More Evidence Soda Consumption May Raise Stroke Risk By Megan Brooks, from Medscape May 8, 2012 — A new analysis from the Nurses’ Health Study provides more evidence that drinking sugar-sweetened and low-calorie soda may raise the risk for stroke, independent of established dietary and nondietary cardiovascular risk factors. Compared with sweetened and unsweetened soda, [...]
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SLEEPING PILLS – CAUSE OR ASSOCIATION??? Death, Cancer Increased With Hypnotics (sleeping pills) By Megan Brooks, from Medscape Adults who use hypnotics to help them sleep have a greater than 3-fold increased risk for early death, according to results of a large matched cohort survival analysis. Hazard ratios were elevated in separate analyses for several commonly [...]