Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Director's Comments: Meat and Mortality

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on meat and mortality. The transcript is also available.

A 10 year study of more than a half million U.S. men and women associates the frequency adults eat red and processed meats with significant increases in overall death, death from cancer, and cardiovascular disease. The study, which features a cohort of about 322,000 men and 223,000 women (who answered questionnaires about food intake and health for a decade), suggests the consumption of red meat is independently associated with mortality...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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