Diabetes

Prostate Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Proscar and Avodart, prescribed for an enlarged prostate, were tied to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes.
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Gestational Diabetes Tied to Youth-Onset Diabetes

3 hours ago   |   MedPage Today

Risk doubled in large population-based Canadian study
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Food manufacturers will be responsible for thousands of needless cases of diabetes

Food manufacturers will be responsible for thousands of needless cases of diabetes

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Oxford University academics calculated the scheme - which aims to cut sugar by a fifth in cereals, yogurts and sweet treats - will significantly cut obesity if it is successful.
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The evidence is undeniable: Green leafy vegetables take the prize when it comes to protecting eye health

The evidence is undeniable: Green leafy vegetables take the prize when it comes to protecting eye health

20 hours ago   |   Natural News

Glaucoma can cause vision loss or even blindness. Leafy greens like kale, lettuce, and spinach, on the other hand, are full of vitamins and minerals that prevent conditions...
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Can purple corn reduce inflammation, diabetes?

21 hours ago   |   Medical News Today

Researchers bred a number of new varieties of purple corn and used a mouse cell model to study how these can reduce inflammation and insulin resistance.
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Increased serum uric acid in adolescents predicts hypertension, diabetic kidney disease

22 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

More than 25% of teens with type 2 diabetes have hyperuricemia, which increases their risks for developing hypertension, cardiovascular disease and kidney disease, according to...
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Gestational diabetes increases a child's risk of type 1 or 2

Gestational diabetes increases a child's risk of type 1 or 2

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

A study by McGill University found the children of women who had gestational diabetes are up to 77 per cent more likely to develop type 1 or 2 diabetes before they turn 22.
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Phys Ed: 10 Years After an Exercise Study, Benefits Persist

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The benefits of exercise may last longer than many of us might expect.
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Diabetic drug shows potential to be repurposed as heart disease treatment for non-diabetic patients

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

The commonly used diabetes drug metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease, according to a study at the University of...
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Diabetes Drug to lessen the Risk of Heart Disease in Non-diabetics

Diabetes Drug to lessen the Risk of Heart Disease in Non-diabetics

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Metformin, the commonly used diabetes drug, could reverse the pathological thickening of the heart muscle which leads to cardiovascular disease.
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One in Five Children Have Mental Health Problems: Study

One in Five Children Have Mental Health Problems: Study

One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental health problems, reveals a new study. Read more ...

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

A research team led by Yale School of Medicine obtained the pigs' brains from abattoirs and placed them in a system they created called BrainEx. Read more ...

Simple Wedding Skin Care Tips to Make You Glow on Your Big Day

Simple Wedding Skin Care Tips to Make You Glow on Your Big Day

Bridal beauty tips: With the wedding season on in full swing, every bride wants to shine on their big day. So, here are some wedding skin care tips on how to get glowing skin... Read more ...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic'...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic' baked into them

Mondelēz Global recalled 13-ounce packs of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after customers found 'an unexpected solidified ingredient' and experienced choking and even dental injuries. Read more ...

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania successfully edited the DNA of embryonic mice just days before birth to get rid of genetic defects that cause fatal lung diseases. Read more ...