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The risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., but recent studies have ranked it third after they found that deaths caused by this disease were underreported. In addition, many people who potentially have Alzheimer’s never receive

Strength training can reduce your risk of cancer-related death by a substantial 31%

Countless studies have shown just how important exercise is for preventing chronic diseases including cancer. However, the majority of these studies focus on aerobic exercise, so much so that other forms of exercise like strength training are disregarded. A recent study from

Strength training can reduce your risk of cancer-related death by a substantial 31%

Countless studies have shown just how important exercise is for preventing chronic diseases including cancer. However, the majority of these studies focus on aerobic exercise, so much so that other forms of exercise like strength training are disregarded. A recent study from

Neonatal circumcision could increase the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in babies – new research

Credit: shutterstock Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or cot death remains the leading cause of infant death in many developed countries. There are around 2,700 babies who die from cot death every year in the US – and around 300

Statin therapy reduces risk for diabetic retinopathy in T2DM

(HealthDay)—For Taiwanese patients with type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia, statin therapy is associated with a reduced risk for diabetic retinopathy, according to a study published online Jan. 10 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Eugene Yu-Chuan Kang, M.D., from the Chang Gung Memorial

Study identifies novel genetic factors for colorectal cancer risk

Cancer — Histopathologic image of colonic carcinoid. Credit: Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0 A large-scale study conducted among East Asians and led by Vanderbilt researchers has identified multiple, previously unknown genetic risk factors for colorectal cancer. Wei Zheng, MD, Ph.D., Anne Potter