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Tall individuals are more prone to cancer

Tall individuals are more prone to cancer

For most cancers, risk increases dramatically with age.  But what about the effect of having more cells in the body? Might taller people be more prone to cancer because they have more cells? Yes,...

Rich people don't live that much longer than the poor

IMAGE: Life expectancy of 40-year-old male. Previous research methods demonstrated that a 40-year-old man with a high annual income can expect to live six years longer than a same-age low-income man… view more  Credit: University...

Tooth loss can indicate malnutrition

Tooth loss can indicate malnutrition

Older adults are at risk for both impaired oral health and malnutrition, according to a study by Rutgers University researchers. The study, recently published in the Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice, analyzed...

Late night snacker? Make it cottage cheese

Late night snacker? Make it cottage cheese

Eager to eat a snack before bedtime? A protein-filled snack like cottage cheese is the way to go, say Florida State University researchers. Associate Professor of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences Michael Ormsbee and...