Type 2 diabetes: Drinking this type of water could lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes causes the body not to respond to insulin properly, causing blood sugar levels to become too high. If blood sugar isn’t controlled properly and stays too high, a number of problems can occur, including kidney failure, nerve damage, foot ulcers, heart disease and stroke. READ MORE Type 2 diabetes symptoms: ‘Shin spots’ may be sign of high […]

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Medicare Chief Seema Verma: We've strengthened Medicare for seniors – Don't let others tear it apart

Medicare-for-all will lose Dems election in 2020: Trump campaign press secretary Trump 2020 campaign press secretary Kayleigh McEnany shares her insights on the 2020 presidential election. As Medicare’s Open Enrollment period draws to a close this week, the experience for seniors in the program has never been better. The Trump administration has made historic strides in strengthening and protecting Medicare. […]

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Vaper suffers incurable lung disease found in metal factory workers

Vaper, 49, suffers an incurable lung disease usually found in metal factory workers who spend decades inhaling toxic fumes E-cigarette smoker, from US, was diagnosed with hard-metal pneumoconiosis Caused permanent scarring in lungs, leaving her constantly gasping for breath  First time rare illness linked to vaping – but experts say it could happen to others A vaper has been diagnosed with an […]

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Machine learning helps scientists measure important inflammation process

Inflammation is a hallmark of many health conditions, but quantifying how the underlying biology of inflammation contributes to specific diseases has been difficult. For the first time, UNC School of Medicine researchers and colleagues now report the development of a new technology to identify white blood cells called neutrophils that are primed to eject inflammatory DNA into the circulation via […]

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Women who take the Pill have a smaller hypothalamus in the brain

Women who take the Pill each day have an ‘essential’ brain region which is 6% SMALLER, scientists discover The hypothalamus is crucial for the normal production of hormones The small region plays a role in mood, appetite, sex drive and sleep This is the first time changes to its size have been found in women using the Pill   Early research […]

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So, how is that sardine commute affecting your health?

Spending yet another morning squished into a bus or tram? It might be having a toll on your body as well as your nerves. As a result of overcrowding and sometimes design – in Sydney, the new metro train network comes with more standing room and fewer seats as a selling point and in Melbourne many trams now have pack […]

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Halting opioid abuse aim of several grants from NIH, CDC

Tapped for their work aimed at stemming opioid abuse and halting what has become an epidemic in the United States, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received federal grants totaling more than $10 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The grants are part of […]

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