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Eating Chips, Other Ultra-Processed Foods Sets Off ‘Hunger Hormones,’ Rapid Weight Gain, Study Finds

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
More than half of the calories consumed in Americans' diets are made up ultra-processed foods, packaged or fast foods that contain added sugars, refined carbohydrates, industrial oils and sodium. Research published Thursday in Cell Metabolism links those eating patterns to the obesity epidemic. In other public health news: measles, birthrates, mental health claims, knitting therapy, cancer apps, crowded ERs and cystic fibrosis....
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Colon Cancer Increasingly Striking the Young

May 18, 2019 , WebMD
Among twenty-somethings, colon cancer cases rose by 18% a year in Denmark and 11%  in Norway, according to the study published May 16 in The Lancet Gastroenterology &...
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Colon Cancer Increasingly Striking the Young Worldwide

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Colon Cancer Increasingly Striking the Young WorldwideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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AbbVie halts enrollment after brain cancer trial misses goal, shares fall

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Friday it has halted enrollment of patients in all ongoing studies testing its brain cancer treatment after the drug failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial....
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Bayer confident of appeals of glyphosate weed killer court defeats: executive

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Bayer AG is confident its appeals of recent court rulings that its glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused cancer will be successful, a senior executive said on Thursday, amid a steep selloff of the company's shares this week....
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DOJ steps in on Oscar Health vs. Florida Blue, Spire Health launching COPD study and more digital health news briefs

May 17, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Tweeted images could suggest troubled users; Exercise apps could aid recovering cancer...
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Low-Fat Diet Could Help Against Breast Cancer

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that eating low-fat foods reduced a woman's risk of dying from breast cancer by...
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Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
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Healthy diet cuts risk of dying from breast cancer in older women

May 17, 2019 , Reuters
A balanced, low-fat diet significantly lowers the risk of dying from breast cancer in postmenopausal women, according to new long-term data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification trial....
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Low-Fat Diet Could Be a Weapon Against Breast Cancer

May 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Low-Fat Diet Could Be a Weapon Against Breast CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Research Roundup: Surprise Billing; Medicaid Work Requirements; And Decision-Making After Cancer Diagnosis

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Judge rips insurance company for 'immoral, barbaric' cancer denials

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
A federal judge blasted UnitedHealthcare last month for its "immoral and barbaric" denials of treatment for cancer patients. He made the comments in recusing himself from hearing a class-action lawsuit because of his own cancer battle -- and in so doing thrust himself into a heated debate in the oncology world....
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Broccoli. An Unlikely Place To Find A Possible New Anti-Cancer Compound

May 17, 2019 , Forbes
Researchers find compound in broccoli which boosts tumor surpressor protein in mice predisposed to cancer. But don't rush to eat a lot of broccoli just...
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Low-Fat Diet Helps Reduce Risk Of Dying From Breast Cancer, 20-Year Study Finds

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The rigorous study from the Women's Health Initiative is the first to show postmenopausal women who modified their diets for at least eight years and who later developed breast cancer had a 21% lower risk of dying of the disease compared to others who ate as usual. "It really suggests that changing your diet, losing weight, exercising, could actually be a treatment," said Dr. Jennifer Ligibel of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Other women's health news looks at the benefits of pelvic...
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State Highlights: Breast Cancer Death Rate For Black Women Is 40% Higher And Worse In Southern States; Minnesota Dems Say Losing Tax Would Be Devastating To Health Programs

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Minnesota, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Arizona, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Texas, California, Washington and New...
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Hurricane Maria Devastated ‘Monkey Island.’ Can The Surviving Primates Help Teach Us About Trauma?

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Like humans, the rhesus macaques that live on Puerto Rico's "Monkey Island" possess advanced problem-solving skills and opposable thumbs and have been known to use tools, and they have complex emotional and social lives. As scientists wonder how something like Hurricane Maria impacts a community longterm, some turn to the monkeys to help better understand. In other public health news: the HIV epidemic, cancer, doctors and TV shows, scientific labs, heart health, and...
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Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatments and recur in many patients....
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Novartis gets approval to sell Kymriah in Japan for $306,000

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
A Japanese government panel approved on Wednesday a price of 33.5 million yen ($305,800) for Novartis' cancer treatment Kymriah, allowing the Swiss drugmaker to press ahead with a campaign to kick-start sluggish sales of the treatment....
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Trans Women on Hormones Have More Breast Cancer

May 16, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that trans women on hormone therapy had a higher breast cancer risk than the general male population but lower than the general female...
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American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Rallies People Nationwide In The Fight Against #1 Cancer Killer Of Women - Lung Cancer

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
During National Women's Lung Health Week (May 12-18), the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative, nationally presented by CVS Health, is bringing women and their loved ones together to raise awareness of lung cancer, the #1 cancer killer of women in the U.S. LUNG FORCE has made major stri......
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