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A study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine seems to show that plain old aspirin might be the wonder drug for colon cancer with a gene mutation. About a sixth of all patients with colon cancer have the gene mutation. The survival rate was only studied for five years after diagnosis, but it’s a start.
Women who keep their teeth and gums healthy have a lower risk of developing dementia. Specifically, the link between poor oral health and dementia was far more pronounced in women than in men. But for men is also better to keep them clean.
At one time diverticular disease was thought to be a common part of aging but now studies have shown it is not. Studies have shown that a carbohydrate rich diet with less meat, processed food and dairy will hopefully prevent this painful digestive disease.
Everyone seems happy to presume that antioxidants and super foods are beneficial. But is this backed up by the facts?