Obesity in diabetes shortens life, ups health care costs

(HealthDay)—Diabetes patients, particularly those who are obese, are at risk for many life years lost and high lifetime health care expenses, according to research published online Dec. 31 in Diabetes Care.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What you wear can change your brain

Clothing affects our mental processes and perceptions which can change our minds and the way we think, according to research by Professor Karen Pine from the University of Hertfordshire.

Oncology & Cancer

New research finds statins don't reduce skin cancer risk

(Medical Xpress) -- Murmurings over the past couple of years suggesting that certain statins might reduce the risk for people developing skin cancer, have proven to be unfounded. New research by a team working out of the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Breast cancer places greater financial burden on black women

Having breast cancer placed a significantly greater financial strain on black women than white women, according to study by researchers at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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