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Mental Attitude and Recovery from Accidents, Stress and AIDS, The Physician’s Role in Stress Prevention, Video Display Terminals and Job Stress, Hypnosis and Stress Reduction, Hypertension and Suppression of Anger, Hospital Job Stress Increases Malpractice Risk, Stress- Angina and Syndrom X, Emotions and Arthritis, Speech Characteristics and Hart Attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Smelling Food to Reduce Stress, Stress Worsens Diabetes in adolescents, Stress Hormone Secretion and Mood, The Hardy Personality and Hypertension, The Heart is More Than a Pump, Job Stress- Suppressed Anger and Hypertension.
Health Benefits of Being a Mother, The Health Effects of Divorce, Health Effects of Unemployment on Women, Does Lowering Blood Pressure Feed the Fountain of Youth, TMJ the New Stress Syndrome, Is the Brain or the Heart the Seat of Emotions, Is Type A Behavior Necessarily Harmful, Stress and Blindness, The Smell of Stress, Does Sense of Control Dictate Health, Stress and Type A Diabetes, Is Hypertension Transmissible by Marriage, Pessimism and Poor Immune System Function, Stress in Japan, How to De-stress your Home Life, Job Stress- Sex and Women, Cancer and Depression- A Fatal Link
Stress Reducing Effects of Laughing, Computerized Stress Reduction, AIDS and Emotion, Stress Induced Ulcers in ICU Patients, Sympathetic Nervous System Activity in Hypertension, The Stress of Holiday Blues, Stress Reduction Effects of Confession, Support for Hassles As Predictor of Stress Related Illness, The Health Benefits of Caring for Living Things, Lobsters and the Power of Caring , Hypertension and the Holocaust ,Anger and lllness, Stress Management and Treatment of Hypertension , Type A Behavior and Health in Children and Adolescents, Stress in Communication Workers, Stress- Farmers and Alcohol, Circadian Cardiovascular Rhythms, Is Black Hypertension Due to Stress
Stress and Pseudohypertension, Job Stress and Workers Compensation Claims Escalating, Stress and Arthritis, Killer Whales and Stress, Denial and Dealing with Stress, Stress and Pill Popping, Stress and Good Grades, Is Stress Reduction Training Cost Effective, Aerobic Exercise, Stress and Hypertension, Mental Stress and Silent Ischemia, Caffeine- Stress and Blood Pressure, Should Type A behavior Be Changed or Treated, Does Stress Affect the Onset of Adult Diabetes, Psychological Predictors for Heart Disease, Psychological Stress Triggers Silent Ischemia, Stress Reduction Speeds recovery from Surgery, Psychosocial Stress Affects Surgical Results.
Deep Throat Stress, Type A Toddlers, Biological Clues to Post- Traumatic Stress, Job Stress Claims Clog Compensation Court, The Stress of Medical Training, Type A’s Often Stuck in Middle Management Positions, How Does Exercise Reduce Stress, Are the Benefits of Exercise More Mental Than Physical, Too Stressed for Stress Reduction Program, The Effects of Stress Reduction on Coronary Risk Factor, Heart Deaths Highest in Northeast States, Type A Behavior and Sudden Death after a Healed Heart Attack, Does Laboratory Blood Pressure Reactivity Predict Responsiveness to Daily Stress, Anger- Blood Pressure and Death.
Caveats about Stress and Lowered Immunity, Female Hormones and S tress, Menstrual Phase Affects Blood Pressure Changes, Links between Stress Immune System, & Endocrine Function, Stress Induced Ischemia and Autonomic Activation, Bowel, Brain, Immune System Interactions, Exhilarating High Stress Jobs and Heart Attacks, Landmark S1.4 Million Reward for Stress in Divorce Case, Stress and Dermatitis, Stress and the Pucker Factor, Touching Reduces Stress and Improves Memory, Stress and the Chemistry of the Runner’s High, Mental Stress & Forearm Blood Flow in Children of Hypertensives, Self-Reported Stress Less in Hypertensives, Are Schools Causing Tense Tots?, Identifying Stress Buffers
The Influence of Aerobic Exercise on Cardiovascular Responses to Psychological Stress, Religious Faith and Heart Attack Risk, Stress Reduction Effective for Low Back Pain, Effect of Relaxation Response on Pressure& Heart Rate, Stressful Workplace and Tension, How Long Does Type A Behavior Modification Last?, Effect of Acute & Chronic Stress on Sexual Arousal in Men, Stress& Burnout Associated with Health Care, Stress& Coronarieisn the Clergy, More on the Health Effects of Attitude, Job Stress Due to Computer Spying, The Health Effects of Bereavement, Stress and Health Risks of Modern Office Buildings, More on Job Stress and Heart Attacks, Why A Good Night’s Sleep Keeps You Healthy.
Aging Alzheimer’s and Abnormal Responses To Stress, AIDS and Immunity, Listening for Stress in Plants!, Decibeldome Stress, More on Computerized Psychotherapy, Finding a Different Name For Stress Management, Cardiac Arrhythmias Due to Psychological Stress, Blue Collar Hypertension, Measuring Type A Behavior in Children, Noise Stress Raising Blood Pressure, More Compensation for Stress-Related Problems, Stress Ulcers and Pneumonia In lntensive Care Units.
Personality- Emotions and Hypertension, Selected Life Events and Cancer, One Out of Five Hypertensives Misdiagnosed, Because of Stress……..Blood Sugar Changes in Close Relatives Of Patients with Cancer, Why Is Hostility Associated with Poor Health, Heart Attack or Stress, The Effects of Positive Life Change Events, On Symptoms of Depression, The Stress Reduction Effects of Social Support, Life Stress in Noncontact Sports Participants, More on Stress and Chest Pain, Stress and Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Pessimism and Poor Health.
Computerized Voice Stress Analysis, More on Stress Speech and Computers, Mens Sana in Corpore Sano-Does a Sound Mind Lead to a Sound Body, Stress and Fish, Stress Reduction Effects of Muzak, Stress Reduction Training lmproves Diabetic Control ,A New Mechanism to Explain, The Stress-Cancer Link, Big Boys Don’t Cry-Except at Work, Noise Stress Affects Sense of Taste, Which City Has the Least Stress-Or the Most?, Job Stress and Breast Cancer, Job Stress and Cancer of the Ovary?, The Surprising Stress Reduction Effects of the Beach, More on Cardiovascular Circadian Rhythms.
Dr. Stewart Wolf and the Saga of Roseto, Social Support, Biopsychosocial Stress and Health ,More on Heart Attacks, Urbanization and Job Stress ,Predicting and Preventing Cardiovascular Disease, Deaths Due to Stress and Cancer, Type A’s, Social Support, and Coronary Heart Disease, Social Support and Hypertension, Social Relationships and Health, Stress and Gastrointestinal Ml oti1ity, Happy Wives Have Fewer Colds, Career-Family Stress in Men , Mental Arithmetic, Stress-Physical or Psychological, Coronary Heart Disease Less Severe in Those with Strong Social Ties, The Health Benefits of Altruism, Depression and Cancer in Middle-Aged Men, Expression of Anger and Cardiovascular Disease
Electroquackery, Is the Laying On of Hands Electromagnetic Healing?, Does the Body Have An Electrical Circulatory System, Electrotherapy for Depression Anxiety, Insomnia and Addiction, The Future of Electromedicine, Stress Reducing Effects Of Crying, The Benefits of Job Stress Management Activities, Stress, Panic Order, And Depression, Sex, Social Isolation and Cardiovascular Mortality, More on Suppression of Anger and Hypertension, Social Support and the Immune System, Herpes and Hassles, Stress, Depression and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Expressions of Emotions-Nature or Nurture, Stress Free Silence Prevents Blood Pressure Rise with Age
Depression, Cancer, and Dopamine, Computer Therapy to Reduce Stress?, More on the Health Effects of Laughing, How to De-Stress Your Job, Hostile Lawyers and Heart Attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Adequate Defense for Murder, Did Stress Cause Ditka’s Heart Attack?, Reducing Stress in Chickens and Vivaldi, Fluctuating Blood Pressure and Behavior More on Stress and Gastrointestinal Disease, Is Stress Emerging As A Major Factor in AIDS?, Best Stress Buffer for Senior Citizens Is Good Health, Stress and Post Coronary Arthymia and Death, It’s Stress, Not Hormones That Cause Menopausal Problems, Job Related Mental Stress without Physical Injury Is Compensable
Depression and Complications of Coronary Heart Disease, Stress and Dentists, Does the Stress of Day Care Centers Contribute to lllness?, Kangaroo Stress, Cancer Survival Time Improved with Stress Reduction and Social Support, Does Hospital Staff Stress Threaten Patient Care?, Health Insurance for Treating Stress-Related Disorders?,Stress Due to Fear of AIDS Worth $21.7 Million, Stress and Clinical AIDS in HlV-Infected Patients,More on Stress and Aging, Stress-Related Hypertension Iinked to Dietary Sodium/Potassium, Pavlov, The Immune System and Cancer, Does Stress of Hearing Impairment Contribute to Alzheimer’s, More on Stress Reduction Effects of Pets
The Effect of Menstrual Cycle on Mood in Women and Their Husbands, Stress Reduction Therapy for Hypertension, Stress increasing in Children, Electrocardiogram Changes Associated with Physical and Mental Stress, Identifying Patients with Stress-Related Hypertension, Hostility and Cardiovascular Reaction to Stress in Men and Women, Noise Stress and Helplessness, Use of Beta Blockers in Stress-induced Heart Disease , More on Physicians Stress, Dolphin Stress and Ulcers ,Teenage Stress, Health and Behavior, Drug Prevents Artery Damage During Social Stress, Social Isolation and Death in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease
The Fatal Link Between Cancer and Depression, Stress, Breast and Ovarian Cancer, Stress and Herpes, Stress, Cancer and the Brain, Microstress and Arthritis, Reducing Stress Reduces Arthritic Complaints, Social Support and Adjustment to Rheumatoid Arthritis, Improving the Immune System with Vitamin E, Can Vitamins Reduce Risk of Cancer
Stress and Arthritis: Cause and Effect, What Kinds of Stress Cause Rheumatoid Arthritis?, Does Stress Trigger Arthritis?, Stress Reduction Therapy for Arthritis, Self Help Reduces Stress and Arthritic Complaints, Pseudo-Arthritis and Stress , The Low Back Pain-Stress Connection
Nervous System Pathways of Sudden Death, Heart Attacks and Sudden Death, Who Is At Risk for Sudden Death, Scared to Death, Cultural Shock and Sudden Death, Personality Emotions and Sudden Death, Stress and Sudden Death in Animals, Stress and Sudden Death in Japan, Sudden Death and Circadian Rhythms
Are There Stress Reducing Foods and Diets?,The Carbohydrate-Depression Connection, Stress Heart Attacks and Sudden Death, Sudden Death During Exercise, Stress and Low Back Pain, What Is Type A Behavior, Do You Have Type A Behavior, Reducing Stress and Type A Behavior, What is a Heart Attack, Stress and Heart Attacks
Non-Drug Treatment of Hypertension, IBM Job Cuts Sign of Stress, Which Stress Reduction Technique is Best For Hypertension, Did Dawin Die fro Stress Chagas’ Disease, Jet Noise Exposure and Mortality, New Gallup Poll Confirms, That Stress is Costing Billions, Stress and the Skin, Is Wham-It the Anser to our Ills, Biofeedback for Hypertension- When does it work, New Form of PTSD, Stress and Multiple Sclerosis, How does Stress Contribute to Heart Attacks
The How’s and When’s of Biofeedback Therapy, Can Reducing Type A Stress benefit Men, More of the Effects of Petting, Can Good Stress Make You Sick, Changes in the Evolution of the Type A Concept, Wartime Stress and Coronary Heart Disease, Stress Reduction Courses for Medical Students, The Stress of Bereavement- Are Widows Different from Widowers, Is Type A the Same as Coronary Prone Behavior, Job Stress and Heart Attacks, Stress- type A Behavior and Cardiovascular Reactivity, Biological Clocks, Heart Attacks and Sudden Death
Sick Building Syndrome and Collective Stress Attacks, Stress is Number 1 Work Risk for Females, $21G A Year for Widow of Overworked Judge, Do Stressed Employees Need to be Kneaded, Pete Rose and the Stress Lie Detector test, Does being Happy Make You Healthy, Improving Your IQ With Good Stress, Does Being an Only Child Raise Your Blood Pressure, Good Stress- Health and Adrenalin, Does Stress-Related Hypertension Cause Permanent Damage, Stress and Suicide in AIDS- Infected Patients, Making Stress Work For You, Did Collective Stress Syndrome Take Its Toll, Psychosomatic Pains Aren’t Imaginary, Evaluating Stress in Hostages
Lawyer Stress Escalating, Can Being Sociable Make You Live Longer, Stress- Yips and Putting, The Effect of Stress on PMS< Stress- Adrenaline and Alcoholism, Type A’s- Excersise, Endorphines, and Angina, Are You Hostile, Exercise and the Immune System, More Stress Found in Workplace, Stress and Maalox Moments, Sex Holiday for Stress Reduction, Police Officers and Job Stress, Stress and Panic Disorder
PTSD Growing in Children, Shedding Light on PMS, Exercise and Immunity, Type A Behavior & Back Pain, Daily Hassles and the Immune System, Lighten Up Your Life, Cities Differ in Fast Lane Hear Attacks, Stress, Migraine, and Travel, Improving the Benefits of Visual Imagery, Alcohol and Cigarette Use Linked with Hostility, Stress, Social Support, and Diabetic Control, Workers Compensation Crisis Due to Job Stress, Stress Reduction Effects of Smiling, Does Physical Fitness Reduce Cardiac Response to Emotional Stress?, Melatonin, Insomnia Seasonal Degression and Jet Lag, Harry Helmsley – Stress and Competency Hearings
Can Death Be Postponed Or Take a Holiday, Can Stress Reduction Delay Cancer Deaths, Did Stress Cause “Bill” Marriott’s Heart Attack, Racial Hypertensive Responses to Stress, Avoiding the Stress of Driving, Further Questions about Hostility, Cardiac and Overall Mortality, Stress Reduction Effects of Controlled Restricted Environments, Is Peptic Ulcer Due to Stress, Infection or Both?, Living Alone Can Be Hazardous to Your Health, The Stress of Organ Donation, Mental Stress and Silent Ischemia, Getting Serious about Stress Reduction and Humor, Mental Stress and Cardiac Function, Type A Behavior and Angina, More on the Health Benefits of Marriage
More Hi-Tech Toys for Stress Reduction, Stress and Diverticulosis, Spontaneous Cancer Remission, Stress and Immune Function, The Effects of Menopause on Response to Stress, Coping With Daddy Stress, Relieving the Stress of Elder Care, Is There an Arthritis Personality, Fame Means Stress, Stress Reductions Prolongs Life After Heart Attack, Stress and Addictive Behavior, Stress-Related Irritability and Suicide, Finding Ways to Predict and Prevent Stress, Coping With Retirement, Is There a Type C Cancer Personality, Turning in TV to Tune Out Stress?
Tackling Technostress, Stress and Racism, Stress and Kids, More on Caretaker Stress, Stress Reducing Massagers and Furniture, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You, Low Budget Stress Reducers, Can PTSD Be an Adequate Defense for Crime?, Helping Type A Kids, More on Job Stress and Hypertension, Stressed Out Stock Markets, Computerized Windows for ICU Stress, Smoking and Immunity.
Hypertension, Skin Color, and Upscale Life Style, United States Public Health Service Declares War on Stress, Does Physical Fitness Really Improve Health, Coping with Examination Stress, Electromagnetic Environmental Stress, More on Noise Stress from Jets, PTSD and Brain Chemistry, More on Lighting Up Your Life, More on TV Violence, Stress and Kids, Is There Really an Exercise Craze, Stress- Irritable Bowel Syndrom and Family Dynamics, Stressbusters Magazine Reprint, Ten Minutes to help Your Heart
Enjoying the Stress of Leadership, How to deal with the Stress of Leadership, High Level Executives Feeling More Stress, The Halo Effect, Summit Stress in the Press, Self-perceived Stress about the Way You Look, Teen-Age Stress Treated with Mantovani Repellent, Coping with Christmas, More Stress Hot Lines, Can PTSD be a License to Kill, Is Menopausal Stress a Myth, Sex and Stress in China, Long Term Non-Drug Treatment of Hypertension, Is Parental Stress Increasing, Migranes Linked to Childhood Stress
Concern about Changing Trends in Childcare, Childhood Asthma Deaths Rising, Brittle Ballerina Bones, More on Cardiovascular Disease in the Clergy, Athletes, Steroids and Stress, Stress and Pilots, Type A’s Flunk Romance Test, Running Addiction and Psychological Problems, Loneliness and Death Due to Heart Attack, Stress and Predicting Cardiovascular Disease in Children, How to Reduce Stress-related Coronary Artery Disease, Stress in the ICU, Stress and Work in England
Stress- Anxiety and Mitral Valve Prolapse, Cardiovascular Hyperreactivity and Heart Attacks, Stress Coping Strategies and Heart Disease, Depression and Auditory Stimuli, Stress reduction Effects of Restricted Environment Stimulation Therapy REST, Biobehavioral Effects of Electromagnetic Energy, Use of Electrosleep in Treating Stress-Related Disorders, Low Energy Emission Therapy in Insomnia and Stress-Relatred Disorders, Cancer Control with Electrotherapy, The Effect of Stress in Acute Combat Situations
Stress Goes to the Supreme Court, Men Take Family Stress to Work, Big Brother Computer Stress,Health Benefits of Marriage, Are Stress and Emotional Loss Different in Men and Women, Insomnia and Heart Attacks, Stress Management Training for Medical Students, More Job Stress from Inadequate Bosses, Stress reduction Effects from Watching Fish, Does Watching TV Cause High Cholesterol in Kids, Stress and Periodontal Disease
Can Air traffic Controllers Thrive on Stress, Kids Getting “Battle Fatigue”, Anger- Speech and Blood Pressure, PTSD Defense doesn’t always work, Are Type A’s Born or Made, Dealing With Gulf War Stress in the Workplace, Commuter Stress
PTSD in Children, Viral Heart Attacks Another Link With Stress, Is There Such a Thing as Safe Sex, More Complexities of the Immune System, Is There a Happiness Hormone, Folk Wisdom and Taking Pills, Is There a new Stress or High Blood Pressure Hormone, Decreasing MRI Stress, Can Stress Related Vessel Spasm Cause a Coronary
A Transcendental Tape for Stress. Sports, Sex Etc, Electrotherapy for Insomnia, Stress and Addiction, Measuring Productivity, Periodic Abstinence?, Milk-Butter and Heart Attacks, Brain Surgery for Hypertension, Efficacy of Yoga in Bronchial Asthma, More about Cholesterol Craziness, the Stress reduction Effects of Pet Therapy, Circadian Rhythms and Productivity, Stress and Productivity
Wellness Wave Swelling, Sense of Control and Productivity, Preventing PTSD, Loneliness- Isolation are Major Modern Stressors, Stress and Depression in Women, Sensible Answers to Job Stress, Job Stress and Women Around The World, Broken Families: Greatest US Mental Health Problem, Can Stress Reduction Alter the Course of Cancer, Eight Million Dollars to Study Stress
Stress and gastrointestinal Motility, Cushioning Job Stress, Writing About Feelings Reduces Stress, Work Stress and Circadian Rhythms, Psychosocial Stress and Breast Cancer, Daily Stress and Recurrence of Genital Herpes, A New Stress Reduction Toy From the People That Brought You Meditation
Socio-Cultural Hypertension, Hassles- Stress and the Immune System, Skyrocketing Medical Costs Leading Business Concern, More Links Between Anger and High Cholesterol, Biological Basis of the Stress Response, The Stress Reduction Effects of Spa Therapy, The Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression with Cranial Electrical Stimulation and Auditory Stimuli, Psychphysiological Stress Assessment, Computerized Stress Assessment and Therapy, Psychological Factors in Hypertension, Psychological Factors in Hypertension
Subliminal Messages and Stress Reduction, The Stress Reduction Effects of Crying, More on Postponing Death, Stress, Hypnosis and TMJ, Job Stress Problems Mounting, Bartenders and Heart Attacks, Stress- Colds and Adelaide, Measuring Thoughts and Feelings, Kids and The Stress of Remodeling, More on Stress Addiction, Type A Behavior Modification and Hypertension, Job Stress and Pregnant Women
Stress Claims for Cancerphobia Increasing, Stress Residency Training, Meditation and Stress Reduction in Prisoners, Religious Faith and Blood Pressure, Stress and Engineers, Subtle Energies and ESP, Computer Stress, Sibling Stress and Hypertension, More on Stress and Children, The Dream Machine and Stress Reduction, Stress Reduction Comes to Japan, Erogenous and Antidepressant Effects of Exercise
Stress and Eye Problems in Kids, America’s Heartburn Belt, Leisure Time and Stress Reduction, Sexual Harassment in Japan, Two-Career Family Stress on the Rise, stress and Cholesterol, Stress for Success, Dealing with the Stress of Condolence, Preventing Job Stress, Goals for the 21st Century, Oriental Stress reducing Devices, Job Stress due to incompetent bosses
Good Health Equals Good Communications, A New Paradigm Shift, Is there an Electrical Circulatory System, Strike up The Band, The Blessing and Bane of Stress
Urban Mud Baths, Spas, and Stress Reduction, Stress of Possible AIDS Worth $5 Million, Psychological Stress and Death after a Heart Attack, New Emotional Stress Test, Stress and Bowel Cancer, Stress and Precocious Puberty, Changing Concepts of Type A Behavior, Childhood Stress Reaching Epidemic Proportions , Fitness Prevents Stress Ills, Are Infections Due to Germs or Stress, More on Stress and Diabetes, Stress Reduction Effects of Aquariums, Alpha Waves and Stress Reduction in Japan
Repetitive Stress Injuries, Exercise Reduces Risk of Diabetes, Foie Gras, Red Wine and Heart Attacks, Stress and the Cuddling Hormone, Stress Reduction Effects of Music, Stress Graves Disease and President Bush, Stress in Children, A Drinking Man’s Diet, Vending Machine Mania, Can Sharks Provide a Cancer Cure, Olive OIl, red Wine and Heart Attacks, Car for Commuter Stress
Vitamin D-Sun and Cancer, Burnout and Workaholics Anonymous, How Early do Babies Learn Language, The health Benefits of Pets, Curing Cancer with Electricity, Harnessing Electromangnetic Energies, Coffee, Chewing gum and an Apple a Day Confusion, Antifreese From Fish, Cholesterol Controversy Continues, Kids and Cholesterol Confusion, Hew Hope for Natural Drugs, Stress and AIDS, PTSD Proliferating
Mixing Medicine and Alcohol, Racial Reactions to Medication, Stress and Arthritis, Woodpeckers’ Territorial Triumph, T.G.I.F? Not Always, Silicon Valley Stress, Hot Peppers for Diabetic pain, Stress Reduction to Treat Angina, Computer Stress Costly and Climbing, Do Type A Moms have Type A Babies, Japanese Workaholism on the Wane, Blood Pressure Hyperactivity and Heart Attacks
New Computer Stress Test Measures Fitness, Job Stress in Medical Residents, Why is America So Tired?, US workers Increasingly Dissatisfied, But Japan is Worse, Job Stress and Pregnant Workers, Workers Pay to Hammer Car to Reduce Their Stress, Burnout in Prison Officers, Beating Burnout and Brownout, Environmental Illness of Job Stress, Patients Who Refuse To Get Well, A Messy Desk is a Sign of an Overworked Person, Increased Cholesterol Due to Threat of Job Loss, Stress Affects Anitbody Titers after Vaccination
Stress and Diabetes, Postre- Stress and Cholesterol, New Mental-Mental Claims Crisis, Depression and Aging, Coffee-Coke and Craziness, Stress Reduction and Fraud, Japanese Electronic Stress Reduction, Socio-Economic Support and Heart Attacks, Olive Iol- Lemon Juice and Celery, Stress Reduction Lowers Cancer Deaths, California Curtails Compensation Claims, Living to be 100, Stress and Wall Street
Check on That Chicken, Radar Speed Traps and Your Heart, Reach Out and Blush Someone, Job Stress and Marital Tension, The Manganese-Madness Connection, Streee-poverty and Mental Illness, Police File Job Stress Claims For LA Beating, Feeling Blue?Lighten Up, Depression After Divorce: Who Gets it?, Stress and Allergies, Working Women Healthier Than Housewives,
Stress-Alcohol- Heart Attacks and Cancer, Biofeedback for Hypertension, Teacher’s Hypertension Not Due to Job Stress, Worker’s Compensation For Karoshi, Suppressing Marital Anger and Heart Attacks, Stress-Self-Esteem and Low Back Pain, Liability Insurance Covers Mental Stress
Stress Comes to Mexico, Hostility Helps Heart Attack Recovery, New Light on Eating Disorders, Aromatherapy: The New Stress Buster, Reducing Repetitive Motion Injuries, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Stress, More Musicians- The Best Key to Play in May Be Low Stress, Detecting the Stress of Lying, Testosterone-Stress and Marriage, Stress Reduction Tape Makes Billboard list,Crime Does Pay
Bungee Jumping and Stress Hormones, Teddy Bears for Stress, More on Low Serum Cholesterol and Suicide, The Stress Reduction Effects of Social Support and Touching, Hypnotizing the Bowel, Stress and Breast Cancer, Social Support and Immune System Dysfunction, Can Behavioral Therapy Change Brain Function
Argument and Agreement About Acupuncture, The Arrival of American Acupuncture, Chi, Tao, Yin and Yang, Meditators, Yogis and Mystics, Eastern Medicine and the Biopsychosicial Model, Theories of Underlying the Stress Reduction Effects of Oriental Medicine, Holistic Awareness, Clinical Experiences with Psycho-Acupuncture, Objective Proof of Acupuncture Effects of Cerebral Function with Computerized EEG and PET Scanning, Roe of Yoga Therapies in Psychosomatic Disorders, Eastern and Western Yogis, Human Potential and Practical Applications: From Alcoholism to Psychoneuroimmunology
Physiologic VS. Pharmacologic Effects of Vitamins, Linus Pauling and Vitamin C, Stress-Aging and Antioxidants, Trace Elements and the Irony of Iron, Reducing Wear and Tear of Stress, The Effect of Stress on Hepatitis B Vaccination Results, Stress Response and Type a Behavior in Pre-School Children, Nurse Collects for Emotional Distress, Type A Behavior and Blood Clotting, Stress and IBS in Females, Stress- Serotonin and Violence, Stress and Relapse of Breast Cancer, Can Stressful Dreams Kill?
Perception and Imagery, Type A Behavior and Golf, Stress and Insomnia, Stress and the Pot-Bellied Car, Stress and Sleep in Kids, Stress Reduction Effects of Religious Faith, More on Exhaustion and a Precursor of Cardiac Death, Chaos Theory and Stress, The Effect of Stress on Treatment For Respiratory Infections, Exhaustion-Job Stress and Heart Attacks, Stress and Platelet Clumping, Stress-Illness and Coping in Antarctica, Behavior and Sudden Death, Job Stress in Health Care Providers
Instant Meditation with Tranquilite, High Fat Diets Increase Stress Levels, Are Cat Brains Shrinking die to Stress, Noisy Jobs and Hypertension, Can a Woman Postpone Death, PTSD Defense for Stolen Credit Card, How Healthy are CEO’s, Hospital Noise Stress, Mental Stress Raises Cholesterol and Keeps it High, Exercise Reduces Cardiovascular Responses to Menatl Stress, Emotional Distress Without Injury Compensable, Coping with Earthquake Stress, StrenuousJobs and Ulcers, Payment for Suicide Due to Job Stress is Tax Exempt, Is Low HDL Responsible for Heart Attacks in Type A’s
Family Stress and Coronary Risk in Kids, Stress Treatments Costs Hunter His Gun Card, Evaluating Hospital Job Stress, Stress Affects URI Treatment, Evaluating Alternative Medicine, Stress Burnout in EMS Personnel, Conquering Conduct Disorder, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Helo For Stressed-Out Polics, Can Electromagnetic Exposure Make You Crazy?, I Can Feel It in My Bones, Making Sense out of Scents, Cosmic Energies and Sudden Death
The Birth of the Dietary Fat-Cholesterol Taboo, The Framingham Study and Risk Factors, Free Radicals and Antioxidants, Stress and Cholesterol, High Fat Diets Do Not Cause Heart Attacks, The Commercial Cholesterol crusade, The Failure of Cholesterol Lowering Drug Trials, What is a Heart Attack, The Cholesterol Cartel and Educating the Public, Can Odors Make You Smarter and Thinner?, The Stressful ealth Effects of Unemployment, Can Noise Stress Create Protective Earplugs
Drinking-Smoking-Hypertension and Heart Attacks, The MRFIT Study and Risk Factors, Cholesterol Confusion and Concern, Risk Factor Marker, Antioxidant-Atherosclerosis-Aging and Stress, Ignore Experts and Eat What You Like, Legal Eagles Prey on Workers Compensation, Are Worker’s Compensation Doctors Overcompensated, Can Vitamins Prevent Heart Attacks, Liability for Lyme Disease, Yo-Yo Dieting and Coronaries, Shampoos and Strokes
Secrets of Centenarians, Cutting Health Care Costs But Saving Lives, Why do Eskimos Have So Few Heart Attacks, What’s the Leading Casue of Premature Death, Golf Related Malaira, Are We Losing The Battle of The Bulge, Exercise and Cancer, Bereavement and Illness, Stress in Female Military Personnel
Help For Menopausal Males, Explaining the Links Between Stress and the Gut, Stress Reduction and Serum Cholesterol, Stress and The Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Stress and Heartburn, Reducing Stress With Photic Biofeedback, Stress Related Neuroendocrine Responses and Disease, How Does Stress Casue Alexithymia, Stress and Chronic Pain
Stress and Teenage Suicide, Are Women More Stressed Out Than Men, Phonopollution Noise Stress, Stress and Schizophrenia, Treating Disease VS Promoting Health, Hygeia VS Asclepius, Job Stress Due to Sexual Harassment
Cops-Teachers and Other Most Stressful Jobs, Cancer From Job Stress, Dealing With Physician Stress and Burnout, A Biopschosocial Approach to Job Stress, Hopelessness and Heart Attacks, Is Letting Off Steam Good For Men but Bad For Women?, Aging and Free Radicals, Aging and Melatonin, Exploding Head Syndrome and Stress
A Neuroendocrine Disorder, Subtle Energies and Neurotransmitters, Stress and Diabetes, Insulin Resistance, Treating Diabetes With Yoga, More Frogs are Croaking Due to Stress, Sudden Death and Life Changing Events
Mind Over Cancer, Treating Type A Time Urgency, Can You “Catch” A Heart Attack?, Helping Stressed out Pigs and Smokers, Stress and Impotence: Use It or Lose it, Do Dogs Have ESP?, Golf Stress is Killing The Japanese, Scents, Stress and A Mother’s Milk
Kriegbasedow and Stress, A Biopsychosocial View, Depression Over Heart Attack Could Be Fatal, Monitoring “White Coat” Hypertension, Music Therapy For Heart Attacks, Stress Reduction Effects of Tpouching, The Music of Type A Behavior, Marital Spats and Your Immune System. Avoiding The Stress of Marital Strife, Expressing Emotions and Femail Heart Attacks, Stress and Depression Rampant in US
ISSUE #1, 1994 – DOES INCREASED “TENSION” CAUSE HYPERTENSION?
Treating Hypertension: Are the Blind Leading the Blind?, Stress and Hypertension, Does Anxiety Cause Hypertension?, More On Stress and Male Menopause, Is Addiction Genetic?, The Stress of Unemployment, 7/24 Children, Are Exercise Benefits Different for Type A’S and Type B’S?, More On Sick Building Syndrome and Job Stress
ISSUE #2, 1994 – STRESS AND STRAIN: DOES IT REALLY CAUSE CORONARY HEART DISEASE?
Stress: A Semantic Snake Pit, What Does Cause Mean?, What Is Coronary Heart Disease?, Could It Ever Be Contagious?, Association Is Not Causation, Reducing Stress Improves Congestive Failure, Mental vs. Physical Stress and Your Heart, The Health Benefits of Music vs. Meditation, New Breast Cancer Study Supports Job Stress Link
ISSUE #3, 1994 – DOES INCREASED “TENSION” CAUSE HYPERTENSION?
Spitting, Testosterone, And Violent Behavior, Sex and Heart Attacks, Working, Women, Stress, And Health, Stress and Lack of Friends Reduce Life Expectancy, Stress, Social Support, and Heart Attacks, Is It Stress – Or Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome?, Stress, Serotonin and Aggression, Noise Stress and Type A Behavior, Celebrity Stress, Laughing off Job Stress
ISSUE #4, 1994 – STRESS, DEPRESSION, AND THE FUTURE OF PSYCHIATRY
Stress and Depression, 21st Century Psychiatry, Here’s Your Brain on Stress, Stress, Memory and Aging, Fungicides for Depression?, Mending Bad Memory, Stress and Infertility, Stress and Your Teeth, A New Stressful Stress Test
ISSUE #5, 1994 – THE HANS SELYE AWARD
Joel Elkes, M.D., A Man for All Seasons, Synopsis of Program, Emotions, Behaviors, And Heart Attacks, Autonomic Responses to Stress and Sudden Death, Predicting Stress Related Heart Attacks, Stress and Your Hair, Psychological Influences On the Skin, Stress and Psoriasis, Stewart Wolf, M.D., 1994 Award for Outstanding Stress Research, Books Received For Review, Some Faculty Responses to the Sixth Congress
ISSUE #6, 1994 – JOB STRESS VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC
The Palm Beach Story, Job Stress and Homicides, Stress From Postal Supervisors, Preventing Workplace Violence, Whose Responsibility Is It?, Can Wellness Programs Backfire?, Who Do Employees Assistance Programs “Really Assist”?
ISSUE #7, 1994 – SOCIOECONOMIC STRESS AND DEATH
Education,Wealth and Health, Mortality Due To Recession, Strokes In Blacks, Genetics, or Psychosocial Stress?, Hostile Cities and Heart Attack, Serotonin, Stress and Sleep, EMDR-Breakthrough Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?, Workers Comp Awards For Job Stress Due To Termination
ISSUE # 8, 1994 – TEMPORARY INSANITY DUE TO STRESS
More On Depression and Heart Disease, Job Stress: An International Epidemic?, Stress and Abdominal Pain, Stress, Sweat & Sex, Survival After Death of A Spouse And the “Weaker” Sex, Stress, Strokes and Presidents, More Evidence Linking Stress, Heart Attacks, And Strokes, Teenage Stress and Hypertension
ISSUE # 9, 1994 – THE HIDDEN TOLL OF DEPRESSION
What Causes Depression?, Lunatics, Werewolves and PMS-Treating Insanity and Exorcism, Contemporary Concepts of Depression, Current Treatments for Depression, Some Practical Considerations, Is Prozac the Antidote to Stress?
ISSUE # 10, 1994 – ARE THERE STRESS REDUCING FOODS AND DIETS?
Seventh Annual “Less Stress” Golf Tournament, Could A Nose Job Ruin Your Sex Life?, Lifestyle Changes and Lipid Levels in Women, Stress Of Sexual Abuse Weakens Immune System, Ulcers from Allergies?, Cautioning Couch Potato Converts
ISSUE # 11, 1994 – FIRST WORLD CONGRESS ON STRESS
Stress,Growth Factors and Cancer, “Mental Stress” And “Oxidative Stress”: Is There A Connection?, Is There An AntiStress Medication toPrevent Fatigue and Aging?Stress, Smoking, and Heart Attacks, 7th Annual Less Stress Golf Tournament
ISSUE #12, 1994 – Does A Drink A Day Keep the Doctor Away?
To Drink – Or Not To Drink?, Does Red Wine Explain The French Paradox?, Anxiety, Stress and Sudden Death, Poor Social Support Increases Heart Attack Mortality Religion and Recovery Following Cardiac Surgery, Is There An Upper Limit to the Benefits of Exercise?, Heart Disease, Stress, and Depression: A Vicious Cycle
ISSUE #12, 1995 – STRESS AND ULCERS: FACT OR FANCY?
The Hunt for Helicobacter, The Problem of Proof, Some Answered Questions, Could Stress Be the Answer?, Ivan Pavlov, Walter Cannon, And Stewart Wolf, The Crucial Importance of Host Defenses, Personality and Ulcers, A Disease of Civilization?
ISSUE #11, 1995 – STRESS, PERSONALITY AND ARTHRITIS
The History, Health and Financial Toll of Arthritis, The Role of Stress in Arthritis, “Learned Helplessness” And Arthritis, Personality and Repressed Anger in Arthritis, Why Do Women Have More Arthritis than Men?, Stress and Other Types of Arthritis, What Can You Do?
ISSUE #10, 1995 – A PREVIEW OF OUR EIGHTH
Subtle Energy Medicine, How Do Stress And Personality Contribute To Illness?, Psychoimmunology and Psychoneuroimmunology, Psychoelectroneuroimmunology?, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Stress in Health Care Professionals, Music and Other Novel Stress Reduction Approaches, The Hans Selye Recipient Round Table Panel, What’s So Unique About This Event?, Preventing and Coping with Holiday Stress, New Treatment For “Shop ‘Til You Drop” Syndrome
ISSUE #9, 1995 – SKYROCKETING SOVIET STRESS
“Suffer the Little Children”, The Mystery of the Missing Babushka, Comrade Criminal, The “Mafiya”, The Rich Grow Richer, The “Chechen Smile”, A Declaration and A Personal Perspective, Call For Papers – 8th Montreux Congress on Stress
ISSUE #8, 1995 – DHEA AND THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
More On Stress and Lower Back Pain, Stress and Premature Birth, Evidence Of Chronic Stress in Women with PTSD Due To Sexual Abuse, Diet, Stress And Aging, Depression Can Really Break Your Heart, Preventing Stress Related Heart Attacks, Reducing Job Stress Lowers Cholesterol
ISSUE #7, 1995 – ARE CARDIAC SURGEONS GOING OVERBOARD
Job Satisfaction Hits A New Low, Can Daily Delights Conquer Colds?, Perfectionism and Poor Health, An Apple A Day Can Keep the Doctor Away, Sex, Heart Attacks and Smoking, Stress, Smoking and Spermatozoa, Controlling Epilepsy with Chaos Theory Pacemaker, Avoiding the Stresses of Office Politics
ISSUE #6, 1995 – FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON STRESS MANAGEMENT
Criticisms Concerning Hostility And Heart Attacks, Stress and Suicide in Children, Stopping Suicides, Most People Over 40 Are Unprepared For Their “Second Middle Age”, Reversing Coronary Risk, Can Stressful Thoughts or Feelings Kill?, “Trans” Fat Troubles and New Tests for Alzheimer’s
ISSUE #5, 1995 – HOW DOES STRESS AFFECT THE QUALITY OF LIFE?
Quality Of Life: Does “New” Always Mean “Better”?, Quality Of Life: Purpose and People Vs Possessions, Pumping Up the Fountain of Youth, The Evolution of Type A Coronary-Prone Behavior, Can Hypnosis Influence the Immune System?, The Dopamine/Serotonin Stress Connection, The Rejuvenation of Brain Biofeedback, Type A – Some Social and Spiritual Aspects, Does Psychoneuroimmunology Have Any Clinical Applications?
ISSUE #4, 1995 – THE STRESS REDUCTION EFFECTS OF MUSIC
Music, Mathematics and Medicine, Pythagorus and Plato, Is There A Basic Rhythm in Nature?, The Use of Music as Medicine, Psychophysiological Effects of Music, A New Science of Musical Synthesis, Is There A New Treatment for Stress and Aging?, Stress, Melatonin, and Cancer, SRRS, SRE, RLCQ? – Updating the Holmes-Rahe Scale, Book Review: Addictive Behaviors in Women
ISSUE #3, 1995 – HAS TRUE LEISURE BECOME EXTINCT?
Cardiac Rehabilitation for Type A’s, Symphony Conductors, Stress, And Longevity, Does It Take A Sherlock Holmes to Diagnosis Type A?, Is There A Hormone for Monogamy and Bonding?, Sex Hormones and Heart Attacks, Mental Versus Treadmill Stress Tests
ISSUE #2, 1995 – MASS HYSTERIA: DON’T BLAME IT ALL ON “STRESS”
St. Vitus’ Dance, The Tarantella, Quakers, Shakers, Jumpers and Barkers, The Mysterious Case of Emergency Room Mass Hysteria, A Diagnosis of Careful Exclusion, Vitamin E Reduces Coronary Rates In Senior Citizens, Job Stress Increasing All Over the World, Having A Heart Attack This Year: How Times Change, Dying From Loneliness
ISSUE # 1, 1995 – THE CHOLESTEROL CONUNDRUMALSO INCLUDED IN THIS ISSUE: The Importance Of LDL Or Is It HDL?, To Treat or Not To Treat?, Does Lowering Cholesterol Always Reduce Heart Attacks?, Stress, Mornings, Mondays, and Heart Attacks, Can Country Music Kill?, Heart Attacks, Depression and Death, Teenage Crime and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Low Back Pain and Heart Disease?, Reducing the Stress of Business and Travel, Preventing Cancer and Heart Attacks
ISSUE #12, 1996 – THE PULSE OF STRESS
The Greeks and The Heart as the Seat of Emotions Probing the Potential of Pulse, Heart Rate Variability and Sudden Death, Stress and Heart Rate Variability, Harnessing HRV with Biofeedback and Entertainment, KEYWORDS: pulse, ancient medicine, heart rate, sudden death, biofeedback, entrainment, autonomic nervous system
ISSUE #11, 1996 – STRESS AND AGING
Physical And Physiologic Changes Associated With Aging Cognitive and Emotional Changes Associated with Aging, Defining and Measuring Stress, How Long Can We Live?, What Causes Biologic Aging?, Antioxidants and Emotional Stress, Stress and Alcohol, The Relationship Between Stress and Drinking, Does Alcohol Increase or Reduce Stress?, How Much Alcohol Is Good? What Kind Is Best?, The Hazards of Alcohol, KEYWORDS: stress, longevity, aging, free radicals, antioxidants, DHEA, melatonin, alcoholism
ISSUE # 10, 1996 – ELECTROMAGNETIC THERAPY AND 21ST CENTURY MEDICINE
Magnets and Lodestones, Paracelsus, Gilbert and Mesmer, Electromagnetic Devices, Magnet Mania Resurgence?, 21st Century Electromagnetic Medicine
ISSUE # 9, 1996 – HAPPINESS: IS IT MORE THAN JUST THE ABSENCE OF STRESS?
The Pursuit of Happiness, The Anatomy and Physiology of Happiness, The Blur Between Brain, Mind, And Body, Wealth, Work, Play and Happiness, Hints From the Happyologists, Is Perpetual Happiness Desirable?, How Can We Attain Happiness?, What Is Happiness?
ISSUE #8, 1996 – STRESS AND SLEEP: SOME STARTLING AND SOBERING STATISTICS
Lack Of Sleep-Costly and Lethal, Sleep, Memory and Brain Function, Sleep and Your Heart, The Immune System and Sleep, Serotonin, Melatonin and Naturopathic Approaches, Some Practical Tips, Subtle Energy Therapies, No Pain, No Gain?, Mental Stress Tests To Predict Heart Attacks?, Scents and Sex, KEYWORDS: sleep, memory, insomnia, auto accidents, coronary heart disease, immune system, factor “S”, serotonin, melatonin, tryptophan, low energy emission therapy
ISSUE #7, 1996 – STRESS AND MEMORY LOSS: SOME SPECULATIONS AND SOLUTIONS
Short Term, Long Term, and Other Memory Distinctions, Where Are Memories Stored?, Stress and Memory, Medications to Improve Memory, Naturopathic Stress Reduction and Memory Enhancement, Other Tips To Improve Memory and Reduce Stress, Low Blood Pressure and Depression, KEYWORDS: stress, memory, holography, vasopressin, pregnenolone, ginseng, ginkgo, huperzine, adaptogens, acetylcholine, Alzheimer’s Disease, insomnia, melatonin
ISSUE #6, 1996 – GIVING STRESS THE NEEDLE
Qi, Yin, Yang, Prana, And Chakras, “Quackupuncture”?, How Does Acupuncture Work?, Pain, Arthritis, Migraine, Stroke, Addiction, The Future of Acupuncture, Soaking Up Stress and Thalassotherapy, Book Review: Acupuncture Energetics, KEYWORDS: Acupuncture, history of medicine, yoga, faith healing, moxibustion, magnetics, analgesia, electricity, endorphins, placebo effect
ISSUE #5, 1996 – STRESSLESS IN SKANEATELES
“White Coat” Normotension?, “White Coat” Diabetes?, Good News For Good Guys, Parental Care In Early Life Predicts Subsequent Health, Depression and Heart Disease, Phytomedicines – The Hidden Powers of Plants
ISSUE #4, 1996 – THROWING THE BABY OUT WITH THE BATHWATER?
Can Antioxidant Vitamins Be Harmful?, Which Antioxidant Vitamins Should I Take And How Much?, Are Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbals Better?, How Can We Insure Safety Or Prove Efficacy?, Green Tea, Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer, Are Tea Drinkers Less Stressful?, Do Your Own Bypass?
ISSUE #3, 1996 – MELATONIN MANIA
The Dracula Hormone, Why All Of The Hype?, Concerns About Melatonin, How Much Should You Take and Other Questions?, What Do We Really Know?, What Are the Possibilities?
ISSUE #2, 1996 – ANTIOXIDANTS, NUTRICEUTICALS, AND SNAKE OIL
Free Radicals and Aging, Antioxidant Vitamins, What’s The Best Dose?, More Is Not Always Better, Fruits, Veggies and The Hunt for Herbals, And Now the Good News, Sleep, Stress and The Immune System, More On Smoking and Sex
ISSUE #1, 1996 – THE MYSTERY OF MENOPAUSE AND THE ESTROGEN ENIGMA
Cancer and Other Risks, Benefits For Bones, Help For the Heart, What Kind Of Hormonal Replacement Is Best?, Non-Hormonal Approaches, Preventive Measures, What’s The Bottom Line?, Preventing Menopausal Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease, Anti-Aging Effects Of Estrogen On Skin And Teeth, Testosterone and Coronary Heart Disease
ISSUE #12, 1997 – HOW TO PREVENT AND DEAL WITH DEADLINE STRESSES
More On Stress and Impotency, Stress Hinders Healing, Chronotherapy for Cancer, Magnesium, Migraine, Cardiovascular Disease, And Stress, New Hope For Clogged Arteries, Book Review: Job Stress, KEYWORDS: deadlines, time management, stress and impotency, stress and healing, chronotherapy and cancer, magnesium, phototherapy, lasers, “super aspirin”
ISSUE #11, 1997 – THE DEMISE OF THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE
Is Contemporary Female Stress Different and More Dangerous?, Cancer, Ulcers, Alcoholism, Crime, Heart Attacks and Type A Traits, Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man, And Work Like A Dog, Why Can’t A Woman Be More Like A Man?, KEYWORDS: job stress in women, cancer, ulcers, alcoholism, crime, heart attacks, Type A behavior, working mothers, gender differences, femininity
ISSUE #10, 1997 – SOCIAL SUPPORT: THE SUPREME STRESS STOPPER
Social Support Reduces Cardiovascular and Hormonal, Responses to Stress, Social Support and AIDS, Cancer, Alcoholism, And Colds, Social Support and Type A Behavior, KEYWORDS: social support measurements, influences on coronary heart disease, AIDS, cancer, arthritis, alcoholism, colds, Type A behavior, religion, faith, altruistic egotism
ISSUE #9, 1997 – REMINISCENCES OF HANS SELYE, AND THE BIRTH OF “STRESS”
One of the Most Unforgettable Characters I Have Ever Met, The Birth of Stress and The General Adaptation Syndrome, The Novel Concept of “Disease of Adaptation”, Is Stress Cause, Effect, Or Both?, A Man for All Seasons, Some Personal Reminiscences, KEYWORDS: Stress of Life Congress: From Molecules to Man, Hans Selye, General Adaptation Syndrome, Diseases of Adaptation, the distinction between stress and stressor
ISSUE #8, 1997 – STRESS & LAWYERS: MORE THAN JUST A MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE?
Job Stress, Female Lawyers, And Miscarriages, Hypertension, Heart Attacks, Cancer and Job Stress in Women, Is White Coat Hypertension Really Harmless? KEYWORDS: lawyers, job stress, gender differences, stress and miscarriage, breast and ovarian cancer, hypertension and atherosclerosis
ISSUE #7, 1997 – MASSAGING STRESS AWAY
Somatopsychic Medicine, The Autogenic Training Switch Point, Stress and Muscle Tension, The Muscle-Mind Connection, Muscles and Massage, Massaging Away Job Stress, Swedish Massage and Other Types of Massage, Massage Devices and Equipment, KEYWORDS: massage techniques and devices, autogenic training, Johannes Schultz, progressive muscular relaxation, Edward Jacobson, somatopsychic and subtle energy medicine
ISSUE #6, 1997 – MAGNETOTHERAPY FOR CANCER, HEART DISEASE, PAIN, AND AGING
The Power of Polarizing Solution, Angina, Coronary Insufficiency and Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Cancer and Electromagnetic Therapy, The Energy – Entropy Connection, Sickness Is Simply Lack of Energy, Other Magnetotherapy Advances, KEYWORDS: polarizing solution, heart attacks, cancer, electromagnetic therapy, entropy, sodium-potassium pump, energy medicine, Sodi Pallares, Nordenstrom, Shealy, Liss
ISSUE #5, 1997 – ARE THERE NUTRITIONAL REMEDIES FOR STRESS, AGING, ENERGY?
Veggies or Vitamins?, The Problem with Vitamin E, Vitamins vs. Diet for Hypertension, Supplements To Reduce Stress, Stress And Magnesium / Consumer Fraud. KEYWORDS: vitamins, vegetarian diet, tocopherols, hypertension, stress, magnesium, consumer fraud
ISSUE #4, 1997 – NINTH INTERNATIONAL MONTREUX CONGRESS ON STRESS
A Richard Rahe Mini-Fetschrift, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Job Stress, Stress Reduction Effects of Smells and Sounds, Psychophysiologic Effects of Electromagnetic Fields, Electromagnetic Therapy / The Tenth Congress, KEYWORDS: Ninth Congress, Richard Rahe, PTSD, job stress, aromatherapy, music, Hemi-sync, BioCircuit, electromagnetic fields and therapy, Oriental medicine
ISSUE #3, 1997 – JOB STRESS: AMERICA’S #1 HEALTH PROBLEM?
The Role of Stress in Illness, The Job Stress Epidemic, Repetitive Stress Injury, The Effects of Stress on Non-Workers, ISMA 6 Conference, 14th World Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine, KEYWORDS: stress and susceptibility to illness, the job stress epidemic, repetitive stress injury, job stress effects on non-workers, children, and the elderly, ISMA 6 Conference, Drs. Eysenck, Spielberger, McGuigan, Wolpe, Levi, Rosch
ISSUE #2, 1997 – CHITOSAN: THE FAT BINDING, STRESS BUSTER
Why Diets Don’t Work – And Can Make You Dopey, What About Weight Loss Drugs?, The Crucial Role of Stress, The Phenomenal Fat Magnet, Cholesterol, Caveats, Confusion, 21st Century Weight Loss, KEYWORDS: weight loss diets, weight loss drugs, homeopathy, aromatherapy, stress and appetite, cravings, hunger, and dietary outcomes, chitin, chitosan, cholesterol, nitric oxide
ISSUE #1, 1997 – IS STRESS INHERITED?
Serotonin, Depression and Suicide, Stress and Suicide, The Cholesterol-Serotonin Connection, Serotonin, Self-Esteem, and Violence, Is It Nature, Nurture, or Both?, Working Moms – More Stress But Worth It, Sewing Up Stress
ISSUE # 12, 1998 – HOW TO HELP YOURSELF TO HEALTH AND HEALING
What’s Hot?, Support, Self-Help, and Chat Groups, Where and When Should You Surf?, Helpful Hints for Novices and Others, How to Manage Managed Care, Helpful Hints, Some Sample Horror Stories, KEYWORDS: Internet health sites, Library services, HMO, PPO, PSO, ethical and legal rights of patients
ISSUE # 11, 1998 – PARKINSON’S AND ALZHEIMER’S: THE SURPRISING ROLE OF STRESS
Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism, Stress and Parkinson’s, The Role of Oxidative Stress, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, What Causes Alzheimer’s, Is There any hope for a Cure?, The Role of Stress in Alzheimer’s Disease, KEYWORDS: Aging, oxidative stress, Down’ syndrome, memory loss, antioxidants, positive effects of smoking, placebo phenomena, faith healing, chi, therapeutic touch, electromagnetic, and other subtle energy healing effects
ISSUE #10, 1998 – VIOLENCE & STRESS – WHY ARE THEY EPIDEMICS?
The Role of Television, Crowding, Competition, and Guns, Road Rage, The Growing Problem of Terrorism, Biological Warfare, Antibiotics-A Two Edged Sword, Book Review: Working Anger: Preventing and Resolving Conflict on the Job. KEYWORDS: Violence and TV, V-Chip, supermarket, phone, computer, and road rage, terrorism, chemical and biological warfare, antibiotic resistant superbugs
ISSUE # 9, 1998 – COPING WITH COLLEGE STRESS, A NEW JOB, OR ANY CHANGE
Can Stress Be Qualified or Quantified?, Perception and Sense of Control, Reducing Life Change Event Stress, Tips on Time Management, Optimists are Healthier and Live Longer, More on Job Stress and Heart Attacks, Still More On the Vagaries of Viagra, Book Review: Handbook of Stress Medicine: An Organ System Approach, KEYWORDS: Holmes-Rahe scale, perception, control, time management, Type A behavior, optimism and health, job stress and heart attacks, female sexual dysfunction
ISSUE # 8, 1998 – MORE ON VIAGRA, AND YOU READ IT HERE FIRST
Viagra Jokes, More Viagra Warnings, Legal and Reimbursement Repercussions, Current Craziness, Future Fears and Promising Possibilities, Salt, Hypertension, and Health, Infection-Inflammation and Heart Attacks, More on “The Golden Capsule”, Book Review: Honey, Mud, Maggots, & Other Medical Marvels, KEYWORDS: FDA approval process, Internet and black market sales, electroporation, C-reactive protein, infection and heart attacks, vitamin E, beta carotene and cancer
ISSUE # 7, 1998 – IMPOTENCE –STRESS-SEX-AND THE VAGARIES OF VIAGRA
The Senior Citizen Sexual Revolution, Legal and Reimbursement Repercussions, Viagra for Women?, Financial Fallout’s, How it works, Complications, Current Warnings and Future Therapies, KEYWORDS: erectile failure, penile prostheses, libido, sexual revolution, black market, drug interactions, FDA
ISSUE # 6, 1998 – STRESS AND MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Making the Diagnosis, What Causes Multiple Sclerosis?, Is There An Animal Model of MS?, Recent Advances In Treatment, Stress ad MS in Animals, Stress and MS in Humans, Book Review: A Commotion in the Blood, KEYWORDS: multiple sclerosis, stress, herpes, EAE, autoimmune disease, cytokines, interferons, Copaxone, bee pollen, serotonin, tryptophan, magnetotherapy
ISSUE # 5, 1998 – CHLAMYDIA NOT CHOLESTEROL IS THE CAUSE OF A CORONARY?
Bugs Cause More than Infection, Chlamydia and Atherosclerosis, Are We Being Bugged To Death, To Treat or Not to Treat- Catch 22, The “Dirty Chicken ” Theory And CRP, Risk Factors, Heart Attacks and Stress, More Evidence for Infection than Cholesterol, KEYWORDS: infections and atherosclerosis, Chlamydia, herpes, helicobacter, periodontal disease, bronchitis, C reactive protein, cytokines, risk factors, Type A, stress
ISSUE # 4, 1998 – THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH-OR HERBAL HYPE AND VITAMANIA
Natural Doesn’t Always Mean Safe, Kava Is Coming, DHEA and Melatonin Concerns, Vitamin and Antioxidant Obsessions, Are Vitamins E and C Panaceas, Current And Future Trends, KEYWORDS: nutraceutical pandemic, ephedra, herbal fen-phen, FDA controls and constraints, kava, DHEA, melatonin, vitamins C and E, herbal superatars, legislation
ISSUE # 3, 1998 – STRESS, SOCIAL DRINKING, AND ALCOHOLSIM
Is It Heredity or Environment, Hypoglycemia, Hormonal Responses To Stress and Homeostasis, Stress and Drinking, What Kind Of Alcohol Is Best, How Much Should You Drink, The Hazards of Alcohol, Book Review: The Way of the Explorer, KEYWORDS: susceptibility to alcohol, heredity vs. environment, Indian vs. Eskimos, stress, diet, gender differences, French Paradox, health benefits, hazards
ISSUE #2, 1998 – PAIN, FATIGUE, AND DEPRESSION: STRESS OR SUBTLE ENERGY DEFICIENCY?
Fibromyalgia Syndrome, The Role of Stress and Personality, Why Are Women More Affected?, MPS, CFS and Post-Polio Syndrome, The Amazing Power of Magnets, Is Energy Deficiency Simply A Manifestation Of Stress – Or Are They The Same Thing? KEYWORDS: magnets, stress, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatoid disease, myofascial syndrome, post-polio syndrome, personality, subtle energy, ATP, nutrition
ISSUE #1, 1998 – BACK TO BUTTER, EGGS, STEAK, AND CHEESECAKE? WHY NOT?
Clarifying the Cholesterol Conundrum, The Risk Factor Fantasy and MRFIT, Getting Even More Egg on Their Face, The Homocysteine Hypothesis Versus the Power of The Cholesterol Cartel, Beyond Cholesterol and Antioxidants, Ignore the Experts and Eat What You Like, KEYWORDS: cholesterol, diet, atherosclerosis, risk factors, antioxidants, eggs, MRFIT, the cholesterol cartel, homocysteine, folic acid, vitamin B, vitamin B12, TMG, SAM, methylation, methyl donors
ISSUE #12, 1999 – MENTAL STRESS, BEHAVIOR, MOOD, AND HEART ATTACKS
Coronary Prone Behavior, Some Type A Traits, Hostility, Aggression, and Anger, Depression and Heart Disease, Type D and Other Personalities, Usual and Unusual Emotional Stress, More Questions than Answers, Are There Any Answers?, Dance Like No One Is Looking – And Do It Now!, KEYWORDS: time urgency, competitiveness, workaholism, adrenalin addiction, cynicism, gender differences, personality traits, circadian influences, earthquakes and heart attacks, interventional results, the importance of control
ISSUE #11, 1999 – INTERNET ADDICTION OR CAUGHT IN THE WEB
Are You an Internet Addict?, You Know You Are A Junkie When, Cybersex Addiction, A Heaven for Hypochondriacs, E-mail Mania, Is There Any Solution?, The Tale of the Shipwrecked Engineer, KEYWORDS: College students, gender differences, denial, obsessive-compulsive disorder, erotic chat, legal aspects, medical information, instant messaging, Bluetooth
ISSUE # 10, 1999 – CAN MENTAL STRESS CAUSE CANCER?
Hans Selye’s Diseases of Adaptation, Is Cancer a Disease of Adaptation?, The Significance of Emotional Loss, Cancer as an Evolutionary Response, Is Cancer a Disease of Civilization?,Opportunism in the Evolution of Antelope Horns and Cancer, KEYWORDS: Descartes, Cannon, “fight or flight”, General Adaptation Syndrome, cancer as an attempt at regeneration in response to loss, Cancer, Stress, And Death Symposium, immune system response to loss, teleology
ISSUE # 9, 1999 – MORE MICROBE MALADIES? SOME NEW SURPRISES
Can Schizophrenia Be Due To an Infection?, How About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Anorexia, Alzheimer’s, and Testicular Cancer?, EMF Pollution Causes Stress in Cows, Eating Stressed-out Meat is Hazardous, Some Foods That Can Promote Your Health & Prolong Your Life, Book Reviews: (1) Successful Aging: The MacArthur Foundation Study, (2) Living to 100: Lessons in Living To Your Maximal Potential At Any Age, KEYWORDS: Chlamydia, cytomegalovirus, polio virus, electromagnetic polltion, impotency, gynecomastia, olive oil, garlic, lycopene, grapes, red wine, nuts, salmon, fatty fish, spinach, fiber, whole grain, blueberries, dark tea
ISSUE #8, 1999 – CONFUSING CHOLESTEROL CONTROVERSY CONTINUES
The Hazards of Low Cholesterol, Dietary Fat – How Much, What Kind?, The Egg and You, Oxidized Trans-Fats and Margarines, Deciphering the French Paradox – Alcohol, Red Wine, Fiber, Folate, Foie Gras, and More, The Americanization of France, Stress, Cholesterol, and Longevity, The Role of Physical Stress, The Commercialization of Cholesterol and Contemporary Medicine, KEYWORDS: K rations, Massai, Eskimos, Mediterranean diet, L-arginine, hemodynamic stress, the cholesterol cartel, medical education and training, George Mann, Center For Health Futures, “risk-factors” vs. “risk markers”
ISSUE # 7, 1999 – MORE HEADLINES ABOUT JOBS, STRESS, AND HEALTH
Newsweek’s Cover Story on Stress, Work, Stress, & Health Conference, The Health Effects of Job Stress, Immune & Gastrointestinal System Effects, Musculoskeletal System Disorders, The NEJM Review & Other Findings, Repetitive Stress Injury, Book Review: Violence at Work, KEYWORDS: “Fight or Flight” responses, job stress, immune and cardiovascular system responses to stress, anger, depression, anxiety, aging, memory loss, carpal tunnel syndrome, workplace violence
ISSUE # 6, 1999 – SOME HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR TENTH CONGRESS
Magnetotherapy in the Millennium, Pulsed Signal Therapy, The FDA Dilemma, The Modernization Act Solution, PTSD and Health Promotion at Work, Violence in the Workplace and Society, The Sisi and Sisyphus Syndromes, Conclusions from the Tenth Congress and A Peek into Our Eleventh, KEYWORDS: Ross adey, Symtonic LEET, CES, rTMS, NET, GigaTENS, picotesla and pulsed stimulation, FDAMA, PTSD, workplace health promotion, societal and workplace violence, subtle energy circulatory system
ISSUE # 5, 1999 – YOU READ IT HERE FIRST! WHAT HAS HAPPENED SINCE?
Are Ulcers, Heart Attacks, and Strokes Really Due to Infections?, The Chlamydial Conundrum, Alzheimer’s, Gall, and Kidney Stones, Juvenile Arthritis and Cerebral Palsy, Exercise: How Much, What Kind, Stress, Heart Disease, White Coat Hypertension, Hostility and Heart Attacks, Stress, Colds, Vitamin C, Zinc and Echinacea – What’s the Bottom Line?, KEYWORDS: Helicobacter, Chlamydia, nanobacteria, DNA “fingerprinting”, C reactive protein, mental stress tests, talking and blood pressure, James Lynch, Type A traits, Ho scale, stress, colds, and “natural” remedies
ISSUE # 4, 1999 – STRESS, DEPRESSION, AND SUBTLE ENERGIES
What Causes Depression?, Depression and Heart Disease, Distinguishing Cause from Effect, Depression and Other Diseases, Subtle Energy Therapies for Depression, Acupuncture and Music, Light, Bioelectromagnetic, Aromatherapy, Homeopathy Subtle Energy Approaches, KEYWORDS: SAD syndrome, involutional melancholia, hormonal, neurotransmitter and genetic influences, Caroline Thomas, The Precursors Study, Norman Shealy, Saul Liss, Peter Hubner
ISSUE # 3, 1999 – STRESS, HEADACHE, AND OTHER HEAD PAIN
Migraine, Tension Headaches, Stress, Pain and Depression, The Pitfalls of Pain Pills, Cluster Headache and Other Head Pains, Stress Reduction: Safe and Cost Effective, Prevention and Treatment for Headaches, KEYWORDS: Hormonal influences, environmental triggers, depression, endorphins, serotonin, side effects of pain pills, cluster headache, TMJ, MFS syndromes, biofeedback, pulsed signal therapy
ISSUE # 2, 1999 – HERBAL AND OTHER SUPPLEMENTS – BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY
What Protection Does the Public Have?, Clinical Trials – Costly and Complicated, What About Safety?, Some Dangerous “Natural” Herbals, Is There Any Solution in Sight?, What To Watch Out For And Where To Get Help., KEYWORDS: Clinical trials, placebo effects, FDA, FTC and safety concerns, German Commission E and other herbal monographs, manufacturing and labeling problems, how to find reliable resources
ISSUE # 1, 1999 – ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE – WHAT IS IT? WHY IS IT SKYROCKETING?
Who Will Get the $50 million?, The Power of Placebos and A Firm Faith, The Roots of Alternative Medicine, What Have We Learned From The Past?, More Recent Alternative Approaches, What Else Should Be Included?, What Works, What Doesn’t, What’s Unsafe?, KEYWORDS: Placebos, Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicine, homeopathy, naturopathy, environmental medicine, chiropractic, biologics, nutraceuticals, manual, postural and faith healing, biofield, mind/body, bioelectromagnetics
ISSUE #12, 2000 – MEDICAL INFORMATION: HOW CAN YOU TELL IF IT’S ACCURATE?
Medical Miracles or Misguided Media?, The Publish or Perish Syndrome, How Do Doctors Get Their Information?, Medical Journal Clout and Big Bucks, Getting Tangled Up in the Web, Caveat Emptor, Data, Data Everywhere – But Never Enough Time to Digest, Discriminate and Deliberate, KEYWORDS: Medical “breakthroughs”, mediahype, endostatin, magnetotherapy, Alzheimer’s, NEJM, Ingelfinger rule, chat groups, setting standards
ISSUE #11, 2000 – CERTAIN FOODS, DRUGS, AND SUPPLEMENTS DON’T MIX
Chocolates and Grapefruit Juice, Nutraceutical Snafus, Functional Foods, What Mechanisms are Involved?, Alcohol, Caffeine and Nicotine, How to Avoid Problems and Get the Most Out of Nutrients and Drugs, KEYWORDS: Coumadin, antidepressants, Seldane, St. John’s Wort, Mickey Finn, Internet Resources
ISSUE #10, 2000 – STRESS AND THE DIABETES EPIDEMIC
Why the Explosive Increase?, Diabetes, Genes and Heredity, The Silent Killer, Insulin Resistance & Syndrome X, Complications of Diabetes, Stress and Diabetes, Book Review: Stress and Health: Research and Clinical Applications, KEYWORDS: Racial differences, fast foods, exercise and physical fitness, Pima Indians, BMI, waist/hip ratio, accelerated atherosclerosis, neuropathy, retinopathy, nephropathy, pregnancy, Alzheimer’s, menopause
ISSUE #9, 2000 – STRESS AND PAIN
The Toll of Chronic Pain, Stress and Pain – A Vicious Cycle?, Stress, Pain, and Suffering, Endorphins, Pain, and Addiction, Genes and the Immune System, Stress Induced Analgesia, Electroceuticals for Pain and Stress, Chronic Pain: Irrespective of the Cause, What Can You Do About It?, KEYWORDS: Back pain, peptic ulcer, Subatance P, betalipoprotein, “runner’s high”, CRH, TENS, PST, NSAID’s, antidepressants, anticonvulsants, behavior modification
ISSUE #8, 2000 – ENERGY MEDICINE & OUR HAWAII CONGRESS ON STRESS
What Happened to Montreux?, Looking Back at Our 1988 Congress, Energy Medicine: A New Stress Frontier, Where Doe Energy Come From and Go?, Can History Teach Us Anything?, A Snapshot of Our Hans Selye Award Recipient and Congress Offerings, Schedule and Registration Information, Book Review: Vibrational Medicine for the 21st Century – Richard Gerber, KEYWORDS: Symtonic LEET, Nordenstrom’s electrical circulatory system, PST, thermodynamic laws, entropy, “free energy” of Gibbs, ATP, human energy fields
ISSUE #7, 2000 – HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT AND KEEP IT OFF, SAFELY, AND PERMANENTLY
Why Quick Weight Loss Diets Fail, Our Set Point for Weight Control, Utilizing the Wisdom of the Body, Flunking on Fitness and Exercise, How to Find Out if You are Too Fat, How to Lose Successfully and Safely, To Lose Weight, Remember Fiber, Fitness, Paupers, Princes and Kings, KEYWORDS: Fatty acids, leptin, obesity in children and teens, stress hormones and “middle-aged spread”, Body Mass Index, bioimpedance, DEXA, glycemic index
ISSUE #6, 2000 – IS STRESS KEEPING YOU FAT?
Fill’er Up, Is It What You Eat or How Much?, Why Thin Is In, How Dieting Can Harm Your Health, Obesity and Periodontal Disease, Insulin Resistance and Syndrome X, The Dieter’s Dilemma, How Stress Causes “Middle Age Spread” and “The Freshman Fifteen”,KEYWORDS: Fast foods, sedentary lifestyles, portion sizes, low fat foods, Barbie, Miss America, anorexia, “yo-yo” dieting, periodontal disease, glycemic index, the “menopot”, Cushing’s Disease, visceral fat
ISSUE #5, 2000 – CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND STRESS – WHAT’S NEW?
Depression and the Broken Heart, Depression and CHD – Chicken or Egg?, Baroceptor and Immune Responses, Oxytocin, Stress, and Blood Pressure, Race, Gender, and Hypertension, Sex, Hostility, and Anger, Mental Stress, Speaking and White Coats Eleventh International Congress on Stress, KEYWORDS: Loneliness, social isolation, gender differences, skin color, racism, calcium dynamics, endothelin
ISSUE #4, 2000 – THE POWER OF PERSUASION AND THE PLACEBO RESPONSE
Ipecac as a Placebo?, Tom and Morning Sickness, Why is Placebo a Dirty Word?, Is It Ethical to Give Placebos?, The Bountiful Benefits of Belief, Stress, Control, and Expectations, It’s Not All in Your Head, Placebos May Improve Illness Symptoms, But Can They Also Cure?, KEYWORDS: Poisonings, blinded and double-bllind studies, ancient placebo remedies, “active-controlled trials”, nocebos, surgical placebos, medical ethics, conditional responses
ISSUE #3, 2000 – TIME CRUNCH STRESS AND “THE HURRY SICKNESS”
Heart Attacks From Hurrying?, Paul, Ralph, and Impatient Patients, Is Time Urgency a Cultural Disease?, Do You Have “Hurry Sickness”?, Tempus Fugit Book Review: Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything, KEYWORDS: Type A behavior, hostility, hurrying, impatience, stress, fat intake and cholesterol, the geography of time, “racing mind syndrome”, setting goals, priorities and other time management tips
ISSUE #2, 2000 – TECHNOSTRESS DUE TO INFORMATION OVERLOAD
Technophobia Seven Thousand Years Ago, Ned Ludd and the Industrial Revolution, Luddites and NeoLuddites, Y2K Cyberstress and Terrorism, Types of Technostress and Their Effects, Computerphilia and Technostress, Technostress from Information Overload Due to the Deluge of Data, KEYWORDS: technophobe, technophile, “come a cropper”, Y2K hysteria, “millenholy”, cyberterrorism, VODS, EM, RSI and ergonomics, liability for workers at home, internet addictions, “data smog”
ISSUE #1, 2000 – IS IT SIMPLY “STRESS” OR SOMETHING MORE SINISTER?
General Anxiety Disorder, Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder, Phobias, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Causes and Mechanisms of Action, Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, Preventing and Treating the Stress of Mental Disorders in the Millennium, KEYWORDS: hyperventilation, irritable heart syndrome, neurocirculatory asthenia, soldier’s heart, effort syndrome, drug and cognitive-behavioral therapy, hormonal influence, electromagnetic therapy
ISSUE #12, 2001 – VITAMINS, COENZYME Q10 AND PHYTOCHEMICALS
How Do Substances Become Vitamins?, Can Vitamin Supplements Be Harmful?, Will Phytochemicals Replace Vitamins?, Should We All Become Vegetarians?, From Gum Disease to the Nobel Prize, Why Ubiquinone is Unique, Nutritional Supplements: Which Ones Should You Take and How Much?, KEYWORDS: Beri-Beri, RDA, RDI, polyphenols, flavonoids, Karl Folkers, periodontal disease, mitochondria, ATP, CoQ10, L-carnitine, electron transport chain
ISSUE #11, 2001 – COPING WITH THE STRESS OF DISASTERS & TERRORISM
What Do PTSD Patients Experience?, Is PTSD a Modern Disorder?, How the Diagnosis of PTSD Evolved, Making the Diagnosis of PTSD, Who Is Most Likely to Develop PTSD?, Is It Really PTSD or Something Else?, What Is the Best Way to Deal with the Stress of Disasters and Terrorism?, KEYWORDS: Charcot, hysteria, DaCosta, soldier’s heart, neurocirculatory asthenia, shellshock, battle and combat fatigue, war neurosis, PTSD, ASD, STSD, ICISF, CISM
ISSUE #10, 2001 – STRESS, FREE RADICALS, ANTIOXIDANTS, AND AGING
Linus Pauling and Vitamin C Megadoses, Could Megadoses Cause Cancer and CHD, How Much Vitamin C Should You Take?, What Form of Vitamin E is Best?, Free Radicals are Two Edged Swords, Antioxidants are Not Armorall, “Phyterchemical” Nutraceuticals, CoEnzyme Q10, ATP, and Bioenergetic Medicine, KEYWORDS: Irwin Stone, Norman Cousins, oxidative stress, phytochemicals, Jonathan Swift, Sodi Pallares, polarizing solution, The School of Salerno
ISSUE #9, 2001 – ON THE ORIGINS AND THE EVOLUTION OF “STRESS”
Claude Bernard and the Milieu Intérieur, Walter Cannon and Homeostasis, Hans Selye and “They Just Looked Sick”, Is it Strain, “Le Stress” or “La Stress”?, Is Stress Cause, Effect, or Both?, Selye’s “Diseases of Adaptation”, Is Animal Research Pertinent to People?, Stress Research is Starting to Soar South of the Border and in South America, KEYWORDS: “Fight or flight”, J.B. Collip, Alarm Reaction, Stage Of Resistance, Stage Of Exhaustion, General Adaptation Syndrome, stressor, eustress, Roger Guillemin
ISSUE #8, 2001 – WHERE DO EMOTIONS AND BEHAVIORS ORIGINATE?
Winds and Being “Under the Weather”, How Important is Heredity in Determining Emotions or Behavior?, Humours, Physiognomy & Phrenology, Body Type and Personality, Are Emotions an Evolutionary Response?, Feelings & Physiology – Chicken or Egg?, Some Psychological Perspectives on Traits, Temperament and Personality, KEYWORDS: Foehn, genes and criminality, Kretschmer, Sheldon, somatotypes, Descartes, Darwin, James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Freud, Jung, Adler, Eysenck, memes
ISSUE #7, 2001 – LIPITOR, MEMORY LOSS & LEAPING LIKE LEMMINGS
The Clout of the Cholesterol Cartel, Public Health or Private Profits?, Are LDL Levels the Best Criterion?, Side Effects, Toxicity and Safety, Other Observations, Including My Own, Putting Things in Perspective, Consumer Relationship Management (CRM) and Pharmaceutical Marketing, KEYWORDS: risk “markers” and “factors”, NCEP, drug marketing, anti-inflammatory vs. lipid lowering, CRP, “Spacedoc”, Pravachol, Zocor, free radicals, CoQ10
ISSUE #6, 2001 – THE BROKEN HEART: FOLK MYTH OR MEDICAL FACT?
Living Together and Dying Alone, The Role of Gender and Race, The Broken Heart and Sudden Death, Voodoo and Other Predictable Deaths, Helplessness, Hopelessness and Whiskers, Why Loneliness and Depression are Deadly, Book Review: A Cry Unheard: New Insights into the Medical Consequences of Loneliness, KEYWORDS: Holmes-Rahe scale, marital status and death rates, sympathetic and parasympathetic stimulation deaths, stress and cancer, school failure and premature death
ISSUE #5, 2001 – WHAT WILL MEDICINE BE LIKE IN TWENTY YEARS?
Sensational Sensors and Reliable Robotics, Vaccines for Cancer and Heart Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes and AIDS, Stem Cells for Strokes and Parkinson’s, Farming Fat Cells to Build Bone, Turning Skin Cells into Heart Tissue, The Potential for Genetic Profiling, The Genie is Now Out of the Bottle, Pacemakers for the Brain and Heart, Biolectromagnetic Medicine in the Millennium, KEYWORDS: SOCRATES, AESOP, HERMES, ZEUS, umbilical stem cells, telomeres, human genome project, Darwin, human cloning, perpetual pets, Neuroelectric Therapy (NET), Symtonic, Pulsed Signal Therapy (PST)
ISSUE #4, 2001 – THE FDA FIASCO OF FAUX PAS, FAILURES AND FRAUD
Are FDA Safety Standards Slipping?, The FDA: An Agency Under Stress, Do Fiscal Forces Influence the FDA?, More FDA Financial Finagling?, Monitoring Mishaps and Deadly Drugs, There is Still No Silver Lining on the FDA Cloud and Thunderstorms are Looming, KEYWORDS: Drug approvals and removals, commercial pressures, Prescription Drug User Fee, “Reinventing Government” project, conflicts of interest, payoffs, drug interactions, manufacturing defects, misleading promotions
ISSUE #3, 2001 – THE QUANDARY OF JOB STRESS COMPENSATION
How Prevalent and Severe is Job Stress?, Absenteeism and Other Costs, Sources of Job Stress, The Health Effects of Job Stress, How Workers’ Compensation Evolved, When Job Stress Goes to Court, Book Review: Medical Journalism – Exposing Fact, Fiction, Fraud, Meetings of Interest, KEYWORDS: Job insecurity, technostress, violence, turnover, accidents, Three Mile Island nuclear disaster, Exxon-Valdez oil spill, unemployment, types of stress claims, heart attacks, Federal Employees Liability Act
ISSUE #2, 2001 – MEDICAL MYTHS, MYSTERIES AND MISCONCEPTIONS
The Paradox of the J-Shaped Curve, Beer, Blood Pressure, Salt and Calcium, MVP, Stress and Anxiety Disorders, Cholesterol Craziness and Confusion, Is Atherosclerosis Due to Inflammation?, Cardiovascular Misconceptions and Myths, Book Review: The Cholesterol Myths, KEYWORDS: Alcohol, hypertension, salt restriction, beta blockers, LDL, CRP (Creactive protein), statin drugs, chlamydia, homocysteine, exercise, depression, anxiety, hostility, ginseng, Ginkgo biloba, fiber supplements
ISSUE #1, 2001 – RELIGIOUS FAITH, PRAYER, HEALTH AND LONGEVITY
Religion and Mortality Rates, Religious Devotion, Longevity and Health, Is Prayer a Form of Magic?, Is There Proof That Prayer Works?, Spirituality versus Religiosity, The Workplace Spirituality Explosion, How Religious Groups are Trying to Recapture Their Prayer Prerogatives, KEYWORDS: Social support, Mormons, stress reproduction, witchcraft. Lourdes, chuch attendance, intercessory prayer, HMOs, visual imagery
ISSUE #12, 2002 – BIOELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS OF HEALTH & LIFE
Acorns, Lightning Rods and Electricity Static and Animal Electricity, Batteries, Compasses, Magnets and Fields, Is Electricity The “Spark of Life”? Do Plants Have Nervous Systems? Harold Saxton Burr’s “L-Fields” of Life, Can Bioelectromagnetic Energies Be Used to Diagnose and Treat Different Disorders?KEYWORDS: Lightning, Franklin, Gilbert, Galvani, Volta, Faraday, Maxwell, Paracelsus, Mesmer, Frankenstein, Lakhovsky, Lund, Bose, Kirlian, Langman, SQUID
ISSUE #11, 2002 – IGNORE THE EXPERTS AND EAT MORE MEAT AND FAT?
The High Fat Ÿ Heart Disease Fable, What Does “Good Health” Really Mean? The American Low-Fat Diet Fiasco, The Dilapidation of the Food Pyramid, All Fats Are Not Created Equal, Carbohydrates Can Also Be Confusing, What’s Wrong with the Current American Diet? – What Can Be Done to Correct It?KEYWORDS: Ancel Keys, Gary Taubes, Framingham, MRFIT, olestra, xenical, coronary disease, cancer, insulin resistance, glycemic index, soda, soft drinks, trans-fats
ISSUE #10, 2002 – SURVIVING STRESS: WHY ARE SOME PEOPLE SO SUPERIOR?
Mind/Body Relationships and Health, What Does “Good Health” Really Mean?, Aaron Antonovsky and Salutogenesis, The “Hardiness” Personality, Can Your Attitude Affect Your Health?, Rating Scales and Semantics, Hopkins Physicians, Nuns, Harvard Students & the Art of Aging Well, KEYWORDS: Descartes, Hygeia, Asclepius, sense of coherence, Susan Kobasa, Martin Seligman, learned optimism, Caroline Thomas, David Snowdon, George Vaillant
ISSUE #9, 2002 – STRESS, SCHIZOPHRENIA & ADDICTION – IN OUR GENES?Schizophrenia, Cats and Litter Boxes, Genes, Stress and the “One-Two” Punch, Chromosomes, Genes and DNA, Genetic Profiling – A Two-Edged Sword?, Frankenstein from a Test Tube?, The Fallacy of Is It Nature or Nurture?, Genes, Emotions and Behavioral Traits, How Stress Influences Health and Behavior by Turning Genes On and Off, KEYWORDS: Hair color and copper, identical and fraternal twins, Human Genome Project, genes for breast and colon cancer, addiction and self esteem, smoking, eugenics
ISSUE #8, 2002 – CORONARY DISEASE: LOOKING IN THE WRONG PLACES?
The Fatty Diet › Atherosclerosis Fable, Some Fatty Diet Flaws and Fallacies, Cholesterol › Atherosclerosis is Kaput!, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis, Stress and Atherosclerotic Heart Disease, Why Does the Lipid Hypothesis Persist?, Why Official Guidelines and Recommendations Can be Hazardous to Your Health, KEYWORDS: Homocysteine, Ancel Keys, Framingham, MRFIT, statins, low fat food substitutes, French Paradox, CRP, chlamydia, cholesterol cartel, Type A behavior
ISSUE #7, 2002 – MORE ON DRUG COMPANY DECEPTIONS AND ABUSES
Does Drug Advertising Help the Public?, Advertising Distortions and Deceptions, Promoting and Preserving the Purple Pill, More Drug Company Chicanery, Conflicts of Interest and Control, Just How Tainted Has Medicine Become?, How Drug Companies Continue to Deceive Us and Why Things Will Only Get Worse, KEYWORDS: Posicor, Nexium, Claritin, Clarinex, Buspar, Calcium channel blockers (Cardizem, Procardia, Calan), Hatch-Waxman Act, Levaquin, Neurontin
ISSUE #6, 2002 – SORTING OUT SUPPLEMENT SUPERIORITY AND SAFETY
21st Century Patent Medicines?, DSHEA & Supplement Safety Concerns, PC SPES, SPES, GHB and Lipokinetix, Should Ephedra be Banned?, And Now Some Good Supplement News, Omega-3 – Another “Super Supplement”, Weight Loss Supplement Scams and the Need for Greater Regulatory Powers, KEYWORDS: NLEA, MedWatch, nutraceutical, L-tryptophan, contamination, Coenzyme Q10, EPA, DHA, Body Solutions, Enforma, Federal Trade Commission
ISSUE #5, 2002 – STRESS, OBESITY, DIABETES, AND THE DEADLY QUARTET
Is it Nature, Nurture or Stress, The Metabolic Syndrome and Stress, Insulin Resistance and Syndrome X, Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Stress, Toxic Stress and Visceral Obesity, Obesity is More Than Just Overeating, Leptin, Dopamine, Ad-36, Ghrelin, Supplements and Other New Approaches, KEYWORDS: Diabetic complications (role of race, gender, anger), BMI, prediabetes, HPA axis, Chrousos, Peeke, menopot, Björntorp, NES, resistin, Glycemic Index
ISSUE #4, 2002 – HEALTH NEWS: ACCURATE OR ADVERTISING HYPE?
The Explosion of Junk Science, Should You Take It or Not?, The Pro’s and Con’s of Coffee and Tea, Prosit! Nazdarovya! A Votre Santé?, Should You Drink? How Much? What?, The Vioxx-Celebrex Cox-2 Controversy, Spin-Doctors’ Strategies, Scams and Subverting the Statistics, KEYWORDS: Direct consumer advertising, aspirin, calcium, diabetes, gallstones, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s
ISSUE #3, 2002 – DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND RELATED CONTROVERSIES
Are “Stress Reducing” Herbals Safe?, Herbals are Not Always Harmless, Should Supplements be Regulated?, How Things Now Stand Under DSHEA, The Public’s Perception of Supplements, Other Non-Prescription Problems, A Non-Prescription Product Battle is Looming – Who Will the Winners Be?, KEYWORDS: Drug withdrawals, kava, supplement promotion, ginseng, ginkgo, echinacea, St. John’s wort, saw palmetto, Codex Alimentarius, DSVP, DSEA, Hatch, Harkin, Prilosec, Nexium, generics, policosanol, Relora
ISSUE #2, 2002 – STROKES, SUDDEN DEATH, HEART ATTACKS AND STRESS
Stress, Stroke and Geography, Stress and Risk Factors for Stroke, Other Stress and Stroke Connections, Stress and Sudden Death, Death by Prescription and Voodoo, Stress and Coronary Artery Disease, Anxiety, Coronary Events, Chicken vs. Egg, Alcohol, and U-Shaped Curves, KEYWORDS: Statins, “stroke belt”, African-American, atrial fibrillation, PTSD, George Engel, Richard Rahe, Walter Cannon, “The Baskerville effect”, baroreflex sensitivity
ISSUE #1, 2002 – STATIN STUPIDITY AND CHOLESTEROL CONFUSION
Why FDA Failures Threaten Our Safety, How Safe are Statins?, Cancer, Retinopathy and Shingles?, The Hazards of Low Cholesterol, The Real Reasons Statins Work, Revisiting The Cholesterol Myths, The Times They are A-Changing and the Tide is Finally Starting to Turn, KEYWORDS: Baycol, Rezulin, VEGF, Framingham Study, MRFIT, Honolulu Heart Study, Coenzyme Q10, Uffe Ravnskov, Sir John McMichael
ISSUE #12, 2003 – CORONARY DISEASE, STATINS, CHOLESTEROL & INFLAMMATION
What Does “Inflammation” Signify?, Atherosclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease, How Can Inflammation Be Prevented?, Is Lowering Inflammation the Solution?, Putting CRP in Perspective, Stress, Heart Attacks and Inflammation, Is “Inflammation” The Cause And Could Statins Be The Cure For Almost Everything? KEYWORDS: Chlamydia, flu vaccine, NSAIDs, COX-2, IL-6, alcohol, oxidative stress, homocysteine, NO, non-prescription and generic statins, long term safety
ISSUE #11, 2003 – DEPRESSIVE DISORDERS: ARE THEY REALLY TRUE DISEASES
How Can Depression Be Diagnosed?,? Who Becomes Depressed or Suicidal?, Historical Highlights of Depression, The Emancipation of the Mentally Ill, Twentieth Century Breakthroughs, Biolectromagnetic & Other Modalities, How Much Does Stress Contribute to Depression and What Does the Future Hold? KEYWORDS: Anhedonia, involutional melancholia, lunatics, exorcism, Bedlam, hypnosis, the “talking cure”, dementia praecox, Thorazine, SSRI’s, rTMS, heredity
ISSUE #10, 2003 – WHY TREATING HYPERTENSION HAS BECOME A DISMAL FIASCO
John Laragh and The Renin Hypothesis, How the Renin Story Began and Evolved, The Pivotal Role of Angiotensin, The Plasma and Direct Renin Assays, Treating Volume vs. Renin Hypertension, Guidelines Based on Politics – Not Science, ALLHAT Versus the Laragh Method, The Stress-Hypertension Conundrum, The Role of Inflammation, More On NHLBI & JNC-VII Chicanery, Does Renin Cause Cardiovascular & Kidney Disease in Non-hypertensive Patients? KEYWORDS: Malignant hypertension, Robert Tigerstedt, Harry Goldblatt, Jean Sealey, ALLHAT study, JNC-VII, Hans Selye, Diseases of Adaptation, stress and PAI-1
ISSUE #9, 2003 – STATINS, STRESS, CORONARY DISEASE AND HYPERTENSION
The May 2003 Weston Price Conference, Statins, Cancer, CRP, CHD and Stress, The Phenomenal Polypill Panacea, Relative Versus Absolute Risk and NNT, Buckshot or Bullets for Blood Pressure?, The Laragh Method of Treating Hypertension and Preventing Its Fatal Complications, KEYWORDS: Coenzyme Q10 and congestive failure, inflammation, polytherapy perils, plasma renin assay, salt-volume (V) vs. renin-angiotensin (R) hypertension
ISSUE #8, 2003 – TAKE THE LATEST LOW SODIUM ADVICE WITH A GRAIN OF SALT
Mystical, Sanctifying And Practical Use, How Did the Low Salt Crusade Start?, The Art of “Mining” Salt Study Statistics, Pouring Salt in Low Sodium Wounds, Slipping Through Some Legal Loop-holes, The DASH Study – Déja Vu All Over Again?, Should You Avoid Salt? Which of Some 100 Blood Pressure Pills Is the Best for You? KEYWORDS: “The Last Supper”, covenant of salt, Sumo wrestling, Walter, Kempner, Lewis Dahl, low sodium diet studies, diuretics vs. antirenin drugs, the “Laragh Method”
ISSUE #7, 2003 – PREHYPERTENSION AND THE EMPEROR’S NEW INVISIBLE SUIT
Risk Factors and Other Fallacies, Stress and Pseudohypertension, Treating Numbers Instead of A Person, What Causes Hypertension?, The Emperor’s Invisible Suit and JNC-7, Is JNC-7 Déjà Vu All Over Again?, Some Thoughts on Pharmaceutical Finagling and Future Hypertension Research, KEYWORDS: Sodium restriction, MRFIT, white coat hypertension, talking, primum non nocere, diuretics, ACE inhibitors, John Laragh, Björn Folkow, inflammation
ISSUE #6, 2003 – WHY DO WOMEN LIVE LONGER THAN MEN? IS IT LESS STRESS?What Determines Longevity in Humans?, Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?, Menopause, Estrogens and HRT, Iron, Obesity, Heart Disease and Cancer, Cushing’s, Cortisol and Beer Bellies, Stress and Apple and Pear-Shaped People, Is Inflammation the Cause of Coronary Disease? (and Almost Everything Else?) KEYWORDS: Altruistic egotism, Werner’ s Syndrome, donating blood, menopause, HRT, BMI, Cushing’s Syndrome, cortisol, WHR, andropause, ADAM, JUPITER
ISSUE #5, 2003 – HOW CAN YOU DETERMINE WHAT DIET IS THE VERY BEST FOR YOU?
A Diet Based on Your Blood Type?, Iridology, Kinesiology and Pulse Testing, Get the Right Diet by Metabolic Typing, Elimination and Rotational Diets, Pharmacogenomics and Nutrigenomics, Fats: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, Killer Carbs and Good Guy Grains, All Obesity is Not Created Equal – Stress, Belly Fat & Insulin Resistance, KEYWORDS: Lectins, gluten sensitivity, lactose intolerance, hypoallergenic foods, Gary Taubes, high fructose corn syrup, whole grains, cytokines, inflammation, CRP
ISSUE #4, 2003 – MORE ON “ENERGY MEDICINE” AND ITS CLINICAL APPLICATIONS
Dr. Claude Rossel and the Biotonus Clinic, Our International Congresses on Stress, Eastern and Western Holistic Medicine, Where Does Our Energy Come From?, Sodi Pallares, ATP, and the Sodium Pump, Is There an Energy Circulatory System?, Separating the Wheat From the Chaff as Well as Hype From Hope, KEYWORDS: Symtonic LEET, Yujiro lkemi, Elmer Green, Ross Adey, Descartes, photosynthesis, polarizing solution, Russell Dekker, Bioelectromagnetic Medicine
ISSUE #3, 2003 – WHAT AND HOW MUCH SHOULD YOU EAT OR DRINK – AND WHEN?The Myriad Pyramid Problem, What Will the New Pyramid Look Like?, Water, Water, Everywhere & Lots to Drink, Should It Be Wine, Beer or Booze?, Some Beefs About Modern Meats, Natural, Free Range and Grass Fed Scams, Organic Overload, Fish Fears, Supplements and the Potential for Nutrigenomics, KEYWORDS: Walter Willett, Mediterranean Diet, The French Paradox, Serge Renaud, Louis Pasteur, G. K. Chesterton, genetic & irradiated foods, pharmacogenics
ISSUE #2, 2003 – WHY DRUG COMPANIES ARE THE MOST PROFITABLE U.S. INDUSTRY
A Few Facts to Put Things in Perspective, Generics, the Purple Pill Saga and OTC’s, A Drug Company’s Deceptive Dealings, More Pharmaceutical Finagling, How Can Such Abuses be Curtailed?, Costs are Soaring Due to Chicanery, Cheating, Deception, and Dishonesty, KEYWORDS: Pfizer, Merck, Schering-Plough, Parke-Davis, Glaxo, Forest Labs, Lipitor, Vioxx, Prilosec, Nexium, Claritin, Clarinex, Celexa, Lexapro, False Claims Act.
ISSUE #1, 2003 – FATS, CORONARY DISEASE, LDL, STATIN SIDE EFFECTS & CO Q10
Could a Diet High in Fats Be Healthy?, “There is No New Thing Under the Sun”, Is History Repeating Itself?, Coronaries, Cholesterol and LDL, Atherosclerosis, Inflammation and CRP, More Nails in the Cholesterol Coffin, The Subtle but Sinister Side Effects of Statins and the Importance of Q10, KEYWORDS: Atkins Diet, Pritikin, Ornish, Banting, Keys, Pennington, Taller, Tarnower, Framingham Heart Study, CPK, rhabdomyolysis, cognitive deficits, heart failure
ISSUE #12, 2004 – THE TRIUMPH OF PROMOTION AND POLITICS OVER PUBLIC PROTECTION
A Dangerous and Deadly Drug That Is Still Masquerading as a Food Additive, Did Wife Get 50 Years for Murder In A Death Due To Aspartame?, Pharmaceutical Company Control Over Regulatory Agencies and Officials, Donald Rumsfeld and His Political Pals Come to the Rescue, KEYWORDS: Brain tumors, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, lupus, “excitotoxins”, formaldehyde cocktails, Dr. Marcella Fierro, Senator Orin Hatch and his “Hatchlings”, Samuel Skinner’s Grand Jury Investigation, Dr. Arthur Hull Hayes
ISSUE #11, 2004 – HOLIDAY STRESS — SOME SOURCES, SYMPTOMS, SIGNS AND SOLUTIONS
Traffic Jams, Parking Problems, Long Lines and “Sorry, All Sold Out”, Holiday “Blues”, “Headaches” and Other Xmas Health Hazards, Travel and Other Holiday Stresses and Tips To Avoid Them, Update On Weight Loss Supplements That Allegedly Work By Reducing Stress, KEYWORDS: “Black Friday”, internet shopping, SAD syndrome, Tromso, morketiden, “Holiday Heart”, allergic reactions, travel stress, abdominal obesity, weight loss, FTC, Cortislim, Cortistress
ISSUE #10, 2004 – PRICE, POTTENGER AND McCULLY: CARIES, CATS AND CORONARIES
Pottenger’s Curious Cats, McCarrison, The Hunzas, Stress And Shangri-La, McCully, “Macaroni Wheat” And Coronary Heart Disease, Epilogue – Some Food For Thought About The “Staff Of Life”, KEYWORDS: “Darwin of Nutrition”, cooked vs. raw foods, Lost Horizon, Shangri-La, “fuel” vs. “protective” foods, homocysteine, folate, “enriched” and “fortified” flour, Ultragrain.
ISSUE #9, 2004 – STRESS, NEUROTRANSMITTERS & THE “SECOND BRAIN” IN THE GUT
What and Where Are Neurotransmitters?, What Do Neurotransmitters Do?, An Odd Orchestra With No Conductor, The Dopamine Dilemma, The “Second Brain” in The Gut, Emotions and Energies From The Gut?, Why We Know Relatively Little About Stress and Disease or How Drugs Work, KEYWORDS: Vagusstoff, the “Big Three”, the “Mighty Two”, the “Dracula Hormone”, Awakenings, Zyban, schizophrenia, Prozac, REM sleep, the dantian, Rabelais
ISSUE #8, 2004 – DISEASES OF “CIVILIZATION” AND RAPID CULTURAL CHANGES
Stress and “Diseases of Adaptation”, Civilization and Cancer, John Le Conte and the “Tanchou Law, Other “Diseases of Civilization”, Breast Feeding, Diet and Obesity, Sociocultural Change and Roseto, Tuberculosis, Sudden Death and the Stress of Immigration and Rapid Changes, KEYWORDS: Vilhjalmur Stefansson, cancer in Eskimos and primitive groups, Roald Amundsen, Albert Schweitzer, Weston Price, Hunzas, Alvin Toffler
ISSUE #7, 2004 – WHY ARE DRUGS INCREASINGLY MORE EXPENSIVE AND DEADLY?
Drug Prices and The Public Be Damned, The Perils of Being A Patient, Pfizer Pays $430 Million in Fines, Whistleblowers and Suppression of Data, Medicine Is Now All About $$$ And Profits, Are Children Becoming More Demented?, Updating NIH & FDA Conflicts of Interest and Actions Against Antidepressants, KEYWORDS: Prilosec/Nexium & Claritin/Clarinex scams, Neurontin, drugs from Canada, Medicare drug discount cards, ADHD, SSRI’s, Paxil litigation, Serzone
ISSUE #6, 2004 – TYPE A AND CORONARY DISEASE: SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION
Emotions, Personality and the Heart, Recognizing and Rating Type A Traits, How a Basic Science Interest in Cholesterol Metabolism Led to the Type A Concept, Which Characteristics of Type A Coronary Prone Behavior are the Most Important?, What is the Best Way to Diagnose Type A and/or Determine its Degree of Severity?, The Significance of Hostility and Other Controversial and Confusing Concepts, Is Type A Simply another Form of Stress that Contributes to Coronary Disease?, KEYWORDS: “hurry sickness”, Structured Interview, competitiveness, Cook-Medley Hostility “Ho” scale, Sisyphus, behavior modification, cardiovascular reactivity
ISSUE #5, 2004 – CAN ANYTHING BE DONE TO STOP DECEPTIVE DRUG PROMOTIONS?
Whom Does the FDA Really Protect?, “All the News That’s Fit to Print”?, The FDA, Ephedra & “The Dirty Dozen”, Supplements to Reduce Stress & Weight?, Anti-Aging and Other Supplement Scams, Control of Medical Press & Institutions?, A Few People Are Fighting Back. Is There Some Light at the End of the Tunnel?, KEYWORDS: Drug company lobbying, Daniel Troy, The New York Times, 1994 DSHE Act, New England Journal of Medicine, secretagogues, Harvard Medical School
ISSUE #4, 2004 – TREATING DEPRESSION – COULD THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE DISEASE?
Diagnosing and Treating Depression, The Triumph of Thorazine and Prozac, False Advertising and Serious Side Effects, FDA Bias, Deceptions and Delays, Corporate Conspiracy and Collusion, Just How Dangerous are Antidepressants?, Can Anything Be Done to Prevent Drug Company Abuses? It Seems Very Unlikely, KEYWORDS: involutional melancholia, dopamine, tardive dyskinesia, serotonin, SSRI, Paxil, suicide, Zoloft, Effexor, Celexa, Serzone, ACNP, APA, psychobabble, akathisia.
ISSUE #3, 2004 – COULD TINY DOSES OF STRESS ACTUALLY BE GOOD FOR YOU?Hormesis and Antibiotic Resistant Bugs, Why the Hormesis Concept Is Confusing, The Radium “Liquid Sunshine” Fad, Can Small Doses of Radium Promote Health?, Is Hormesis A Form of Homeopathy?Stress, Homeostatis and Hormesis, What and Where Is “Memory” and Do Good Things Come In Really Small Packages? KEYWORDS: Mithridate, anaphylaxis, botox, The “Radium Girls”, Eben Byers, atom bomb, nanopharmacology, hologram, pheromones, energy communication pathways.
ISSUE #2, 2004 – MORE ON INFLAMMATION, AGING, JOB STRESS & DRUG KICKBACKS
Can Aging and Alzheimer’s Be Delayed?, Big Bellies, Sex, Genes, Booze and Diets, Could Job Stress Be Making You Sick? Physician, Pharmacy & Hospital Abuses, Neurontin & Other Spurious Promotions, Federal Employee Conflicts of Interest with Drug Companies and Grant Recipients, KEYWORDS: CRP, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, beer bellies, “inflammaging”, bad bosses, bullying, caregiver stress, survivor guilt, drug substitution.
ISSUE #1, 2004 – IMPORTANT RECENT RESEARCH ADVANCES IN STRESS & HEALTH
Can Being Overweight Cause Cancer?, More Links Between Stress and Cancer, Statins, Cancer, Depression and Alzheimer’s, Sweeping Statin Safety Under the Rug, How the Public Continues To Be Deceived, Are Conflicts of Interest the Problem?, Is Federal Funding Fueling the Current Epidemic of Obesity and Diabetes in Kids? KEYWORDS: Anxiety, depression, social support, CoQ10, inflammation, NIH duplicity and deficiencies, high fructose corn syrup, leptin, ghrelin, Federal subsidies
ISSUE #12, 2005 – SE SCIO! OR HOW WE OFTEN CREATE OUR OWN STRESS
Blissful Incompetence is Prevalent and Pernicious, Poor Self-Assessment of Personal Health, Correcting the Problem Is Easier Said Than Done, A Glimpse Into The Glory of Stewart George Wolf, Jr., KEYWORDS: “Everything in moderation-and moderation even in that”, “the problem of the new”, defining intelligence, errors of omission, false optimism about being “above average” and meeting deadlines, the “stress-illness rule”, media influences, “medical students’ disease”, “Go Red For Women” coronary campaign, eggs get a “Health Tick”, A Man For All Seasons
ISSUE #11, 2005 – CAN LAUGHTER & HUMOR HELP YOU LIVE LONGER?
Norman Cousins and Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient, The Explosion of Laughter Therapy Programs and “Humor Consultants”, Do the Health Benefits of Humor and Laughter Have Scientific Support?, What Makes Us Laugh? Why Don’t You Laugh When You Tickle Yourself, KEYWORDS: Hans Selye, Linus Pauling, intravenous vitamin C, ankylosing spondylitis, Albert Schweitzer, Pablo Casals, vis medicatrix naturae, Adam Smith and Powers of the Mind, placebo effects, The Humor Project, Patch Adams, happiness and heart rate variability, Rx Happiness, Lee Berk, Michael Miller, laughing gas, gelotologists.
ISSUE #10, 2005 – SPEAKING OF LOVE: AN INTERVIEW WITH JIM LYNCH – PART II
Type A’s, Schizophrenics, Pets and Blood Pressure, Educational Failure and Premature Death Speaking About Love – From “No Place” to “No-Body”, Descartes and Darwin on Trial, KEYWORDS: The Language of the Heart, “plosive speech”, René Descartes, Aaron Katcher, “dialogical seesaw”, 60 Minutes, migraine, Raynaud’s, Transactional Psychophysiology, A Cry Unheard, school dropouts, minority groups and hypertension, sign language, Adam and Eve, East of Eden, Freud, Darwin
ISSUE #9, 2005 – SPEAKING HEART TO HEART: AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMES J. LYNCH – PART I
The Land of the Serendip, Our Psychophysiologic Clinic and Laboratory, My Sabbatical in Ireland, Meeting Paul Rosch, KEYWORDS: Horsley Gantt, The Pavlovian Society, Stewart Wolf, the “Effect of Person”, the Psychophysiological Clinic, The Broken Heart, loneliness, disease and premature death, the Dinamap “Green Machine”, Ireland, babies and blushing, talking and blood pressure surges, alexithymia
ISSUE #8, 2005 – HOW ACCURATE ARE DEVICES FOR MEASURING STRESS?
Stress Dots, Squares, Cards, Thermometers and Mood Rings, Galvanic Skin Resistance, Psychogalvanic Skin Responses and E-Meters, The Polygraph and Other Devices to Detect the Stress of Lying, Is HRV the Answer to Measuring Stress Levels as Well as Reducing Them?, KEYWORDS: “Cold feet”, L. R. Hubbard, Scientology, Brainfingerprinting, fMRI, thermal imaging, laser Doppler vibrometry, CVSA, “truth specs”, HeartMath, HeartTracker, Heart Tuner Pro, OmegaWave Sport, Physiolab
ISSUE #7, 2005 – WHY DO HAPPY PEOPLE & OPTIMISTS LIVE LONGER?
Are the Benefits of Optimism Primarily Due to Less Depression?, Does Viewing A Glass as Half Full and Not Half Empty Promote Health?, Intelligence, Conscientiousness, Longevity and The “Termites”, Stress, Healthy Aging, Allostatic Load and Heart Rate Variability, KEYWORDS: Martin Seligman, Nun’s Study, stress reduction effects of pets, religion and social support, Howard Friedman, Louis Terman, Stanford-Binet, IQ, conscientiousness, George Vaillant, Epictetus, HRV
ISSUE #6, 2005 – UPDATE ON JOB STRESS & OVERWORK IN AMERICA
Vacations Are Essential to Prevent Overworked and Stressed-Out Employees, An Update on Job Stress and Cardiovascular Disease All Around the World, Stress Has Become the Leading Cause of Absenteeism in Great Britain, Company Fined for Ignoring Employee’s Complaints of Job Stress, KEYWORDS: Multi-tasking, “Vacation Deprivation”, depression, Fourth International Conference on Work Environment and Cardiovascular Diseases, shift work, low back pain, burnout in nurses, stress in professional drivers, Job Content Questionnaire, heart rate variability, demand/control model, effort-reward imbalance model
ISSUE #5, 2005 – STRESS: CAN IT MAKE YOU AGE FASTER & SHORTEN YOUR LIFE?
Antioxidants, Hormones, Restricted Calorie and Other Diets, Biological Clocks, Telomeres and The Magic of Mitochondrial ATP, Sirtuins, Red Wine, Heart Disease, and the Remarkable Resveratrol, Heredity, Methusalah, Indy, Other Anti-Aging Genes and Exercise, How Does Stress Speed Up Biological Aging?, Centenarian Stress, Shakespeare, Swift and the Struldbruggs, KEYWORDS: Antioxidants, free radicals, Roy Walford, Mediterranean diet, telomerase, helicase, Werner’s Syndrome, SIR2, David Sinclair, Thomas Perles, Leonard Guarante, Sirtris, Centagenetix, Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Ashkenazi Jews, “heat shock” and “stress” proteins, caretaker stress accelerates aging, Helen Boley, Jeanne Calment, Gulliver’s Travels
ISSUE #4, 2005 – STRESS, HYPERTENSION AND THE METABOLIC SYNDROME
Björn Folkow Interview, Distinguishing The Difference Between Treating a Disease and a Description, Do Conclusions Derived From Animal Experiments Apply to Humans?, The Significance of Status And Rank In A Social Hierarchy, The Cortisol-Abdominal Fat Connection, Hyperactive Cardiovascular Reactivity, Salt Intake, Stress, And Exercise, Are Diseases of Civilization Due to Maladaptive Responses?, KEYWORDS: Sodium restriction, Cannon’s “Fight or Flight” response, Selye’s “Diseases of Adaptation”, Henry’s rat microsocieties, “Defense” and ” Defeat” Reactions, sympatho-adrenal medullary vs. hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal cortical axis, the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis, glucocorticoid vs. mineralocorticoid, causa vera, thiazides and diabetes, Cushing’s disease, CortiSlim, cold pressor test, “white coat” hypertension, limbic system, “emotional brain”
ISSUE #3, 2005 – THE FDA = FAULTY, FEEBLE AND FUTILE DRUG ADMINISTRATION
Dr. David Graham’s Recent Senate Committee Hearing Testimony, The FDA Failed to Protect the Public from Vioxx Despite Negative Studies, FDA Officials Ignore Any Findings That Dispute Prior Approval of Drug Safety, Why the FDA’s Deplorable State of Affairs Is Not Very Likely To Change, Nutritional Supplement False Advertising Claims and Dangers, Promising That Cortislim Can Promote Weight Loss by Reducing Stress, Codex Alimentarius Commission, KEYWORDS: Elixir sulfanilimide, Thalidomide, Omniflex, Rezulin, Fen-Phen, Redux, PPA, Trovan, Lotronex, Baycol, Seldane, Propulsid, Accutane, Arava, Naprosyn, Celebrex, Forbes “Face of the Year”, AG-Immune, Fat Trapper, Exercise in a Bottle, Acceleron, Chitozyme, Sagee, Dr. Greg Cynaumon, Dr. Gary Adams
ISSUE #2, 2005 –ADVANCES IN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS & OTHER STRESS-RELATED RESEARCH
Stress, Skin, Cervical and Breast Cancers, Stress, Heart Attacks, Hypertension, Stroke and Sudden Death, Stress, Infertility and Miscarriages, Does DHEA or Vitamin C Protect Against Damage Due to Stress?, Can Acne and Baldness Be Due to Stress?, KEYWORDS: Jean-Martin Charcot, Sigmund Freud, “creeping paralysis”, EAE, climate, month of birth and multiple sclerosis, Lou Gehrig’s disease, Charcot’s disease, job stress, breast and ovarian cancer, stress addiction, stress due to deadlines, mental stress tests, stress, sperm counts and libido, PBIF, “Fountain of Youth”, DHT, CRH
ISSUE #1, 2005 – DRUG COMPANY PROFITS & POLITICS VERSUS PROTECTING THE PUBLIC
FDA Fiascoes Due To Political and Pharmaceutical Company Pressures, The White House – FDA – Searle and Monsanto Revolving Doors, More Monsanto Machinations, Manipulations and Malfeasance, The Carlyle Connection, Are Monsanto’s and NutraSweet’s Days Numbered?, KEYWORDS: Delaney law, Michael Taylor, Michael Friedman, Posilac, drug resistant bacteria, PhRMA, George H. W. Bush, “Homeland Health”, Project Bioshield, PCB’s, Solutia, Pharmacia Corporation, Pfizer, Agent Orange, Roundup, Sweet and Low, Splenda, Stevia, DSHEA, NutraSweet and aspartame litigation
ISSUE #12, 2006 – REDUCING STRESS WITH YOGA, PILATES & TAI CHI
Exactly What is Yoga? Are Its Rewards Related to Religion or Faith? The Health Benefits of Yoga and How Yoga Differs From Pilates and Tai Chi, KEYWORDS: Asana, Lotus Position, Hatha, Iyengar, Bikram, Ashtanga (Vinyasa) Kundalini, Integral, Forrest, Sivananda & Anusara Yoga Styles, Sun Salutations, Om, Madonna, Heart Rate Variability, Qigong, Kung Fu
ISSUE #11, 2006 – STRESS, SENIOR MOMENTS AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
The Growing Problems of MCI and the Dread of Developing Alzheimer’s;, How Stress Contributes to Loss of Memory, Aging and Alzheimer’s; What Causes Alzheimer’s and Can It Be Prevented, Delayed or Treated?; The Commercialization and Exploitation of Alzheimer’s by Misinformation, KEYWORDS: Senile vs. multi-infarct dementia, hippocampus, telomeres, telomerase, beta-amylase, glutamate, Rita Hayworth, genetics, estrogen, cholesterol, statins, NSAIDs, drugs, supplements, diet, flavonoids, antioxidants
ISSUE #10, 2006 – STRESS, HEALTH AND AGING CONFERENCE
Introductory Essays By Drs. Erin Olivo And William C. Bushell, Bioelectromagnetic Energies, Chi, Prana, Auras And Heart Rate Variability, Blackburn, Telomeres, Kevin Tracey, Cancer and regeneration, inflammation and stress, Subtle energy communication. KEYWORDS: Cancer and regeneration, inflammation and immune system function, stress and aging, mindfulness based stress reduction, telomerase, SIR longevity genes, stress and autonomic nervous system function, transcendental meditation, Bioelectromagnetic Medicine, subtle energy communication
ISSUE #9, 2006 – STRESS AND ASTHMA: SOME CURIOUS CONNECTIONS
A Brief History of Asthma Down Through The Ages, The Role of Emotions, Personality, Stress and Heredity, Prevention, Stress Reduction, Breathing and Heart Rate Variability, KEYWORDS: xiao-chuan, Moses Maimonides, “Le Cylindre”, Bernadino Ramazzini,” asthma weed”, “rose cold”, pharmacogenomics, eotaxin, amygdala, meditation, breathing & HRV, biofeedback, emWave, StressEraser, RespeRate, helium imaging
ISSUE #8, 2006 – STRESS, SUDDEN DEATH AND “HEART ATTACKS”
How Can Stress Cause Sudden Death in Perfectly Healthy People?, Walter Cannon, Voodoo and Bone Pointing Deaths, Richter’s Rats, Low HRV, the Evil Eye and Modern Hexes, KEYWORDS: “Broken Heart Syndrome”, George Engel, the Giving Up – Given Up complex, puri – puri, Stewart Wolf, mal occhio, cornicello, kako mati, Vaskania, keinaynahorah, Jennifer Lopez, Santeria, the Curse of the Bambino, nocebos
ISSUE #7, 2006 – ARE MEDICAL MISTAKES THE #1 CAUSE OF DEATH?
Why Iatrogenesis Is Now the Leading Cause of Death and Is Getting Worse., Antibiotic Resistance, Superbugs, Tequin and Ketek, Medical Bankruptcies & How Doctor Supply Increases Demand and Deaths, Epilogue: Colossal Corruption and Conflicts of Interest, KEYWORDS: Ivan Illich, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Barbara Starfield, Floyd Bloom, Gary Null, nosocomial infections, MRSA, “flesh eating” bacteria, C. difficile, Bioshield, Flexner, Merck, Bryce, Mahatma Gandhi
ISSUE #6, 2006 – CONVERTING HEALTHY PEOPLE INTO PATIENTS
Lamisil and Digger the Dermatophyte, Plavix and “Aspirin Resistance”, Dr. Eric Topol, Vioxx, Conflicts of Interest & Corruption at Cleveland Clinic, How To Sell “Lifestyle” Pills That Are Looking For Ills or Off Label Uses, KEYWORDS: Bristol Myers Squib, Eric Topol, Accumetrics, GlaxoSmithKline, Social Anxiety Disorder & Paxil, Eli Lilly, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder & Sarafem, Restless Legs Syndrome & Requip, Novartis, IBS & Zelnorm, Merck, Osteoporosis & Fosamax, Cholesterol & Statins, Lipitor lawsuits, Medicare and Medicaid Fraud
ISSUE #5, 2006 – STRESS, GENDER AND ARE MEN REALLY FROM MARS?
Have Gender Differences Been Exaggerated And Exploited?, Are Women’s Desires Due More To Genetic Or Social Influences?, How And Why Women Are Different Than Men, Stress Responses Differ Due To Sex Hormones And Oxytocin, Women And Feminism Quotes – Difference Quotes, KEYWORDS: John Gray, George Sand, Sigmund Freud, Bertrand Russell, gender brain differences, math, navigational, language and fine motor skills, the importance of touch and hugging, effects of marital stress, marriage and longevity in men and women, the crucial role of emotional support, what does “feminism” really mean?
ISSUE #4, 2006 – WHY DO HOSTILITY AND ANGER AFFECT HEALTH?
What Is Hostility and What Is the Significance of the (Ho) Rating Scale?, Is It Worse to Keep Anger In or Blow Your Top?, Why Spats With Your Spouse Can Be Harmful to Your Health and Heart, KEYWORDS: MMPI, Cook-Medley (Ho) scale, risk factors vs. risk markers, LifeSkills training, Type A behavior, Spielberger State, Trait, Expression of Anger Inventory, friendly versus hostile and submissive versus dominant relationships, stress, coronary calcification, and immune system function, The Honeymooners and Ralph Kramden
ISSUE #3, 2006 – WHY MORE GOOD THINGS WILL BE COMING IN SMALLER PACKAGES
Richard Feynman, Nano Nonsense & “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom”, Nano Breakthroughs In Diagnosing, Treating and Preventing Disease, What Are the Drawbacks, Deficiencies or Dangers Of Nanomania?, KEYWORDS: Brain Shower Technology for stress, carbon nanotubes, “electronic nose”, pursonic surround sound, self-cleaning, bathrooms, artificial bone, substitute skin, Clinton Syndrome, femtosecond lasers, dendrimers, PEBBLES, nanobombs, UV Pearls, buckyballs, Type A bathrooms, Oswald Spengler and The Decline of the West
ISSUE #2, 2006 – IMAGERY, FAITH, PLACEBOS AND MIND/BODY MEDICINE
Witch Doctors, Shamans, “The King’s Touch” and Faith Healing, The Four Humors, Hysteria, Temperament and The Anatomy Of Melancholy, Placebos, Great Expectations, Persuasion and Psychosomatic Medicine, KEYWORDS: Eucharist, chi, yin and yang, warts, Kahunas, Hippocrates, Galen, Maimonides, vibrators, balancing the “passions”, Robert Burton, Moby Dick, Samuel Johnson, Claude Bernard, Louis Pasteur, Geoffrey Chaucer, Perry Pepper, Latibrabonehp, antidepressants, Viagra, Levitra, nocebos, sham surgery, Jerome Frank
ISSUE #1, 2006 – WHY ARE WE #1 ON WEB SEARCHES FOR STRESS?
How Do Search Engines Find What You Want and Why Is Google The Best?, Why and How We Will Dramatically Expand Our Efforts to Assist Consumers, Why Are Stress and Particularly Job Stress Levels Skyrocketing?, KEYWORDS: Page Rank, robots and spiders, “Beyond Google”, vertical search engines, domain names, digerati, “pop-ups” and banners, “pay for click” sponsored advertising links, AIS Stress Bulletin, e-books, blogs, podcasts, RSS (Real Simple Syndication), AIS “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval”, Fortune magazine
ISSUE # 12, 2007 – STRESS NOW RECEIVING ITS RIGHTFUL RESPECT
The Cholesterol Cartel’s Persecution and Despicable Dirty Tricks Campaign.-Serendipitous Support from IOM, JAMA, APA< and other October Reports,-What Can Doctors do to reduce the Damaging effects of Stress? KEYWORDS: The Cholesterol Cartel, George Mann & Framingham, Kilmer McCully & homocysteine, Ancel Keys’ Seven Countries Study, George Mann & Uffe Ravnskov, Horace Walpole, Sheldon Cohen, Kristina Orth-Gomer, Daniel Brotman, marital strife, deceptive drug promotion, health insurance, Avandia, Senator Chuck Grassley
ISSUE # 11, 2007 – STRESS AND THE GUT
Stress, Heartburn, Dyspepsia, Pyrosis And “Agita“, Stress, GERD, Gastritis, Stomach,And Duodenal Ulcers, Stress, Irritable Bowel Syndrome And Inflammatory Bowel Disease, KEYWORDS: Imagination, the “worried well”, “the healing purple pill”, Walter Cannon, Barrett’s esophagus, “Halo 360” device, Selye’s “Alarm Reaction”, Diseases of Adaptation, Cushing ulcers, Curling’s ulcer, “gut brain” and “gut feelings”, Stewart Wolf & Tom, H. pylori, stomach lie detector, immune system and intestinal inflammation
ISSUE #10, 2007 – STRESS IN PHYSICIANS, A DEADLY DILEMMA
The Malpractice Crisis and Mayhem in Miami, The Burden of Burnout,-Preventing Depression and Suicide, KEYWORDS: Indispensable syndrome, regional and specialty variation in malpractice premiums, “going bare”, “Brownout”, “Rustout”, female physician suicides, the balance physician, Sir William Osler, “aequanimitas”, Benjamin Franklin
ISSUE #9, 2007 – ARE THERE SUPPLEMENTS THAT CAN REDUCE STRESS?
Are there Supplements that promote Weight Loss by reducing Stress?, Exactly what are Adaptogens and how do they reduce Stress?, Rhodiola rosea’s “Golden Root” to the Rescue?, KEYWORDS: The “Freshman Fifteen”, CortiSlim, CortiStress, Relora, Relacore, Cortitrol Stress Control Formula, CortiDrene, CortiLean, TheraStress, Ben Tabachnik, Nicolai Lazarev, Israel Brekhman, ginsenosides, eleutherosides, rodia riza, Carl Linnaeus, Zolotoy koren, Zakir Ramazanov, Richard Brown, Patricia Gerbarg
ISSUE #08, 2007 – RICHARD RAHE & SIZING UP THE SCOPE OF STRESS
KEYWORDS: Homes-Rahe scale, “stress” & Hans Selye, Galen, Maimonides, Sigmund Freud, Franz Alexander, psychosomatic medicine, Guys and Dolls, Adolf Meyer, Harold Wolff, Töres Theorell, SRE, SRSS, LCU, PTSD, SCI, stress & tuberculosis, Vincent Van Gogh, BSCI, ISMA-Brazil, 12th International Congress on Stress
ISSUE #07, 2007 – IS STRESS THE LEADING CAUSE OF CORONARIES?
The Self-Sustaining Stress-Insomnia-Heart Attack-Stress Cycle, The Cardiovascular consequences of sudden Societal and Cultural change, Low Socioeconomic and Educational Status, Loneliness and Heart Disease, Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Hostility and Heart Disease, Job pressures, Marital Strife and more proof of the role Stress, KEYWORDS: Metabolic Syndrome, “Broken Heart” syndrome, sleep apnea, REM sleep, HRV, Stewart Wolf, Roseto, James Lynch, A Cry Unheard, homocysteine, IL-6, TNF, CRP, free radicals, oxidative stress, Chlamydia pneumoniae, heat shock proteins, electrical circulatory system, Sodi Pallares, Bioelectromagnetic Medicine
ISSUE #6, 2007 – FINAL NAILS FOR THE CHOLESTEROL COFFIN?
A Short History Of The Cholesterol Campaign, The Seven Countries, Framingham, MRFIT, AND MONICA Studies, The Important Distinctions Between, Relative Risk, Absolute Risk And NNT, Is Cholesterol A Cause Or An Association?, A Risk Factor Or Risk Marker?, KEYWORDS: LEO Prize, Uffe Ravnskov, The Cholesterol Myths, Rudolph Virchow, A.I. Ignatowski, Ilya Metchnikov, Nikolai Antischkow, John Gofman, Ancel Keys, the cholesterol cartel, LRC-CPPT report, NCEP, Ray Rosenman, George Mann, Kilmer McCully, Stewart Wolf, Roseto, Alvin Toffler, Serge Renaud, Lipitor, Zocor
ISSUE #05, 2007 – MORE ON FAKE DRUGS FOR FAKE DISEASES & FDA FRAUDA Follow-Up on the Epidemic of New Diagnoses That Are Also Deceptions, KEYWORDS: Havidol, DSACDAD, indolebant, MoDeD, Oblomov, Sanatogen, Kräftigungsmittel, Zelnorm, restless legs syndrome, Requip, ADHD, Mirapex, compulsive gambling, Permax, PEARLS study, Dostinex, valvular disease
ISSUE #04, 2007 – STRESS, FUNCTIONAL DISEASES & STRANGE SOMATIC SYNDROMES
Functional Somatic Syndromes, The Rise and Fall of Repetitive Stress Injury Irritable Heart, Mitral Valve Prolapse and the “Blame-X” Syndromes Is Stress the Major Cause of Chronic Fatigue and Similar Syndromes? A Seal of Approval for Stress Reduction Products and Services?, KEYWORDS: General Patton and malingering, nostalgia, Swiss Disease, DaCosta’s Syndrome, soldier’s heart, neurocirculatory asthenia, effort syndrome, Railway spine syndrome, combat fatigue, Syndrome X, Barlow’s syndrome, myalgic encephalitis, “Yuppie” flu, “Shirker’s Syndrome”, Low Natural Killer Cell disease
ISSUE #03, 2007 – STRESS, INFLAMMATION, & METABOLIC SYNDROME
The Evolution of Metabolic Syndrome and Questions About Its Significance What Causes Insulin Resistance and What Are Its Consequences? Obesity, Insulin Resistance, Inflammation and Stress – Which Comes First?, KEYWORDS: Gerald Reaven, Syndrome X, Harold Himwich, “the diabetes of bearded women”, polycystic ovary syndrome, acanthosis nigricans, trans fats, high fructose corn syrup, CRP, autoimmune diseases, “middle aged spread”, waist hip ratio, Transcendental Meditation, heart rate variability
ISSUE #02, 2007 – P
How PTSD Evolved From A Description To A Diagnosis Politicians, Physicians, Veteran Groups,Vietnam, The Media And PTSD Have Things Improved For Iraq Veterans With PTSD Or Will it Be Déjà Vu?, KEYWORDS: Homer, Herodotus, Shakespeare, soldier’s heart, railway spine, Charcot, shell shock, General Patton, Senator Cranston, Jane Fonda, combat- operational stress reaction, suicides and murders, Senator Kerry, EMDR, HRV
ISSUE #01, 2007 – STRESS SCOOPS TO KEEP YOU AU COURANT & AIS AT THE TOP
Why Does Exercise Reduce Stress and How Much Do You Need? * Are Cell Phones Increasing Stress Levels? * Laughter Lowers Stress, Helps Your Heart, Lengthens Life and Provides Other Perks * A Happy Marriage Reduces Stress And Promotes Health And Longevity * Why The Stress Of Spats With Your Spouse Can Make You Sick And Shorten Your Life * A New Saliva Test To Measure Stress * Stress, Cortisol And Abdominal Fat * Does Stress Reduction Benefit Patients At High Risk For Heart Attacks? * Anxiety Increases Risk For Recurrent Coronary Complications, KEYWORDS: Google rankings, search engine optimization, exercise and stress eduction, cell phones and stress, laughter’s health benefits, stress reduction and longevity rewards of happy marriages, marital spats and sickness, new salivary stress measurement, stress and abdominal obesity, stress reduction lowers and anxiety increases risk of recurrent heart attack
ISSUE #12, 2008 – OUR STRESSLESS SAUDI ARABIAN ADVENTURE
Why Was This Called The ‘Heart, King Of Organs” Conference? The Unappreciated Contributions Of Arabic Physicians To Cardiology, Why The Heart Is Much More Than A Mere Pump, Could The “King Of Organs” Also Be The “Sovereign Of The Soul?” KEYWORDS: Abdullah Al Abdugader, Rollin McCraty, James Lynch, Neha Sangwan, Claudius Galen, William Harvey, Al Razi, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), the Qanun, Ibn Al Nafis, Ebers, Smith and Thebes papyruses, artificial heart,natriuretic hormones, oxytocin, capillary pressure, heart’s electromagnetic field, Franz Halberg, Blaise Pascal.
ISSUE #11, 2008 – HOW REDUCING STRESS CAN PREVENT HEART ATTACKS
The Evolution Of Stress – Heart Relationships And Coronary Prone Behavior, Type A Behavior, Sudden Death, Stress And Heart Attacks, How Does Stress Reduction Prevent Heart Attacks And Atherosclerosis? KEYWORDS: Ebers Papyrus, William Harvey, William Osler, Stewart Wolf, Sisyphus Syndrome, Walter Cannon, “Voodoo Death”, Ray Rosenman, Uffe Ravnskov, Kilmer McCully, coronary plaque microabscess, Kevin Tracey, “anti-inflammatory reflex”, Prince Sultan Cardiac Center “The Heart as King of Organs” Saudi Arabia conference
ISSUE #10, 2008 – STRESS FROM HEALTH CARE AND IATROGENIC INJURIES
The Sad Saga Of Ignaz Semmelweis And Pompous Physicians, Surgeons Don’t Need To Wash Their Hands Because They Are Gentlemen, Iatrogenic Disease Due To Pharmacracy And Fraud KEYWORDS: Primum non nocere, puerperal fever, Oliver Wendell Holmes, miasmas, Louis Pasteur, Robert Koch, Sir Joseph Lister, William Halsted, latex gloves, Arthur Schopenhauer, MRSA, C. difficile and other drug resistant infections, Thomas Szasc, medicalization and converting healthy people into patients, Ivan Illich’s Medical Nemesis.
ISSUE #09, 2008 – PERPLEXING IMMUNE RESPONSES TO STRESS
Stress, The General Adaptation Syndrome And Diseases Of Adaptation, Are Autoimmune Diseases Also Due To Maladaptive Responses To Stress?, What And Where Is “The Immune System” And How Can It Be “Measured”? KEYWORDS: “Fight or flight” responses, Alarm Reaction, stress and tuberculosis, MHC, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, Hashimoto’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Graves’ disease, Kreigbasedow, Schreckbasedow, natural killer, helper and suppressor cells, TNF, IL, IFN, TGF, psychoneuroimmunology, psychoelectroneuroimmunology
ISSUE #08, 2008 – IS STRESS NOW A VALID PSYCHIATRIC DISEASE?
When Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Goes To Court, Who Determines If Stress Is Disabling And The Amount Of Compensation?, Stress, Insomnia, Nocturia And Heart Attacks, Myths About Sleep And Why Ambien Is Not The Answer To Insomnia KEYWORDS: 9/11 PTSD, TRICARE coverage, PTSD and heart attacks, “Dictionary of Disorder”, DSM-IV deficiencies, nocturia in women, vasopressin, siestas, “power naps”, “traveler’s amnesia”, heart rate variability
ISSUE #07, 2008 – THE STRESS EPIDEMIC – IS IT REAL, OR A MEDIA MIRAGE?
The Job Stress Health Crisis And Bernardino Ramazzini, PTSD Predicaments –- Proving The Diagnosis Is Correct And How To Treat?, “America’s Medicated Army”, Fraud And The Escalating PTSD Price Tag, Should PTSD Veterans Receive The Purple Heart For Psychic Scars? KEY WORDS: Diseases of Workers, fullers and “being on “tenterhooks”, diseases of religious sisters and Jewish professions, repetitive hand motions and word processing, Samuel Pepys, Work Stress: The Making of a Modern Epidemic, Healthy Work, shell shock, General George Patton, Senator John Kerry, SSRIs, 9/11 disaster and PTSD.
ISSUE #6, 2008 – STRESS, CELL PHONES AND ELECTRO-SMOG
Why American EMF Safety Standards Are Obsolete And Dangerous, Is There Proof That Cell Phones Can Cause Brain Tumors And Cancer? How And Why The Public Has Been Deceived About Cell Phone Dangers, Why Cell Phone And Other Wireless Worries Will Only Worsen.Is There Any Relief Or Solution In Sight? KEYWORDS: Microwave ovens, Dr. Ross Adey, Dr. Robert Becker, Dr. Vini Khurana, Senator Ted Kennedy, Bioinitiave Report, SAR, cell phone lawsuits, Wi-Fi, WiMax, Bluetooth, Interphone study, sharks and honeybees
ISSUE #5, 2008 – STRESS FROM DECEPTIVE DRUG ADS AND CORRUPTION
Why Prescription Drug Advertising Is Dangerous And Banned Elsewhere, Suppressing And Manipulating Trial Results And The ENHANCE Study, Why Preemption Will Permit Big Pharma To Prevail Over The Public, Will IMPROVE-IT Be The Death Knell For The Lipid Hypothesis? KEYWORDS: Direct-to-consumer drug advertising, ED, GERD, proton pump inhibitors and cancer, Dr. Robert Jarvik and Lipitor, Dr. John Kastelein, Senator Chuck Grassley, Senator Bob Kohl, the “49 Plan”, Ortho Evra estrogen patch, torcetrapib and HDL, ILLUMINATE, Avandia, Exubera, AHA “Healthy Heart” logo revenues
ISSUE #4, 2008 – ARE JOB STRESS & HEALTH FRAUD MAKING US SICKER?
New Approaches That Reduce Employee Turnover And Increase Productivity, Is Spending More On Health Care And Drugs Making Us Less Healthy?, Medicine Is A Double-Edged Sword, But The Wrong Side Is Getting Sharper, Why Iatrogenesis Is Now The Leading Cause Of Death And Disease, KEYWORDS: Whitehall Studies, heart rate variability, Watson Wyatt Global Strategic Rewards Report, Towers Perrin Global Workforce Study, imaging procedure abuses, excessive drug prices, pharmaceutical fraud, exorbitant compensation for drug and health insurance company executives, false advertising, off label use of antipsychotics and antidepressants, MRSA, tuberculosis, malaria & other drug resistant infections
ISSUE #3, 2008 – PHARMACEUTICAL STRESS FROM FRAUD AND DECEIT
KEYWORDS: Claritin & Clarinex, Prilosec & Nexium, John Abramson & Overdosed America, Plavix & Apotex, Corporate Integrity Agreement, Vioxx, Paxil, qui tam lawsuits, Peter Rost, 60 Minutes, drug importation, Genoytopin, Jesse Polansky, Medicare Part D, Daniel Carlat, John Buse, Avandia, Ketek, Vytorin, generics Also Included In This Issue: Illegal Pricing, Kickbacks, False Advertising, And Whistleblowers, Generics, Pfizer, Dr. Robert Jarvik, Lipitor And Congressional Investigations
ISSUE #2, 2008 – MORE STRESS FROM BIG PHARMA FRAUD
KEYWORDS: Ritalin, Matthew Smith, MBD, “black box warning”, Concerta, Dayana, Rett syndrome, prenatal stress, terbutaline, thimerosal, MMR vaccine, Varivax, chickenpox, shingles, FDA Vaccine Adverse Event Report System, Vytorin, Newsweek, Lipitor, Dr. Robert Jarvik Also Included In This Issue: Ritalin, Amphetamines & ADHD Drugs, Stress, Autism, Asperger’s & PPD-NOS, Vaccination Stress, Gardasil & Zostavax, The Collapse of Cholesterol And Sayonara To Statins?
ISSUE #1, 2008 – MEDICALIZATION AND PHARMACRACY STRESS
ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS ISSUE: Impulse Disorders And “Compulsive Shopping”, “Suffer The Little Children” Takes On A New Meaning, The Power Of Pharmacracy In Texas KEYWORDS: Diagnostic And Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), Bob Dole, manic-depressive disorder, bipolar disease, psychotropic drugs, Depakote, mood stabilizers, Rebecca Riley, Medicaid, foster children, Dennis Martinez, Aliah Gleason, George Bush, Texas Medication Algorithm Project (TMAP), TeenScreen
ISSUE # 12, DECEMBER 2009 – STRESS AND THE BODY’S “WISDOM”: FRIEND OR FOE?
The Wisdom Of The Body, The Internal, Environment And The Fluid Matrix. Learning How The Wisdom Of The Body Works Via Vivisection, Hippocrates Four Humors And The Healing Forces Of Nature, How The Wisdom Of The Body Can Boomerang Due To Stress. KEYWORDS: Walter Cannon, homeostasis, vis medicatrix naturae, Ernest Starling, Sir Charles Sherrington, Man on His Nature, Sherwin Nuland, Claude Bernard, milieu intérieur, René Descartes, Anna Kingsford, Louis Pasteur, miasma, neuroplasticity, “learned helplessness”, Sharon Begley, The Plastic Mind, mindfulness meditation.
ISSUE # 11, NOVEMBER 2009 – STRESS DUE TO SCIENCE VS. RELIGIOUS DOGMA
The Scientific Revolution And The Roman Catholic Church, Pneuma Breath Of Life, Holy Ghost, Archaeus, The Ether & Vital Spirit, The Flowering Of Modern Medicine Foments More Controversy,Atheism And Current Conflicts Over Creationism, Abortion And Stem Cells, KEYWORDS: Sir Francis Bacon, Gallileo Galilei, Pope John Paul II, Sir Isaac Newton Principia Mathematica, Copernicus On the Revolution of Heavenly Bodies, Giordano Bruno, Roman Inquisition, Paraacelsus, Galen, Martin Luther, the alkahest, laudanum, Spiritus Sanctis, macrocosm/microcosm, Michelangelo, Frankenstein, Sam Harris The End of Faith, Richard Dawkins The God Delusion, Bertrand Russell Why I Am Not A Christian, George Bernard Shaw, atheism vs. agnosticism, Francis Collins, Regina Benjamin, Albert Einstein, Pope Gregory XVI
ISSUE # 10, OCTOBER 2009 – SWINE FLU STRESS EFFECTS MAY BE WORSE THAN H1N1
Profiting From Previous Pandemics, Political Pressures And Other Vaccines,What Do We Actually Know About Dangers, Prevention And Treatment? Magnitude And Severity, Vaccine Availability And Distribution, Efficacy And Safety Of Treating And Preventing Swine Flu, What Can We Look Forward To? KEYWORDS: Monkey virus, thimerosal, Merthiolate, Mercurochrome, autism, Tamiflu, Relenza, hand sanitizers, face masks, colloidal silver, Echinacea, elderberry extract, vitamin D and other supplements, Spanish flu, French flu, Kansas flu, Gerald Ford, Donald Rumsfeld, Legionnaires’ disease, Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Great Swine Flu Massacre, peramivir, FluMist, Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Bird Flu, squalene, Novartis, multiple sclerosis, Flu Armour
ISSUE # 9, SEPTEMBER 2009 – ARE DRUGS BETTER THAN THE WISDOM OF THE BODY?
The Healing Powers Of Nature, “Tincture Of Time” And Galen, Opinions From Famous Physicians And Others About Doctors And Drugs, The Crucial Role Of Faith And Hope In Healing And Health Enhancement, KEYWORDS: Walter Cannon, “fight or flight”, homeostasis, Starling, Sherrington, Nuland, Hippocrates, vis medicatrix naturae, the four humors, Andreas Vesalius, William Harvey, Paracelsus, Montaigne, Francis Bacon, Thomas Browne, Religio Medici, patent medicines, bloodletting, the New Testament, science versus religion
ISSUE # 8, AUGUST 2009 – STRESS AND INSOMNIA, SOME SURPRISING SOLUTIONS
Heart Attacks, Hypertension, Stroke, Depression, Obesity, Diabetes & Death; How Much Sleep Do You Need And Is Quality As Important As Duration?; Naps, Sleeping Pills, And Devices Are Not As Effective As Stress Reduction, KEYWORDS: Accidents, adverse health effects, CARDIA study, actigraphy, hypertension in African Americans, nightmares and suicide, REM sleep, creativity and problem solving, siesta, wushui, Metronap Energy Pods, Zeo Personal Sleep Coach, CES, LEET, “mindfulness based” and Kriya yoga meditation, cognitive–behavioral therapy
ISSUE # 7, July 2009 – STRESS – IS IT WORSE FOR WOMEN OR MEN?
Postpartum Depression, Postnatal Stress Disorder And Placental CRH, Why Women May Not Always Be The “Weaker” Sex, Women Have Come A Long Way, But Will They Ever Achieve Equal Rights? Keywords: Involutional melancholia, PMS and murder, actus reus, mens rea, the “baby blues”, postnatal psychosis, Andrea Yates, Melanie Stokes, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, ADHD, mental retardation, mathematical and navigational abilities, language and communication skills, OWH Program, Saudi Arabia
ISSUE # 6, June 2009 – SWINE FLU STRESS FEARS: FACT, FICTION & DÉJÀ VU
Is It Likely That A Deadly Swine Flu, Epidemic Is Imminent?, Pandemic Panic, Confusion, The “Blame Game” And Media Hype, Face Masks, Hand Sanitizers, Tamiflu, Relenza And Swine Flu Vaccines, Putting Flu Epidemics In Their Proper Perspective And Proportions. Keywords: World Health Organization, 1918 Spanish flu epidemic, Mexico City ghost town, Dr. Miguel Lezana, “Mexican flu”, Dr. Margaret Chan, SARS, bird flu, Guillain-Barré syndrome, SOAPOPULAR, vitamin D3
ISSUE # 5, May 2009 – CAN STRESS ACCELERATE AGING AND GRAY HAIR?
Exactly What Does Biologic Age Mean And Can It Really Be Measured ?, The RealAge.Com Craze And The Phenomenal Success Of “Infomediaries”, Does Being President Hasten Gray Hair Due To Increased Job Stress?, Are All Claims To Extend Or Restore Youth More Hype Than Hope?, Keywords: Stress Sweeper Test, Cellular Health Test, True Age Test, Charles Silver, Drs. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz, Oprah, Dr. Jay Olshansky, Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama, Hillary Clinton, catalase, Msr, resveratrol, the “French Paradox”, 60 Minutes, IGF-1, Foxo gene, Patton protocol, TA-65™, SIRT 1 protein, Sirtris.
ISSUE # 4, April 2009 – CAN BIOLOGIC AGING BE SLOWED OR REVERSED
The Phenomenal Allure Of Anti-Aging And Regenerative Medicine, Egyptian Immortality, Shangri-La, “Elixir Of Life” And Dr. Faustus, HGH, DHEA And Other Supplements, Bioidentical Sex Hormones, Chelation, Will New Advances in Stress Research Result In Healthy Aging And Longevity? Keywords: Anti-aging Academy of Medicine, mummification, Jesus, and Lazarus, Ba, Ka, and Akh hieroglyphics, the Ankh “Key of Life”, crux ansata, Alexander’s “river of gold”, Garden of Eden, philosopher’s stone, Paracelsus, Thomas Perls, calorie restriction, The Okinawan Program, resveratrol, cryogenics, telomerase.
ISSUE # 3, March 2009 – IS PREVENTING BETTER THAN CURING DISEASE?
Paying Much More But Getting Less And The Rise In Medical Tourism, “Prevention Makes Us Miserable” –”Is Clinical Prevention Better Than Cure?”, The Perils Of Prevention And Gardasil, Nothing Succeeds Like Success & Midwest Center For Anxiety And Depression. Keywords: Japanese health care, kenshin, health insurance costs, “defensive” medicine, malpractice insurance, thought experiment, mammography, daily aspirin, Framingham study, MRFIT, risk factor or risk marker, disease mongering, hypertension and depression not discrete diagnoses, risk/benefit of vaccines, Midwest Stress Center.
ISSUE # 2, February 2009 – DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, STRESS AND THE HEART
How Could Depression Cause Or Worsen Coronary Heart Disease? Beer Bellies, Cortisol, Inflammation, HRV And Other Coronary Risk Factors If Depression Is A Description, Not A Diagnosis, What Is The Best Treatment? KEYWORDS: Institute of Medicine report, INTERHEART study, Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Heart and Soul study, Scottish Health Survey, Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study, C-reactive protein, cortisol and abdominal fat, heart rate variability, ENRICHD study, Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA).
ISSUE # 1, January 2009 – SURPRISING EFFECTS OF SUN & STRESS ON SKIN & HEALTH
Vitamin D’s Unbelievable Ability To Prevent Disease And Preserve Health How Much Vitamin D Should You Take And What Blood Level Is Optimal? Psychodermatology, Stress, Psoriasis, Pustular Acne And Rosacea. KEYWORDS: Cellulite, UVA, UVB and UVC radiation, cod liver oil, 25-hydroxyvitamin D or 25(OH)D, Vitamin D fortified foods, sunscreen products, sunlight and cancer, statins and vitamin D, antimicrobial peptides, cathelicidin, heart attacks associated with psoriasis and periodontal disease, Selye’s General Adaptation Syndrome
ISSUE #12, December, 2010, – WHY MEDICAL RESEARCH NEWS CAN’T BE TRUSTED
Deteriorating Quality Due To Drug Company Deceit And Fiscal Forces, Problems With Journal Rankings, The Integrity of Editors And Peer Review, Pharmaceutical Fraud, Conflicts of Interest And John Ioannidis KEYWORDS: Income from medical journal reprints, risk reduction statistics, impact factor (IF), Thomas Wakley, Richard Smith, Cyril Burt, Richard Horton, Marcia Angell, Jerome Kassirer, Arnold Relman, Vioxx, Prempro, Paxil, ghostwriting, Jeff Drazen, Drumond Rennie, Ivan Illich, Henry David Thoreau, Jeep Cherokee
ISSUE #11, November, 2010 – STRESS DUE TO MEDICAL CARE AND FDA FAILURES
Why Modern Medical Care May Be Doing You More Harm Than Good, Why You Should Never Use New Drugs As Soon As They Become Available, FDA Failures Due To Drug Company Dominance, Deceit And Greed KEYWORDS: Iatrogenic deaths, nosocomial infections, “never events”, “pharmacracy”, “Medical Nemesis”, prehypertension, the “worried well”, $1,000 toothbrush, PDUFA, FDA Advisory Board, “fast track” approval, Warner-Lambert, Rezulin, Los Angeles Times, Dr. John Gueriguian, Dr. Robert Misbin, Dr. Leo Lutwak
ISSUE #10, October, 2010 – STRESS FROM CRP vs. LDL AND INFLAMMATION
Is Crestor More Effective Than Other Statins In Reducing Inflammation?, Low LDL And High HDL But More Deaths From Heart Disease?, Why Many Feel JUPITER Should Be Brought Back Down To Earth, What Is “Inflammation” And How Does It Cause Heart Disease? KEYWORDS: Steven Nissen, Vytorin, Zetia, ENHANCE, IVUS, ASTEROID, Baycol, REVERSAL, “end point” confusion, possible conflicts of interest, GALAXY program acronyms, Erasmus, Virchow, endarteritis deformans, Celsus, care giver stress, interleukin-6 and other markers of inflammation, Selye, prophlogistic, Feynman, Einstein
ISSUE #9, September, 2010 – STRESS, CHOLESTEROL, FATS AND YOUR HEART
Why Saturated Fat And Cholesterol Do Not Cause Coronary Heart Disease, Why The Cholesterol→Coronary Disease Dogma Has Persisted, Why Stress Is Much More Important Than Cholesterol Or LDL, The Pathophysiology Of Stress Induced Coronary Heart Disease. KEYWORDS: MONICA, Ancel Keys, Framingham, MRFIT, association vs. causation, relative vs. absolute risk, cholestyramine primary prevention trial, Walter Cannon, Hans Selye, Diseases of Adaptation, James Herrick, Uffe Ravnskov, Kilmer McCully, Rudolph Virchow, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Prinzmetal’s angina, Robert Jarvik.
ISSUE #8, August, 2010 – BOB ADER ON PLACEBOS & PSYCHOSOMATIC DISEASE
The Birth Of Psychoneuroimmunology And Its Skyrocketing Growth, Engel’s Biopsychosocial Model, Psychosomatic Medicine And Stress, Has Psychoneuroimmunology Research Resulted In Any Clinical Benefits?, Why Do You Believe That Placebo Effects Are Conditioned Responses?, Some Ader And Selye Parallels ⎯ Psychoelectoneuroimmunology? KEYWORDS: Ivan Pavlov, Nicholas Cohen, George Solomon, psychoimmunology, Brain, Behavior and Immunity, psychosomatic disease, H. pylori, tuberculosis, psoriasis, Karen Olness, Hans Selye, subtle energy communication.
ISSUE #7, July, 2010 – STRESS FROM DECEPTIVE & DEADLY DRUG PROMOTIONS
Prilosec’s Perils Prevented By Planning, Promotional Hype And Perjury, Legal Lapses, Marketing Machinations And The Purple Pill Predicament,Osteoporotic Fractures, C. difficile And Other Infections, Esophageal Cancer. Envoi: Putting The Purpose of Pharmaceutical Promotion In Proper Perspective KEYWORDS: Plavix, Claritin, Clarinex, little “purple pill”, PPIs Prevacid, Protonix, histamine blockers Tagamet, Zantac, Pepcid, Shark Fin project, Nexium- the “new” or “healing” purple pill, patent extensions, class action suits, Prilosec OTC, Vimovo, Axanum, Prevacid, Zegerid, Black Box Plavix warning, Kilmer McCully, Grant Rodkey
ISSUE #6, June, 2010 – WHY ARE DRUG COMPANIES NOW SELLING SICKNESS?
Why We Spend Much More On Health Care But Are Sicker And Die Earlier, How Merck’s Fosamax Converted The Worried Well Into Paying Patients, Confusing Osteopenia, Osteoporosis And Bone Density With Risk For Fracture, Is There More Hope Or More Hype For Osteoporosis On The Horizon? KEYWORDS: Pharmacracy, osteomalacia, osteopenia, Bone Measurement Institute, The Bone Measurement Act, Actonel, Boniva, Reclast, ONJ, phossy jaw, Aredia, Zometa, biphossy jaw, Evista, SERM, Prolia, Forteo, alendronate, CBD/PTH, PEMF bone growth stimulators, vibrating platforms and astronauts, Pulsed Signal Therapy
ISSUE #5, May, 2010 – WHY TIMING IS EVERYTHING: A CHAT WITH FRANZ HALBERG
The Thorn Adrenaline Test And Counting Eosinophils in Boston and Minneapolis, Circadian Rhythms, MESOR Hypertension, Chronobiology And Chronotherapy, Rhythm Effects On Weight Gain, VVAs, VVDs And VVSs. KEYWORDS: William Best, Frederic Bartter, The Vanishing Physician-Scientist?, Linnaeus, “Halberg’s paranoia”and circadian desynchronization, chronomes, Terukazu Kawasaki, dipping classification, treating hypertension by calcium and sodium supplementation, prehypertension, John Merrill, self-ambulatory monitoring.
ISSUE #4, April, 2010 – STRESS, HEALTHY AGING & CLUES FOR LIVING TO 100
Healing Waters, The Fountain Of Youth And Elixirs Of Life And Longevity. Sir Robert McCarrison’s Hunzas And The Search For Shangri-La, Alexander Leaf’s Travels To Confirm And Explain Centenarian Claims, To Life, To Life, L’Chaim And Why Ashkenazi Jews Tend To Live Longer. KEYWORDS: Methuselah gene, Alexander the Great, “The Wandering Jew”, Paracelsus, Ponce De Leon, David Copperfield, James Hilton, “zest for life”, stable lifestyles, Milano and INDY genes, “founder effect”, pogroms and the Holocaust”, CETP, humanin, IGF-1, sirtuin, genetic testing scams
ISSUE #3, March, 2010 – THE SWINE FLU FIASCO: A SAGA OF GREED AND FRAUD
The Controversial Close Connections Between Dr. Chan And “Dr. Flu”. WHO’s Board Of Advisory Experts And Their Numerous Conflicts Of Interest. The FDA, Centers For Disease Control And “Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?”, Those Who Do Not Learn The Lessons Of History Are Doomed To Repeat Them, KEYWORDS: Flumist, Tamiflu, Albert Osterhaus, 100,000 bird droppings, H5N1, ESRI, SARS, SAGE, THL, Pandemix, the Pharma Mafia of vaccine makers, “Who Will Protect Us Against The Protectors?”, Donald Rumsfeld, Legionnaire’s Disease, The Great Swine Flu Massacre, Spanish flu, Julie Geberding, PhRMA
ISSUE # 2, February, 2010 – HOW VALID ARE SELYE’S DISEASES OF ADAPTATION
The Alarm Reaction And The General Adaptation Syndrome, The Diseases Of Adaptation From Pathology To Philosophy And Publicity?, How Some Of Selye’s Critics Responded To His Concept Of Stress,How Will Hans Selye Be Remembered In 2036 And Beyond? KEYWORDS: The Stress of Life, Jousuf Karsh, Norman Cousins, garlic pills, Walter Cannon, Jim Henry, George Thorn’s test, Frank Engel’s axle wheel grease, Dwight Ingle’s “permissive” effects, the role of “conditioning”, Franz Halberg and circadian rhythms, John Mason, allostasis, altruistic egotism, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
ISSUE #1 January, 2010 – REMEMBERING HANS SELYE AND THE BIRTH OF “STRESS”
The General Adaptation Syndrome And The “Diseases Of Adaptation”, Hooke’s Law, Strain, Le Stress, La Stresse, Pathos, Ponos And Stressor, Selye’s Symbolic Shorthand System And Surgical Innovations, Life At Selye’s Institute Of Experimental Medicine And Surgery In 1951.KEYWORDS: “They all just looked sick”, Johns Hopkins “sardine period”, “A Syndrome Produced By Diverse Nocuous Agents”, Encyclopedia of Endocrinology, Nobel Prize for cortisone, the “O.K. rule” for intercourse, The New Yorker Magazine, “The Renaissance in Endocrinology”, AMA Glandular Physiology And Therapy textbook.
Issue #12 , December, 2011 – STATINS, CHOLESTEROL, STRESS AND CORONARIES
Generic Lipitor, pleiotropy, “risk factors” vs. “risk markers”, MRFIT study, stress and coronary heart disease, beyond the coronary arteries, neurological and psychiatric disorders, genitourinary, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and infections, “The statin-low cholesterol-cancer conundrum”, “The Cholesterol hypothesis:Time for the obituary?”, diabetes, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, “good” and “bad” cholesterol ruse, LDL vs. CRP
ISSUE #11, November, 2011 – IS MEDICINE NOW MORE ABOUT $$$ THAN HEALTH?
How Deceptive Advertising Can Quickly Convert Healthy People Into Patients, How Lipitor Became The World’s Best Selling And Most Profitable Drug, The Growing Problems Of Greed, Fraud, Corruption and Iatrogenesis, Whom Or What Should You Trust, And Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?, KEYWORDS: Medical Nemesis, evidence based medicine, direct-to-consumer advertising, medicalization (turning healthy people into patients), Dr. Robert Jarvik, Dr. Barbara Starfield, iatrogenic disease, primary health care, illegal immigrants, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Vioxx, Avandia, Dr. Thomas Wakley, Dr. Richard Smith, Dr. Marcia Angell, Dr. Jerome Kassirer, Dr. Arnold Relman, Ghostwriting, Dr. Catherine DeAngelis
ISSUE # 10, October, 2011 – WHY THE BASIS FOR LIFE AND HEALTH IS ELECTRIC
Frankenstein, Michelangelo’s “Spark Of Life” And The Reanimation Chair, The Rise And Fall Of Electrotherapy To Treat Diseases And Enhance Health, My Cranioelectrical Stimulation Odyssey: From Skeptic To Crusader, Why The Government Is Hindering Rather Than Helping To Develop CES, KEYWORDS: Thunderers of the Nile, Walt Whitman, “Breath of Life”, Pneuma, Luigi Galvani, Alessandro Volta, William Gilbert, The Reanimation Chair, cloning, Flexner Report, Symtonic, Claude Rossell, Ross Adey, Boris Pasche, Hepatocellular cancer, Therabionic, Alpha-Stim, National Intrepid Center of Excellence, PTSD, CDRH
ISSUE #9, September, 2011 – THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF SUBTLE ENERGIES
What Are Subtle Energies, Where Are They Located And What Do They Do?, Remote Viewing, ESP, Electromagnetic Fields And Subtle Energy Life Auras, Harold Saxton Burr’s “L-Fields” And The”Electrodiagnosis” Of Cancer, Why Some Energy Based Therapies Could Provide New Hope For Cancer KEYWORDS: Entropy, chi, acupuncture, Elmer Green, ISSSEEM, Björn Nordenström, Demetrio Sodi Pallares, Boris Pasche, Daniel Kirsch, remote viewing, ESP, electromagnetic spectrum, Kirlian and GVD imaging, Harold S. Burr, L-Fields, Robert Becker, Direct Current Control System, biomagnetic and electromagnetic reversal of cancer
ISSUE # 8, August, 2011 – IS THE CANCER CARTEL PREVENTING PROGRESS?
American Cancer Society–The Wealthiest Non Profit Because It Is For Profit, Does Breast Cancer Awareness Month Do More Harm Than Good?, ACS: Is It Running For The Cure, Or Racing To Make More Money?, Two Honest Oncologists Who Have Persevered Despite The Cancer Cartel Envoi KEYWORDS: Ivan Illich, Nixon’s “War on Cancer”, Samuel Epstein, Susan G. Komen “For the Cure”, National Mammography Day, AstraZeneca, tamoxifen, ACS Committee on Quackery, American Cancer Society Foundation, Stanislaw Burzynski, antineoplastons, Nicholas Gonzalez, Steve McQueen, John Chabot, Boris Pasche
ISSUE #7, July, 2011 – PANCREATIC ENZYMES & THE POLITICS OF CANCER
The Rise and Fall Of John Beard’s Pancreatic Enzyme Therapy, The Krebs Revive Interest In Beard And Discover Vitamins B15 & B17, Dr. Kelley’s PEP Pills, Metabolic Typing And Nutritional Cancer Therapy, Nicholas Gonzalez, Sloan-Kettering And The National Cancer Institute,KEYWORDS: FDA ban on pancreatic enzyme injections, chymotrypsin, John Beard Memorial Foundation, pangamic acid, amygdalin, nitrilosides, Laetrile, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center fraud, HCG & Dr. Howard Beard’s Anthrone cancer test, Dr. Max Gerson’s coffee enemas, Steve McQueen, Dr. Robert Good, Gemzar (gemcitabine) As emphasized in the last Newsletter, one of the most intriguing theories
ISSUE #6, June, 2011 – COULD A CURE FOR CANCER COME FROM THE PANCREAS?
How And Where Does Cancer Start And What Makes It Metastasize?, John Beard’s Pancreatic Enzyme Therapy And The Politics Of Cancer, A Follow-Up On The Last Newsletter And A Peek Into The Next One KEYWORDS: Complementary and alternative vs. unorthodox, Galen’s black bile, Virchow’s irritation hypothesis, ETM theory of metastasis, Remak and Cohnheim’s “embryonal rests”, Beard’s trophoblastic theory, cancer stem cells, HCG, F.W. Lambelle, A.S. Bainbridge, spontaneous remission of cancer, psychoelectroneuroimmunology
ISSUE #5, May, 2011 – CAM CANCER THERAPIES – ARE THEY ALL QUACKERY?
Could Cancer Be Another Example of Selye’s “Diseases Of Adaptation”?, Burton’s Immuno-Augmentation Therapy For Cancer And 60 Minutes, Are Stan Burzynski, Björn Nordenström & Demetrio Sodi Pallares; Also All Quacks? KEYWORDS: Quackery, Cancer, Stress And Death, regeneration and cancer, Galen, McCarrison, Schweitzer, Stress and Civilization, Robert Good, Paul Brown, Stacey Day, Joey Hofbauer, Art Rooney Sr., Phil Schleffler, FDA persecution, magneto metabolic therapy, electrical circulatory system, Bioelectromagnetic Medicine
ISSUE #4, April, 2011 – THE PTSD DISASTER – IS THERE ANY SOLUTION?
The Evolution Of PTSD, And How It Became A Political Football, A Compensation Catastrophe And A Therapeutic Disaster, Why “Energy Therapy” Based On Neuroimaging Is Superior And Safer KEYWORDS: Homer, Herodotus, Shakespeare, soldier’s heart, effort syndrome, nostalgia, exhaustion, shell shock, combat fatigue, PTSD fraud, September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, drug, psychotherapy and CAM, SSRIs, PET scanning, magnetoencephalography, rTMS, cranial electrotherapy stimulation, heart rate variability feedback
ISSUE #3, March, 2011 – CAM CANCER THERAPIES – ARE THEY ALL QUACKERY?
Could Cancer Be Another Example of Selye’s “Diseases Of Adaptation”?, Burton’s Immuno-Augmentation Therapy For Cancer And 60 Minutes, Are Stan Burzynski, Björn Nordenström & Demetrio Sodi Pallares; Also All Quacks? KEYWORDS: Quackery, Cancer, Stress And Death, regeneration and cancer, Galen, McCarrison, Schweitzer, Stress and Civilization, Robert Good, Paul Brown, Stacey Day, Joey Hofbauer, Art Rooney Sr., Phil Schleffler, FDA persecution, magneto metabolic therapy, electrical circulatory system, Bioelectromagnetic Medicine
ISSUE #2, February, 2011 – EPIDEMIOLOLOGIC STRESS: DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN?
The London Broad Street Cholera Epidemic And Puerperal Fever In Vienna, Sam Milham’s “Dirty Electricity” And Other Epidemiological Triumphs, “Those Who Cannot Remember The Past Are Condemned To Repeat It” KEYWORDS: Lipid hypothesis, Leeuwenhoek’s animalcules, miasma theory of disease, Louis Slesin, Microwave News, amateur radio operators, La Quinta Middle School, high frequency voltage transients, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), Interphone project, Ross Adey, Bob Becker, Nancy Wertheimer, George Santayana
ISSUE #1, January, 2011 – STRESS AND ALZHEIMER’S: SOME SURPRISING LINKS
How Can You Determine If You Have Or Will Develop Alzheimer’s?,How Common Is Minimal Cognitive Interference? How Dangerous Is It? What Are the Roles Of Genes, Amyloid,Tau, Inflammation And Cholesterol?, Stress And The Sinister Shrinking Of The “Sea Monster” – Are There Solutions? KEYWORDS: Senior moments, adult attention deficit disorder, risk vs. deterministic genes, APOE4, beta-amyloid, neurofibrillary tangles, CRP, homocysteine, smoking, statins, glial cells, Alzheimer’s Solved, hippocampal atrophy, Alzheimer animal studies, aging and telomerase, corticotropin releasing factor receptors, estrogen, caregiver stress.
Volume 24, Issue #1 January 2012, STRESS FROM BEING TOLD WHAT TO EAT AND WHAT TO AVOID
KEYWORDS: Umami, chocolatl, Montezuma, Cortés, Poisson d’Avril, Kuna Indians, Casanova, Pope Gregory XIII, Jesuits, Lent, Pope Clement XIV, cup of Borgia, Cadbury “Flake of the Year” girl, ananda, Chocolate à la capucine, Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Maasai, Tokelauans, Inuit, Kitavans, AHA, Boar’s Head, Cheerios “
Volume 24, Issue #2 February 2012, STRESS & HEALTH UPDATES FOR THOSE STAYING TUNED
KEYWORDS: Social media, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Coenzyme Q10, tricyclic antidepressants, Prozac, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, ECT, DBS, rTMS, CES, psychoneuroimmunology, placebo – nocebo effects, Nicholas Cohen, CRH, GRF, Nobel Prize for endorphins, Roger Guillemin, Daniel Weiss
Volume 24, Issue #3 March 2012, HEALTH CARE- MORE FOR PROFITS THAN PATIENTS?
KEYWORDS: Statins and erectile dysfunction, Fen Phen, Redux, Qnexa, Vioxx, Avandia, Dr. David Healy, randomized and double blind clinical trials, adverse clinical events, health care costs, WWW.RXISK.org, Dr. Gilbert Welch, Nixon’s 1971 National Cancer Act, total body CT scan, virtual colonoscopy, DNA screening
Volume 24, Issue #4 April 2012, STRESS, ALZHEIMER’S &BRAIN STIMULATION
KEYWORDS: MCI, hippocampal volume, FDDNP, amyloid plaque & tangles, CES, ECT, MST, DBS, BROADEN study, LORETA, FDG-PET, Targetin, CERE-110, Enbrel, TNF-a, B-complex vitamins, CRFR1 and CRFR2
Volume 24, Issue #6 June 2012, DRUGS FOR PTSD AND OTHER STRESS RELATED DISORDERS
KEYWORDS: Sleep deprivation, obesity, diabetes, melatonin, breast cancer, Shakespeare, poppies, Dioscorides’ DeMateria Medica, mandrake, henbane, chloral hydrate, “knockout drops”, Mickey Finn, lithium bromide,barbiturates, benzodiazepines, “date rape”, “Z drugs”, Alpha-Stim, “electrosleep”, SSRIs, NCCAM, EMDR, SNRIs
Volume 24, Issue #7 July 2012, IS MENTAL DISEASE REAL OR MERELY A METAPHOR?
KEYWORDS: Paraphilic coercive disorder, cyclothymia, Depakote, mood stabilizers, Abbott $1.6 billion fine, Dr.Allen Frances, Dr. Paula Caplan, Dr. David L. Rosenhan, pseudopatients, “On Being Sane in Insane Places”, Nellie Bly, Ten Days in a Mad-House, Dr. Thomas Szasz, The Myth of Mental Illness, behavioral addiction, pharmacracy.
Volume 24, Issue #8 August 2012, STAYING CURRENT AND TUNED IN TO ADVANCES IN STRESS
Keywords: New web site, Facebook and social media, blogs, changes in membership categories and criteria, Glaxo SmithKline, “the happy horny skinny drug”, new “disruptive mood dysregulation disorder”, “repackagers” and doctor dispensed drugs, Aetna, United Health Care and physician owned clinics, CPT codes and E/M services
Volume 24, Issue #9 September 2012, Special PTSD Issue
Keywords: Politics, Genetics, pharmaceuticals, combat dogs, PTSD in Preschoolers and Children, redefining PTSD, DoD Press Releases
Volume 24, Issue #10 October 2012, Exclusive interview with Lennart Levi, MD, Phd on occupational Stress
Keywords: Karasek and Theorell’s “Demand/Control Support” and Siegrist’s Effort/Reward models
Issue #11 November 2012, Nature VS. Nurture: How we respond to stress.
Volume 24, Issue #12 December 2012, Statins: The Whole Cholesterol Thing is Bunk
Volume 25, Issue #1 January 2013, Exclusive Interview with Konstatin Sudakov on Russian Advances in Stress Research
Volume 25, Issue #2 February 2013, Special PTSD Issue
KEYWORDS: DSM, disease vs. disorder vs. syndrome, “hamster wheel”, “Catch 22”, backlog of PTSD claims, George Carlin, Romeo and Juliet, “What’s in a name?”, PTS PTSI or PTSS?, neurosyphilis, Hitler, Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven, pharmaceutical fraud, Zoloft, Paxil & suicide epidemic, Chiarelli, CES
Volume 25, Issue #3 March 2013, Part 1: Treatment for Mental Illness Doing More Harm Than Good?
Keywords: Biblical examples of depression, Hippocrates and hysteria, aromatherapy, Galen as the “Medical Pope” of the Middle Ages, Andreas Vesalius, William Harvey, Kahun papyrus, sleep templtes, music therapy, lunatics and witches, René Descartes, exorcism, Bedlam, Philippe Panel, Robert Burton’s Anatomy of Melancholy, Benjamin Rush, Jean-Martin Charcot, hypnosis, Josef Breuer’s “talking cure, Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis, Emil Kraepelin and dementia praecox, Eugen Bleuler’s schizophrenia, Carl Jung’s collective unconscious, lobotomy, Thorazine, Tofranil, Prozac, SSRIs, Stewart Wolf, placebo effect, STAR*D study, David Healy, Pharmageddon, experts who denounce psychiatry, Thomas Insel
Volume 25, Issue #4 April 2013, Part 2: Treatment for Mental Illness Doing More Harm Than Good?
Keywords: Biblical examples of depression, Hippocrates and hysteria, aromatherapy, Galen as the “Medical Pope” of the Middle Ages, Andreas Vesalius, William Harvey, Kahun papyrus, sleep templtes, music therapy, lunatics and witches, René Descartes, exorcism, Bedlam, Philippe Panel, Robert Burton’s Anatomy of Melancholy, Benjamin Rush, Jean-Martin Charcot, hypnosis, Josef Breuer’s “talking cure, Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis, Emil Kraepelin and dementia praecox, Eugen Bleuler’s schizophrenia, Carl Jung’s collective unconscious, lobotomy, Thorazine, Tofranil, Prozac, SSRIs, Stewart Wolf, placebo effect, STAR*D study, David Healy, Pharmageddon, experts who denounce psychiatry, Thomas Insel
Volume 25,Issue #5 May 2013
Workplace Stress Causes and Consequences, A special interview of Dr. Tores Thorell by renowend AIS Fellow Dr. Richard Rahe
Volume 25, ISSUE #6, June, 2013, WHY WE CONTINUE TO BELIEVE MEDICAL MYTHS THAT HAVE BEEN PROVEN TO BE WRONG
Ancel Keys, George McGovern And Demonizing Fat, Trans Fats Emerge As A Cause Of Coronary Heart Disease And Cancer, Why LDL “Bad” And HDL “Good” Cho-lesterol Are Also Myths That Persist, Is Inflammation The Cause Of Coronary Disease? Should CRP Replace LDL? Pharmacracy, Why Mental Disease Is A Myth, And Follow The Money! KEYWORDS: Fred Kummerow, K rations, Seven Countries Study, MONICA Study, Framingham Study, JUPITER Study, intravenous ultrasound, Crestor, CRP, Heart Protection Study, Thomas Szasz, The Myth of Mental Illness, DSM-5 flaws
Volume 25, ISSUE #12, December, 2013
Volume 25, ISSUE #7, July, 2013, PHYSICIANS WILL SOON BE PRESCRIBING FREQUENCIES RATHER THAN PUSHING PILLS
Electromedical, Magnetic And Energy Therapy Quackery, Violet Rays, Magnet Mania, The Dynamizer, Oscilloclast And Rife Machines, Do Plants And Trees Have Nervous Systems We Can Learn From? What Does The Future Hold For Bioelectromagnetic Medicine? KEYWORDS: Bioelectromagnetic And Subtle Energy Medicine, Flexner Report, Coca Cola, patent medicines, “Violet Ray”, Sears Roebuck, Daniel Palmer, chiropractic, Albert Abrams “Dynamizer”, Royal Rife, Wilhelm Reich, orgone, Georges Lakhovsky, copper bracelets, E. J. Lund, Kirlian photograpy, Harold Saxton Burr, “L-fields”, Boris Pasche, operating room of the future
Volume 25, ISSUE #8, August, 2013, THE SURPRISING BENEFITS OF ALCOHOL. COULD THEY OUTWEIGH ALL ITS RISKS? IS MEDICINE MORE ABOUT MONEY THAN PATIENTS?
The Bible, Paracelsus And The Bard, Is It Heredity, Environment, What, Why, When Or With Whom You Drink?, Why Official Guidelines And Recom-mendations Can’t Be Trusted, Obituaries Ray Rosenman, Konstantin Sudakov, Franz Halberg. KEYWORDS: Paracelsus, Shakespeare, Falstaff, heart attacks, EPIC study, gender differences, toasts, Homer, spinal cord injury, Alteplace, conflicts of interest
Volume 25, ISSUE #9, September, 2013, IS MEDICINE MORE ABOUT MONEY THAN PATIENTS?
Conflicts Of Interest, And Redefining Diseases To Increase Profits, Quotations From George Bernard Shaw’s The Doctor’s Dilemma And Preface On Doctors, The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same. KEYWORDS: Francis Peabody, conflicts of interest, redefining disease, vaccinations, vivisection, vegetarians, Christian Science, health care expenses in U.S., out of pocket spending, health insurance, Obamacare
Volume 25, ISSUE #10, October, 2013, SUBTLE ENERGIES: WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW DO THEY AFFECT HEALTH?
Bioelectromagnetic And Subtle Energy Medicine, Why A Revised Edition Of Bioelectromagnetic Medicine Is Now Necessary, Exactly What Are Subtle Energies And How Do They Affect Our Health?, The Subtle Energy Of God, Nature, Religion, Faith And Weird Or EZ Water. KEYWORDS: Russell Dekker, Taylor & Francis, Ross Adey, Jacques Benveniste, William Tiller, Luc Montagnier, Brian Josephson, “King’s Touch” Elmer Green, ISSSEEM, Chi Gong healers, clairvoyants, Baruch Spinoza, Albert Einstein, agnostics, power of religion and faith, Lao Tzu, Taoism,
Volume 25, ISSUE #11, November, 2013, WHY SO MUCH EMPHASIS ON STRESS?
Scientists Bank On Stress-Health Link, UCSF Researchers Want To Market A DNA Test To Monitor Well-Being Over A Lifetime, The Push For Longer Telomeres, All The News That’s Not Fit To Print And What To Expect In The Future. KEYWORDS: Elizabeth Blackburn, telomeres and telomerase, Repeat Diagnostics, SpectraCell Laboratories, Life Length, Maria Blasco, Telomere Analysis Technology, Geron, TeloMe, Neil Patton, TA Sciences, Sierra Sciences, Telomere diagnostics, TeloTest, salivary DNA, Steven Horvath, biological body clocks, philosopher’s stone, elixir of life
Volume 25, Issue #12 , December 2013, BIOELECTRIC THERAPIES: THE FUTURE OF MEDICINE?
Part I Brain Stimulation Will Replace Drugs, The Origins And Evolution Of Electrical And Magnetic Therapies, Hypnotism, Chiropractic, Osteopathy And Christian Science, Electrical Stimulation For Depression And Other Mental Disorders KEYWORDS: Torpedo fish, Scribonius Largos, Galen, migraine, William Gilbert, Paracelsus, Mesmer, Mozart, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Palmer, Andrew Taylor Still, Phineas Quimby, Mary Baker Eddy, “Franklinization”, Duchenne de Boulogne, facial expressions, faradization, Jan Ingenhousz, John Birch
Volume 26, ISSUE #1, January, 2014, BRAIN STIMULATION AND MIND MANIPULATION
PART II Brain Stimulation Will Replace Drugs, The Italian Connection: Luigi Galvani, Alessandro Volta And Giovanni Aldini, Cranial Electrotherapy For Mental Illness In The 19th Century And Beyond, The Brain Tuner And Bogus Devices. KEYWORDS: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, Beard and Rockwell Practical Treatise of the Medical and Surgical Uses of Electricity, T.Gale, Sylvanus P. Thompson, Nikola Tesla, Louise Robinovich electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), deep brain stimulation (DBS), repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), direct current stimulation (tDCS), functional electrical stimulation (FES), magnetic seizure therapy (MST) vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), transcranial pulsed current stimulation (tPCS), low energy emission therapy (LEET). electrosleep (ES), transcerebral electrotherapy (TCET), neuroelectric therapy (NET), transcutaneous cranial electrical stimulation (TCES), electroanesthesia (EA), interferential current therapy (IFC), galvanic vestibular stimulation (GVS), transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS), transcranial random noise stimulation (tRNS)
Volume 26, ISSUE #2, May, 2014, WHERE ARE EMOTIONS FELT AND HOW DO THEY AFFECT HEALTH?
Stress And Emotions, Emotions, Feelings And Thoughts – Which Comes First? Mapping Where Different Emotions Are Experienced In The Body, Is Your Face The Window To Your Soul And Your Emotions? What’s So Great About The Mona Lisa And Especially Her Smile? KEYWORDS: Walter Cannon, “fight or flight”, optimists vs, pessimists, James-Lange theory, Cannon-Bard theory, Opponent Process theory, Cicero, Charles Darwin, Paul Ekman, “Duchenne smile”, faradization, Leonardo Da Vinci, Giorgio Vasari
Volume 26, ISSUE #3, July, 2014, WHY STRESS REDUCTION IS THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT HEART ATTACKS
How The Lipid Theory Of Coronary Disease Began And Why It Persists, Saturated Fat Does Not Cause Heart Disease, Stents, Statins, PCSK9, Inflammation, Homocysteine And Infections, How Stress Causes Heart Attacks And Coronary Atherosclerosis. KEYWORDS: Virchow, Ignatowski, Anitschkow, Keys, inflammation, saturated fat, George Mann, Kilmer McCully, Uffe Ravnskov, cholesterol cartel persecution, MONICA, Prudent Diet, Framingham, MRFIT studies. International Atherosclerosis Project, Coronary Primary Prevention Trial, cholestyramine, relative vs. absolute risk, B complex vitamins, Chlamydia pneumoniae, cytomegalovirus, vitamin D, sulfate, “Broken Heart Syndrome”, contraction band necrosis
Volume 26, ISSUE #4, October, 2014, STRESS REDUCTION STRATEGIES ABOUND –BUT WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU?
On The Origin And Evolution Of Stress And Diseases Of Adaptation, Is it Le Stress or La Stresse? Can Stress Be Translated? Is There Good Stress?, Hormesis, Mithridatism, Lucrezia Borgia, Friedrich Nietzsche, Epictetus, Salutogenesis, Logotherapy, Hardiness, Learned Optimism. KEYWORDS: Lord Kelvin, Hans Selye, Hooke’s Law, 1951 Annual Report on Stress, Roger Guillemin, ponos, Human Function Curve, Aaron Antonovsky, the Holocaust, Viktor Frankl, “existential analysis,”Suzanne Kobasa, Chinese word for Crisis, Martin Seligman, “learned helplessness”, Aaron Beck, William James, Mark Twain, altruistic egoism”
Volume 27, ISSUE #1, January, 2015, CAN BIOLOGICAL AGING BE RETARDED OR REVERSED?
Alexander The Great’s Search For The Fountain of Youth, Organ extracts, Autoplastic Rejuvenation And Monkey Gland Transplants, Cellular Rejuvenation, Fetal Cells, Gerovital H3, And Placental Therapy, Biotonus, International Montreux Stress Congress & The Monte Carlo Fiasco, Telomeres And The Constant Quest For Youthful Longevity. KEYWORDS: The Alexander Romances, Ponce de León, Edouard Brown-Sequard, Eugen Steinach, Serge Voronoff, John Brinkley, Paul Niehans, Ana Aslan. Vladimir Filatov, Claude Rossel, Biotonus Clinic, International Congress on Stress, Alfred Sapse, Hans Selye, Salvator Dali, resveratrol, Mediterranean diet, ibuprofen
Volume 27, ISSUE #2, April, 2015, WHY FAITH AND HOPE INCREASE CONTROL AND ENHANCE HEALTH
The Armchair Cure And Why It Was And Will Continue To Be Unique, Why Adhering To Traditions Promotes The Feeling Of More Control, Lack Of Control Causes Burnout And Other Stress Related Disorders, The Power Of Faith, Hope And Placebos In Providing A Feeling Of Control. KEYWORDS: Bernard Lown, Samuel Levine, oxygen masks, Fiddler on the Roof, ISIS, “Allahu Akbar“, George Santayana, Walter Cannon, “voodoo death”, bone-pointing, dietary taboos, physician burnout, U.S. skyrocketing medical costs but poorer health, locus of control, Epictetus, Chinese concept of stress, placebo phenomena, body is its own best drug store.
Volume 27, ISSUE #3, July, 2015, CHOLESTEROL, DIETARY FAT AND HEART DISEASE
How Could We Have Been So Wrong For So Long?, How the Low Fat Diet Dogma Originated And Why It Has No Scientific Basis, Why Fat Restriction Became Official U.S. Policy Despite Lack Of Any Benefits, Why We Continue To Believe That Fat And Cholesterol Cause Heart Attacks, Why Dietary Guidelines Caused The Current Epidemic Of Obesity. KEYWORDS: Ancel Keys, Seven Countries Study, Jacob Yerushalmy, Herman Hilleboe. Prudent Diet, McGovern Committee, Nick Mottern, Mark Hegsted, Framingham Study, Tecumseh Study, MONICA, MRFIT, Olestra, Marcia Angell. High Fructose Corn Syrup, American Heart Association, Dietary Guidelines, insulin resistance, obesity epidemic.
Volume 27, ISSUE #4, October, 2015, WHAT WILL MEDICAL CARE BE LIKE IN 2050?
The Escalating Eldercare Crisis And Its Toll On Health And Finances, The Graying Of America And Its Political And Economic Ramifications, Everyone Wants To Live Longer, But Nobody Wants To Look Or Feel Old, Extending Health Spans And Why Calico Will Soon Be A Household Word. KEYWORDS: Centenarian explosion, Thomas Malthus, Social Security and Medicare Bankruptcy, elderly Supreme Court and Congress, same sex marriage, power of senior citizens and AARP, boom in cosmetic surgery, knee and hip replacement, fitness centers, Broad Institute, QB3, MRFIT, Dr. Peter Walter and Integrated Stress Response, Buck Institute, Ancestry DNA, Craig Venter, Human Longevity genome analysis, gut bacteria microbiome, BRCA testing.
Volume 28, ISSUE #1, January, 2016, How New Technology Will Transform Life in 2050
Will Calico And Human Longevity Inc. Change Negative Opinions About Prolonging Life?, Ray Kurzweil And Could New Technology Allow Us To Live Forever?, Artificial Intelligence, Epigenetics And Pharmacogenomics, CRISPR And Cas9 Mediated Immunity. KEYWORDS: Life expectancy, cryonic preservation, J. Craig Venter, Peter H. Diamandis, Robert Hariri Siri, nanobots, “designer babies”, Winston Churchill
Volume 28, ISSUE #2, April, 2016, What Will Life Be Like For Our Grandchildren?
Fatherlessness, The Dissolving Nuclear Family And The Decline Of The West, The Explosion Of Interest in Pornography, Female Sexuality And Robotic Sex, Where Do Teenagers Get Sex Education And Is College Worth It? KEYWORDS: Edward Gibbons Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, disruption of family life, the pater familias, Oswald Spengler The Decline of the West, Aldous Huxley Brave New World, dildos, vibrators, sex dolls and toys, virtual reality, skyrocketing costs of college tuition, Joel Elkes Obituary
Volume 28, ISSUE #3, July, 2016, Why Stress is Likely to Soar in the next Decade
Keywords: Artificial intelligence, Update on current controversies, Do cell phones cause cancer?