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Espresso, cappuccino lower prostate cancer risk

May 25, 2017

Drinking 3 or more cups of Italian-style coffee, such as caffé espresso and moka, as well as their combinations with milk, including caffé latte, cappuccino and macchiato, each day can reduce the risk of prostate cancer, according to epidemiological findings published in International Journal of Cancer.

“In recent years, we have seen a number of international studies on this issue, but scientific evidence has been considered insufficient to draw conclusions,” George Pounis, PhD, from the department of epidemiology and prevention at IRCCS Neuromed in Italy, said in a press release. “Moreover, in some cases results were contradictory.”

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Chronic metabolic diseases can begin in just 14 days of inactivity

May 24, 2017
Just 2 weeks of increased sedentary behavior can reduce muscle mass and cardio-respiratory fitness in healthy young individuals, which can increase the probability of…
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Replacing a single soda or beer with water daily reduces risk for obesity

May 23, 2017
Exchanging one serving of sugar-sweetened soft drink or one beer each day for a glass of water can lower the risk for obesity by 20%, according to data presented at the…
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AAP: Fruit juice should not be given to children younger than 1 year

May 22, 2017
Due to its high sugar and calorie content, in addition to its lack of protein and fiber, fruit juice should not be given to infants younger than 1 year, according to a
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What You Need to Know About Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, and the Patient Perspective

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Akcea Therapeutics™ A Subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Endorsed by: The National Lipid Association.

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS) is a rare genetic disease that leads to severe hypertriglyceridemia and…
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Espresso, cappuccino lower prostate cancer risk

May 25, 2017
Drinking 3 or more cups of Italian-style coffee, such as caffé espresso and moka, as well as their combinations with milk, including…

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Chronic metabolic diseases can begin in just 14 days of inactivity

May 24, 2017
Just 2 weeks of increased sedentary behavior can reduce muscle mass and cardio-respiratory fitness in healthy young individuals, which can increase…

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Replacing a single soda or beer with water daily reduces risk for obesity

May 23, 2017
Exchanging one serving of sugar-sweetened soft drink or one beer each day for a glass of water can lower the risk for obesity by 20%, according to…

In the Journals

AAP: Fruit juice should not be given to children younger than 1 year

May 22, 2017
Due to its high sugar and calorie content, in addition to its lack of protein and fiber, fruit juice should not be given to infants younger than 1

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Gluten-free products often have poorer nutritional content

May 18, 2017
Gluten-free products have significantly different nutritional composition than their counterparts that contain gluten, which could especially impact…

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Vitamin D, calcium intake may reduce risk for early menopause

May 18, 2017
Elevated consumption of dietary vitamin D and calcium may be associated with a lower risk for early menopause, according to research published in the…

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Top takeaways from Digestive Disease Week

May 18, 2017
The annual Digestive Disease Week meeting recently wrapped up in Chicago. Touted as the largest international scientific conference for…

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Anti-hypertension diet linked with reduced risk for gout, Western diet linked with increased risk for gout

May 15, 2017
An anti-hypertension diet — that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, low fat dairy and whole grains and a low intake of sodium…

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Nearly 1 billion people lacking vitamin D

May 15, 2017
Almost 1 billion people worldwide may have deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D, due to chronic disease, use of sunscreen, inadequate…

Exercise has ‘astounding’ effect on breast cancer recurrence, mortality

May 12, 2017
Exercise appeared far more likely than other lifestyle factors to reduce the risk for breast cancer recurrence and mortality, according to a review…

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