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    Obesity Increasing; Is NOT Due To The Cliche Urban, Gluttonous, Sedentary Lifestyle

    The study below shows that obesity rates are rising worldwide. A doctor would immediately suggest that this is due to urban overpopulation, with hordes of gluttonous, chips-eating, video-game-playing, sedentary, bored people who do little more than eat and sleep. However, the study below found...
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    Heart Failure Deaths On The Rise In Younger US Adults

    The bad news for younger Americans just keep on coming. In addition to lethal cancers, diabetes, stroke, CVD, infertility, etc now we can add yet another "old man" disease to the list of banes inflicting the "young". The "Young" Have Now Become The Old Heart failure is a condition traditionally...
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    Depression Rates Rising, Most Strikingly In Teens And Millenials

    Yet another bad news for the "young". Given the correlation between mental health and a variety of physiological ailments like CVD, cancer, dementia, etc this latest news matches quite well the overall abysmall picture of the world's declining health. The "Young" Have Now Become The Old I am...
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    More Than One Third Of Americans Have Diabetes Or Pre-diabetes

    So much for the "indisputably improving" health of the nation as every HHS secretary since the Vietnam War has officially claimed. Up until recently the claim was that while the nation was getting quite visibly obese by the day that was not translating into adverse health outcomes. Well, so much...
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    Stroke Rates Have Almost Doubled In Young Adults

    I posted recently about two studies showing rapidly increasing incidence of colon cancer, and diabetes in young adults. At least for the colon cancer cases, the respective study itself stated that neither genes, nor obesity can explain the increase. Breaking News: Colorectal Cancer Rates In...
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    Rates Of Diabetes I And II Are Rapidly Rising In Young Children And Teens

    I posted recently the rather sad finding that colon cancer rates have doubled in young people. Colon cancer is one of the cancers considered solidly an "old person" cancer and one with strong genetic component (like most cancers according to the FDA). Breaking News: Colorectal Cancer Rates In...
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    Breaking News: Colorectal Cancer Rates In Young People Have Doubled

    I don't know which is sadder - this front page news reported today on CNN, or the fact that the pharma/medical press continues to call colorectal cancer largely a "genetic" phenomenon. Surely, there must be an evil gene that swept through the population in just 2 decades and targeted the young...