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- Exposure To Sunlight May Decrease Risk Of Advanced Breast Cancer By Half
A research team from the Northern California Cancer Center, the University of Southern California, and Wake Forest University School of Medicine has found that increased exposure to sunlight — which increases levels of vitamin D in the body — may decrease the risk of advanced breast cancer.
- Women More Likely Than Men To Be Affected By Acne As Adults
A new study confirms that a significant proportion of adults continue to be plagued by acne well beyond the teenage years. In particular, women experience acne at higher rates than their male counterparts across all age groups 20 years and older.
- Obese Children Show Early Signs Of Heart Disease
Children who are obese or who are at risk for obesity show early signs of heart disease similar to obese adults with heart disease, a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found.
- Face Facts: Too Much Sugar Can Cause Wrinkles
If the promise of a slimmer waistline hasn’t curbed your sweet tooth, maybe the desire for smooth skin will.
- Diagnosis For Serious Blood Vessel Disease Of Brain And Spinal Cord Clarified
Mayo Clinic has clarified the methods of diagnosis and optimal management of a rare and little-understood blood vessel disease of the brain and spinal cord that often leads to stroke or death.
- Stem Cells To Treat Damaged Eyes And A Rare Skin Disorder
Doctors and scientists in Italy have shown how stem cells can be used to treat damaged eyes and, in combination with gene therapy, a rare and debilitating skin disease.
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