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Medical News Today: Causes of psoriatic arthritis: Triggers and risk factors

Psoriasis is a chronic condition that results in the formation of scaly white and red patches on the skin. These areas of abnormal skin can be itchy and uncomfortable. According to the American College of Rheumatology, around 15 percent of ...

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Medical News Today: Hard, not soft, plaque buildup may predict risk of heart attack

Atherosclerosis is a condition in which plaque builds up inside the arteries, leading to hardened, narrow, or even blocked arteries. The damage caused by atherosclerosis may contribute to a range of cardiovascular conditions, such as coronary heart disease or peripheral ...

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Medical News Today: Eating fruits and vegetables may lower women's stress risk

New research provides yet another reason to include fruits and vegetables in the diet, after finding that eating up to seven servings per day can lower the risk of psychological stress for middle-aged women. Researchers say that moderate intake of ...

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Medical News Today: Football players 'not at higher risk of neurodegenerative disease'

The risk of traumatic brain injury is particularly high among football players. A new study sets out to investigate if football players are also at a higher risk of developing degenerative brain diseases later in life. Compared with other athletes, ...

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Medical News Today: Daily handful of nuts slashes the risk of disease and death

With their rich content of fiber, low saturated fats, and high levels of antioxidants, nuts are one of the healthiest and most nutritious snacks out there. New research shows that the health benefits of nuts may be even more wide-ranging ...

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Samsung recalls 2.8 million ‘explosive’ washers due to injury risk

Earlier this fall, we covered news that Samsung might have to recall several million top-loading washing machines due to injury risks associated with the company’s hardware. Now, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a major recall across ...

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Medical News Today: Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may raise dementia risk

Men with prostate cancer who are treated with a form of hormone therapy may be at much higher risk of dementia, according to new research published in JAMA Oncology. Men treated with ADT for prostate cancer may be at greater ...

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Medical News Today: C. difficile risk 'raised by using same hospital bed as antibiotic-treated paitent'

Antibiotic use is associated with greater risk of Clostridium difficile infection, but according to a new study, you do not necessarily need to take antibiotics for them to pose such a risk. Researchers suggest just using the same hospital bed ...

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Medical News Today: Could coffee reduce women's risk of dementia?

Today is International Coffee Day, and what better way to celebrate than providing our readers with some positive news about one the nation’s favorite hot drinks; a new study suggests that older women who drink two to three cups of ...

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Medical News Today: Heatwaves, cold snaps may raise preterm birth risk

Being pregnant during a heatwave is far from the most pleasant scenario for a woman, but new research finds such extreme temperatures may do more than make expectant mothers uncomfortable; they could increase the risk of preterm birth. Researchers say ...

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