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The Dose-Response Relationship between Alcohol Consumption and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes among Asian Men: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies

A man's love for alcohol may boost his chances of acquiring type 2 diabetes.

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Cancer risk based on alcohol consumption levels: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis

Light, moderate, and heavy drinking of alcohol may lead to the development of different types of cancer, including laryngeal, esophageal, breast, colorectal, stomach, liver, prostate, and pancreatic cancer.

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  • 2023
  • Seunghee Jun, Hyunjin Park, Ui-Jeong Kim, Eun Jeong Choi, Hye Ah Lee, Bomi Park, Soon Young Lee, Sun Ha Jee, Hyesook Park
  • Department of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Graduate Program in System Health Science and Engineering, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea Clinical Trial Center, Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital, Seoul, Korea Department of Preventive Medicine, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
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Recreational physical activity and risk of ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis

Being physical active may help shield a woman from ovarian cancer.

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Current Understanding of Dietary Fiber and Its Role in Chronic Diseases

Raising the intake levels of dietary fiber may decrease the diagnosis rates of several chronic diseases, including obesity, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and cardiovascular ailments.

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  • 2023
  • Ifrah Fatima, Imali Gamage, Reuben Joaquim Ricardo De Almeida, Peminda Cabandugama 4, Geetha Kamath
  • Internal Medicine Resident, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri (UMKC-KCMO). Medical Student, Saba University School of Medicine, Caribbean Netherlands. Internal Medicine Resident, UMKC-KCMO. Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University Health Weight Management Clinic, UMKC-KCMO.
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Dietary intake of fruits and beta-carotene is negatively associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk in Koreans: a case-control study

Heightened consumption of fruits may help guard against the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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Consumption of ultra-processed foods is associated with depression, mesocorticolimbic volume, and inflammation

The odds of suffering from depression may be stacked against passionate consumers of ultra-processed foods.

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  • 2023
  • Oren Contreras-Rodriguez, Marta Reales-Moreno, Sílvia Fernández-Barrès, Anna Cimpean, María Arnoriaga-Rodríguez, Josep Puig, Carles Biarnés, Anna Motger-Albertí, Marta Cano, José Manuel Fernández-Real
  • Department of Radiology-Medical Imaging (IDI), Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Josep Trueta University Hospital, Girona, Spain; Department of Psychiatry and Legal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain; Health Institute Carlos III (ISCIII) and CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: ocontreras@idibgi.org. Department of Radiology-Medical Imaging (IDI), Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Josep Trueta University Hospital, Girona, Spain; Department of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Girona, Spain. Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl. Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain. Department of Radiology-Medical Imaging (IDI), Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Josep Trueta University Hospital, Girona, Spain. Department of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Girona, Spain; Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Nutrition (UDEN), Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Josep Trueta University Hospital, Girona, Spain; CIBER Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición (CIBEROBN), Girona, Spain. Department of Radiology-Medical Imaging (IDI), Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Josep Trueta University Hospital, Girona, Spain; Department of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Girona, Spain; Institute of Diagnostic Imaging (IDI)-Research Unit (IDIR), Parc Sanitari Pere Virgili, Barcelona, Spain. Health Institute Carlos III (ISCIII) and CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain; Sant Pau Mental Health Research Group, Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica Sant Pau (IIB-Sant Pau), Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Health Sciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Department of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Girona, Spain; Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Nutrition (UDEN), Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IdIBGi), Josep Trueta University Hospital, Girona, Spain; CIBER Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición (CIBEROBN), Girona, Spain. Electronic address: jmfreal@idibgi.org.
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Higher ultra-processed food intake is associated with adverse liver outcomes: a prospective cohort study of UK Biobank participants

Preference for ultra-processed foods may pave the way for the development of liver disease.

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  • 2024
  • Longgang Zhao, Alyssa Clay-Gilmour, Jiajia Zhang, Xuehong Zhang, Susan E Steck
  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, United States; Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, United States. Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States; Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, United States. Electronic address: stecks@mailbox.sc.edu.
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Increased vegetable and fruit intake is associated with reduced failure rate of tuberculosis treatment: a hospital-based cohort study in China

Devout consumption of fruits and vegetables may reduce treatment failure rates in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB).

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  • 2021
  • Lei Xu, Jinyu Wang, Shanliang Zhao, Jianwen Zhang, Ke Xiong, Jing Cai, Qiuzhen Wang, Song Lin, Yan Ma, Aiguo Ma
  • Institute of Nutrition and Health, School of Public Health, Qingdao University, Qingdao, Shandong, 266021, People's Republic of China. Department of Respiratory Medicine, Linyi People's Hospital East Branch, Linyi, Shandong, 276000, People's Republic of China.
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Higher intakes of fiber, total vegetables, and fruits may attenuate the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality: findings from a large prospective cohort study

Boarding the high fiber diet train may drive down the risk of dying from cancer, cardiovascular ailments, and other chronic diseases.

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  • 2023
  • Zeinab Ghorbani, Morvarid Noormohammad, Asma Kazem, Hossein Poustchi, Akram Pourshams, Fahimeh Martami, Maryam Hashemian, Reza Malekzadeh, Azita Hekmatdoost
  • Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, Heshmat Hospital, School of Medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran. Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Medicine, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran. Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Nutrition Research Center, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. Liver and Pancreatobiliary Diseases Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. School of Arts & Sciences, Utica University, Utica, NY, USA. Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. dr.reza.malekzadeh@gmail.com. Liver and Pancreatobiliary Diseases Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. dr.reza.malekzadeh@gmail.com. Digestive Oncology Research Center, Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. a_hekmat2000@yahoo.com. Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Technology, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. a_hekmat2000@yahoo.com.
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Association of alcohol consumption with the incidence of proteinuria and chronic kidney disease: a retrospective cohort study in Japan

Fondness for alcohol may edge a woman closer to developing chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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  • 2022
  • Akio Tanaka, Makoto Yamaguchi, Takuji Ishimoto, Takayuki Katsuno, Hironobu Nobata, Shiho Iwagaitsu, Hirokazu Sugiyama, Hiroshi Kinashi, Shogo Banno, Takahiro Imaizumi, Masahiko Ando, Yoko Kubo, Yasuhiko Ito
  • Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan. Department of Pharmacy, Daido Hospital, Nagoya, Japan. Data Coordinating Center, Department of Advanced Medicine, Nagoya University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan. Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan. Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan. yasuito@aichi-med-u.ac.jp.
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Patterns of Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Adults With and Without Chronic Kidney Disease in the United States

Seldom and non-consumers of fruits and vegetables may be liable to come down with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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  • 2023
  • Shirin Pourafshar, Binu Sharma, Sibylle Kranz, Indika Mallawaarachchi, Elizabeth Kurland, Jennie Z Ma, Julia J Scialla
  • Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia. Department of Kinesiology, University of Virginia Curry School of Education and Human Development, Charlottesville, Virginia. Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia. Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia; Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia. Electronic address: jscialla@virginia.edu.
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High Dietary Intake of Vegetable Protein Is Associated With Lower Prevalence of Renal Function Impairment: Results of the Dutch DIALECT-1 Cohort

Diets that promote the ingestion of proteins from vegetables may help hinder impairment of kidney function in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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  • 2019
  • Milou M Oosterwijk, Sabita S Soedamah-Muthu, Johanna M Geleijnse, Stephan J L Bakker, Gerjan Navis, S Heleen Binnenmars, Christina M Gant, Gozewijn D Laverman
  • Department of Internal Medicine/Nephrology, Ziekenhuis Groep Twente, Almelo, the Netherlands. Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands. Center of Research on Psychological and Somatic Disorders (CoRPS), Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands. Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health, University of Reading, Reading, UK. Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.
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