Diabetes

Prostate Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk

47 minutes 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

1 hour 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

11 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

18 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?

19 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

21 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

23 hours 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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus from her donor 

Rima Manomaitis, 29, from Pepperell, Massachusetts, received a double lung transplant in May 2017 to treat her cystic fibrosis, only to learn her donor had a dormant virus that... 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 ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are conscious and aware, horrifying new science study reveals

If you're an organ donor, you might have chosen that status out of a sense of goodwill, thinking that medical personnel don't harvest your organs until after you're dead and... Read more ...

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Only 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy, which are sold nationwide, are part of the recall. Read more ...