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Low-Fat Diet Tied to Better Breast Cancer Survival Data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study had already found that women who ate a low-fat diet were at lower odds of developing more aggressive forms of breast cancer.
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Closed Cars Can Become Deathly Hot in Minutes In the United States, six children have died in hot cars so far this year -- and about 750 since 1998, the study authors noted.
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Severe Eczema May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk Because this was an observational study, the researchers couldn't prove eczema caused the increased heart disease risk. But they said that, given the large number of people included in the study, the association appears strong.
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Study Says Antidepressants May Lead to Weight Gain In the study, patients who used any of a dozen common antidepressants were 21 percent more likely than others to put on an extra 5 to 8 pounds, the study authors said.
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Heavier Women May Face Higher Cancer Risks: Study Although the study couldn't prove cause and effect, obesity was tied to a rise in the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer by 20 percent and kidney cancer by 95 percent.
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Cinnamon-Flavored E-Cigs May Bring Lung Dangers Cinnamaldehyde is the biochemical that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, and it has been approved as a food additive by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
WebMD | May 23, 2018 10:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lung Cancer Rate Now Rising Faster in Young Women In general, the study found, the incidence of the disease dipped over time. But men saw a sharper decrease, so that the traditional male-female pattern flipped.
WebMD | May 23, 2018 10:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FDA Takes Action Against Teething Products, Makers The FDA previously warned consumers about the risks of benzocaine, which includes a risk of developing a disease known as methemoglobinemia, which can raise the levels of methemoglobin in the blood while dangerously lowering blood oxygen levels.
WebMD | May 23, 2018 9:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Guidelines Mean 1 in 3 Adults May Need BP Meds Under the new guidelines, nearly 46 percent of U.S. adults now would be considered to have high blood pressure, a new study reported.
WebMD | May 23, 2018 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could Eating Fish Boost Sex Lives and Fertility? For the study, Harvard researchers tracked outcomes for 500 couples in Michigan and Texas for one year.
WebMD | May 23, 2018 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend