Integrative Medicine Alert – December 1, 2023
December 1, 2023
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This comprehensive prospective study reveals that, compared to non-consumers, individuals using butter and/or margarine have an elevated total mortality rate, while those incorporating canola and/or olive oil into their diets exhibit a reduced total mortality risk.
Antidepressant medications have been widely used for treating a variety of chronic pain disorders, but strong evidence to support their efficacy is lacking. Some patients may respond, but available data do not help us determine which agents may be helpful in a specific type of chronic pain condition.
The authors of a large systematic review and meta-analysis concluded there is no health benefit from moderate alcohol intake.