Research Suggests

ScienceDaily (Apr. 7, 2010) — In most women folate, a type of B vitamin, reduces the risk of breast cancer. However, in women with a certain genetic make-up it has shown to be the opposite:…Continue

Started by barbara capalbo Apr 9, 2010.

FDA Finally Admits Concerns over Antibacterial Products (triclosan antibacterial)

The agency published a statement on Thursday admitting it had some concerns over the widespread use of the antibacterial chemical triclosan.By Emily Main   RODALE NEWSAvoid triclosan in personal-care…Continue

Started by barbara capalbo Apr 9, 2010.

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Comment by barbara capalbo on March 25, 2010 at 10:53pm
Please feel free to post information, too, that you might have come across that others might find helpful.

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