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Treating psoriasis might reduce the risk for other health problems

Psoriasis Patients at Higher Risk for Other Health Issues

Inflammatory effects of disease can impact entire body, expert says

Alzheimer’s Association, July 24-28

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference The annual meeting of the Alzheimer's Association was held from July 24 to 28 in Toronto and attracted...
Eczema have a serious impact on patients' quality of life and overall health

Eczema’s Effect on Patient Health Can Be Extensive

Patients diagnosed with eczema may have increased risk for other conditions as well
There are clear biological changes in patients presenting with non-celiac wheat sensitivity

Biological Changes Real for Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity

Researchers find distinctly different changes from those seen in celiac disease, wheat allergy
Women in Zika-affected countries might reduce their risk of infection during pregnancy by timing conception with periods of low mosquito activity

Conception During Low Mosquito Activity May Lower Zika Odds

Researcher suggests attempting pregnancy when mosquito activity is low to avoid birth defects
Men with low-risk prostate cancer report a good quality of life after choosing active surveillance as a treatment for their disease

QOL Not Affected by Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer

Choosing no treatment and regular check-ups didn't seem to stress men with low-risk disease
Getting U.S. teens out of the driver's seat before midnight would reduce their risk of fatal crashes

CDC Calls for Tighter Restrictions on Teen Nighttime Driving

Midnight cut-off is too late to help; 10 p.m. would prevent more injuries
New research suggests that in the United States

Esophageal Cancer Risk Raised by Alcohol Intake, Obesity

Third of cases may be avoided if people maintain a healthy weight and limit alcohol consumption
Just one hour of physical activity a day -- something as simple as a brisk walk or a bicycle ride -- may undo the increased mortality risk that comes with sitting eight hours or more on a daily basis

Exercising One Hour/Day May Eliminate Sitting’s Toll on Health

However, mortality risk significantly up in those watching five hours of television a day or more
For women with newly diagnosed breast cancer

Online Communication Tied to Positive Appraisal of Tx Decisions

More frequent online users more positively appraise their decision making in breast cancer