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Have we been deceived about cholesterol lowering drugs?

Independent researchers claim stain studies have been deceptive.

A new analysis of studies suggests cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins may not be as effective for preventing heart attack and stroke as we have been lead to believe. According to an expert review, the drugs do lower cholesterol. But claims about how well the drugs prevent heart disease have been exaggerated.

Hockey star shares gluten-free secrets for celiac disease

Gluten-free shake drink

Jay Beagle, who plays for the Washington Capitals, is sharing some of his gluten-free secrets. The hockey star has been on a gluten-free diet for several years and encourages other players in the National Hockey League to join him. Beagle has created a special recovery drink without gluten that helps him and others after a game.

Gluten-free meal delivery services for celiac disease

Meal delivery services offer a convenient way to serve breakfast, lunch or dinner at home while you are busy. Today, more companies are offering gluten-free meal options that people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities can enjoy. They offer plans that can fit the lifestyles of single people or large families and promise each meal is nutritious and easy to make.

Police officer connects her fibromyalgia to Ground Zero

A former police officer believes her job at Ground Zero is connected to her fibromyalgia. Annmarie Sheldon was initially denied accidental disability retirement benefits, but she filed and won an appeal. Justice Rolando Acosta states that fibromyalgia should be considered a new onset disease for the World Trade Center presumption law.

Lose Weight by Adding More Fiber to Your Meals with These Great Tips

Weight Loss with Fiber

The news is out that adding fiber to your diet is not only healthy for the body, but can also lead to increased weight loss while dieting. To help dieters integrate the recommended extra 30 grams of fiber per day into their meals, here are some great tips on how to add more fiber to any meal.

Fibromyalgia patient blames traumatic operation on disease

Julie Sorrell-Wilde describes her past personality as hyperactive, but fibromyalgia has changed her in many ways. She believes there may be a connection between a traumatic operation she suffered 15 years ago and the development of the disease. Sorrell-Wilde started to notice problems a few months after the operation and struggled to get answers from doctors.

iConquerMS Empowers Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Individuals with multiple sclerosis have the power to advance the research and discovery efforts of scientists and ultimately improve MS treatment. An opportunity to wield that power is possible through the iConquerMS(TM) campaign, which is a new endeavor by the nonprofit organization, Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis (ACPMS).

Celiac Disease Foundation responds to gluten-free P.F. Chang’s lawsuit

The Celiac Disease Foundation issued a response to the lawsuit about the gluten-free menu at P.F. Chang’s restaurant. Anna Marie Phillips started a class action lawsuit against the chain because the gluten-free menu is more expensive than the regular menu. The foundation views the issue from another point of view.

Fibromyalgia survey needs your help

The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association has a new survey and needs more participants. The voluntary survey is anonymous, and results will be used to advocate better for patients suffering from chronic pain. The organization is concerned about how new government regulations for opioid medications are affecting fibromyalgia patients.

Celiac disease study focuses on unexplained iron deficiency

A new study from Providence Medical Research Center will investigate celiac disease and unexplained iron deficiency. The researchers plan to open a clinical trial that will be recruiting participants soon. They will be collaborating with the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital in Washington.

Excessive sweating study searches for connection to antidepressants

A new study is searching for a connection between excessive sweating and antidepressants. Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia are conducting a clinical trial and testing the use of glycopyrrolate as a treatment. Excessive sweating can be an embarrassing condition that limits some people’s social interactions.

Here's a Science-Backed Trick to Avoid Weight Gain Whenever You Eat a Fatty Food

Avoid Weight Gain

Do you ever give up on a diet just because you cannot avoid eating at least one fatty food during the week, or even once a day?! Find out now about a science-backed trick that researchers found can help offset and avoid further weight gain whenever you give in and eat a fatty food.