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Ottawa doctors’ high-risk MS treatment yields ‘impressive’ results, Lancet finds – CBC.ca

Posted: Friday, June 10, 2016

“We kill you and then we rescue you.” This is what Jennifer Molson remembers doctors saying to her about the high-stakes procedure she would undergo in 2002 as part of an Ottawa study that has yielded some promising results in multiple sclerosis patients. The 41-year-old Ottawa woman was in a wheelchair before the treatment. She now walks, runs and works full time. “I had no feeling from my chest down. I…

The Lancet: Most antidepressant drugs ineffective for children and teens, according to study – Science Codex

Posted: Thursday, June 09, 2016

Most available antidepressants are ineffective, and some may be unsafe, for children and teenagers with major depression, according to the most comprehensive comparison of commonly prescribed antidepressant drugs so far, published in The Lancet. The findings indicate that out of 14 antidepressant drugs [1], only fluoxetine was more effective at relieving the symptoms of depression than placebo, whilst taking venlafaxine was linked with an increased risk of engaging in suicidal…

It can do no wrong: even Mediterranean diet high in fat doesn’t lead to weight gain – Science Codex

Posted: Thursday, June 09, 2016

Focus on low-fat diets and lack of differentiation between healthy and unhealthy fat has led to ‘paradoxical policies’ about healthy eating Eating a non-calorie restricted Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats such as olive oil or nuts does not lead to significant weight gain compared to a low-fat diet, according to a large randomised trial published today in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal. The study suggests that current health…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Thursday, June 09, 2016

However, the study was strongly criticised by other scientists, with one eminent expert expressing “disbelief” that “such bad science” should be published by The Lancet. The paper compared the health of people who tests showed had consumed low levels of sodium (up to three grams a day), medium amounts (four or five grams) and high levels (seven grams or more). “Those participants with four to five grams of sodium excretion…

The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology: Mediterranean diet high in healthy fat does not lead to weight gain, according … – Science Codex

Posted: Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Focus on low-fat diets and lack of differentiation between healthy and unhealthy fat has led to ‘paradoxical policies’ about healthy eating Eating a non-calorie restricted Mediterranean diet high in vegetable fats such as olive oil or nuts does not lead to significant weight gain compared to a low-fat diet, according to a large randomised trial published today in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal. The study suggests that current health…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Tuesday, June 07, 2016

However, the study was strongly criticised by other scientists, with one eminent expert expressing “disbelief” that “such bad science” should be published by The Lancet. The paper compared the health of people who tests showed had consumed low levels of sodium (up to three grams a day), medium amounts (four or five grams) and high levels (seven grams or more). “Those participants with four to five grams of sodium excretion…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Tuesday, June 07, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Tuesday, June 07, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Tuesday, June 07, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Monday, June 06, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Monday, June 06, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Monday, June 06, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Monday, June 06, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Monday, June 06, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…

Lancet blasted over ‘bad science’ study – Independent Online

Posted: Saturday, June 04, 2016

London – The prestigious medical journal The Lancet has been attacked for publishing an academic paper that claimed eating too little salt could increase the chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke. Researchers from the Population Health Research Institute in Canada studied more than 130 000 people from 49 different countries on six continents and concluded people should consume salt “in moderation”, rather than trying to reduce it…