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Some Artificial Sweeteners Cause Cancer

Some Artificial Sweeteners Cause Cancer

A large study on humans showed after almost 8 years that some artificial sweeteners cause cancer. Notably,  102,865 patients were followed over 7.8 years. Here are the results 13% cancer increase with the use of aspartame and acesulfame-K over about 8 years. No increase of cancer risk
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Alcohol Overlooked as Cancer Cause

Alcohol is Overlooked as Cancer Cause

The World Heart Federation announced that alcohol is overlooked as cancer cause. This is based on new research where alcohol industry sponsors of previous research were omitted. But the American Heart Association (AHA) finds this conclusion too one-sided. The AHA points out that there
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Red and Processed Meat Consumption Cause Diseases

Red and Processed Meat Consumption Cause Diseases

A new study in the British Medical Journal found that red and processed meat consumption cause diseases. To point out, the authors compared the global trade of red meat and processed meat on time frames more than 20 years apart. Specifically, the baseline time frame was between 1993 a
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Cancer Incidence in 9/11 Firefighters 20 Years later

Cancer Incidence in 9/11 Firefighters 20 Years later

A Medscape publication reported the cancer incidence in 9/11 firefighters 20 years later. Firefighters from the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) worked at the World Trade Center during 9/11. The control group were firefighters from the Career Firefighter Health Study. Re
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Eating Foods High in Bioflavonoids Can Prevent Alzheimer’s

Eating Foods High in Bioflavonoids Can Prevent Alzheimer’s

We heard before that eating foods high in bioflavonoids can prevent Alzheimer’s. But now a large study that went on for almost 25 years involving 75,000 participants confirmed the previous finding. Indeed, there is a review of the study by CNN. Dr. Walter Willett, professor of epidemi
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New Cancer Screening Test

New Cancer Screening Test

A new cancer screening test will be tested in the UK starting in mid 2021. The test has been developed in California by the Grail company. The planned clinical cancer screening test has the name Galleri blood test. Presently, this test is not generally available yet. The clinical tria
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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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Glucosamine Supplementation Can Reduce Mortality

Glucosamine Supplementation Can Reduce Mortality

A new study found that glucosamine supplementation can reduce mortality. In this study 495,077 women and men were observed for 8.9 years. This was part of the UK Biobank study. 19,882 deaths occurred during the course of the study. 3,802 deaths were due to cardiovascular disease (stro
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Older Adult’s Exercise Intensity Does Not Reduce Mortality

Older Adult’s Exercise Intensity Does Not Reduce Mortality

A Norwegian study going on for 5 years showed that older adults’ exercise intensity does not reduce mortality. For one thing, researchers stated that physical activity is important to reduce mortality in older people. On the other hand, the researchers of this study from Norway wanted
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Natural Immune-boosting STING Protein Against Cancer

Natural Immune-boosting STING Protein Against Cancer

Researchers have detected a natural immune-boosting STING protein against cancer. STING stands for STimulator of INterferon Genes. Scientists at Scripps Research have found this molecule that is part of the immune system. It is essential for mounting an immune response against viruses
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