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APPT is coming…

We are so excited to announced that ARU under the direction of Dr. Hodis received funds from NHI for the clinical trial APPT (Advancing Postmenopausal Preventive Therapy). The goal of the project is to conduct a double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial to determine the effects of tissue selective estrogen complex (TSEC) therapy on the progression of [...]

Study suggests organic food can reduce cancer risk

A study in France led by Julia Baudry looked at the diets of almost 70,000 adults in the mid 40s average and concluded that those eating organic food frequently have an overall lower risk of developing cancer such as non-Hodgkin lymphoma and postmenopausal breast cancer. The authors of the study hypothesize that [...]

ELITE – Primary Trial Results

We here at ARU are very pleased to share the findings of the primary trial ELITE which was published on March 31, 2016 in the New England Journal of Medicine. In summary, in ELITE (Early versus Late Intervention Trial with Estradiol) trial, we examined the effects of estradiol on atherosclerosis in [...]

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Alcohol Consumption Linked to Breast Cancer

In spite of many studies boosting the health benefits of red wine, which include lowering risk of heart disease and degenerative disease such as Alzheimer's, a study from ten European countries involving 348,850 female volunteers between age 35 and 70 year, followed up an average of 11 years linked alcohol consumption and an increased [...]

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A 30 Minute Walk Can Help Your Heart

Did you know that just 30 minutes of brisk walking five days a week can reduce risk of death from cardiovascular diseases? This is true especially for women younger than 70 years of age, says a new Argentinean study presented by Dr. Rosana Poggio, a cardiologist at the Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health [...]

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May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

Did you know that uncontrolled high blood pressure is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke? Today 1 in 3 US adults (70 million) have high blood pressure and only a little over half (52%) of these people have it controlled. High blood pressure is called the “silent killer” [...]

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Did you know that by changing the way you cook rice, you could cut the calorie content of the rice by more than half?

Rice is the staple food for more than half of the world’s population, contains a lot of starch and it is used to make delicious dishes savory as well as sweet. Due to the increase worldwide obesity, a team of scientists from Sri Lanka have developed a simple way to cook rice that could [...]

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Peanuts May be Beneficial to Your Heart Health

  A large study suggests that eating peanuts as well as tree nuts is associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Most of the studies linking health benefits of tree nuts were conducted among European descendent and population of high socioeconomic status. This new study recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine indicates that [...]

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Blueberries and Blood Pressure

Like blueberries? Great! Researchers in Florida found that just a cup of blueberries per day could reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness, which are associated with risk of cardiovascular events. Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in both men and women in United States and developed countries. Once the women [...]

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