• Factors for High Blood Pressure in Ethnic Groups Explored

    8 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Obese people from various racial/ethnic backgrounds could be at a greater risk of developing high blood pressure than obese white or Hispanic people finds a new study.
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  • Working Rotating Shifts may Increase Risk for Type-2 Diabetes

    Working Rotating Shifts may Increase Risk for Type-2 Diabetes

    8 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Night shift work, especially rotating shift work including night shifts, is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
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  • Study examines shift work and genetic risk factors for type 2 diabetes

    Study examines shift work and genetic risk factors for type 2 diabetes

    8 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new study takes a deep look at the connection between shift work and type 2 diabetes. Investigators leveraged data on hundreds of thousands of people in the UK Biobank to better understand how shift work - especially frequent night work - contributes to the likelihood of type 2 diabetes. The team also developed a genetic risk score for type 2 diabetes, examining genetic data for tens of thousands of workers in the database.
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  • Plant-based diet improves diabetes markers in overweight adults, study shows

    8 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A plant-based diet improves beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity in overweight adults with no history of diabetes, according to a new study published in Nutrients by researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
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  • New study explores connection between shift work and type 2 diabetes

    8 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A new study takes a deep look at the connection between shift work and type 2 diabetes. Investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital leveraged data on hundreds of thousands of people in the UK Biobank to better understand how shift work - especially frequent night work - contributes to the likelihood of type 2 diabetes.
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