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Breast Milk Can be a Marker in Detecting Breast Cancer

How can a woman know if she is at a risk of breast cancer? In most cases, what a woman is usually advised is to self-examine her breasts regularly or get them clinically examined by a medical professional. Young women may go for an ultrasound, whereas mammography is advised only for women above 35 years of age. Objective detection of breast cancer in young women in the early stages is challenging as young females have dense breast tissue. These are often not effectively screened by mammography and imaging techniques. A…

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DASH diet helps improving gout blood marker

DASH diet helps improving gout blood marker (Getty Images) DASH diet, designed decades ago to reduce high blood pressure, also appears to significantly lower uric acid, the causative agent of gout. DASH is the form of diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and reduced in fats and saturated fats. A new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that the effect was so strong in some participants that it was nearly comparable to that achieved with drugs specifically prescribed to treat gout. The findings, derived from a randomized clinical…

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