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Update from T1 Woman Who Had Her Insulin Production Restored

Watch this video with Wendy Peacock, the Type 1 diabetic woman who had her natural insulin production restored following a minimally invasive transplant technique....

Taking Statins Before Aneurysm Repair Improves Outcomes

According to research published in Vascular, patients taking cholesterol-lowering statins before endovascular aortic aneurysm surgery are more likely to survive.Rupture of an abdominal aortic...

Sanofi Recalls Auvi-Q for Potential Inaccurate Dosage Delivery

Sanofi US is voluntarily recalling all Auvi-Q because the products have been found to potentially have inaccurate dosage delivery. The recall involves all Auvi-Q...

Doctors Overtreating Seniors for Diabetes and Blood Pressure, Says Study

New studies published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest doctors and patients should work together to scale back certain treatments for diabetes and high blood...

Adult Hypertension Risk Can be Identified in Childhood

Findings published in the international journal Hypertension detail screening methods to help clinicians identify young people who may develop high blood pressure later in...

FDA Warns About Type 2 Diabetes Drug Canagliflozin Side Effects

FDA has strengthened it's warning for the type 2 diabetes medicine Canagliflozin, which is sold under the names Invokana and Invokamet, by adding new...

Nationwide Recall of Acetaminophen Tablets

This recall affects Acetaminophen tablets sold nationwide between July and September, 2015. If the tablets are taken at the maximum labeled dose, or with...

Simple Test Detects Diabetes Risk After Pregnancy

Researchers have now developed an accurate method of predicting the probability of developing diabetes in women following childbirth.Gestational diabetes is one of the most...

Way to Restore Vision Using Stem Cells Discovered

Researchers have succeeded in producing photoreceptors from human embryonic stem cells, which can help restore vision in people suffering from macular degeneration.Age-related macular degeneration...

Menopause Lowers Good Cholesterol Benefits, Increases Artery Hardening

Good cholesterol (HDL) is supposed to help reduce the risk of heart disease, but a new study shows that women have a higher risk...

Intensive Insulin Treatment for Diabetes May Improve Ability to Produce Insulin

Promising development for patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. According to a new study, three months of intensive insulin therapy is equal to 15-months...

High Cholesterol Linked to Tendon Problems and Pain

If you have high cholesterol, then you may be at a higher risk of developing tendon problems, low level inflammation and pain.High levels of...

Genetics and Body Shape Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Can you really tell if a woman is at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes just by looking at her body shape? Researchers...

For Type 2 Diabetics, Wine Improves Sugar Control, Cholesterol and Heart Health

Drinking a glass of red wine every day as part of a healthy diet can help patients with type 2 diabetes improve cardiac health...

Higher Heart Disease and Diabetes Risk for 3 Million U.S. Kids

A Wake Forest study found that the children showed early signs of heart disease and diabetes, with the differences most notable in boys.More than...

Major Type 1 Diabetes Discovery Turns T-Cell Immunology on its Head

An unexpected discovery about how immune cells work at the atomic level is challenging a universally accepted, longstanding consensus in the field of immunity...

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