RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

February 3, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Researchers have developed a new model to predict flu outbreaks. Previously, correctly predicting where and how severe an outbreak would be was far more difficult. The new model uses real-time tracking for accuracy.Teens who eat fruit may lower their breast cancer risk, a new study found. In the study, consumption of apples, bananas and grapes were strongly associated with the drop. Conversely, women who drink more alcohol over time might increase their breast cancer risk. And... your genes might influence how much formal education you get. Scientists have found over 70 genetic variations that may play a role in how far you go in school. However, despite the genetic influence, social and environmental factors have a more predominant impact on educational attainment, say experts. Still, the genetic factor is a new wrinkle in understanding how human brain health can affect other areas of your life.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk interviews with top experts at R

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