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MIND diet help may lower Alzheimer risk

The MIND diet combines the Mediterranean diet with the DASH diet, both of which call for high consumption of fruits, vegetables, and fish.

Diabetes may worsen breast cancer diagnosis

Five-year survival for breast cancer patients with diabetes was 15% lower than for those without diabetes.

Fish, PUFA intake linked to higher survival rates after breast cancer

All-cause mortality was reduced for those reporting the highest quartile of intake (versus never) for tuna , other baked or broiled fish , and dietary ...

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MIND diet help may lower Alzheimer risk

MIND diet help may lower Alzheimer risk

The MIND diet combines the Mediterranean diet with the DASH diet, both of which call for high consumption of fruits, vegetables, and fish.

Diabetes may worsen breast cancer diagnosis

Diabetes may worsen breast cancer diagnosis

Five-year survival for breast cancer patients with diabetes was 15% lower than for those without diabetes.

Fish, PUFA intake linked to higher survival rates after breast cancer

Fish, PUFA intake linked to higher survival rates after breast cancer

All-cause mortality was reduced for those reporting the highest quartile of intake (versus never) for tuna , other baked or broiled fish , and dietary long-chain ω-3 PUFAs.

Abnormal brain responses to hunger in patients with anorexia

Abnormal brain responses to hunger in patients with anorexia

The patients who recovered from anorexia showed decreased response to reward, even when hungry.

Consuming 3 or more alcoholic drinks per day may increase liver cancer risk

Consuming 3 or more alcoholic drinks per day may increase liver cancer risk

The investigators also found that being overweight or obese boosts the chances of developing liver cancer.

Hypertension-related deaths spike in the United States

Hypertension-related deaths spike in the United States

A spike in hypertension-related death was seen in both genders and was most marked among those aged 45 to 64 years and those aged over 85 years.

FDA: Avoid amiodarone use in patients prescribed hepatitis C meds

FDA: Avoid amiodarone use in patients prescribed hepatitis C meds

Adding ledipasvir/sofosbuvir or sofosbuvir to amiodarone could cause symptomatic bradycardia, reported the FDA.

Certain antibiotics may boost type 2 diabetes risk

Certain antibiotics may boost type 2 diabetes risk

Patients who were prescribed at least two courses of four types of antibiotics -- penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones, and macrolides -- were more likely to develop diabetes.

FDA approves expands use of diabetic retinopathy drug

FDA approves expands use of diabetic retinopathy drug

The FDA has granted expanded the use of Eylea injection to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).

Medicaid expansion linked to increase in newly diagnosed diabetes patients

Medicaid expansion linked to increase in newly diagnosed diabetes patients

There was a 23% increase in the number of Medicaid-enrolled patients with newly identified diabetes in the 26 states and the D.C. that expanded Medicaid, compared with a 0.4% increase in the 24 states that did not expand Medicaid.

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