Archive for Month: June

Daily Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

Drinking a sugar-sweetened beverage every day, including sodas, other carbonated beverages and fruit juices, can increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, according to a new study. Although the study, conducted at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (USDA HRNCA) at Tufts...

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Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis Remains Widespread: Women Routinely Subjected To Unnecessary Chemo And Radiation

Health experts are becoming increasingly concerned about the problem of breast cancer overdiagnosis: Women who, because of mammogram recommendations, are subjected to excruciating surgery, radiation or chemotherapy to treat cancers that never would have become dangerous, and which they never would have known about if not for the mammogram....

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