Diabetes

A 'sole' mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

A new cooling insole developed by UT Southwestern scientists reduced the foot temperature of patients with diabetic neuropathy by several degrees, diminishing a significant risk factor for diabetic foot ulcers. This new device, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Don't inject disinfectant: Blunt pushback on Trump musing

President Donald Trump's comment that disinfectants perhaps could be injected or ingested to fight COVID-19 received heavy pushback from health and other officials Friday and even prompted the maker of Lysol to warn its product ...

Health

Are you drinking enough during winter months?

Remembering to drink enough water is easy during the summer, when higher temperatures and outdoor activities drive the point home. But staying adequately hydrated is just as important during the winter.

Health

Collagen in your coffee? A scientist says forget it

Collagen products are popping up everywhere. While collagen is probably most well known for its touted skin care benefits and as a major component of lip enhancers and injections, some celebrities, like Kourtney Kardashian, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rise of Candida auris blamed on global warming

Global warming may have played a pivotal role in the emergence of Candida auris, according to a new study published in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. C. auris, which is often multi-drug ...

Health

Canola oil gets undeserved bad rap

In response to a recent column in which I suggested canola oil as one good choice for popping corn "since it is low in saturated fat and has a high enough smoke point not to burn at higher temperatures," a reader from Capitola ...

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