Heath News Brief: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Spotting A Liar: The Health Effects Of Deception, Newly Discovered Gene Strengthens Heart, Fights Breast Tumors American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

October 1. 2013   

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.
Source: National Breast Cancer Foundation Read More

Newly Discovered Gene Strengthens Heart, Fights Breast Tumors
A new study has pinpointed a single gene that appears to both strengthen the heart – without exercise – and halt the spread of breast cancer.
Source: Case Western Reserve University Read More

Hypoglycemia Tied To Cardiac Arrhythmias
Lethal cardiac arrhythmias triggered by hypoglycemia are likely behind sudden death often seen in patients with type 1 diabetes, researchers found.
Source: Diabetes Read More

Older Women Living Longer But Gap Between Rich, Poor Countries Growing
Women aged 50 and older are living longer, but the gap in life expectancy for women in rich and poor countries is growing, according to a study by the World Health Organization.
Source: World Health Organization Read More

Spotting A Liar: The Health Effects Of Deception
People who get away with cheating—when they suspect no one is hurt by their deception—are more likely to feel upbeat than remorseful afterwards, found a new study published.
Source: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Read More



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