High-purity omega-3 oil doesn’t work if you don’t take enough

On Aug. 29, the New England Journal of Medicine published an electronic article stating that giving supplements of EPA and DHA to people with a prior heart attack had no benefits on preventing future cardiovascular events (1). Of course, this article states the reason is that current drugs the patients are receiving are so good… Read more »

New September beginnings

Even though it has been some time since I’ve been in school, September still signals the start of something new in my mind. The summer is officially over, we’ve enjoyed our last holiday for a while and work begins to pick up again. I feel this same renewed sense with my health. It’s been a… Read more »

Biomarker shown to predict Alzheimer risk

The study of the human genome and the potential for routine genetic testing down the road has brought many hotly debated topics to the table. If your genetic make-up predisposed you for a certain disease whether it is cancer or Alzheimer’s, would you want to know? A study published in the August edition of the… Read more »