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CDC: cancer death rates decreased, heart disease deaths rose

(HealthDay)—Cancer death rates declined for adults aged 45 to 64 years from 1999 to 2017, while heart disease death rates decreased to 2011 and then increased, according to the May 22 National Vital Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sally C. Curtin, from the National Center for Health […]

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New recommendations for a thyroid and cardiovascular disease research agenda

New Recommendations for a Thyroid and Cardiovascular Disease Research Agenda have been co-published in Thyroid and Circulation. The Guidelines are published online here in Thyroid. The Guidelines are also copyrighted by the American Heart Association and are being simultaneously published in its journal Circulation. “Thyroid and Cardiovascular Disease: Research Agenda for Enhancing Knowledge, Prevention, and […]

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Men who take a prostate-disease drug are more at risk of diabetes

Prostate disease sufferers who take commonly-prescribed drugs to help them urinate are a THIRD more at risk of type 2 diabetes Drugs are prescribed to men with enlarged prostates that affect their urination Prescribed drugs called 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors raise the risk May slow a man’s metabolism and make their body less sensitive to insulin   Men […]