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    Racial Discrimination Increases When Resources Are Scarce

    The findings of this study are probably intuitively known by most people but it is still helpful to see science confirm intuitive knowledge more formally. This study raises the interesting possibility that the increased polarization (and thus discrimination) in Western countries observed in...
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    Hypothyroidism Dramatically Increases Estrogen Synthesis

    I posted a study some time ago showing the effects of thyroid hormone on synthesis/metabolism of various steroids. Hyperthyroidism increased androgen production several-fold, but the effects on estrogen synthesis were less clear. This study shows that hypothyroidism increases estrogen...
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    Eating PUFA Instead Of Butter Increases Overall Death Rates And CVD

    This is actually a human study and the sad part is that the study was actually done 50 years ago. Why was this data kept unpublished for so long is hard to explain but at least the truth is coming out. Note how the popular press title is worded carefully to avoid casting PUFA in completely...