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Father's Smoking Habits can Increase Asthma Risk in Children

Father's Smoking Habits can Increase Asthma Risk in Children Several studies link maternal smoking to asthma risk in children, but this new study suggests that even father's smoking habits prior to conception can elevate asthma risk in children. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Bergen. Full News here – Read more […]

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Thousands Risk Losing Health Coverage, Immigrant Advocacy Groups Warn

Thousands Risk Losing Health Coverage, Immigrant Advocacy Groups Warn Immigrant advocacy groups are warning that tens of thousands of people could lose health insurance because they won't meet a Friday deadline to prove to the federal government they are legally in the country. Up to 310,000 people risk losing coverage … Full News here – Read […]

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Shift work linked to greater diabetes risk

Shift work linked to greater diabetes risk “Over the past decades, a few epidemiological studies have assessed the association between shift work and the risk of diabetes mellitus with the inconsistent results,” said Lu, a researcher at Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Diabetes risk present among overweight, obese metabolically healthy young

Diabetes risk present among overweight, obese metabolically healthy young … The risk for incident diabetes associated with overweight and obesity was not decreased with a healthy metabolic profile or the absence of diabetes risk factors, according to recent study findings published in Diabetes Care. Gilad Twig, MD, PhD, of … Full News here – Read […]

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Barrett's esophagus associated with increased risk for colon polyps

Barrett's esophagus associated with increased risk for colon polyps Results showed those with Barrett's esophagus were 80% more likely to have any type of polyp detected during colonoscopy and 50% more likely to have adenomas detected. “This association might have important implications,” Arthi Kumaravel, MD, of the … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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Overweight women with breast cancer 'could halve the risk of the disease

Overweight women with breast cancer 'could halve the risk of the disease … The study found women whose body mass index (BMI) was greater than 30 – the borderline between overweight and obese -had a 52 per cent lower rate of recurrence and a 28-month delay in time to recurrence if they were taking aspirin […]

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Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk

Aspirin May Cut Cancer Risk A large review of available data has confirmed what many experts have long suspected: Taking small amounts of aspirin over long periods of time reduces the risk of colon cancer and certain other cancers. British researchers gathered evidence from six … Full News here – Read more on New York Times […]

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Man-Made Fiber May Compound Mesothelioma Risk from Asbestos

Man-Made Fiber May Compound Mesothelioma Risk from Asbestos Workers exposed to both asbestos and another insulation material called refractory ceramic fiber (RCF) are more than 4 times as likely to develop malignant pleural mesothelioma as are workers who were only exposed to asbestos. That is the conclusion of … Full News here – Read more […]

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Daily aspirin reduces cancer risk, according to study

Daily aspirin reduces cancer risk, according to study The research shows that long-term use of aspirin significantly reduces the risk of developing major cancers, mostly affecting the digestive tract, and dying from them. If everyone in the UK aged 50 to 64 took aspirin for 10 years an estimated 130,357 … Full News here – […]

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Mouse Study Finds Prenatal Stress Increases Asthma Risk in Child

Mouse Study Finds Prenatal Stress Increases Asthma Risk in Child Now, a new study finds that prenatal stress may also be linked to the development of asthma. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found that stress among pregnant mice — even a single bout — led to an increased risk of allergy-induced … Full […]

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Stress in pregnancy linked to offspring's asthma risk

Stress in pregnancy linked to offspring's asthma risk The researchers found that high concentrations of stress hormones – corticosterone (CORT) – in the mother were able to cross the placenta and increase CORT levels in the fetuses, which could lead to higher risks of developing asthma and allergies. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Stress During Pregnancy Increases Offspring's Risk of Asthma

Stress During Pregnancy Increases Offspring's Risk of Asthma The negative outcomes include several developmental and behavioral problems. The new study, led by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, states that stress among pregnant mice led to elevated risk of allergy-induced asthma in their … Full News here – Read more on Science World […]

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Aspirin and Lifestyle Changes May Modulate Colon Cancer Risk

Aspirin and Lifestyle Changes May Modulate Colon Cancer Risk We observed that fewer CpGs acquired age-dependent methylation in users of aspirin and hormonal replacement therapy compared with nonusers, whereas more CpGs were affected in smokers and individuals with a body mass index > 25 compared with … Full News here – Read more on Medical Research […]

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How aspirin could halve risk of dying from breast cancer: Powerful effects of

How aspirin could halve risk of dying from breast cancer: Powerful effects of … Earlier studies have also credited aspirin with cutting the risk of death from bowel and prostate cancers – and reducing the odds of developing the disease in the first place. But confusingly, in the latest study, the women who took aspirin […]

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New Study Finds Diabetes Risk Rises With Statin Adherence

New Study Finds Diabetes Risk Rises With Statin Adherence The risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes rises with adherence to statin therapy, providing further confirmation of the previously reported link. However, the benefits of statins still "clearly" outweigh the risks, according to a large new population-based … Full News here – Read more on Medscape

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