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Scientists have thought men's propensity to enjoy a few more drinks and take more smoke breaks than women was why they had higher rates of cancer in general. But now a major study of 300,000 Americans by the National Cancer Institute suggests biology makes men more vulnerable to cancer, not bad health habits

Men have greater cancer risk because of biology NOT because they drink and smoke more, study claims

Men drink and smoke more than women — but that is not the reason they have a higher cancer risk. A major study suggests biological differences are the real reason behind the disparity between sexes.  Understanding these differences could help to improve prevention and treatment, researchers say.  The study looked at 300,000 middle-aged and older …

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Doctor reversed heart disease. Now he looks at Alzheimer's

Doctor reversed heart disease. Now he looks at Alzheimer’s

CNN  —  In 1990, internal medicine specialist Dr. Dean Ornish did what no other doctor had been able to do: He published results of a randomized clinical trial that used advanced imagery scans to show coronary artery disease could be reversed with nothing more than diet, exercise, stress reduction and social support. “I think our …

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