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Higher breast cancer risk in obese diabetic premenopausal women

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Both obesity and type 2 diabetes, owing to their harmful effects on adipocytokines and inflammatory mediators, contribute to increased breast cancer risk in premenopausal women, according to results of a study conducted by...

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Elevated TB risk seen with anti-TNF antibody therapy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – New research from France indicates that patients using anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) monoclonal antibody therapy are at greater risk for developing tuberculosis than are patients treated with soluble TNF receptor therapy. ...

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Prevalence of celiac disease has increased dramatically in last half-century

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Celiac disease is 4 times more common now than it was in the 1950’s, according to researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Their conclusion results from a study in which they had access to frozen blood...

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