Multivitamin use linked to reduced cancer risk

General Health
Research linking multivitamin use to reduced cancer risks received extensive coverage, particularly online. The large study of multivitamins found that they may slightly lower a healthy man's risk of developing cancer. For the study, "researchers gave almost 15,000 male physicians 50 years or over either a multivitamin or a placebo." (more…)
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USPSTF recommends against long-term HRT use after menopause

General Health
The Wall Street Journal reports that, in findings similar to what it arrived at in 2006, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued an updated recommendation against the long-term use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for women who have undergone menopause. The updated clinical guidelines were published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine. (more…)
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