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Genetic Tests for Breast Cancer: When and Why?

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Genetic tests for breast cancer prevention and treatment are now implemented in most modern medical facilities. A recent review highlights the role of genetic testing in this context and describes when, why and how it should be performed … [read more]

 

 

 

Effects of Royal Jelly on Cholesterol Levels

Royal Jelly

Scientists have revealed that a 3-month treatment with Royal Jelly can reduce triglyceride, LDL-cholesterol and subsequently the risk of cardiovascular diseases … [read more]

 

 

 

Do High Energy Density Foods Cause Weight Gain?

High Energy Density

You are what you eat; or put into scientific terms, does consumption of high energy density foods translate into weight gain? And are Japanese men or women more susceptible to weight gain? A decade-long study discovered that high energy density diets were associated with Japanese men were shown to gain more weight than women over that period … [read more]

 

 

Stroke Hospitalizations Increasing Among Younger Americans

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Overall, stroke mortality rates in the United States are declining. Nonetheless, as the incidence of stroke risk factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes has increased among Americans under the age of 64, so too, has the number of stroke hospitalizations … [read more]

 

 

Combat Depressive Symptoms with Physical Activity

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A new longitudinal study examines the positive effects of physical activity on nursing home residents’ depressive symptoms over time … [read more]

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