• Brisbane's 'safe' levels of pollution still raise death risk, research finds

    8 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    A study of nearly a quarter of a million deaths in Queensland has found the amount of pollution contributes to the risk of death even at low levels.
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  • Limited Exposure to Pollutants Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk

    Limited Exposure to Pollutants Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk

    8 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Providing cardiac patients with in-home portable air cleaners can reduce their personal-level of exposure to fine-particulate matter or PM2.5 pollutants and lower their risk of cardiovascular events like myocardial infarction and sudden death.
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  • Menopause can increases risk of metabolic syndrome, shows study

    8 days ago - By News Medical

    Perimenopause is a time when women become more vulnerable to a number of health problems. A new study based on data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging identified menopause as a risk factor for the development of metabolic syndrome or some of its components, including hypertension, central obesity, and high blood sugar. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society .
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  • Study explores impact of fishing pressure on ocean ecosystems

    8 days ago - By News Medical

    In a study published recently in Ecology and Evolution, an international team of researchers focused on what can happen to ocean ecosystems when fishing pressure increases or decreases, and how this differs between tropical to temperate marine ecosystems.
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  • Retinopathy Risk Increased in T2DM After Cataract Surgery

    8 days ago - By Medscape

    People with type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop diabetic retinopathy after cataract surgery, according a new population-based study.
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  • Danshen herb found to have anti-cancer, liver-protective properties

    Danshen herb found to have anti-cancer, liver-protective properties

    8 days ago - By Natural News

    Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of liver cancer, affecting mostly people with chronic liver disease. It is considered a major health problem worldwide, with its incidence continuing to increase. Health experts also note that HCC's tendency to be asymptomatic in the early stages is problematic, as patients are usually diagnosed too late,...
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  • A worldwide health problem: Numerous studies warn that low levels of vitamin D can increase premature death and disease risks

    A worldwide health problem: Numerous studies warn that low levels of vitamin D can increase premature death and disease risks

    8 days ago - By Natural News

    Vitamin D is essential for your overall health, but there are only a handful of natural sources of this vitamin. According to several studies, supplementation is important because vitamin D deficiency is linked to an increased risk of premature death, particularly if your blood levels of vitamin D are lower than 30 nanograms...
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