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High-Carb Diet May Be Bad for Cancer Survivors…

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In this study, researchers tracked the pre- and post-treatment diet of more than 400 cancer patients and found that those who consumed the most carbohydrates and sugars in the year before cancer treatment had an elevated risk of mortality from any cause during the following two years.
International Journal of Cancer, March 2018

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Stressful Life Events Increase Diabetes Risk.

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According to a new study that involved almost 8,000 middle-aged adults, there is a relationship between an elevated risk for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and the total number of major stressful events an individual encounters in his or her lifetime. Examples of stressful life events include the death of a spouse or child, divorce, marital separation, imprisonment, the death of a close family member, personal injury or illness, and job loss. The researchers conclude, “Reducing the direct effect of stress ...

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Nutritional Deficiencies in Early Life May Affect Dementia Risk.

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Past research has identified a relationship between short adult leg length and the quality of nutrition in early life. In a study that included over 13,000 seniors from East Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America, researchers found an association between short leg length and dementia risk. This finding suggests that poor nutrition in childhood may be predictive of dementia risk later in life.
PLOS ONE, April 2018

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What to Ask If You Have Breast Cancer…

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When receiving a breast cancer diagnosis, it is important to prepare a list of questions for your doctor. The American Cancer Society recommends inquiring about the following: the type and size of the breast cancer; if the cancer has spread to the lymph nodes or elsewhere; what stage is the cancer; how curable is the cancer; what tests, if any, are needed before deciding on treatment; the need to see any other doctor; what is the hormone receptor status of ...

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Musculoskeletal Disease Among Children Is an Economic Burden in the US.

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According to a new report, more than 19 million children and adolescents in the United States (US) received treatment in medical centers, private medical practices, and hospitals for musculoskeletal-related conditions or injuries in 2012 at a total cost of about $7.6 billion. The report also found that musculoskeletal conditions account for 5.4% of hospital charges in the pediatric population, but only 1.4% of pediatric research funding is dedicated to musculoskeletal research. The authors of the report note the costs are ...

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