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Video: Fasting-Mimicking Diet May Reduce Disease Risk Factors and Reverse Diabetes

Research in cells suggests that a fasting-mimicking diet may reprogram pancreas cells that are unable to produce insulin and enable them to repair themselves...
Fasting-like Diet Reverses T1 and T2 Diabetes in Study

Periodic Fasting Diet May Reverse Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, Says USC-led study

A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes by reprogramming cells, a...

Nationwide Unsweetened Apple Sauce Recall for Trader Joe’s

A variety of unsweetened applesauce products sold nationwide in the U.S. are being recalled by Trader Joe's.Manzana Products Co., Inc. is voluntarily recalling three...
Photo of Women Exercising - People Should be Counseled on Physical Activity by Clinicians

Easy Way to Cut Disease Risk: Assess Physical Activity

A new study looked at the benefits when clinicians counsel patients on their physical activity - and how routine assessments lower the risk of...
ChromaDex Logo - Neuropathy Pain Relief

Nicotinamide Riboside Effective in Relieving Peripheral Neuropathy Induced by a Common Anticancer Agent

Findings of a recent study published in PAIN demonstrated what may lead to reductions in the neuropathic pain experienced by millions of patients suffering...
Photo of Woman with Baby: Breasfeeding Lowers Risk of Diabetes

Breastfeeding Reduces a Woman’s Risk of Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

A recent study has shown that women who breastfeed have a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, including conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes,...
Image of Body Shapes. Diabetes Risk Tied to Body Shape

Body Shape Tied to Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Risk

Study details the relationship between certain body shapes and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other health issues.A study from...
Photo of Swiiss Cheese - One of the Types of Cheese Recalled

Cheese Recall Expands to More Brands Due to Pathogenic Organism

A recent cheese recall has been extended to include more brands and products, including cheddar cheese, Swiss cheese and jalapeno Jack cheese, due to...
Researchers Testing Beta Cells

Recovering Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetics May Be Possible

A new discovery may lead to the recovery of insulin-producing beta cells in people with type 1 diabetes.A Yale-led research team identified how insulin-producing...
Meijer Deli Photo - Cheese Recall

Nationwide Cheese Recall by Meijer Due to Listeria Risk

  Meijer announced a recall of its Meijer Brand Colby Cheese and Colby Jack Cheese sold exclusively through its deli counters due to a potential...
Pollution from Power Plants - Increase Diabetes Risk

Air Pollution Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Latino Children

High levels of pollution may make insulin-creating cells become less efficient, increasing the risk for type 2 diabetes, USC researchers say.Latino children who live...
Photo of Jeffrey Litt, D.O., assistant professor of surgery at the MU School of Medicine

Better Fix for Chronic Wounds Uses Minimally-Invasive Skin Graft

A team at MU Health Care used a recently developed, minimally-invasive autograft harvesting system to care for patients with various types of chronic wounds.Data...

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