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For people with diabetes, meeting the recommended guidelines for blood pressure and cholesterol is even more important than meeting the guidelines for blood sugar control in reducing the risk of heart attack or stroke, according ...
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late Friday approved three new medications to help people battle type 2 diabetes.
Medications Jan 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Not surprisingly, a cancer diagnosis creates stress. And patients with prostate cancer show higher levels of anxiety compared to other cancer patients.
Cancer Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A prospective study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has found that low serum vitamin D levels in the months preceding diagnosis may predict a high risk of premenopausal breast ...
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Up to one-third of patients undergoing surgery in Ontario have a treatable form of anemia but are not optimally treated for it.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—High body mass index (BMI) significantly increases the risk of chronic low back pain later, according to a study published in the Jan. 15 issue of Spine.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is the first to report that high blood calcium levels might predict of ovarian cancer, the most fatal of the gynecologic cancers.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have found that for people harboring a genetic predisposition that is prevalent among Americans, beta carotene, which the body converts to a close cousin of vitamin A, ...
Diabetes Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Australian diabetes experts, psychiatrists and neuroscientists have reported the benefits of measuring depression and disease-related distress in patients with diabetes. They have also ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding – lap banding – is a safe and effective long-term strategy for managing obesity, according to the findings of a landmark 15-year follow-up study of patients treated ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Finnish study shows that patients who have experienced subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) have a highly increased risk of death due to a stroke or cerebral haemorrhage, and have double the mortality rate of the general population. ...
Neuroscience Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Clinical pharmacologist Jens Titze, M.D., knew he had a one-of-a-kind scientific opportunity: the Russians were going to simulate a flight to Mars, and he was invited to study the participating cosmonauts.
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
A team, led by senior author Morris J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD, the Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor of Medicine, with the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism, Perelman School of Medicine, University ...
Diabetes Jan 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)— Though it began as a treatment for something else entirely, gastric bypass surgery—which involves shrinking the stomach as a way to lose weight—has proven to be the latest and possibly ...
Diabetes Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—Paul Garcia, 54, came from a family that loved to eat. "We always had a lot of food at home, and whenever we ate, it was like a feast," said Garcia.
Diabetes Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0