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Dietary fiber, lung function, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study.

An improvement in lung function and a decline in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk is associated with frequent consumption of fiber-laden foods.

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Maternal diet during pregnancy and unilateral retinoblastoma.

The offspring of women who regularly consumed sweets, fried foods, and cured meat during pregnancy may have a high propensity to develop unilateral retinoblastoma.

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Prospective study of fruit and vegetable intake and risk of prostate cancer.

​High dietary ingestion of cruciferous vegetables may help to confer men with significant protection against prostate cancer.

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A prospective study of red meat consumption and type 2 diabetes in middle-aged and elderly women: the women's health study.

Type 2 diabetes is more likely to affect middle-aged and elderly women who habitually consumed generous amounts of red and processed meats.

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Dietary fiber reduces peripheral arterial disease risk in men.

Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods may help guard against peripheral arterial disease in men.

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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) use during pregnancy and risk of preterm birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Pregnant women on selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs) class of antidepressant medications may be highly prone to give birth to pre-term babies.

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Serotonergic antidepressant use and the risk of fracture: a population-based nested case-control study.

Frequent usage of serotonergic antidepressants may heighten an individual's risk of experiencing fractures.

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Antidepressant use and 10-year incident fracture risk: the population-based Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMoS).

Individuals on antidepressants may have a high tendency of breaking a bone.

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Alcohol intake and colorectal cancer risk: a dose-response meta-analysis of published cohort studies.

​Alcohol consumption may speed up the onset of colorectal cancer.

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Alcohol, alcoholic beverages, and melanoma risk: a systematic literature review and dose-response meta-analysis.

Frequent intake of alcohol correlates with high risk of melanoma.

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Lifetime alcohol consumption and upper aero-digestive tract cancer risk in the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study.

Lifetime consumption of alcohol may spur the development of cancerous cells and tumors in the esophagus, pharynx, larynx, and oral cavity.

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Alcohol consumption and risk of myelodysplastic syndromes: A meta-analysis of epidemiological studies.

Regular drinking of alcohol may raise an individual's chances of developing myelodysplastic syndromes.

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Long-Term Alcohol Consumption and Breast, Upper Aero-Digestive Tract and Colorectal Cancer Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Fondness for alcohol may put an individual at high risk of developing cancer of the breast, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, oral cavity, colon, and rectum.

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Sugar-sweetened beverages consumption and the risk of depression: A meta-analysis of observational studies.

​The odds of suffering from depression may be tilted against habitual drinkers of sugar-sweetened beverages.

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Plant foods, fiber, and rectal cancer.

Consuming plant-based diets may help thwart the development of cancerous cells in the rectum.

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Alcohol intake and risk of rosacea in US women.

Generous consumption of alcoholic drinks can trigger the onset of rosacea.

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Usual alcohol consumption and suicide mortality among the Korean elderly in rural communities: Kangwha Cohort Study.

Alcohol lovers may have a greater tendency to commit suicide than non-drinkers.

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Exploring the relation of alcohol consumption to risk of breast cancer.

​Frequent intake of alcohol may stimulate the development of cancerous cells and tumors in the breast.

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Breast cancer risk and alcohol consumption: results from a large case-control study.

​Regular drinking of alcoholic beverages may heighten a woman's risk of having breast cancer.

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Alcohol as a risk factor for pancreatitis. A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Alcohol intake may raise the odds of pancreatitis in men and women.

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