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September 23, 2013
Heart Disease Starts in Childhood
By age 10, nearly all kids have fatty streaks in their arteries. This is the first sign of atherosclerosis, the leading cause of death in the United States. So the question for most of us is not...
September 18, 2013
Starving Cancer with Methionine Restriction
Methionine restriction—best achieved through a plant-based diet—may prove to have a major impact on patients with cancer because unlike normal tissues, many human tumors require the amino acid...
September 13, 2013
Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer-causing viruses in poultry may explain increased risks of death from liver and pancreatic cancers.
August 26, 2013
Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn or Breathing
The artificial butter flavoring diacetyl has been linked not only to deaths of workers handling the chemical, but also to serious lung disease in consumers of microwave popcorn.
July 17, 2013
Fighting the Blues With Greens?
Natural monoamine oxidase enzyme inhibitors in fruits and vegetables may help explain the improvement in mood associated with switching to a plant-based diet.
July 15, 2013
More Than an Apple a Day: Combating Common Diseases
Dr. Greger has scoured the world's scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this brand-new live presentation on the latest in cutting-edge research on how a healthy diet can affect...
July 3, 2013
Eggs and Cholesterol: Patently False and Misleading Claims
Egg industry claims about egg safety found to be patently false, misleading, and deceptive by the U.S. Court of Appeals.
June 19, 2013
Cancer Risk From CT Scan Radiation
Pediatric CAT scans are estimated to cause hundreds of cancer deaths every year.
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