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Posts for: July, 2014

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found low vitamin D levels were associated with an increased risk for metastatic and nonmetastatic cancers, especially for colorectal cancer, in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Over a follow up period of 11 years, 7% of patients developed cancer. The study showed that vitamin D may offer long-term health benefits for IBD patients. MedPage Today (free registration) 

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Half with hepatitis C in U.S. are unaware of their infection Approximately 3.5 million people are estimated to have chronic hepatitis C in the U.S. Only half are aware of their condition, according to a study at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. And just 16% received treatment for HCV. Healio (free registration)/HCV.

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In this Gallup Inc. study of all 50 states, they found Mississippi the fattest, with 35.4 percent of its people obese.  Montana was the slimmest state, with a 19.6 percent obesity rate. California had 23.6 percent of its people considered obese.  Chronic diseases including cancer were more prevalent in the states that were most obese.  http://www.gallup.com/poll/167642/mississippians-obese-montanans-least-obese.aspx


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