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What`s Red and Protects Cardiovascular Health?
 By Dr. Gifford Jones   --Medical News

For years we’ve been told that the Mediterranean diet, full of vegetables, is the way to guard against heart attack and stroke. But Gorge H.W. Bush, former president of the U.S., admitted he didn’t like broccoli. And angry farmers dumped a load of it on the White House lawn. I share his view. So I`m grateful now that the red tomato is believed to be the main vegetable for decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease. So what is the magic ingredient in tomatoes that fights heart attack and stroke?

Scrap the artificial sweetener, it could be causing diabetes
 By Guest Column   --Medical News

Hey, you always knew those artificial sweeteners were too good to be true.

How to Stay Safe in Hospital
 By Dr. Gifford Jones   --Medical News

Luckily, I’ve only been admitted to hospital for surgery on two occasions. But when it happened I had serious concerns. The big one was, will I develop a complication during my hospital stay that I didn’t have on arrival? So, what can be done to prevent this from occurring?

Health and Medical Pages
Piezo Motors Power MRI Robot
 By News on the Net

Study: Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes
 By News on the Net

NEW YORK (AP)—Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.

New study throws into question long-held belief about depression
 By American Chemical Society

New evidence puts into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in serotonin — a chemical messenger in the brain — plays a central role in depression. In the journal ACS Chemical Neuroscience, scientists report that mice lacking the ability to make serotonin in their brains (and thus should have been “depressed” by conventional wisdom) did not show depression-like symptoms.

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Not All Lunatics Are in the Asylum
 By Dr. Gifford Jones

I’m often asked, “What have you learned as a medical journalist?” In one word “Plenty”. After writing a column for 38 years you would have to be an imbecile not to learn something about medicine, human personality and hypocrisy. But above all else I’ve concluded that common sense is an uncommon commodity, and not all lunatics are in the asylum.

Eleven top Israeli innovations to treat, seal and heal wounds
 By Guest Column

Exciting new methods for treating, cleaning, sealing and healing wounds of all types are constantly being developed in Israel and introduced to the global healthcare community.

Unidentified Respiratory Virus Likely to Hit Kids Across Country
 By News on the Net

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From 1600 T0 400 Calories in 40,000 Years!
 By Dr. Gifford Jones

How can we help to improve the health care system in this country? Politicians and others continue to debate this issue. They always conclude that more money is the answer. But this approach is doomed to failure. How can it work when it’s taken 40,000 years for humans to get into such horrible shape?  How did it happen? And is there a solution?

Pharmacotherapy Failure in Chronic Insomnia Patients
 By News on the Net

Heart research sheds light on breast cancer
 By Guest Column

‘I want to study women [with breast cancer] who have developed cardiotoxicity to measure the Erbin in their hearts and find any correlations, says researcher Inbal Rachmin.

Handheld scanner could make brain tumor removal more complete, reducing recurrence
 By American Chemical Society

Cancerous brain tumors are notorious for growing back despite surgical attempts to remove them — and for leading to a dire prognosis for patients. But scientists are developing a new way to try to root out malignant cells during surgery so fewer or none get left behind to form new tumors. The method, reported in the journal ACS Nano, could someday vastly improve the outlook for patients.