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Mediterranean diet reduces risk of aggressive prostate cancer

In a new study published in The Journal of Urology®, researchers determined that men who followed a Mediterranean diet, had lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer (PC) than those who followed other dietary patterns like Prudent or Western diets. Although PC is the most common type of cancer in men and can have a high mortality rate, evidence linking PC to specific environmental, occupational, or dietary exposures has been limited. Recent studies have investigated whether certain dietary patterns impact cancer risks, but the results have been inconsistent.

X-Ray Navigation In Space Was Established By NASA

According to this study, researchers found a team of NASA engineers has demonstrated fully autonomous X-ray navigation in space, a capability that could revolutionize NASA's ability in the future to pilot robotic spacecraft to the far reaches of the solar system and beyond. The team carried out with an experiment called Station Explorer for X-ray Timing and Navigation Technology. 
 

A template to fight addiction

After years of denial and hesitation, Punjab has at last taken the first step towards addressing the opioid crisis currently confronting the state. The decision taken last month by the Government of Punjab to open “Outpatient Opioid Assisted Treatment” (OOAT) centres constitutes an evidence-based, compassionate approach for people struggling with dependence — and shows what a health-oriented approach to drug use may look like on a national scale.