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Medical News Today: Aspirin may cut breast cancer risk for women with diabetes

Low-dose aspirin may reduce breast cancer risk for women with diabetes, researchers suggest. Researchers have long known that diabetes can increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer. A new study, however, suggests that this risk could be significantly reduced with ...

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Medical News Today: Exposure to heavy metals may increase risk of autism

While it is not yet known what causes autism, researchers believe that a complex interaction between environmental factors and genetics is responsible for the condition. Separating these factors, however, can be a challenge. But a new study may have found ...

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Medical News Today: Eating more fiber may lower risk of osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects millions of people both worldwide and across the United States. New research shows that a diet rich in fiber may lower the risk of developing painful knee osteoarthritis. Fruit and whole-grain cereals are excellent sources of fiber. Osteoarthritis ...

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Medical News Today: Delaying blood thinning treatment may raise dementia risk

Atrial fibrillation is a common form of heart abnormality, and patients who have it are often prescribed anticoagulants, or blood thinners. New research suggests that dementia rates increase in patients with atrial fibrillation whose anticoagulation treatment is delayed. New research ...

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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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