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Main Category: Statins Also Included In: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness ; Sports Medicine / Fitness Article Date: 18 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Statins, the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide, are often suggested to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease in individuals with obesity , diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of ... (more)
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A young man lights a marijuana cigarette during a demonstration demanding a new law on cannabis in Montevideo, May 8, 2013.
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"If you had told me a few years ago that I'd be liking kale, I'd have laughed you out of the room," said the actress and co-host of The View in an extensive interview with US News and World Report .
17 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
Avid cyclist Paul Dadak has taken many long training and recreational bike rides in his life, but none have borne more personal meaning for him than the annual 100-kilometer, or 62-mile, "Tour de Cure: North Shore," which starts and finishes Sunday morning at the Topsfield Fairgrounds.
An extended insulin-release system comprising an injectable gel of nanoparticles may one day help patients with type 1 diabetes manage their condition without having constantly to test their blood-sugar and inject themselves with insulin.
A newer class of medications used to control blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics may also improve cardiovascular health, researchers from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center reported in a new meta-analysis presented yesterday at the American Society of Hypertension 's Annual Scientific Meeting and Exposition.
Prevent Blindness America and its affiliate, Prevent Blindness Texas , held a briefing at the Legislative Conference Center here this week to present data from a new Texas University of Medicine study depicting the dangers of diabetic macular edema, specifically applied to commercial drivers.
A DNA variant near a digestive enzyme does not only affect risk of developing diabetes but also affects the response to treatment, an international consortium of researchers including the University of Dundee has found.
The researchers showed that, in mice, the tissue can be used to foster the development of white blood cells the body needs to mount healthy immune responses and to prevent harmful autoimmune reactions.
Chair George Van Ankum welcomed 30 members and guests to a diabetes information meeting on April 4 at the Drayton Reformed Church.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in a torch light tour of the Chattanooga National Cemetery on Monday, May 27, at 8:45 p.m. Park Historian Jim Ogden will lead this 90 minute, one mile walking tour in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs' Chattanooga National Cemetery and will review ... (more)
Smoking marijuana has "remarkable" effect on diabetic problems and may lower risk of getting the disease, a study published on Wednesday states.
According to a May 16 article on Yahoo!News , a study at the University of Arizona has shown that marijuana seems to impact Type 2 diabetes in a positive way.
Injectable nanoparticles developed at MIT may someday eliminate the need for patients with Type 1 diabetes to constantly monitor their blood-sugar levels and inject themselves with insulin.
In a report that undercuts years of public health warnings, a prestigious group convened by the government says there is no good reason based on health outcomes for many Americans to drive their sodium consumption down to the very low levels recommended in national dietary guidelines.
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