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Eating Dairy Products Linked to Prostate Cancer, With Plant Based Diets Reducing Risk

Diets Reducing Risk Eating dairy products has been linked to a higher chance of developing prostate cancer, while a plant-based diet appears to cut the risk. Past studies have found a link between consuming dairy products—like milk and cheese—and prostate cancer, as the disease is more prevalent in Western countries

Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Developing, Dying of Cancer

People with psoriasis could be at greater risk of developing or dying of cancer, according to scientists. After trawling through existing studies investigating the link between the two diseases, scientists concluded those with psoriasis had a 1.18-fold increased risk of developing a range of different types of cancer when compared

Babies who are heavier at birth may have a higher risk of childhood allergies

New Australian research has found that babies who are heavier at birth may have a higher risk of a food allergy or eczema later in childhood. Carried out by researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute, the new study looked at 42 studies including data on more than

Carrying Too Much Extra Fat Can Up Your Odds of Depression by 17%

Having excess body fat, no matter where that fat is located, increases risk of developing depression, according to a new study published in Translational Psychiatry. Carrying about 20 pounds of excess body fat increased depression risk 17 percent, the researchers found. Exercise can help improve body image and mental well-being,

Even 2 Minutes of Exercise a Week May Lessen Risk of Dementia

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, most healthy adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise a week. However, a small study conducted by researchers at Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland, suggests that even two minutes of

Drowning tragedies can happen to anyone. Here’s what parents need to know

Parents who have faced the tragedy of losing or nearly losing a child to drowning are far from alone. Drowning can be silent and quick and kills nearly 1,000 children every year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, who also lists drowning as the single leading cause of injury-related death

Drinking Piping Hot Tea Compared To A Lukewarm Cup Could Increase Your Risk Of Esophageal Cancer, Study Says

A new study published in the International Journal of Cancer shows drinking extremely hot beverages can increase your risk of throat cancer when regularly consumed at a temperature of more than 140° F, compared to those who drink their cups lukewarm. (For reference, the boiling point of water is 212°

Dementia risk tied to these commonly prescribed drugs in a new study

Scientists have long found a possible link between anticholinergic drugs andan increased risk of dementia. A study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday suggests that the link is strongest for certain classes of anticholinergic drugs — particularly antidepressants, bladder antimuscarinics, antipsychotics and antiepileptic drugs. Researchers wrote in

Young Men Are at Risk of Getting a Disease Common Among Older Women

A new study found that many young guys have low bone density. This could put them at risk of developing osteoporosis. Experts weigh in on what this means and the best ways to keep your bones healthy. Osteoporosis ads famously target older women, but pharmaceutical companies may want to focus

It’s not just soda: Drinking too much fruit juice (or any sugary drink) linked to premature death risk

Many sugar-sweetened beverages have little to no nutritional value and lots of calories, and their harmful health effects have been well-documented. Now, a study links drinking too many sugary beverages — and even 100% natural fruit juices — to an increased risk of early death. Specifically, drinking an excessive amount

HMV collapses into administration putting 2,000 jobs at risk

HMV has collapsed into administration, putting 2,000 jobs at risk. Administrators KPMG have been appointed to HMV following a hearing before a High Court judge on Friday evening. Will Wright, partner at KPMG and joint administrator, said: “Whilst we understand that it has continued to outperform the overall market decline