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Young adults have higher bowel cancer rates, study finds

May 20, 2019

Colorectal cancer is common amongst the aged and seems to be an affliction for young adults as well – European studies highlight a sharp rise in 20 to 29-year-olds in the past two decades, probably because of poor diet and/or obesity. Researchers from the Erasmus MC University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, reported an […]

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Lifestyle choices that trigger AF are changeable, study finds

February 25, 2019

Typical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart are chaotic in atrial fibrillation (AF), causing blood clot formation – just one blood clot can cause a stroke. An estimated one in four adults over age 40 is at risk of AF, with a further 6 million people in the US to have the condition […]

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Millennials use of social media linked to depression, study finds

January 11, 2019

Millennials struggling with depression aren’t being helped by their use of Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, a new study reports. College students who meet the criteria for major depressive disorder tend to use social media more often and are more heavily addicted to social media, researchers found. They’re also more likely to use social media in […]

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