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FDA’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy Makes Progress in First Year – FDA.gov

By: Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Susan Mayne, Ph.D. Unhealthy diets are at least partly to blame for chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes. This reality is among the reasons that nutrition has and always will be a key priority for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration… Read More »

Suicide risk rises in year following cancer diagnosis

(Reuters Health) – Although cancer survival rates have greatly improved in recent decades, a diagnosis with certain types of cancer can still be upsetting enough to increase a patient’s risk of suicide, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 4.6 million cancer patients, including 1,585 people who died by suicide within one… Read More »