Oncology & Cancer

Pancreatic cancer risks and prevention

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the risk factors for pancreatic cancer and what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Diabetes

The 5:2 diet: A good choice for gestational diabetes

Weight loss after gestational diabetes can prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. Yet finding the most effective way to lose weight and keep it off can be a challenge, especially for mothers with a new baby.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Body dissatisfaction in youth not tied to socioeconomic status

(HealthDay)—High body dissatisfaction and disordered eating are prevalent in teens and young adults regardless of socioeconomic status (SES), according to a study published in the August issue of Eating Behaviors.

Overweight & Obesity

Odds for an eating disorder may vary by income

(HealthDay)—Young Americans from low-income homes are more likely than those whose families are better off to be unhappy with the way they look and to have an eating disorder, a new study finds.

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