Eating Red Meat May Raise the Risk of Heart Disease and Death

Studies in recent years have questioned role of red meats in heart disease risk, with some citing less harm than once thought. However, this review of a large cohort found that red meat may increase the risk of heart disease.

History of Concussions May Be Associated with Risk Factors for Suicide Among Young Adults

More and more details emerge about mental health issue related to concussions in adults. This study found a similar link in high school athletes with concussions.

Early Gluten Consumption Associated with Celiac Disease

Researchers wanted to investigate if the amount of gluten intake is associated with celiac disease autoimmunity (pre-celiac disease) and celiac disease in genetically at risk children. The study, published in JAMA, found that higher gluten intake during the first five years of life was associated with an increased risk of celiac disease autoimmunity and celiac disease among genetically predisposed children.

Supplements Cannot Be Linked to Life Longevity or Protection from Heart Disease

Researchers wanted to examine the evidence about the effects of nutritional supplements and dietary interventions on mortality and cardiovascular outcomes in adults. The study, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, found that most dietary supplements cannot be linked to life longevity or protection from heart disease.

Poor Oral Health May Lead to Liver Cancer

Researchers wanted to investigate the link between oral health conditions and the risk of gastrointestinal cancers, such as liver, colon, rectum, and pancreatic cancer. The study, published in SAGE, found that poor oral health is associated with a 75% increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of liver cancer.