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Photo of Senior - Hearing Loss Linked to Iron Deficiency in Seniors

Hearing Loss Tied to Iron Deficiency

Newly published JAMA study finds that an association exists between iron deficiency in adults and hearing loss.In a study published by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head &...
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Fenofibrate May Cut Heart Disease Risk in T2 Diabetics

A new study shows that the drug fenofibrate might reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in patients with...
Photo of Pills - New Drug Prevents Clogged Arteries

New Drug May Prevent Artery Disease in Diabetics and High-Risk Patients

University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have found a pharmaceutical approach to prevent vascular disease in high-risk people, such as those living with...
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Memory Impairment and Type 2 Diabetes: Exercise Helps

Researchers have found that moderate exercise may improve hippocampal memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes and that enhanced transport of lactate to neurons...
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Using DXA to Predict Fracture Risk in Diabetics

A systematic review looks at which DXA-based measurements can be used to help identify diabetic patients at increased risk of fracture, which is one...
Photo of Sweetened, Caffeinated Soda : Lack of Sleep Leads to Drinking Sugar Sweetened Drinks with Caffeine

Less Sleep Leads to Drinking Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks

A recent study links shorter sleep with an increase in sugar-sweetened, caffeinated drink consumption -- and while the reason seems obvious, the study shows...
Photo of Pears - a Fermentable Carbohydate. Fermentable Carbohydrate and Obesity

Fermentable Carbohydrate May Protect Against Obesity

Researchers tested a high-fat diet that contained fermentable carbohydrate and found that it protected against obesity, but relied on a speficif receptor. The team of...
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Seniors Over-Prescribed High Risk Meds, Causing Injuries

Recent study finds that high risk medications are often prescribed at higher than recommended daily doses for seniors, resulting in more injuries from falls....
Photo of Focused Person: Easy Solution to Higher Brain Function, Delay of Dementia

Study: Easy Solution to Higher Brain Function, Delay of Dementia

A research team at York University has found that a few simple habits can lead to better cognitive functioning for younger and older adults,...
Photo of Bedside Dialysis - Finding May Delay Dialysis for Millions with Type 2 Diabetes

3 Factors Speed Up the Need for Dialysis in Type 2 Diabetics

Researchers have found 3 risk factors that determine whether a person with type 2 diabetes will need dialysis decades earlier than others.Patients with diabetes...
Photo of Arthritic Hands - Class of Drugs for Arthritis Works for Some, Not All

Class of Arthritis Drugs Won’t Work for Certain Patients

Mayo Clinic research sheds light on why some rheumatoid arthritis patients respond poorly to a certain class of drugs, while others benefit from them....
Pizza with Ham: Americans Are Eating Too Much Sodium, Not Enough Potassium

Americans Consuming Too Much Sodium, Not Enough Potassium

Most Americans are consuming too much sodium, and not enough potassium, with some differences based on sex and ethnicity.A majority of Americans consume too...
Photo of Tai Chi Class - Obesity Now Ties Cancer as Top Health Threat

Obesity Taken as Seriously as Cancer, Worse than Heart Disease

Americans now take obesity as seriously as cancer, and say it's an even bigger health threat than heart disease, the nation's leading killer.Understanding of...
Photo of Eye: Vision Loss Prevention with Eye Pressure Test

New Eye Pressure Test Could Prevent Loss of Vision

University of Missouri School of Medicine researcher recommends new approach for checking eye pressure which can reduce risk of vision loss or blindness in...
Photo of a Big Breakfast - Less Sleep Leads to Eating More

Lost Sleep Makes You Eat More Calories, Says Study

Sleep deprivation may result in people consuming more calories during the following day, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis led by researchers at...

Weight Watchers Better for Type 2 Diabetes than Standard Care

Study to see if Weight Watchers led to better outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes than standard care has been published - showing...

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