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COPD Awareness Month

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and in some cases asthma, that cause airflow blockage

Immunosuppression ups risk of cervical cancer

Sunday Nov 10, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- P. A. Dugué from University of Copenhagen in Denmark and colleagues reported in Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy that ...
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NAFLD predicts cardiovascular and renal disease risk

Sunday Nov 10, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- If you get a fatty liver or non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD), then you are at high risk for kdney ...
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Diabetes mellitus linked to bladder cancer in women

Sunday Nov 10, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics again suggests that having type 2 diabetes mellitus may increase the ...
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Testosterone therapy linked to death, myocardial infarction, and stroke ****

Editor's note: Those who want to live longer need to learn how he can maintain a low serum level of testosterone, which has something to do with a man's lifestyle including what he eats....
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Vital Signs: Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Use — United States, 2012

Editor's note: This is a CDC report....
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PCRM Breaking Medical News: Genetic Connection to Diabetes Risk Overestimated

Genes are not as useful at determining type 2 diabetes risk as are traditional risk factors such as weight, age, and gender, according to a ...
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HbA1c not good for diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Thursday Oct 31, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- HbA1c is considered a more reliable indicator for diabetes, but this biomarker may not be able to accurately indicate ...
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Lack of Sleep May Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Lack of sleep may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published this week in JAMA Neurology. As part of the ongoing ...
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Breast cancer and endometrial cancer, which is more dangerous?

Sunday Oct 20, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Breast cancer seems more dangerous than endometrial cancer.  A new study most recently published in Oncology Lettetter finds a ...
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