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Are plant-based meat substitutes really better for the heart than meat options?

New research suggests that plant-based meat substitutes may be no better than meat when it comes to protecting heart health.

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High seafood diets linked to exposure to 'forever chemicals,' study finds

A new study found concerning levels of toxic PFAS, or 'forever chemicals' in seafood like shrimp and lobster. The study authors do not suggest people stop eating seafood but urge more research into the effects of these chemicals in humans.

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Experimental drug could reduce levels of ‘bad’ blood fats to lower heart disease risk

A new study suggests that an experimental treatment could further lower triglycerides or 'bad' fats in the blood in people with high cardiovascular risk.

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Could swapping beef for fish like sardines help prevent early death?

Swapping red meat such as beef for fish such as sardines and anchovies may prevent up to 750,000 deaths and lower disability linked to diet-related diseases by 2050, a new analysis shows.

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Cancer vaccine with immunotherapy shrinks liver tumors, trial shows

combining immunotherapy with a personalized anti-tumor vaccine increased tumor shrinkage compared to immunotherapy alone.

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High blood sugar, blood fats linked to higher anxiety and depression risk

Recent research has found a link between certain metabolic factors — such as blood sugar and 'good' cholesterol — and different levels of risk for anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions.

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In Conversation: What do we know about the weight loss plateau on Wegovy?

How does semaglutide help with weight management, and why do some people on Wegovy hit a weight loss plateau? We explore these and other questions on our podcast.

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Mobocertinib withdrawal: What it means for people with EGFR+ lung cancer

Experts warn that the withdrawal of mobocertinib, a drug used to treat a form of lung cancer that affects never-smokers, may leave patients in the United Kingdom in a precarious position.

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Migraine linked to increased risk of IBD in new study

A new study found a link between migraine and an increased risk for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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Psoriasis and inflammation: What is the link?

While there is no cure for psoriasis, there are steps a person can take to reduce psoriasis-related inflammation and increase the chances of reaching and maintaining remission.