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Ivanhoe.com Top 10 Viewed Stories for January 10, 2014

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider
Reported by Ivanhoe Broadcast News
This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Vitamin E Slows Functional Decline in AD
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - New research shows that among patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease (AD) a daily dosage of 2,000 IUs of vitamin E was effective in slowing functional decline and in reducing caregiver time in helping patients.
         2. Young Drinkers Damage DNA
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Alcohol consumption can damage the DNA of even young drinkers who only drink on the weekends.
         3. Cholesterol Levels Healthy for the Brain Too
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Low levels of “bad” cholesterol and high levels of “good” cholesterol are associated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain, which is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, in a pattern that is similar to the relationship between bad and good cholesterol in cardiovascular disease, according to researchers at UC Davis.
         4. Diet Foods that Aren’t
SEATTLE (Ivanhoe Newswire) - This is the year - the year you’ve vowed to finally shed that extra weight! But you might be making poor choices without even knowing it.
         5. New Hope for Osteoporosis ?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - In a phase 1 study, single injections of romosozumab (a humanized monoclonal anti-sclerostin antibody, stimulated bone formation, decreased bone resorption, and increased bone mineral density. Now, researchers have evaluated the efficacy and safety of romosozumab in postmenopausal women with low bone mass.
         6. Relieving Pain - Removing Ribs
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - It’s a condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the shoulder and arms. We’re talking about thoracic outlet syndrome, or TOS, and relieving the pain might mean removing body parts.
         7. New Therapeutic Target for Respiratory Conditions
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Iowa have found odor receptors in the lungs. They believe the receptors act as protectors against harmful irritants.
         8. Everyday Hazards: Top 10 Dangerous Foods (2nd week)
WINTER PARK, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - The average American consumes almost 2,000 pounds of food per year. We can’t survive without it, but sometimes food can be hazardous, even lethal. We reveal our top ten most dangerous foods.
         9. Meditation Better Than Antidepressants?
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, have found that mindfulness meditation programs may help reduce depression, anxiety, and pain in some people.
         10. DVT Device Breaks Up Dangerous Clots
CHICAGO, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Every year, two million people develop deep vein thrombosis - a large blood clot in the leg that can be fatal. In the past, blood thinners were the only option, but the medication doesn’t help dissolve the clot itself. Now, a new device is changing that and helping prevent complications.

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