• More Ventilation May Not Mean Lesser Pollution

    2 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Members living home with higher ventilation could be more at risk of developing respiratory disorders such as asthma, finds a new study.
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  • Direct-acting antivirals reduce risk of premature mortality and liver cancer for people with chronic hepatitis C, study finds

    Direct-acting antivirals reduce risk of premature mortality and liver cancer for people with chronic hepatitis C, study finds

    2 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    The first prospective, longitudinal study investigating treatment of chronic hepatitis C with direct-acting antivirals finds that the treatment is associated with reduced risk of mortality and liver cancer.
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  • Data provide insight into 'not trivial' link between height, cancer risk

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Taller individuals may be at higher risk for certain cancer types, according to study findings published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
    Previous research has shown factors early in life - such as nutrition, health and social conditions - independently influence height and cancer risk.
    “I tested the alternative hypothesis that height increases cell number and that having more cells directly increases cancer risk,” Leonard Nunney, PhD, professor of biology at University of California, Riverside, said in a press release.
    Nunney analyzed data from four large-scale
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  • A college degree may NOT protect against dementia as previously thought, study finds 

    A college degree may NOT protect against dementia as previously thought, study finds 

    2 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Higher education has been associated with lower dementia risk and slower decline. But a new Rush University study found no link to support that.
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  • Chronic sinusitis DOUBLES a person's risk of depression, study finds

    Chronic sinusitis DOUBLES a person's risk of depression, study finds

    2 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    The overall incidence of depression during the 11-year follow-up was 1.51-fold higher in chronic sinusitis sufferers, the South Korean study found.
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