Archive: 06/04/2014

Circadian misalignment may impact diabetes risk

(HealthDay)—Circadian misalignment decreases insulin sensitivity and increases inflammation, and is independent of sleep loss in men, according to a study published in the June issue of Diabetes.

Jun 04, 2014
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Pot isn't harmless, top U.S. health official says

(HealthDay)—States joining the march toward marijuana legalization need to take a step back and consider the drug's adverse effects on health, the U.S. drug "czar" argues in a new paper.

Jun 04, 2014
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Faster DNA sleuthing saves critically ill boy

A 14-year-old boy's turnaround and quick recovery after mysteriously being stricken by brain-inflaming encephalitis—which led to him being hospitalized for six weeks and put into a medically induced coma after falling critically ...

Jun 04, 2014
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