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Can Personalized Lifestyle Advice Lower Cancer Risk?

Individuals who receive tailored lifestyle feedback during colorectal screenings are more likely to follow a healthy routine, suggest new findings published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), reports AACR. Researchers invited more than 3,600 southeastern Norwegian men and women between ages 50 and 74 to… Read More »

Giving babies and toddlers antibiotics can increase the risk of obesity

Antibiotics can be lifesaving, but they can have serious downsides — including increasing the risk of obesity when they are given early in life, according to a recent study. Antibiotics kill bacteria. That can be a very good thing when the bacteria are causing a serious infection. But antibiotics don’t limit themselves to killing infection-causing… Read More »