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July 25, 2016

To Your Health: NLM update: Salt linked to heart disease among CKD patients

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Adults who have chronic kidney disease - and eat a diet high in salt - comparatively increase their odds of a heart attack or stroke, finds a pioneering study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association..

July 18, 2016

To Your Health: NLM update: Exercise reduces cancer risks

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Moderate exercise is associated with a reduced risk of 13 types of cancer in an international, comprehensive study recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

July 11, 2016

To Your Health: NLM update: Preventing disease spillover from animals to humans

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The prevention of disease transmission from animals to humans begins by careful surveillance of the sources of potential risks around the world, suggests the Global Director of an early warning system called PREDICT in a recent speech at NLM.