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  1. Statin use may facilitate the onset of hearing loss in an individual.

  2. Statin users may be highly vulnerable to herpes zoster infection.

  3. Regular intake of statins may promote the development of thyroid cancer in women.

  4. ​The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as well as the US Department of Health and Human Services has invited 20 nationally recognized food and nutrition "experts" to serve on their 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, meeting five times starting in March of 2019 and ending in March of 2020. Three of these meetings...
  5. Avid consumption of processed meats may increase a middle-aged woman's susceptibility to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

  6. The use of statin medications may up the risk of herpes zoster infection.

  7. Alzheimer's dementia is a major threat to the health of aging Americans. About 1 in 10 people, age 65 years and above, will develop Alzheimer's disease. Currently, an estimated 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer's type memory loss, and this number is expected to rise to about 13.8 million by 2050. Alzheimer's disease is debilitating, destroying m...
  8. Habitual intake of processed meats can aggravate the symptoms of asthma in an individual.

  9. Regular intake of paroxetine and tricyclic antidepressants may fuel the development of breast cancer.

  10. Esophageal Cancer is one of the most deadly cancers of the digestive tract. In the United States, it accounts for 1% of all cancers diagnosed in this country.The incidence of esophageal cancer has risen by more than 700% in the past four decades, making it the fastest growing cancer in the United States, according to the Nationa...
  11. The use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may heighten the risk of a woman's risk of dying prematurely from breast cancer.

  12. Numerous studies have examined the impact of diets on incidence of stomach (gastric) cancer, including whether certain foods increase or decrease the risk of this cancer. One food that has been highlighted in these studies is red meat. So the question is, does frequent consumption of red meat promote the development of stomach cancer?In a Chin...

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