Health

Aging experts offer advice about hyperthermia for older adults

During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the NIH, has ...

Health

Fat-finger a text rather than lose digit to frostbite

The popular half-gloves that leave fingers uncovered for texting may be good for communicating electronically, but they may also lead to permanent loss of fingers due to exposure to the cold. 

Diabetes

Dual agent scan differentiates diabetic foot disorders

Researchers are kick-starting better diabetic foot care and promoting reduced radiation dose with a new take on a hybrid molecular imaging technique. By targeting both bone cell activity and immune response and improving ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Keep the precious eye in check

People with diabetes want to stay active and lead a healthy life free from complications such as kidney disease, heart disease and stroke. However, many patients cannot escape from the common threat of Diabetic Retinopathy, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Red flags could help identify children with serious infections

(PhysOrg.com) -- A set of warning signs -- or red flags -- that can be used routinely by doctors to help spot the few children that may have a serious infection from the many with minor coughs and colds, has been identified ...

Medical research

Researchers to implant pig cells in diabetics

(AP) -- A New Zealand biotech company began a trial Thursday that will implant cells from newborn pigs into eight human volunteers as an experimental treatment for their diabetes.

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