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Extra weight linked to dementia risk: study

Source: Reuters Carrying around extra pounds during middle age was associated with a higher risk of dementia later in life in a new study that followed twins in Sweden for 30 years. The research was not set up to prove … Continue reading

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New study casts doubt on lung cancer treatment

Frederik Joelving Reuters A controversial radiation treatment for patients who’ve had lung cancer surgery may not help elderly people live longer, U.S. researchers have found. Postoperative radiotherapy, or PORT, is thought to cut the chances that a tumor will return. … Continue reading

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In a new report, a large group of American doctors urge kids and teens to avoid energy drinks and only consume sports drinks in limited amount.

Source: Reuters The recommendations come in the wake of a national debate over energy drinks, which experts fear may have side effects. “Children never need energy drinks,” said Dr. Holly Benjamin, of the American Academy of Pediatrics, who worked on … Continue reading

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Finding ovarian cancer fast may not help survival

Source: Reuters Once a woman begins experiencing symptoms of ovarian cancer, getting diagnosed and treated quickly may not help her survive longer, according to a new study of Australian women. The finding is discouraging, researchers said, especially because doctors have … Continue reading

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Childhood stimulation may reduce adult violence

Source: Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -Toddlers in a program to encourage interaction and play with their mothers grew into adults with higher IQs, greater educational attainment and less involvement in violence than kids who did not receive the early … Continue reading

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