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U.S. states can do more to prevent, treat lung cancer

(HealthDay)—States can do more to prevent and treat lung cancer, according to a report published online Nov. 13 by the American Lung Association. Researchers provided a state-specific description of the burden of and opportunities to address lung cancer. Incidence, survival, early diagnosis, surgical treatment, lack of treatment, and screening were considered by state. According to […]

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Prevent stroke: Every day, 30 minutes walking

70 percent of all strokes are preventable, particularly through exercise. It is not about sporting excellence: 150 minutes moderate exercise per week to a stroke prevent. The Foundation German stroke help. A stroke is the third leading cause of death and the most common reason for disability in the adulthood in Germany. Many strokes could […]

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A healthy diet may help prevent kidney disease

Maintaining a healthy diet may help prevent kidney disease, according to an analysis of published studies. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. Making dietary changes can help slow the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD), but it’s not clear whether a healthy diet is protective against the development of the disease. To […]

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What treatments work best to prevent suicide?

If you or someone you love is thinking about suicide, a new review points to effective treatments that can reduce suicide risk. Some involve therapy—cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)—while others involve medication, such as ketamine (by infusion) or lithium. “People should be aware that there are treatments, such as CBT or […]