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Can Mushrooms Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?

A long-term study of more than 36,000 Japanese men published in the International Journal of Cancer revealed that men who consume mushrooms are less likely to develop prostate cancer, reports Tohoku University. Using two cohorts of Japanese men between ages 40 and 79, researchers monitored participants in 1990 and 1994 with follow-ups in 2014 and… Read More »

10 foods that may impact your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes

Could just 10 foods substantially impact your risk of dying from a cardiometabolic disease (CMD) like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or stroke? Maybe. A study published in JAMA provides some insight into the degree to which 10 specific foods and nutrients affect the risk of dying from CMD. The study found that in 2012,… Read More »

Japan drug price reforms risk hurting investment: Bristol-Myers CEO

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s “overly restrictive” drug pricing policies risk diverting foreign direct investment to China and other markets, the chief executive of Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Thursday. The Japanese government made reforms in 2018 that change how its national health system pays for new and innovative drugs. But those changes are not science-based and… Read More »

FDA recalls more high blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk – FOX 59 Indianapolis

[unable to retrieve full-text content] FDA recalls more high blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk  FOX 59 Indianapolis Losartan recall: FDA says more blood pressure medicine has cancer risk  USA TODAY Recall of high blood pressure medicine expanded again due to potential cancer risk  WGN TV Chicago FDA expanding the recall of high blood pressure medicine… Read More »