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Fat Foods and Behavior, Depressions

High Fat Diet Changes Behavior, Literally Messes with Your Head

There is growing concern that diets high in fat might also increase the risk for depression and other psychiatric disorders. Can the consumption of...

Alert: Walnut and Trail Mix Recall Expanded Due to Salmonella

Aurora Products, Inc. is expanding its voluntary nationwide recall of certain lots of NATURAL WALNUTS and TRAIL MIXES CONTAINING WALNUTS, because they have the...
Eylea

FDA Approves Eylea to Treat Diabetic Retinopathy and DME

Breakthrough therapy designation granted to Eylea for the treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy with Diabetic Macular Edema. Eylea is administered by a physician once a...

Do Smaller Plates Really Lead to Smaller Portions? Surprising Answer: Not For Everyone.

The conventional wisdom is that you can trick yourself into eating less if you use a smaller plate. But a new study finds that...
High magnesium foods for diabetes health

Magnesium Improves Diabetes-Related Health, Hypertension, Cholesterol, Weight and More

Beneficial relationship found between dietary magnesium intake and diabetes-related outcomes, affecting metabolic syndrome risk, obesity and weight, blood pressure, and HDL (good) cholesterol. Learn...

Metabolic Imbalance Increases Asthma Risk, Other Respiratory Diseases in Children

An imbalance in our metabolism can trigger inflammatory processes in the body and activate the immune system.In a recent study, published in the Journal...
Women, hormones, statins, heart health, stroke

After Menopause, Hormones With Statins May Help Heart, Prevent Stroke, T2 Diabetes

Study shows that women who took both hormones and statins had a significantly lower risk of dying of any cause and a moderately lower...
Statins, Cholesterol, Heart Disease

Statin Guidelines Missing Middle-Age Patients, Over Targeting Seniors

The new guidelines for cholesterol-lowering statins in people with heart disease risk excludes middle-aged adults who could benefit most, and leads to over-prescribing seniors...
Diabetes and Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Advanced Stage Breast Cancer: Diabetic Women More Likely to be Diagnosed

A new study confirms a strong link between diabetes and advanced breast cancer at diagnosis for women. Modifying breast cancer screening and detection practices...
Diabetes Medication Causing Weight Gain

Study: Type 2 Diabetes Drug Makes People Fat. Find out why.

Many people with type 2 diabetes are taking anti-diabetic medications which specifically activate sensors that increase hunger, which then leads to weight gain.Medication used...

Spinach Recall Expands. Includes Wegmans, Cadia, Meijer, Target, Amy’s and more.

Due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a number of products from major stores and brands are involved in this spinach recall. This includes frozen...

America is the Costliest Country to Live with Type 2 Diabetes

Based on recent data, the United States is the most expensive place in the world to live if you have Type 2 diabetes. Watch...
Wegmans Frozen Spinach

Wegmans Frozen Spinach Recall, Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination

Wegmans has announced a recall of frozen Wegmans Organic Food You Feel Good About Just Picked Spinach, 12 oz. which may be contaminated with...

Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Women with Gestational Diabetes

The risk of Type 2 diabetes is greater among women who had gestational diabetes and gained weight after giving birth. Watch this short video...

Could Vitamin D Help with Diabetes

Maryland researchers are currently testing the effects of vitamin D on diabetes. Specifically, they are using over-the-counter supplements in various amounts to study the...
Vaccine for Type 1 Diabetes

Vaccine for Diabetes Extended to Humans

A molecule that prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice has provoked an immune response in human cells, suggesting that a mutated insulin fragment could...

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