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Iron and Vegetable Oil Are a Deadly Combo

The evidence continues to accumulate that avoiding toxic industrially processed seed oils, often referred to as “vegetable oils,” is essential to protecting your health, and recent research adds dietary iron to the increased health risks as well, particularly for those with Type 2 diabetes.1 Examples of seed oils high in omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs)… Read More »

WA to open border with VIC, NSW

WA’s border will reopen to travellers from Victoria and NSW next week without requiring them to quarantine, but anyone coming from South Australia will still need an exemption. Premier Mark McGowan said Victoria had reached the 28-day milestone of no community spread of COVID-19 and NSW was expected to hit the same mark later this… Read More »

SA virus cluster grows to 33 cases

South Australia has recorded two new COVID-19 infections linked to the state’s Parafield cluster. Saturday’s figures brings the state’s total number of cases to 561 since the pandemic began. The new cases, both of which have been isolating, bring the Parafield cluster to 33 cases. There are now 19 active case across South Australia. SA… Read More »

It’s possible to end HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs in low- and middle-income countries

HIV incidence is below 0.1% per year among people who inject drugs in a large Vietnamese city, Professor Don Des Jarlais and colleagues report in the December issue of AIDS. They say the data clearly demonstrate that it is possible to achieve very low HIV incidence – ‘to end an HIV epidemic’ – among people… Read More »