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Diabetes increases risk of premature mortality, including mortality from several specific types of cancer

Diabetes is associated with an increased risk of death, including death from several specific forms of cancers, according to an analysis from the Cancer Prevention Study-II.

India is the country with the greatest number of diabetes patients in the world, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).

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Long-term therapeutic aspirin could offer protection against cancer

Long-term aspirin use may offer protection against cancer, a recent study has found. In analyzing data from 6 trials of daily low-dose aspirin in the primary prevention of vascular events (35,535 participants) and 51 clinical trials (including 34 randomized trials) of daily aspirin vs controls for the prevention of vascular… 

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