Monthly Archives: March 2013

Safer Foot And Mouth Disease Vaccine Created

A new vaccine has been developed to help prevent foot-and-mouth disease. The vaccine is considered safer for the patient and easier to create, lowering costs and increasing productivity. The new vaccine may also be able to improve other vaccines such … Continue reading

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Soy May Extend Lung Cancer Life Expectancy

A new study has found that soy may extend the lives of women who have been diagnosed with lung cancer. The study involved 444 women who had been clinically diagnosed with lung cancer. The study found that women who consumed … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Patients Struggle With Finances

Younger adults managing finances while caring for elderly individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s has become an increasingly difficult situation. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, approximately 5-million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease and the number is expected to grow. A … Continue reading

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Weekend Surgeries May Hold Greater Risk

A recent study found that surgeries being conducted on Saturdays and Sundays may carry more risk than those being performed during the week. The study analyzed 7,112 surgeries being performed for individuals suffering from ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Ulcerative … Continue reading

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Dairy Products May Increase Breast Cancer Risks

A recent study found that women who have been diagnosed and received treatment for breast cancer may be at a higher risk of recurrence if they consume large amounts of dairy products. Kaiser Permanente, a scientist in Oakland, California suggested … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Benefit Premiums May Rise

As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act becomes more prominent over the next year, prices are expected to increase for family and personal insurance plans that include comprehensive benefits, according to a new report. Plan premiums that cover prescription … Continue reading

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Sugary Beverages Linked To Obesity Deaths

New research has found a direct correlation between obesity-related deaths and beverages with high sugar levels. 180,000 individuals die from obesity-related problems each year in the United States. Of those people who have died from obesity complications, 100 stemmed from … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy May Provide Same Benefit As Knee Surgery

According to a recent study, physical therapy has been found to be just as productive as knee surgery for those suffering from a common knee injury. Individuals who endured six months or longer of physical therapy improved as much or … Continue reading

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6 Factors That Determine Regional Popularity Of Life Insurance

New statistics show that life insurance coverage in the U.S. varies from state to state depending on independent variables. According to an associate professor of insurance and statistics at Drake University, Lisa Gardner, marriage rates carry a large impact on … Continue reading

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Coffee And Green Tea Drinkers May Have Reduced Risk Of Stroke

A new study published in the American Heart Association Journal stated that coffee and green tea may help reduce the risk of stroke. Green tea drinkers may lower their risk of stoke by 20% when consuming four or more cups … Continue reading

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