Archive: 18/04/2008

Vitamin D and breast cancer risk

A connection between vitamin D level and the risk of developing breast cancer has been implicated for a long time, but its clinical relevance had not yet been proven. Sascha Abbas and colleagues from the working group headed ...

dateApr 18, 2008 in Cancer
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Supermarkets' power desertifies our diets

Urban food deserts – areas where people have low or no access to food shops – exist in major cities, according to research published in the open access publication International Journal of Health Geographics, with important ...

dateApr 18, 2008 in Health
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Cutting through the stigma

Training community members such as barbers as peer educators can be an effective way of spreading information on HIV/AIDS throughout low-literacy, rural communities, say findings published this week in the open access journal ...

dateApr 18, 2008 in HIV & AIDS
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