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Iatrogenesis

by Byron Johnston Starting Strength Iatrogenesis: from the Greek “Brought forth by the healer.” Normally used in medical terms to mean harm done by medical exam or treatment planning/delivery. I am repurposing it for this article to draw attention to another kind of harm that can happen, brought forth by well-meaning people in decision making positions.  In …
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Sugary drink tax models show health gains, cost reductions, but vary by tax design

Science Daily A simulation model of different designs of taxes on sugary drinks, which are linked to obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes, suggests that all tax designs would generate substantial health gains as well as lower health costs in the U.S., according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation. However, …
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Stem cell study shows how fish oil may help with depression

By Nikki Hancocks Nutra Ingredients USA A stem cell study into the effectiveness of different antidepressants has concluded fish oil creates an antidepressant response similar to that seen from prescribed medicines. Major depressive disorder, or depression, is the most common psychiatric disorder. Around one in six individuals will experience at least one depressive episode in …
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Dr. Testosterone: Doctors Need To Help Make Steroid Use In Bodybuilding Safe

By GI Team Generation Iron Dr. George Touliatos, aka Dr. Testosterone, discusses steroid use and abuse in bodybuilding. While not every athlete does it, the use of steroids in bodybuilding is quite prevalent. While technically illegal for recreational use – bodybuilders and many other athletes across all sports utilize these drugs to push the limits of athletic performance. But …