Archive: 08/23/2013

Improved sleep may improve exercise duration

(HealthDay)—The length of an individual's sleep appears to influence their participation level in exercise the next day, according to a small study published in the August issue of the Journal of Clinical Sl ...

Aug 23, 2013
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Reference pricing changes consumers' choices

(HealthDay)—Consumer cost sharing resulting from reference pricing redirects patient volumes and reduces hospital prices for orthopedic surgery, according to research published in the August issue of Health Af ...

Aug 23, 2013
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Leukocyte telomere length linked to diabetes risk

(HealthDay)—For American Indians, leukocyte telomere length is associated with the risk of incident diabetes, with an almost two-fold increased risk for those with the shortest versus the longest length, ...

Aug 23, 2013
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Brain atrophy seen in patients with diabetes

(HealthDay)—Brain atrophy rather than cerebrovascular lesions may explain the relationship between type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cognitive impairment, according to a study published online Aug. 12 ...

Aug 23, 2013
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