May 09, 2011
Some College Athletes More Prone to GI
College athletes who play
high-intensity sports such as crew, lacrosse and swimming are at
greater risk for gastrointestinal disorders than other students and
athletes their own age, new research suggests.
Popular Heartburn Meds May Boost Fracture Risk
Reinforcing U.S. health
officials' concerns, new Korean research suggests that long-term
use of popular heartburn drugs such as Prilosec, Prevacid and
Nexium is linked to an increased risk of fractures.
Gay Men More Likely to Have Had Cancer
A new study finds that
homosexual men are twice as likely as other males to have been
diagnosed with and then survive a cancer, shining a light on the
unique medical risks that gay people may face.
Little Evidence That Diet, Lifestyle Cuts Alzheimer's
Numerous studies have
attempted to link specific behaviors and health conditions to the
onset of Alzheimer's disease, but scientists still can't say for
sure that anything you do or don't do will prevent the brain
disorder, according to a new U.S. review of recent research.