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Living close to a major highway poses a significant risk to heart attack survivors, reinforcing the need to isolate housing developments from heavy traffic areas.
Despite nearly a third of Americans now being obese, as many as 70 percent say they are trying to lose weight, and many do, according to new research.
Physicians advising men whether to be screened for prostate cancer with a PSA test must rely more on available evidence when recommending screening, biopsies and treatments rather than long held beliefs that PSA-based testing is beneficial for all, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center prostate expert Marc B. Garnick, MD, says.
According to a new study, the newly bereaved are at a greatly increased risk of having a heart attack after the death of a loved one.
An experimental vaccine tested in rhesus monkeys helped protect them from getting infected with Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) -- the primate version of HIV and AIDS -- and appears to make the disease more manageable in those who aren’t protected.
Many complications of diabetes, including kidney disease, foot problems and vision problems are generally well recognized.
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