Diabetes

Evaluating grip strength to identify early diabetes

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reports valuable new grip strength metrics that provide healthcare practitioners with an easy-to-perform, time-efficient screening tool for type 2 diabetes (T2DM).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Care for the caregiver in the age of coronavirus

While staying at home to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 can be challenging, doing so as someone who's providing in-home care for vulnerable adults comes with added complications.

Health

BU creates database to track states' coronavirus policies

Researchers and students at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have created a COVID-19 US state policy database, tracking steps that each U.S. state has taken to curb the spread of the new coronavirus and ...

Oncology & Cancer

Healthy men: April is testicular cancer awareness month

Did you know that the most common form of cancer in boys and young men ages of 15-35 is almost entirely curable if caught early? And did you know that awareness and screening are the most effective ways to fight that disease? ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

If you're not sick with the new coronavirus, should you wear a mask in public? Global health authorities say no. Amid a shortage of masks, the U.S. is sticking with that advice but Tuesday, President Donald Trump suggested ...

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