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Eating 400 calories a day from these foods could increase your risk of dementia by more than 20%

Eating 400 calories a day from these foods could increase your risk of dementia by more than 20%

Talk about food for thought. A growing body of research suggests that ultra-processed foods like frozen pizzas and breakfast cereals high in sugars, fats and empty calories are bad for your health. Now, a new large-scale study presented at the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in San Diego this week offers more evidence that people …

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After being diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, UB researcher establishes fund so work like hers can continue

After being diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, UB researcher establishes fund so work like hers can continue

When E. Brooke Lerner was referred to an area hospital in May, she didn’t expect to hear the devastating diagnosis from doctors: She had stage 4 pancreatic cancer. For Lerner, a professor and vice chair of research at the University of Buffalo Department of Emergency Medicine, the past six months have been accompanied by a …

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Camden Clark Medical Center gets nod for cancer services

Camden Clark Medical Center gets nod for cancer services

WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center has achieved national accreditation for its cancer services. The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted three-year accreditation to the Cancer Program at WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center. (Photo provided) PARKERSBURG – WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center has earned …

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Health Care - White House to Solve Monkeypox Emergency

Health Care – White House to Solve Monkeypox Emergency

Netizens may rightly be scratching their heads over a Pepsi commercial featuring Lindsay Lohan in which the actress enjoys a glass of soda with just a little milk. On health today, the Biden administration says it does not plan to renew the public health emergency that was declared for the monkeypox outbreak earlier this year …

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A 'green' Mediterranean diet burns visceral fat faster than a classic Mediterranean diet, reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer, study finds

A ‘green’ Mediterranean diet burns visceral fat faster than a classic Mediterranean diet, reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer, study finds

A Mediterranean-style diet with added plant foods may help burn fat faster, according to a new study. The nutrient-dense diet may help reduce a type of fat linked to a higher risk of disease. Dieters are reducing their consumption of meat and processed foods in favor of olive oil, tea, nuts and leafy greens. Loading …

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26-year-old man with testicular cancer raises awareness of his first unusual symptom

26-year-old man with testicular cancer raises awareness of his first unusual symptom

Last year, Sal Gomez noticed that he was experiencing pain in his right testicle and lower back. The third-year medical student thought he might have pulled a muscle while working or exercising. When the pain did not go away, he consulted his doctor and learned the reason for his pain: he had testicular cancer. “I …

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Increasing production of custom immune cells for drug development and testing

Increasing production of custom immune cells for drug development and testing

To prevent animal testing and create even more accurate ways to test therapeutics, the pharmaceutical industry is increasingly turning to human immune cells. However, the availability of cells like these has been limited to date. Now, Fraunhofer researchers have succeeded in taking the production of personalized immune cells from the laboratory to the industrial level. …

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A urine sample is added to a Petri dish with dozens of tiny worms, which have been genetically engineered to swim away from traces of pancreatic cancer

Scientists develop world’s first test for pancreatic cancer – using tiny worms that detect tumors

Scientists have developed the world’s first early detection test for pancreatic cancer, which uses worms to detect tumors. According to its creators, the test – rolled out this month in Japan – is 100% accurate at detecting cancer and can detect it in its early stages. Tokyo-based biotech company Hirotsu Bio Science hopes to bring …

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