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Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

Poorer Blacks May Face Higher Odds of Heart Disease
For black women, study finds risk is doubled among those with lowest income

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer
Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

Gene Testing Can Be Flawed, Study Finds
Labs interpret findings differently, perhaps leading to inappropriate 'treatment'

MS May Raise Odds for Earlier Death, Study Finds
Younger people with the disease appear to face an even greater risk of dying prematurely

For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key
Expert says study emphasizes brain differences in those with speech problem

More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study
But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

Helpful Bacteria May Help Detect Cancers That Have Spread to Liver
Researchers used harmless strain of E. coli to find metastatic disease in mice

Smokers May Be Less Likely to Vote
'Marginalization' could extend to political mistrust, study suggests

Chronic Gambling Linked to Depression, Impulsivity
Both should be treated at the same time, researchers say

Could a Noisy Neighborhood Make You Fat?
Constant exposure to traffic, trains and planes may add inches to your waist, researchers report

Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk
Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's
Study finds widespread changes using specialized MRI

Hallucinations, Delusions Uncommon in General Population: Study
Women, people in wealthier nations more likely to experience these psychotic experiences

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