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295. Vitamin D: Are We Getting Enough?

Rheumatoid arthritis A recent paper reports on research conducted at the University of Birmingham has discovered that maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid...

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293. Treating Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)

I have just noticed a paper, which was designed to compare an intensive lifestyle intervention with standard care for the treatment of T2D. A secondary objective was to study the impact on the amount of medication used for,...

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292. The Vioxx Scandal

In 1999, the pharmaceutical company Merck introduced the drug Vioxx (Rofecoxib) to be used as an anti-inflammatory treatment for pain associated with osteoarthritis. It was claimed to be effective and safer than other treatments...

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  • @peterpalmer52 I think you need to keep taking them regularly. I take 1500mg of Vitamin C every day, apart from what is present in my food.
    about 1 day ago
  • @MrChris07929358 @peterpalmer52 I think that is the case. In the same way that the Vitamin D recommendations are ba… https://t.co/t01UOZBnPG
    about 1 day ago
  • @peterpalmer52 Hi Peter, the RDI is far too low. For prevention, you would need to take 1-2 grams. For treatment/cu… https://t.co/LUfkwkBXof
    about 1 day ago
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  • @Kenn_FFCI @fatisourfriend The sloppy thinking is unbelievable! All this from those who are regarded as the leaders… https://t.co/Di3Jy9sfqP
    about 4 days ago