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Cancer's death rate has been dropping for 25 years. Why?

Cancer's death rate has been dropping for 25 years. Why?

Siegel, M.P.H., from the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, and colleagues estimated the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths expected to occur in the United States in 2019 and compiled the most recent data on cancer trends. However, in adults younger than age 55, new cases of colorectal cancer have increased nearly 2% per year since the mid-1990s. For example, the report demonstrated that in poorer counties, cervical cancer-related deaths were twice as common in women and men experienced ... Consulte Mais Informação

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High fibre diets make for healthier lives

High fibre diets make for healthier lives

The health benefits are best if we eat at least 25g of dietary fibre a day, according to analysis of observational studies and clinical trials conducted over almost 40 years. "This reduces incidence risk and mortality from a broad range of important diseases", said Jim Mann, a professor at the University of Otago, New Zealand who co-led the research. Consulte Mais Informação

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Having a beer belly linked to having a smaller brain

Having a beer belly linked to having a smaller brain

Of that group, 19 per cent were obese , according to their body mass index ( BMI ), calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in metres squared. People with both high BMI measurements and high waist-to-hip ratios, on the other hand, showed the lowest grey matter volumes. New UK research has found that carrying extra body fat, especially around the waist, may be linked to a smaller brain size, which could indicate a higher risk of dementia. Consulte Mais Informação

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Will Meghan Markle return to TV after eye-watering offer?

Will Meghan Markle return to TV after eye-watering offer?

Despite their estrangement, Meghan Markle's brother Thomas Markle Jr . chose to invite the Duchess and her husband Prince Harry to his wedding anyway. Thomas Sr. was, unfortunately, unable to be there for his daughter on her special day since he had some serious health issues. The source also said that the scene could be filmed in the United Kingdom to fit in with her schedule. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA warns of possible Hepatitis A contamination of Bauer's Candies' Modjeskas

FDA warns of possible Hepatitis A contamination of Bauer's Candies' Modjeskas

Any sweets purchased after November 14, 2018, may be contaminated because a worker in the facility tested positive for hepatitis A, according to the FDA. "These agencies have cleared us to continue operation". The agency recommends that those who have eaten the candies and are not vaccinated for hepatitis A to consult their doctors about whether they need a post-exposure prophylaxis treatment. Consulte Mais Informação

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De Blasio has a plan

De Blasio has a plan

Also, the city will use NYC Care to connect New Yorkers who are not eligible for health insurance , especially the undocumented or those who can't afford coverage, to health care. "Here psychotherapy is a covered benefit, which was not the case in San Francisco", he said. The programs will cost the city an estimated $100 million a year to operate. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flu cases starting to surge, with kids and teens especially vulnerable: doctors

Flu cases starting to surge, with kids and teens especially vulnerable: doctors

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The predominant strain this year is influenza A H1N1, which Bankole said tends to have less severe symptoms than the predominant strain circulating last season, influenza A H3N2. The child - from Central Jersey - died in late December. "So there is no reason why people should not get the flu shot this year". While it's best to get one early in the season, it's never too late - and doing so may protect not only you, but also children, the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Company recalls candy over possible Hepatitis contamination

The FDA says Bauer's Candies Modjeskas, an individually wrapped marshmallow candy dipped in chocolate or caramel, might be contaminated with Hepatitis A. Hepatitis A is usually spread when a person ingests fecal matter - even in microscopic amounts - from an infected person; this can happen when an infected person prepares food without appropriate hand hygiene, even before that person shows symptoms of illness. Consulte Mais Informação

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Peak flu season claims 3 Sask. children

Peak flu season claims 3 Sask. children

This year's flu season began in late October and is expected to last through March. Moore said physicians at CHEO are seeing cases of RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and other viruses as well as some flu. There have been three flu-related deaths this season, the victims were 63, 75 and 91 years old. Vaccines protect against multiple flu strains. The HSE has urged all people in at-risk groups for the flu to get vaccinated if they have not done so already. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jennifer Lopez Talks Past Relationships & The One Reason They Never Worked Out

Jennifer Lopez Talks Past Relationships & The One Reason They Never Worked Out

She said: "It's like if you're from Italy". Speaking to Grazia magazine, Jennifer said: '[Alex] has said it was too insane, and I didn't know him back then, so I am going to take his word for it. The thing about people, women especially, is that you can have 12 people telling you you're wonderful, but that one person kind of putting you down, that's the voice that sticks in your head... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tim Cook: new Apple services will arrive year

Tim Cook: new Apple services will arrive year

This number is up 19% from the previous year and Cook wants to continue to see that number grow. On a trailing basis (.) the revenue from wearables is already 50 percent more than iPod on its peak. Apple's stock grew to record highs previous year before taking a big hit in the last quarter after Wall Street grew concerned over iPhone sales and production issues. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple ‘Will Announce New Services This Year,’ Says Tim Cook

Apple ‘Will Announce New Services This Year,’ Says Tim Cook

And despite the iPhone clearly declining, Apple CEO Tim Cook says there's no reason to worry, explaining that those who criticize the company do the same thing every once in a while. The announcement punished the stock, which has tumbled 12 per cent since then. This is mostly due to iPhone sales finally plateauing. iPhone sales aren't going as strong as Apple anticipated, and earlier today, it was reported that the company turned to yet another production cut to align inventory with ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Study links income to heart disease in younger adults

Study links income to heart disease in younger adults

In the United States, the recent rise in income inequality suggests that a larger proportion of the population faces poverty and economic difficulties. "While this study is observational in nature and certainly not an evaluation of such programmes, our results do highlight that large negative changes in income may be detrimental to heart health and may contribute to premature death". Consulte Mais Informação

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