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Folic acid - basics

Folic acid (also known as vitamin B9,[3] vitamin Bc[4] orfolacin) and folate (the naturally occurring form), as well aspteroyl-L-glutamic acid, pteroyl-L-glutamate, andpteroylmonoglutamic acid[5] are forms of the water-soluble vitamin B9. Folic acid is itself not biologically active,

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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BPA in dialysis machine components may be toxic to patients' cells (PR)

Contact: Kurtis Pivertkpivert@asn-online.org202-699-0238American Society of Nephrology  BPA in dialysis machine components may be toxic to patients' cells Atlanta, GA (November 7, 2013)—Levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in ...
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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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Trends in Smoking Before, During, and After Pregnancy — Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, United States, 40 Sites, 2000–2010

Surveillance Summaries November 8, 2013 / 62(SS06);1-19 Van T. Tong, MPH1 Patricia M. Dietz, DrPH1 Brian Morrow, MA1 Denise V. D'Angelo, MPH1 Sherry L. Farr, PhD1 Karilynn M. Rockhill1 Lucinda J. England, MD2 1Division ...
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Those with gelatin allergy may want to avoid influenza vaccine

Friday Nov 8, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) issued a press release today to alert food consumers to ...
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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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