Summary: Studies show that the diabetes drug metformin reduces cancer rates by about a third. The drug is thought to ward off cancer by reducing blood sugar. Researchers are now conducting clinical trials on healthy senior adults. [Photo: Alexander Jenolyn F. Alexander, Veronika Kozlovskaya, Eugenia Kharlampieva and Biana Godin (NIH)] Can a generic medicine costing 5 cents prevent cancer? A growing… Continue reading "Metformin Prevents Cancer Say Researchers"
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Summary: Omega-3 fish oil supplements are embroiled controversy. This article reveals the truth behind controversial January 2017 research study on omega-3 fish oil supplements and the contrasting position of the American Heart Association. Seafood is healthy for the heart because it is rich in omega-3 fatty acids called fish oils. Health organizations, including the Mayo Clinic, the USDA, and the American… Continue reading "The Dirty Secret of the Fish Oil Supplement Industry"
Summary: Funding bias is junk science used by industry to hoodwink consumers. This report shows you how to protect yourself against the problem. The funding bias scandal made headlines recently when the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) broke the news that the sugar industry had paid-off Harvard scientists to down-play sugars role in heart disease. JAMA reported that… Continue reading "The Dirty Secret of the Food Industry – Funding Bias"