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Popular dietary supplement causes cancer risk, brain metastasis, study finds

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Source: University of Missouri-Columbia From: sciencedaily.com While previous studies have linked commercial dietary supplements like nicotinamide riboside (NR), a form of vitamin B3, to benefits related to cardiovascular, metabolic and neurological health, new research from the University of Missouri has found NR could actually increase the risk of serious disease, including developing cancer. The international team of researchers led by …

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Hackers are exploiting the very security tools providers use to protect themselves, HHS warns

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By: Katie Adams From: medcitynews.com The same tools that healthcare providers use to operate and maintain secure IT systems can also be weaponized by hackers. In fact, that happens fairly often, according to a cybersecurity report recently released by the Department of Health and Human Services. The report flagged legitimate security tools that are commonly used by providers, including Cobalt …

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Hearing issues often occur among adult cancer survivors, study reports

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Source: UC San Francisco From: news-medical.net While children receiving chemotherapy routinely undergo hearing tests, adults don’t, and a new study by UC San Francisco reports for the first time that significant hearing issues often occur among adult survivors of the most common forms of cancer. The researchers found that more than half the survivors in their study who had been …