Healthcare system battles obesity while others appear to encourage it Print E-mail
Written by FHI's Week in Review   
Monday, 02 July 2018 16:17
It's no secret that obesity is skyrocketing globally and is particularly severe in the U.S. We're #1 among industrialized nations. Equally clear is obesity's role in coronary artery disease, stroke, adult onset diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis, some cancers and other diseases and conditions. Considering this, several headlines from last week are disturbing...
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Study: Herpes Virus May Play Role in Alzheimer's Print E-mail
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Monday, 25 June 2018 15:27
Jen Christensen, in a June 21, 2018 CNN post, reports that researchers have found strong evidence to suggest that two strains of the human herpes virus -- 6A and 7 -- may contribute to the disease that robs people of their memory and cognitive functions. The research was published Thursday in the journal Neuron. Some scientists have long believed that viruses play a role in the development of Alzheimer's, according to Ms. Christensen. One of the most prominent theories is that Alzheimer's may start in the brain as a response to injury from a virus.
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The Women's Libido Pill Is Back, and So Is the Controversy Print E-mail
Written by Cynthia Koons | Bloomberg via Yahoo! Finance   
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 17:09
This past January, when Cindy Eckert got back the keys to her old office in Raleigh, N.C., she walked into a time capsule. An empty water glass still sat on the receptionist's desk. Piles of marketing materials were gathering dust. Boxes with three-year-old FedEx labels had never been shipped. It was the first time Eckert had entered the office since she sold-and was then pushed out of-her company, Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc. She and her then-husband started the company to bring to market the first drug to enhance female sexual desire. Since that moment, the story of Addyi, the pink pill, has been frozen in time.
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Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00
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