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    1. Many Cancer Patients Have Undiagnosed Hepatitis

      Many Cancer Patients Have Undiagnosed Hepatitis

      A large number of U.S. cancer patients with hepatitis B and C don't know they have the virus, which can cause life-threatening complications during some cancer treatments, researchers say.

      The findings suggest screening for hepatitis B and C may be appropriate in community cancer clinics, according to investigators from the SWOG Cancer Research Network, an international group funded by the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

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    2. Cancer Deaths Fall for 25th Straight Year

      Cancer Deaths Fall for 25th Straight Year

      Between 1991 and 2016, deaths from cancer dropped 27 percent. In real numbers, that's almost 2.6 million fewer cancer deaths, according to the American Cancer Society.

      "The decline in deaths is largely driven by reductions in smoking and improved treatment, as well as earlier detection for some cancers," said lead researcher Rebecca Siegel, scientific director of surveillance research at the cancer society.

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    3. Sleep Apnea Might Raise Odds for Painful Gout

      Sleep Apnea Might Raise Odds for Painful Gout

      People with sleep apnea have higher chances of developing gout, a new study suggests.

      Researchers analyzed data on nearly 16,000 people with sleep apnea and more than 63,000 people without apnea who were followed for a median of nearly six years. (Half were followed longer, half for less time.)

      Overall, 4.9 percent of sleep apnea patients and 2.6 percent of the others developed gout. People with sleep apnea had a 42 percent higher risk of gout, the study found.

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    4. Prenatal Vitamin D Pills Won't Boost Baby's Growth

      Prenatal Vitamin D Pills Won't Boost Baby's Growth

      For pregnant women who are vitamin D-deficient, vitamin supplements won't improve the growth of their fetus or infant, Canadian researchers report. The study was done in Bangladesh, where vitamin D deficiency is common among women of reproductive age, and where 30 percent of newborns are small and the growth of 36 percent of infants under 5 is stunted.

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    5. Can Eating Breakfast Help You Shed Pounds?

      Can Eating Breakfast Help You Shed Pounds?

      “Yes, you should eat breakfast,” says Suzy Weems, PhD, RD, a dietitian and professor of family and consumer sciences at Baylor University. But that doesn’t mean you should dig into a stack of pancakes and a plate of bacon. The UAB study didn’t look at what people were eating. It didn’t look at how many calories they were getting, either.

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