Acute pancreatitis and the rise of alcohol-related deaths

Excessive alcohol use is one of the two leading causes of acute pancreatitis, and a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says deaths from alcohol-induced acute pancreatitis increased by ...


Experts share tips for reducing dementia risk

Dementia and memory loss do not have to be part of aging. Good habits can help stave off damage to our brains, according to a new study from a risk reduction work group of nine clinicians and health researchers convened by ...


Treating type 2 diabetes and heart failure

People with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for heart failure and many people have both diseases, which requires careful medical management.


Economic benefit for lifestyle modification in prediabetes

(HealthDay)—For individuals with prediabetes, participation in lifestyle modifications such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is associated with economic benefit, according to a study published online Feb. ...

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