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    1. Coffee May Slow Spread of Colon Cancer

      Coffee May Slow Spread of Colon Cancer

      Just a few cups of coffee a day may help slow down the deadly progression of advanced colon cancer, new research finds.

      Of the nearly 1,200 patients in the study, those who drank four or more cups of java on a daily basis had 36% higher odds of surviving during the 13-year study period.

      Metastatic colon cancer, which has spread from its original location, 'remains an incurable disease in most cases,' explained study co-lead author Christopher Mackintosh, a fourth-year medical student at the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Phoenix.

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    2. COVID-19 Takes Heavy Toll on Kidneys

      COVID-19 Takes Heavy Toll on Kidneys

      COVID-19 can damage the kidneys and increase patients' risk of needing kidney dialysis, researchers report.

      The study authors also warned that doctors should prepare for a significant rise in chronic kidney disease cases due to the pandemic.

      For the study, the investigators analyzed data from nearly 4,000 COVID-19 patients, aged 18 and older, hospitalized at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City between Feb. 27 and May 30, 2020.

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    3. Poll: Most in U.S. Back Masks, Mandatory Isolation

      Poll: Most in U.S. Back Masks, Mandatory Isolation

       Most Americans support taking steps to control the spread of the coronavirusnew polling data show. Three measures -- mandatory temperature checks before entering enclosed public spaces, wearing masks once inside, and required isolation for people who test positive -- received the strongest support. But that support was skewed by political leanings.

      The new survey from Fairleigh Dickinson University found that overall, more than three-quarters of Americans support those three restrictions.

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    4. Survey Shows How Couples Cope During Lockdown

      Survey Shows How Couples Cope During Lockdown

      As U.S. states issued stay-at-home orders in March and April, one of many questions was how couples would fare under lockdown together. Now a new survey offers an initial snapshot: some more arguments, regular declarations of love, and a good dose of same-old, same-old.

      The survey included close to 2,300 U.S. adults who were living with their partner when the pandemic hit -- forcing most to hunker down at home.

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    5. Black Melanoma Patients Face Treatment Delays

      Black Melanoma Patients Face Treatment Delays

      Black Americans with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, wait longer for surgery than white patients, a new study finds.

      "We already knew that black patients with melanoma have a worse prognosis and that longer time to treatment is associated with worse survival, but we didn't fully understand the relationship between race and time to treatment after controlling for various other factors," said study first author Raghav Tripathi, from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland.

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    6. Lockdown Got You Feeling Low? Yoga May Help

      Lockdown Got You Feeling Low? Yoga May Help

      New research says people under stay-at-home orders turning to online yoga as a way to manage the stress may be onto something.

      Many people under stay-at-home orders have turned to online yoga as a way to manage the stress. And a new research review suggests they're onto something.

      The review, of 19 clinical trials, focused on the benefits of yoga for people with clinical mental health conditions ranging from anxiety disorders to alcohol dependence to schizophrenia. Overall, it found yoga classes helped ease those patients' depression symptoms.

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    7. Life After COVID-19: The Road To Recovery

      Life After COVID-19: The Road To Recovery

      Doctors are just starting to learn what recovery from COVID looks like and whether it will cause long-term damage to its survivors – both physically and mentally.

      The symptoms came suddenly but took a long time to leave.

      Akhink Omer, 31, still remembers the exact date: March 9. One day she felt perfectly fine, and the next she was hit with feverdiarrheafatiguecoughing fits, severe body aches and “the worst headache of my life for the first few days.”

      At that time, there were only two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in her home state of Tennessee.

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