Cardiology

Whole grain intake tied to fewer heart disease risk factors

(HealthDay)—Higher intake of whole grains (WG) is associated with smaller increases in waist size, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels over time compared with high refined grain (RG) consumption, according to a study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What to know about pulse oximeters

(HealthDay)—If you use an oxygen concentrator and a pulse oximeter at home, proper use is crucial, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Medical research

Glucose transporters blocked in bacterial meningitis

Escherichia coli K1 (E. coli K1) continues to be a major threat to the health of young infants. Affecting the central nervous system, it causes neonatal meningitis by multiplying in immune cells, such as macrophages, and ...

Neuroscience

Poor diet can cause Alzheimer's or Parkinson's in rats

For several years, a researcher fed rodents in his laboratory a high caloric diet with glucose concentrations, which resulted in diabetes. By scientifically assessing what occurred in rats, Samuel Treviño Mora from the Meritorious ...

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