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Study Hints Healthier School Lunch Can Reduce Obesity“A 2010 federal law that boosted nutrition standards for school meals may have begun to help slow the rise in obesity among America’s children — even teenagers who can buy their own snacks, a new study showed.” Time...

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Status report on prison health in the WHO European Region 2022“This report provides an overview of the performance of prison health systems in the WHO European Region. It contains 2020 data obtained through a survey collected from 36 countries, where a total of 613...

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Global reporting of progress towards elimination of hepatitis B and hepatitis C “The 69th World Health Assembly endorsed the global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030. Achieving and measuring the...

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Hormone therapy, alternative medicine are not linked to QOL in midlife women“For women at midlife with vasomotor and/or genitourinary symptoms of menopause, neither hormone therapy nor complementary alternative medicine (CAM) was linked to an improvement in quality of...

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The impact of common viral infections on blood-brain barrier function and insulin sensitivity “A new study published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences discusses the impact of herpes, influenza, hepatitis, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the severe...

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Children and teens aren't doing enough physical activity - new study sounds a health warning“Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. It’s also associated with chronic illness and disability. Recent research estimates that the world could...

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NASH Patients Suffer Liver Symptoms and Bureaucratic Dysfunction “Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis patients, health care providers and researchers must feel like they are navigating their way toward effective medications and better outcomes at a frustrating ratio of one...

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Fewer Medi-Cal patients got crucial treatment for hepatitis C amid pandemic “Fewer people have gotten crucial medication for hepatitis C under Medi-Cal in recent years, troubling advocates who have pushed to expand the lifesaving treatment. Hepatitis C, a slow-moving...

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Demographics Factor in Heavily for Patients With Advanced HCC “New research suggest various factors, including race, sex, and where they live, are risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). A team, led by Xiaohan Ying, MD, NewYork Presbyterian / Weill Cornell...

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About That 'Lucky Charms Are Healthier than Steak' Food Pyramid“We looked for the truth behind claims that the U.S. government funded a new "food pyramid" chart that said the kids' cereal is healthier than beef.” Basics of Energy-Based Aesthetic Treatments: What You...