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Exposure to pet and pest allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy have a lower risk of developing asthma by 7 years of age, new research reveals. The findings may provide clues for the ...

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Antibiotic identified that reduces infection risk in young leukemia patients

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers have identified an antibiotic that significantly reduced the odds of infections in children starting treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) without an apparent increase in antibiotic resistance. The research appears today in the journal Clinical ...

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PSA screening significantly reduces the risk for death from prostate cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content] After differences in implementation and settings were accounted for, two important prostate cancer screening trials provide compatible evidence that screening reduces prostate cancer mortality. Men's Health News — ScienceDaily

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New genetic risk factor for developing autism spectrum disorder identified

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A new systematic analysis has been applied to a cohort of 2,300 families who have a single child affected with autism. The study focused on identifying and characterizing low-lying genetic mutations that may have been ...

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Altered mitochondria associated with increased autism risk

Mitochondria, the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, may play a key role in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A provocative new study by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)’s pioneering mitochondrial medicine team suggests that variations in mitochondrial DNA ...

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Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of early death

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Higher coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of early death, according to new research. The observational study in nearly 20 000 participants suggests that coffee can be part of a healthy diet in ...

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'Fat but fit' are at increased risk of heart disease

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Carrying extra weight could raise your risk of heart attack by more than a quarter, even if you are otherwise healthy. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk, says new report

A review of several studies has found strong evidence to suggest that a woman’s breast cancer risk can be reduced if she breast-feeds her children. A review of the latest scientific research on breast cancer shows that there is strong ...

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Scientists propose novel therapy to lessen risk of obesity-linked disease

[unable to retrieve full-text content] With obesity related illnesses a global pandemic, researchers propose using a blood thinner to target molecular drivers of chronic metabolic inflammation in people eating high-fat diets to limit weight gain and disease. Nutrition Research News ...

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Weight in adolescence may affect colorectal cancer risk

A new study has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon cancer in adulthood. Obesity was also associated with an elevated risk of developing rectal cancer. Published early online in ...

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