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(August 19, 2010 - Insidermedicine)

From the UK - Eating green leafy vegetables reduces risk of diabetes, according to a report published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers reviewed several studies covering over 220,000 people, finding that one and a half extra servings of green leafy vegetables a day was associated with a 14% decreased risk of type 2 diabetes.

From South Korea - Hypertensive men who binge drink are at increased risk of death, according to a report published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. Studying over 6100 men over 55 years old, researchers found those who had high blood pressure and were binge drinkers had a 4x increased risk of death.

And finally, from the UK - A new report from the University of Leicester outlines a major step forward in the fight against cervical cancer. Research of over 1400 cervical cancer patients revealed that adding cisplatin to radiotherapy treatment reduced risk of dying from the disease by 23%.