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Recent studies have shown that people who eat fish derived omega-3 in their diet reduces mortality from colon cancer. The incidence of colorectal cancer in Koreans is known to be the highest in the world. (45 people per 100,000 populations, 2012 statistics) Colorectal cancer, which is caused by …

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According to recent Yale group study by team of Nicola Santoro, M.D,, intestinal bacterial composition in obese children and teenagers is different from that of normal children and adolescents. The study was published September 20, 2016 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. The percentage of childhood obesity …

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It is already known that aspirin helps prevent not only cardiovascular disease, but also cancers such as colorectal cancer and increase the survival rate of cancer patients. However, mechanisms have remained unclear. Recent study has identified previous unknown mechanism that aspirin could prevent incidence of cancer by effecting blood cells …

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Diabetes is a hormone-related disease resulting in high blood sugar because of insulin abnormality. It has been well studied that diabetes is linked to several vascular diseases such as retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, atherosclerosis, and stroke. However, diabetic patients should also note depression. About 23% of Korean diabetics have depression …

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It is a scary story that human manipulates the genes in our bodies. However, upcoming 2017, it seems that it is the time to expand our views and ideas about genetic manipulation. Last year, the girl named Layla was a child who suffered from leukemia. But after injecting a healthy …

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