More evidence linking dairy to healthy blood pressure

More evidence linking dairy to healthy blood pressure

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is an important risk factor for several of the world's leading causes of death, such as stroke and heart disease. Consequently,...
Post-menopausal women taking metformin for diabetes may be at lower risk of cancer

Post-menopausal women taking metformin for diabetes may be at lower risk of cancer

Post-menopausal women who use metformin long-term for the treatment of diabetes may be at lower risk for developing certain cancers and dying from these...
What’s the healthiest way to eat your vegetables

What’s the healthiest way to eat your vegetables?

Vegetables are chock-full of essential vitamins and minerals, but how should you eat them to get the most nutritious bang for your buck? Raw? Sauteed?...
Estrogen therapy shown effective in reducing tooth and gum diseases in postmenopausal women

Estrogen therapy shown effective in reducing tooth and gum diseases in postmenopausal women

Estrogen therapy has already been credited with helping women manage an array of menopause-related issues, including reducing hot flashes, improving heart health and bone...
Penn expert calls for shorter radiation use in prostate cancer treatment

Penn expert calls for shorter radiation use in prostate cancer treatment

Research shows benefits of shorter course for men with prostate cancer Men with prostate cancer can receive shorter courses of radiation therapy than what is...
New approach may reduce diabetes risk by 80%

New approach may reduce diabetes risk by 80%

An international clinical trial conducted by the University of Liverpool has shown that the drug liraglutide 3.0 mg may reduce diabetes risk by 80%...
Lowest stroke rates in older baby boomers; younger people rising

Lowest stroke rates in older baby boomers; younger people rising

Stroke rates continue to decline in people 55 and older, while more than doubling in those between 35 and 39, according to new research...
The way breast cancer genes act could predict your treatment

The way breast cancer genes act could predict your treatment

A Michigan State University breast cancer researcher has shown that effective treatment options can be predicted based on the way certain breast cancer genes...
One-off bowel scope cuts cancer risk for at least 17 years

One-off bowel scope cuts cancer risk for at least 17 years

A one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives, according...
3,000 steps in 30 minutes improves the prognosis for heart failure

3,000 steps in 30 minutes improves the prognosis for heart failure

Supervised exercise training helps patients with heart failure Contrary to what was previously assumed, physical exercise does not lead to harmful ventricular enlargement. Researchers at the...

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