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Antipsychotics for Schizophrenia Linked to Lower Morality Risk

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

It's widely assumed antipsychotics increase the risk of CVD and early death in patients with schizophrenia. However, new findings suggest the opposite may be true and that these agents may in fact be protective.
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Antioxidant supplements linked to increased risk for breast cancer recurrence, death

5 days ago   |   By Healio

Use of antioxidant supplements during chemotherapy, as well as iron and vitamin B12, by patients with breast cancer may increase their risk for disease recurrence and death, according to results of a prospective study published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.
“Although this is an observational study and the number of users of supplements was fairly small, the results are compelling,” Christine B. Ambrosone, PhD, chair of the department of cancer prevention and control at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, said in a press release. “Patients using antioxidants before
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