RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

March 12, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdMammograms generally do the most good later in life, found a government task force. The latest guidelines recommend getting one every other year staring at age 50, with 40-somethings making their own choice after weighing the pros and cons. A naturally occurring preservative in dairy products has been found to kill cancer cells and antibiotic-resistent bacteria, says new research. The preservative, called nisin, has been approved by the FDA as safe for human consumption.And... are you gaining weight in your mid-section? It may very well be those sugar-sweetened beverages like soda and fruit punch that are leading to the fat gain in your abdominal region, especially if you drink them daily. That so-called visceral fat wraps around internal organs like the liver and pancreas and can lead to type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The healthiest beverage choices? Water and milk say experts.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk interviews with top experts at RadioMD dot com.

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