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Marijuana and Cancer Risk

Marijuana and Cancer Risk

Marijuana and Cancer Risk Recreational marijuana use is linked to increased risk of testicular cancer, according to new research from the Keck School of Medicine at USC. Pot smokers were twice as likely to have testicular cancers of the non-seminoma […]

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World Trade Center Cancer Study

World Trade Center Cancer Study

Environmental Exposures and Cancer Risk There has been concern that potentially toxic material and emissions at the World Trade Center (WTC) site may be associated with cancer risk in exposed individuals. Analysis of data from the WTC Health Registry, including […]

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Elderly Cancer Patients Need Screening for Malnutrition

Elderly Cancer Patients Need Screening for Malnutrition

Elderly Cancer Patients Need Screening for Malnutrition Evidence links malnutrition to worse clinical outcomes in elderly cancer patients. Examples include: increased hospital stays; a longer duration of convalescence; a reduced quality of life; and increased morbidity and mortality. (Clinical Nutrition […]

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Reversing Diabetes is Possible

Reversing Diabetes is Possible

Lifestyle Intervention Can Produce Remission Of Type 2 Diabetes In the Look AHEAD study, 4503 participants were followed to compare the effects of intensive lifestyle-based weight loss interventions vs. diabetes education and support on cardiovascular disease incidence in adults with […]

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Cancer and Glycine

Cancer and Glycine

Cancer Cells Need Glycine Rapidly dividing cancer cells require the amino-acid glycine as reported by researchers from Harvard Medical School and their colleagues in the prestigious academic journal Science in 2012. Rapidly proliferating non-cancerous cells did not show this reliance, […]

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Hirani Wellness Medical Center
Karima Hirani, MD MPH
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