New genome analysis could identify people at higher risk of common deadly diseases
A research team at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital , and Harvard Medical School reports a new kind of genome analysis that could identify...
20 hours ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Researchers predict risk for common deadly diseases from millions of genetic variants
A research team reports a new kind of genome analysis that could identify large fractions of the population who have a much higher risk of developing serious common diseases...
20 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 5 articles
SGLT-2 inhibitors may increase risk for amputation in type 2 diabetes
New users of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors may be more likely to undergo a lower extremity amputation when compared with users of other treatments for type 2...
21 hours ago - Healio - 3 articles
Teenagers with a weak handshake are more likely to suffer diabetes and heart disease
The Baylor University-led study, published in the Journal of Paediatrics, found boys and girls with weaker grips were three times as likely to suffer from a decline in their...
23 hours ago - Daily Mail
Grip strength of children gives clues about their future health
Adolescents with a strong hand grip - an indicator of overall muscle strength - have better odds of being healthy over time, according to a two-year study of 368 elementary...
23 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Grip Strength Can Help Predict Your Child's Future Health
Grip strength of children may help predict unhealthy outcomes and future risks for developing diabetes, heart disease, disability and even early mortality.
1 day ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
Rid yourself of your junk food cravings by improving the quality of your sleep
Fight your junk food cravings and cut the risk of Type 2 diabetes by getting better-quality sleep. A study presented at the 2018 national meeting of the Associated Professional...
1 day ago - Natural News
Study: Married couples share the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes
The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes is shared by married couples, a study published in the journal Diabetologia suggested. The study, which was conducted by a team of...
1 day ago - Natural News
Recent diabetes technology updates
Developments in diabetes technology have led experts to declare an imminent revolution in disease management. However, access to devices, ease of use for patients and data...
1 day ago - Healio
Medtronic launches game-based patient engagement program
Medtronic launched a U.S. version of its Inner CircleSM patient engagement program, a gamified app designed to motivate and encourage people living with diabetes to achieve...
2 days ago - Healio
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Benzodiazepines Drugs Linked to Raised Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
Long-term benzodiazepine use may develop the risk of Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study.
Simple Blood Tests May Help Identify Rare Cancer Earlier
Simple blood tests can help detect myeloma, a rare cancer type, finds a new study.
Kids who regularly talk to adults improve two areas of their brain
Children who talk to adults improve the language regions of their developing brain more quickly and get better language skills, according to new research by Massachusetts...
Wearable Devices and Mobile Health Technology Can Promote Overall Health
Wearable devices and mobile health technology may work better as part of a general overall health plan, rather than working only to help weight loss, finds a new study.
E-cigarettes are NOT as safe as we've been led to believe
University of Birmingham research has revealed vaping triggers damaging inflammatory chemicals in the airways. When inhaled, the liquid condenses and 'disables protective cells.'
Pregnant women could be spared epidurals if NHS changed painkiller
Experts say remifentanil is more effective than the injection, pethidine, given to 250,000 women in a year. Forty per cent of women in the UK end up needing an epidural after...
High Omega-3 Levels May Improve Brain Function in Kids
High blood levels of omega-3s, especially docosahexaenoic acid may be associated with better brain function in children.
Reddit Online Forum Provides Specific Suicide Prevention Support for Men
Some men and boys who are considering suicide are finding emotional support in an online forum, finds a new study.
Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses
New study findings lay the framework for applying deep learning and computer vision techniques to radiological imaging.
HIV Prevention Intervention Benefits Young Transgender Women
Project LifeSkills - New intervention for reducing condomless sex acts among young transgender women through sharing information about HIV, motivating people to protect...