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Polycystic ovary syndrome, a condition affecting about 10 percent of women and characterized by excess male hormone and increased risk of diabetes and heart disease, appears to cause a sort of double jeopardy ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Blood on your toothbrush can be a warning sign of gum disease. And, if you are overweight, it can indicate other serious health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure.
Dentistry Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In addition to its well-known effects on the CNS, alcohol consumption has a significant impact on metabolism. After consumption, the body rapidly begins converting ethanol to acetate, which can serve as an energy source for ...
Addiction Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Among patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, a structured self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) protocol correlates with reductions in the level of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein ...
Diabetes Mar 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Patches giving oestrogen through the skin could be an easy and safe alternative to the hormone therapies used to treat prostate cancer, according to new research published in the Lancet Oncology, today (Monday).
Cancer Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is participating in the Choosing Wisely campaign and has identified five tests and treatments that may be overused.
Ophthalmology Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chronic or acute, liver failure can be deadly. Toxins take over, the skin turns yellow and higher brain function slows.
Medical research Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
According to a recent University of Eastern Finland (UEF) study, elevated cell sugar concentrations increase the production of hyaluronan which, in turn, promotes cancer growth. Regulating the production ...
Cancer Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Telehealth does not improve generic health related quality of life or psychological outcomes for patients with long term conditions over 12 months, finds a study published on BMJ website today.
Health Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People who take the newest class of diabetes drugs to control blood sugar are twice as likely as those on other forms of sugar-control medication to be hospitalized with pancreatitis, Johns Hopkins researchers report.
Medications Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Scientists at Queen's University Belfast are hoping to develop a novel approach that could save the sight of millions of diabetes sufferers using adult stem cells.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Newly published results from a randomized controlled clinical trial in the Pacific U.S. territory of American Samoa add clear evidence for the emerging idea that community health workers can meaningfully ...
Diabetes Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Corticorelin acetate (CrA) administration to patients with peritumoral brain edema (PBE) allows the reduction of steroid doses and is associated with reduced incidence and severity of steroid-induced ...
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Sprinkling a spoonful of cinnamon on breakfast foods not only adds a burst of flavor but also dramatically lowers an individual's blood sugar levels, potentially reducing the chance of developing diabetes, says a new study ...
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (11) | 0
Examining the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) - data that characterises about 10% of the UK population - a team of researchers from Cardiff University's School of Medicine looked at the risk of death for patients ...
Diabetes Feb 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0