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Vitamin C Helps Marathon Runners Reduce Risk Of Catching A Cold

Vitamin C Helps Marathon Runners Reduce Risk Of Catching A Cold | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Generally, vitamin C has no effect on risk of catching common cold, but among people undergoing short-term heavy

physical stress, such as marathon runners, it halves it.
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Permanent stress can cause type 2 diabetes in men, study suggests

Men who reported permanent stress have a significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than men who reported no stress. This is the finding of a 35-year prospective follow-up study of 7,500 men in Gothenburg, Sweden.
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EHP – Long-term Exposure to PM2.5 and Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarction

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Do The Health Benefits Of Berries Make It Past Your Mouth?

Do The Health Benefits Of Berries Make It Past Your Mouth? | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Research has suggested that compounds that give colorful fruits their rich hues, especially berries, promote health and might even prevent cancer. But for the first time, scientists have exposed e
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Does the BMI need correcting?

Does the BMI need correcting? | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A new way of calculating Body Mass Index (BMI) has been proposed but does it really solve any of the BMI's well-known problems?
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Stress May Increase Risk For Prostate Cancer

Stress May Increase Risk For Prostate Cancer | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Prostate cancer patients have increased levels of stress and anxiety; however, several recent studies have found that men who take drugs that interfere with the stress hormone adrenaline have a l
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Jet fuel, plastics exposures cause disease in later generations; Reproductive diseases, obesity

Jet fuel, plastics exposures cause disease in later generations; Reproductive diseases, obesity | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Researchers have lengthened their list of environmental toxicants that can negatively affect as many as three generations of an exposed animal's offspring. Among them: BPA and jet fuel. And they see a new outcome: Obesity.
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Asthma Hospitalization Rates Dropped After Smoke-Free Laws Came Into Effect

Asthma Hospitalization Rates Dropped After Smoke-Free Laws Came Into Effect | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
The number of children being hospitalized for severe asthma attacks in England dropped considerably after smoke-free laws came into effect. The legislation has long-term benefits.
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Some Adult Asthma Could Be Job-Related

Some Adult Asthma Could Be Job-Related | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Exposure in the workplace, especially in jobs involving cleaning and cleaning agents, could account for 1 in 6 cases of adult asthma in British

workers born in the late 1950s.
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Fast Food Restaurants Serve Extremely Unhealthy Meals

Fast Food Restaurants Serve Extremely Unhealthy Meals | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Fast food chains are continuing to serve dishes that include more calories and saturated fat in one meal than people should eat in a whole day.
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Self-help books 'treat depression'

Self-help books 'treat depression' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
An NHS prescription of self-help books is an effective treatment for depression, a large study suggests.
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U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health - Institute of Medicine

U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health - Institute of Medicine | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
The United States is among the wealthiest nations in the world, but it is far from the healthiest. For many years, Americans have been dying at younger ages than people in almost all other high-income countries.
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Hold the diet soda? Sweetened drinks linked to depression, coffee tied to lower risk

Hold the diet soda? Sweetened drinks linked to depression, coffee tied to lower risk | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
"Sweetened beverages, coffee and tea are commonly consumed worldwide and have important physical -- and may have important mental -- health consequences," said study author Honglei Chen, MD, PhD, with the National Institutes of Health in Research...
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One in 20 cases of pre-eclampsia may be linked to air pollutant

One in every 20 cases of the serious condition of pregnancy, pre-eclampsia, may be linked to increased levels of the air pollutant ozone during the first three months, suggests a large study.
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EHP – Road Traffic Noise and Diabetes: Long-Term Exposure May Increase Disease Risk

EHP – Road Traffic Noise and Diabetes: Long-Term Exposure May Increase Disease Risk | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
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Vegetarians 'cut heart risk by 32%'

Vegetarians 'cut heart risk by 32%' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Ditching meat and fish in favour of a vegetarian diet can have a dramatic effect on the health of your heart, research suggests.
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Selenium, an antioxidant chemical element and enemy of human cancer

Selenium, an antioxidant chemical element and enemy of human cancer | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Selenium is an important chemical that may protect cells against chemicals, pollution and the negative effects that the environment may have on human health, as indicated by Mohamadian Shahzad, a Persian specialist in nutrition...
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Eating Hot Foods On Melamine Dishes Increases Risk Of Kidney Stones

Eating Hot Foods On Melamine Dishes Increases Risk Of Kidney Stones | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Eating hot foods on melamine dishes may increase a person\'s chance of developing kidney stones, confirming a link between melamine exposure and kidney stones in kids and adults.
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NHS drug decisions 'are flawed'

NHS drug decisions 'are flawed' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
The formula used by the NHS to decide which drugs should be funded is "flawed" and should be scrapped, researchers say.
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Fast Food Linked To Asthma And Eczema In Kids

Fast Food Linked To Asthma And Eczema In Kids | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Children who consume fast food three or more times each week have an increased risk of having more severe allergic reactions, rhinitis, and eczema.
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Paper or Plastic (or Deadly Food-Borne Pathogens)?

Paper or Plastic (or Deadly Food-Borne Pathogens)? | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Unless you diligently wash your reusable grocery bag, the foods you pack in it could turn lethal
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Extremes In Body Weight Increasing In The Developing World

Extremes In Body Weight Increasing In The Developing World | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Obese and overweight people are gaining weight rapidly in low-and middle-income countries while those who are severely undernourished are not experiencing similar weight gains, according to a Uni
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Vitamin D Levels In Children Most Likely Determined By Supplements Taken And Consumption Of Cow\'s Milk

Vitamin D Levels In Children Most Likely Determined By Supplements Taken And Consumption Of Cow\'s Milk | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Taking a vitamin D supplement and drinking cow's milk are the two most important factors that determine how much vitamin D is in a child's body, new research has found.Those factors play
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Americans Under 50 Fare Poorly on Health Measures, New Report Says

Americans Under 50 Fare Poorly on Health Measures, New Report Says | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Younger Americans die earlier and live in poorer health than their counterparts in 16 other developed countries, according to a new analysis of health and longevity in the United States.
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