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Mediterranean Diet May Lower Prostate Cancer Progression Risk

In a study of men on active surveillance for localized prostate cancer, each 1-unit increase in Mediterranean diet score, calculated based on patients’ baseline food frequency questionnaire information, was associated with a 12% decreased risk for Gleason grade group progression.
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Nutritional Vitamin D Unreliable as SHPT Treatment in NDD-CKD

Nutritional vitamin D supplements are frequently used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism, especially in early chronic kidney disease, but they do not substantially lower parathyroid hormone levels, according to a meta-analysis.
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