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Diabetes 'linked to disability risk'

Diabetes 'linked to disability risk' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Adults with diabetes have a higher risk of physical disability than the general population, research suggests.
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Estrogen-only therapy after hysterectomy may be a lifesaver

Estrogen-only therapy after hysterectomy may be a lifesaver | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
The widespread rejection of estrogen therapy after the 2002 Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study has most likely led to almost 50,000 unnecessary deaths over the last 10 years among women aged 50
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Could severe obesity be in the genes?

Could severe obesity be in the genes? | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered a specific mutation in a gene called Mrap2, which could be a cause of obesity on around 1% of the obese population.
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Anthrax and MRSA antibiotic found in ocean

Anthrax and MRSA antibiotic found in ocean | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A new chemical compound derived from the ocean has been discovered by researchers in California, and it may provide hope for sufferers of antibiotic-resistant MRSA.
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Walnut-Enriched Diet Leads To Fewer, Smaller Prostate Cancers

Walnut-Enriched Diet Leads To Fewer, Smaller Prostate Cancers | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
New research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio indicates that eating a modest amount of walnuts can protect against prostate cancer.T
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The incurable illness in the valley dust

The incurable illness in the valley dust | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Infection rates of an incurable illness called valley fever are increasing at an alarming and mystifying rate in parts of the American south-west. But few places have been hit as hard as one remote town.
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Late Bedtimes Linked To Weight Gain In Healthy People

Late Bedtimes Linked To Weight Gain In Healthy People | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Healthy people who sleep just four hours every night are likely to gain weight because they tend to eat more during those extra hours.
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'Eat More Nuts' To Cut Risk Of Cancer And Heart Disease

'Eat More Nuts' To Cut Risk Of Cancer And Heart Disease | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Analysis of over 7,000 people suggests heart and cancer benefit of a Mediterranean diet that\'s got extra nuts in it - particularly if you eat more walnuts.
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Sweet snacks 'link to bowel cancer'

Sweet snacks 'link to bowel cancer' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Fizzy drinks, cakes, biscuits, crisps and desserts may increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to a new study.
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Frontiers | Music structure determines heart rate variability of singers | Frontiers in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience

Frontiers | Music structure determines heart rate variability of singers | Frontiers in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Choir singing is known to promote wellbeing. One reason for this may be that singing demands a slower than normal respiration which may in turn affect heart activity.
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Why Low-Income Patients May Prefer Hospital Care To A Doctor\'s Office

Why Low-Income Patients May Prefer Hospital Care To A Doctor\'s Office | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Patients with low socioeconomic status use emergency and hospital care more often than primary care because they believe hospital care is more affordable and convenient, and of better quality than
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Inflammation Links Social Adversity And Diabetes

Inflammation Links Social Adversity And Diabetes | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Diabetes is strongly associated with socioeconomic status (SES): low income, low education, and low occupational status are all linked to a higher risk for diabetes. Trying to understand the mech
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Healthcare Incentives - \'Carrot\' Or \'Stick\'?

Healthcare Incentives - \'Carrot\' Or \'Stick\'? | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Companies typically reward a healthy lifestyle in order to health costs down. Penalizing overweight people with higher premiums can make them feel stigmatized.
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Diabetes and risk of physical disability in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis : The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

Diabetes and risk of physical disability in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. By - Dr Evelyn Wong MBBS, Kathryn Backholer PhD, Emma Gearon BBioMedSc, Jessica Harding BBioMedSc, Rosanne...
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A compound in red grapes, including red wine, counteracts exercise benefits in older men

A compound in red grapes, including red wine, counteracts exercise benefits in older men | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
In older men, a natural antioxidant compound found in red grapes and other plants -- called resveratrol -- blocks many of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise, according to research published to
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US life expectancy varies from state to state

US life expectancy varies from state to state | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
The CDC released a report today that breaks down life expectancy on a state-by-state basis. Hawaii boasts the best rates, while Southern states come in last.
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Medications Can Alter Perception Of Taste And Smell - Beauty Is In The Eye Of A 'Med' Holder

Medications Can Alter Perception Of Taste And Smell - Beauty Is In The Eye Of A 'Med' Holder | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Beauty is in the eye of a beholder - there is nothing more classic than this statement. It's been passed from one generation to another, but only few know that this expression was first used by
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Substantial Weight Loss In Pre-Diabetes Can Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes

Substantial Weight Loss In Pre-Diabetes Can Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
People with pre-diabetes who lose roughly 10 percent of their body weight within six months of diagnosis dramatically reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes over the next three years, acco
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Having Type 2 Diabetes Increases Risk For Some Cancers

Having Type 2 Diabetes Increases Risk For Some Cancers | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A type of genetic abnormality linked to cancer is more common in people with type 2 diabetes than the rest of the population, a new study has found.People with type 2 diabetes are already
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Anti-Cancer Effects Found In Women Taking Every-Other-Day Aspirin

Anti-Cancer Effects Found In Women Taking Every-Other-Day Aspirin | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Long-term treatment with alternate-day, low-dose aspirin in middle-aged women is linked to a reduced risk for colorectal cancer but raised risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.
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Fat-boosting gene mystery 'solved'

Fat-boosting gene mystery 'solved' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
The mystery of a genetic flaw which greatly increases the risk of obesity in one in six people has been solved by an international group of scientists.
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Choirs 'synchronise heartbeats'

Choirs 'synchronise heartbeats' | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Choir singers not only harmonise their voices they also synchronise their heartbeats, a study suggests.
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Similar Lower Back Pain Relief Achieved By Weekly Yoga Class And Twice Weekly Classes

Similar Lower Back Pain Relief Achieved By Weekly Yoga Class And Twice Weekly Classes | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found that a weekly yoga class provided similar lower back pain relief and reduced the need for pain
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Healthy Adults Who Go To Bed Late And Get Less Sleep At Increased Risk For Weight Gain

Healthy Adults Who Go To Bed Late And Get Less Sleep At Increased Risk For Weight Gain | Preventive Medicine | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that healthy adults with late bedtimes and chronic sleep restriction may be more susceptible to weight gain due to the increased consumption of calories during late-night hour
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