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High fructose corn syrup consumption increased concentrations of LDL cholesterol, triglycerides and apolipoprotein-B within 2 weeks ) / glucose did not have this effect

Public release date: 28-Jul-2011

Study suggests US Dietary Guideline for upper limit of sugar consumption is too high

A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that adults who consumed high fructose corn syrup for two weeks as 25 percent of their daily calorie requirement had increased blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, which have been shown to be indicators of increased risk for heart disease.


Study finds high levels of vitamin D needed for bone density drugs to work

Public release date: 6-Jun-2011

To fully optimize a drug therapy for osteoporosis and low bone mineral density (BMD), patients should maintain vitamin D levels above the limits recently recommended by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), according to a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. 742 more words


Older age does not cause testosterone levels to decline in healthy men

-  age, in itself, has no effect on testosterone level in healthy older men

Public release date: 7-Jun-2011
A decline in testosterone levels as men grow older is likely the result—not the cause—of deteriorating general health, say Australian scientists, whose new study finds that age, in itself, has no effect on testosterone level in healthy older men. 285 more words

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Plant-based, olive oil diet also has health benefits for prostate cancer survivors

Public release date: 7-Nov-2010

-the men who followed the olive oil diet lost an average of 12.4 pounds in an eight-week period

PROVIDENCE, RI – Researchers from The Miriam Hospital say a plant-based, olive oil diet similar to the Mediterranean diet can improve the health of men with recurrent prostate cancer. 738 more words

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Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Men Getting Testosterone Therapy

“Low T” is the innocuous buzz word circulated by advertisers trying to sell drugs to men who have symptoms of low testosterone.  These include low libido, fatigue, irritability or muscle loss. 879 more words