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Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Nov 09, – If you have a penchant for drinking sugary sodas, you might be raising your risk for kidney disease, new research suggests. Employees at a university in Japan who consumed more than two sodas a day were more likely to have protein in their urine when compared to those who had fewer or […]

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Moms With Lupus More Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Suggests

Moms With Lupus More Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Suggests

Oct 27, – Women with lupus are twice as likely to have a child with autism compared to mothers without the autoimmune disease, new, preliminary research finds. However, the overall risk is still low and the findings won’t change the management of women with lupus, said one expert. “I wouldn’t tell my lupus patients not […]

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Single Gene May Predict Mental Decline After Heart Surgery

Single Gene May Predict Mental Decline After Heart Surgery

Oct 13, – Their study included 233 elderly, white patients whose mental function was assessed before heart surgery and five years after. A certain gene appears to increase risk for mental decline after heart surgery, a new study suggests. Between 30 percent and 50 percent of heart surgery patients have a decrease in mental function […]

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Research: Yet Another Reason to Avoid Fatty Foods, Fatigue Daytime drowsiness, alertness influenced by diet

Research: Yet Another Reason to Avoid Fatty Foods, Fatigue Daytime drowsiness, alertness influenced by diet

May 12, – Researchers assessed the daytime sleepiness/alertness levels of 31 healthy, non-obese people, aged 18 to 65, who were normal sleepers. Then they looked at the meals they ate. Higher fat consumption was associated with increased daytime sleepiness while higher carbohydrate intake was linked with increased alertness. There was no relationship between protein consumption […]

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Study: Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

Study: Estrogen Levels Tied to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

May 12, – Sudden cardiac death can occur when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating (sudden cardiac arrest). Each year in the United States, more than 350,000 people die of sudden cardiac death. Higher levels of the hormone estrogen are associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death in men and women, a […]

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