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European Countries: Big Differences in Cardiovascular Disease Death Rates

There are large inequalities in death rates due to diseases of the heart and blood vessels between European countries. This corresponds to lower life...

Education Level and Diabetes: Study Shows Who Does a Better Job at Preventing or...

Study analyzed data that combined interviews, physical exams and laboratory tests to find out who does better at preventing or managing diabetes -- college...

Breakthrough Finding: Targeting Beclin-1 May Combat Diabetic Heart Disease

At least 60% of people with diabetes die because of heart disease and cardiovascular complications. A new finding has discovered why - and have...

Liraglutide Helps Patients with Diabetes Lose Weight

For people with type 2 diabetes, liraglutide resulted in significantly greater weight loss when compared to a placebo. Moderate weight loss can improve glycemic...

New Metformin Could Help 40-percent of Diabetes Patients That Currently Can’t Take Metformin

New metformin treatment option for the 40 percent of diabetes patients that currently can't take this first-line drug of choice.Although metformin was introduced as...

Zebrafish Embryos Helping to Identify New Diabetes Drugs

New form of high throughput screening using zebrafish embryos could significantly shorten drug discovery for many diseases, including diabetes.In experiments with 500,000 genetically...

Link Between Gestational Diabetes in Mothers and Diabetes Incidence in Fathers

Study shows that gestational diabetes signals future diabetes risk not only in mothers, but also in fathers!Gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that occurs...

Hartley Medical Recalls Prolotherapy with Phenol Used for Neurolysis

Hartley Medical is voluntarily recalling three lots of Prolotherapy with Phenol, Injectable to the hospital/user level due to non-sterility concerns.Parenteral administration of non-sterile injection...

Vitamin Deficiencies May Make Blood Sugar Levels Worse

If you are watching what you eat, working out, and still not seeing improvements in your cholesterol, blood pressure, or blood sugar levels, here's...

Insulin Pump Cuts Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Half

People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pump therapy face almost 50% less risk of dying from cardiovascular disease than those who take...

Recall: Soybean Sprouts & Mung Bean Sprouts from Good Seed Inc.

Good Seed Inc. of Springfield, VA is voluntarily recalling all packages of soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts because they have the potential to...

CBS News: Vaccine May Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

A generic vaccine for tuberculosis is showing promise for the treatment of type 1 diabetes after reversing the disease in it's phase 1 trial.https://youtu.be/I30vW1tHAvE Source:...

BCG Vaccine for Tuberculosis May Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Exciting news for people with Type 1 Diabetes. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG), a generic drug with over 90 years of clinical use and safety data,...

Popular Diabetes Drugs May Protect Against Parkinson’s Disease

Study by The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research looked at more than 160,000 diabetes patients and found a reduction in incidence of...

Cytokine Reversed Type 1 Diabetes in New Study

A new study shows promising progress for a new treatment of type 1 diabetes using a protein made by immune cells, which essentially cured...
Hydrochlorothiazide Tablet Recall

Nationwide Recall of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets Used for Hypertension and Edema

Unichem is recalling 25mg Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets after a report that a Clopidogrel tablet was found in a bottle of the product. It can be...

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