Oncology & Cancer

Study calculates contribution of risk factors to cancer in the US

A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying the role of known risk factors, from smoking to low consumption of fruits and ...

Neuroscience

NAFLD linked to smaller total cerebral brain volume

(HealthDay)—Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with smaller total cerebral brain volume, according to a study published online Nov. 20 in JAMA Neurology.

Health

The effects of drinking on the aging brain

Wisdom and grace come with age, but so do mental slowing and increased risk for dementia. As the elderly population continues to grow, preserving brain health to maintain independence and quality of life into older age is ...

Cardiology

Long-term heavy drinking may age arteries over time

Heavy alcohol drinking habits over the years may prematurely age arteries, especially in men, putting them at an increased risk for heart disease, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the ...

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