• Dairy products can increase the risk of cancer, but these plant-based diets can REDUCE it

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    A study published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association shows that dairy products may increase the risk of prostate cancer but plant-based diets may decrease that risk. Mayo Clinic researchers based their findings on previous studies that examined the link between certain diets and prostate cancer risk. “Our review highlighted a cause for...
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  • E-cigarette use increases risk for developing major respiratory diseases

    E-cigarette use increases risk for developing major respiratory diseases

    1 month ago - By Healio

    In a new study, e-cigarette use was associated with increased risk for developing major respiratory diseases, including asthma, bronchitis and COPD, independent of cigarette smoking or use of other tobacco products.
    “Our findings highlight the potential respiratory harms associated with e-cigarette use and the importance of developing regulations to combat their increasing use,” Wubin Xie, DrPH, MPH, postdoctoral associate in the department of global health at Boston University School of Public Health, and colleagues wrote in JAMA Network Open.
    The prospective cohort study analyzed
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  • Gestational weight gain associated with increased autism risk for children

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Pregnancy weight gain in excess of recommendations is associated with a higher risk for autism spectrum disorder among offspring, according to results of a meta-analysis published in Obesity.
    “Because autism spectrum disorder is estimated to affect approximately 1% of people globally, identifying modifiable risk factors for ASD is of great public health significance,” Ka Kahe, MD, ScD, MPH, the Virgil G. Damon professor of epidemiology and obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, and colleagues wrote. “It has been
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