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Toxin Contaminated Drinking Water Affects Millions in the US

Toxin Contaminated Drinking Water Affects Millions in the US

A drinking water study found that toxin contaminated drinking water affects millions in the US. The study was published Oct. 14, 2020 in Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Medical News today published an easier to understand version of it on Oct. 30, 2020. Details of the
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Hair Dyes and Straighteners May Cause Breast Cancer

Hair Dyes and Straighteners May Cause Breast Cancer

A new study in the US showed that hair dyes and straighteners may cause breast cancer. The study was conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and published on Dec. 4, 2019. 46,709 black and white women were enrolled in the study. The participants aged 35–74 were c
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Health Benefits From A Low-Fat Diet For Postmenopausal Women

Health Benefits From A Low-Fat Diet For Postmenopausal Women

Over a period of almost 20 years women show health benefits from a low-fat diet for postmenopausal women. The study appeared in the Journal of Nutrition on June 8, 2019. The clinical trial followed 48,835 postmenopausal women with an age between 50 and 79 for 19.6 years. In the beginn
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Hormone Replacement Can Prevent Osteoarthritis In Postmenopausal Women

Hormone Replacement Can Prevent Osteoarthritis In Postmenopausal Women

A study from Korea involving 4,766 postmenopausal women showed that hormone replacement could significantly prevent osteoarthritis in postmenopausal women. The study The researchers of this study enrolled 4,766 postmenopausal women into the study. They had been on more than 1 year of
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Modified Polio Vaccine May Help Cure Cancer

Modified Polio Vaccine May Help Cure Cancer

A September 2017 article in Medical News Today reported that modified polio vaccine might help cure cancer. The two key investigators were Dr. Matthias Gromeier and Prof. Smita Nair from Duke University. Dr. Gromeier is a professor in the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Nair is an imm
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Increased Breast Cancer Risk From Alcohol Consumption

Increased Breast Cancer Risk From Alcohol Consumption

It is an older observation that there is an increased breast cancer risk from alcohol consumption for women. But in the meantime  a new study has concentrated on the effects of having just one drink per day. This is the recommended dose to prevent cardiovascular disease. When a premen
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Inflammatory Breast Cancer Is Suppressed By Chili Pepper Compound

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Is Suppressed By Chili Pepper Compound

Medical News Today reported on Jan. 2, 2017 that inflammatory breast cancer is suppressed by chili pepper compound. This article was based on a research paper from the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany. Several other institutions collaborated in the study. The Augusta Clinic in Bochu
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Exercise Curbs Cancer

Exercise Curbs Cancer

A number of studies showed that exercise curbs cancer. When you exercise earlier in your life it prevents cancer from occurring later in life. Exercise is still useful, if you have developed cancer. Exercise makes your immune system stronger. This helps you to survive longer. Natural
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Vitamin D Reduces Cancer Rates

Vitamin D Reduces Cancer Rates

Here are two studies, which found independently from each other that a reduction in cancer rates resulted from taking a simple supplement, vitamin D3. 1. Vitamin D3 supplementation made a big difference in terms of survival in 17,332 cases of cancer that were pooled by researchers fro
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Alternative To Mammography Screening For Breast Cancer

Alternative To Mammography Screening For Breast Cancer

The November issue of the Life Extension magazine contains an interesting article about alternatives to mammography. One mammography study exposes a woman to 0.4 mSV of radiation. This is the equivalent of about 7 weeks of background radiation from space and earth. A mammography expos
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