Are Transgender People at Risk of Breast Cancer?

People of all genders can get breast cancer, so it’s important for trans men and trans women to consider that as part of their health care. “Anyone who has breast tissue could potentially or theoretically develop breast cancer,” says Fan Liang, MD, medical director of the Center for Transgender Health at Johns Hopkins Medicine in …

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Modified Purple Tomato May Be Coming to Your Grocery Store

Sept. 23, 2022 — No matter how you slice it, a genetically engineered purple tomato just got one step closer to showing up in U.S. grocery stores. The U.K. company developing the new purple fruit has passed a first test with U.S. regulators, demonstrating that genetic changes to the tomatoes do not expose the plants …

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Does Having ADHD Increase the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

A new study finds ADHD may be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Researchers followed over 37,000 people with ADHD for nearly 12 years to see if they developed any cardiovascular conditions. While people with ADHD all had an increased risk of cardiac diagnoses, the risk was especially high for cardiac arrest, stroke, and peripheral …

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Are Transgender People at Risk of Breast Cancer?

People of all genders can get breast cancer, so it’s important for trans men and trans women to consider that as part of their health care. “Anyone who has breast tissue could potentially or theoretically develop breast cancer,” says Fan Liang, MD, medical director of the Center for Transgender Health at Johns Hopkins Medicine in …

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Desperate Long COVID Patients Turn to Unproven Alternative Therapies

Editor’s note: Find more information about long COVID in Medscape’s Long COVID Resource Center. Sept. 22, 2022 – Entrepreneur Maya McNulty, 49, was one of the first victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Schenectady, NY, businesswoman spent 2 months in the hospital after catching the disease in March 2020. That September, she was diagnosed with …

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Global Diets Haven’t Improved in 30 Years, Here’s Why

Diets have only improved by 1.5 points over the last 30 years as measured by the global Alternative Healthy Eating Index. Certain groups of people were more likely to follow healthier eating habits than others. Policy changes need to happen to approve affordability and accessibility to nutritious foods. Globally, diets have not improved very much …

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Global Diets Haven’t Improved in 30 Years, Here’s What to Know

JulPo/Getty Images Diets have only improved by 1.5 points over the last 30 years as measured by the global Alternative Healthy Eating Index. Certain groups of people were more likely to follow healthier eating habits than others. Policy changes need to happen to approve affordability and accessibility to nutritious foods. Globally, diets have not improved …

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FDA Admits Flaws in Response to Infant Formula Shortage

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) – In a report issued Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration acknowledged numerous shortcomings in its response to the infant formula shortage earlier this year. “For things that are critical to the public health, if you don’t …

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