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Pages indexed here contain notes on articles I think may be of particular interest to many people. The […] Read more »

Oct Nutrition short notes from Roc

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Happy Halloween. In addition to lots of notes this month, I just took a 3 week vacation, after celebrating my 70th birthday with a reunion of my children and 7 grandkids. I am so glad to still be young. So much news to stay healthier:
Treatment for Fibromyalgia
Notes of Reynaud’s Disease
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Long notes Oct, 2018

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Treatment for Fibromyalgia
Notes of Reynaud’s Disease
“Vitamin C Twice a Day Enhances Health” 2010 has been viewed 13,356 times.
I have recently discussed with many people that I am tracking my memory, quantitatively over time, as many my age are fearful of memory loss, and having a quantitative record is helpful.  Here is the test I take […] Read more »

Fibromyalgia

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Sorry this is not better organized. But I figure if you have fibromyalgia, it is worth reading and discussing with your physician.  (One person who did had their doctor recommend medical marijuana for pain!)
PRIMARY RESULT: Consider trying hyperbaric oxygen for pain relief.
Hyperbaric oxygen gives 100% pain relief – half of the 48 patients who completed […] Read more »

Raynaud’s disease

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Here is a review of information about Raynaud’s disease done in October, 2018.

Raynaud’s disease – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

Oct 31, 2017 – Raynaud’s (ray-NOHZ) disease causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers and toes — to feel numb and cold in response to cold temperatures or stress. In Raynaud’s disease, smaller arteries that supply […] Read more »

Sept Nutrition long notes from Roc

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Happy Labor Day. Here are notes on readings and 2 conferences I read this month. Recall the pace of medical discovery is increasing exponentially, so there are a lot of discoveries I feel are important to mention, as the 1,000 readers of this newsletter are of all ages.
NPR Science Friday 9/7/18 – Osteocalcin, produced to […] Read more »

Medical knowledge doubling faster than most realize

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From the Fickenscher files:  The explosion in medical knowledge is daunting. Last year, more than2.5 million clinical studies were published, and the rate of increase is accelerating. For example, in 1950, it took 50 years for medical knowledge to double. By 1980, that had reached just 7 years. In 2020, the projection for the doubling […] Read more »

Juvenon

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UPDATE 2018: Juvenon is based on the discovery of Dr. Bruce Ames, a US Medal of Science winner and dear friend.  When he fed Juvenon to old rats, they were rejuvenated.  Instead of being tired and stupid, they began running on the wheel and finding their way through mazes like youngsters. Here is a link […] Read more »

A nutrition investigator reader asks ”should I take vitamin supplements?”

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Hi Roc,  so many of your summaries talk about the importance of vitamins & minerals. Yet articles by physicians in the press usually say that they don’t recommend taking vitamins etc. Save your money, they recommend, & just eat good food.  Can you help me understand the different advice?
 
This is a very complicated question, and […] Read more »

Aug 2018 long notes

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Celebrating my 70th birthday with my 7 grandchildren this week! But lots of headlines so here they are.
 
Positive emotions can shrink tumors. (TY WIN) Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have linked positive emotions with cancer remission. In laboratory tests, increased levels of the pleasurable neurotransmitter dopamine helped the immune system to reduce tumor […] Read more »

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