Medical News Today: Physical inactivity for 2 decades linked with twice the mortality risk

Experts have long associated sedentary lifestyles with poor health outcomes, but a recent study was a little more specific. It found that those who had led a physically inactive life for at least 20 years had a twofold greater risk of premature death when compared with physically active people. New

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Medical News Today: Kidney disease: Does gout increase risk?

Building on previous findings, a new study concludes that people with gout are more likely to develop kidney disease. The authors believe that the results offer new ways to reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease. A recent study looks at whether gout influences kidney health. Chronic kidney disease (CKD)

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Medical News Today: Replacing ‘beef with chicken’ could reduce breast cancer risk

Researchers, using data from more than 40,000 women, conclude that eating red meat is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, but consuming poultry appears to link to a lower risk. A recent study investigates the impact of meat on breast cancer risk. Breast cancer affects around 1 in

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Medical News Today: Plant based diet may reduce cardiovascular death risk by 32%

New research adds to the mounting body of evidence that eating more plant based foods and fewer animal ones may contribute to a healthy heart and cardiovascular system. Eating more vegetables and less meat contributes to a healthy heart, new research suggests. Not only is eating fewer animal products good

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Medical News Today: Why older adults need regular metabolic risk screening

The Endocrine Society have revised their clinical practice guideline on identifying adults at higher risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. New guidelines recommend that older adults should undergo regular screening for metabolic risk. The previous edition of the guideline was in 2008. The recent revision looks at metabolic

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Medical News Today: Air pollution may raise atherosclerosis, heart disease death risk

New research examines the link between exposure to air pollution and the risk of coronary artery calcification among Chinese adults. A new study provides additional evidence that pollution may affect our cardiovascular health. Studies have linked air pollution with the risk of developing a range of conditions, from neurological disorders

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