Secrets of Long Life: Are Cookies Okay After All?

As I paged through the second edition of Dan Buettner's "The Blue Zones," pondering the benefits of goat's milk, beans, garden vegetables and the like, I suddenly noticed a sentence with the word "cookies" in it! His personal interviews with the centenarians from the Sardinian mountain regions were most revealing and interesting.

The Island Where People Forget to Die: Is Eating "Real Food" the Reason?

In the October 28, 2012 issue of the New York Times Sunday Magazine, Dan Buettner discusses "The Blue Zones": places in the world where an unexpectedly high percentage of people live to be over 100 years old (or close).

Follow-Up Tips On How To Eat "Real Food": Maybe There Are Some Cookies You Can Eat!

After the teleconference on "10 Steps To Better Nutrition," numerous comments, questions, and helpful suggestions came into the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF). It is clear that many details about food and drinks are of great interest.

Pomalidomide Update

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cancelled the planned November advisory committee (ODAC) meeting for Celgene's pomalidomide application.  Celgene, in a press release, indicated that the pomalidomide application is continuing, which means that a decision with regard to pomalidomide is still expected on or before February 10, 2013.

Can Cookies Cause Myeloma?

This may sound like a skit from "Saturday Night Live," but unfortunately, the connection is real.  The first thing to emphasize is that, although it is real, further investigation is required before cookies are added to the "do not eat" list. 

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