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Millions left behind as diabetes drives surge in insulin demand
A global diabetes epidemic is fueling record demand for insulin, but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a new study concludes. Diabetes — which can lead to ...
The gap in life expectancy between the richest and poorest in England is widening
The richest people in England could live up to nearly 10 years longer than the poorest, new research suggests. According to a new study, the gap in life expectancy between men living in the most affluent and most deprived areas has risen from 9.0 years ...
Sugary supplement mannose could help fight cancer
A nutritional supplement may be able to slow the development of some cancers and enhance the effects of treatment, a study in mice suggests. Mice with pancreatic, lung or skin cancer were given mannose, a sugar also found in cranberries and other fruits.
HEALTH: Owatonna Dietitian shares 6 things everyone should know about diabetes
November is National Diabetes Month. It's probably not what you want to think about during the holiday season, but frankly, what better time to bring awareness? Diabetes is a disease that happens when your blood sugar (or blood glucose) is too high.
Mum left hours from death after flesh-eating bug 'ate away at her tummy' after emergency C-section
A MUM was left hours from death after a flesh-eating bug ate away ate her abdominal wall after an emergency C-section. Ashley Thompson had the emergency op after suffering a prolapse during the birth of her third child – meaning her pelvic organs ...
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Early diagnosis means successful treatment: 2 men living with HIV in Greece share their experience
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Late diagnosis of HIV remains a challenge across the WHO European Region. Every second newly diagnosed person has already reached an advanced stage of the infection. In the European Union/European Economic Area, the latest data from 2017 show ...
Probiotics no help to kids with stomach flu: Studies
Probiotics are a multibillion dollar international industry, but new research Wednesday showed they don't help children recover from stomach flu any better than a placebo. The results of two randomized clinical trials -- which came to the same ...
Now, Air Pollution Has Also Been Found To Cause Intellectual Disability In Children
From respiratory illnesses to fertility issues to heart ailments; air pollution has been wrecking havoc on people's health in more ways that one can imagine. What's scary is that children are more susceptible to air pollution. Considering the time they ...
Sweetened Drinks Linked To Higher Diabetes Risk: Load Up On This Low Sugar Drink Instead
Sweetened drinks may significantly heighten risk of diabetes. A latest study published in the journal BMC revealed that these sugary drinks are devoid of healthy nutrients and produce more harmful effects than fruit and other foods containing fructose.
Highly adhesive hydrogel sticks to the task of tissue regeneration
Researchers from all corners of medical science are hoping to harness advanced hydrogels to help repair damaged hearts, regrow brain tissues, or quickly shut down bleeding wounds, to name just a few examples. Scientists in Switzerland have now ...