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Fish-filled diet may cut prostate cancer mortality

Eating lots of fish may not protect men from developing prostate cancer, but it could reduce their risk of dying from the disease, a new review of the medical literature suggests.

“In the United States, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer over their lifetime,” Dr. Konrad M. Szymanski of McGill… Fish-filled diet may cut prostate cancer mortality   



Genes an important factor in urinary incontinence

Much of the risk of developing incontinence before middle age is determined by our genes. Genetic factors can explain half of people’s susceptibility to urinary incontinence, a study of twins at the University of Gothenburg and Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) reveals.

Urinary incontinence is very common, especially among women, with around one in three affected… Genes an important factor in urinary incontinence   



Low blood pressure during dialysis increases risk of clots, according to Stanford-led study

A sudden drop in blood pressure while undergoing dialysis has long vexed many kidney patients. Side effects associated with this situation over the long term range from stroke to seizure to heart damage to death. Patients also suffer in the short term with gastrointestinal, muscular and neurologic symptoms.

Now one more disturbing side effect… Low blood pressure during dialysis increases risk of clots, according to Stanford-led study   



Metabolic Syndrome May Cause Kidney Disease

Metabolic syndrome comprises a group of medical disorders that increase people’s risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and premature death when they occur together. A patient is diagnosed with the syndrome when he or she exhibits three or more of the following characteristics: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat in the… Metabolic Syndrome May Cause Kidney Disease   



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