Monthly Archives: August 2005
Heart attack patients treated with primary percutaneous intervention at hospitals after hours and on weekends wait longer to receive clot busters and other treatments and have a higher risk of death than those treated during regular hours.
Early diagnosis and new treatments can help battle heart failure -- a growing national problem that causes 1 million hospital admissions each year.
New ASU study examines the factors that contribute toward children becoming overweight or obese in early adulthood.
Oral medications may control symptoms of Type II diabetes in children just as well as insulin injections, a new study reports.
Study shows maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way for them to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and grow up with a happy heart.
A study provides new information on the early steps in the development of IR and suggests why insulin-resistant people easily gain weight.
A protein that extends lifespan in yeast, worms, and flies keeps blood sugar under control in mice, reports a new study in the August Cell Metabolism.
Increasing the concentration of a key regulator involved in glucose metabolism can improve the way the liver produces and disposes of the sugar glucose.
Overweight children who can shed their puppy fat by age 14 can expect lower blood pressure, according to a University of Queensland study.
Nitroglycerin relaxes blood vessels to boost blood flow, yet the mechanism by which the drug works has remained a matter of scientific controversy.
Before patients get their clogged heart arteries re-opened, they may want to ask their doctor just how many such procedures he or she has done, a new study finds.
1 in 120 people newly diagnosed with diabetes age 50 and older have a higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer--a risk that is eight times more than expected for the general population.
East Meets West In Effort To Prevent Diabetes: Researchers Using Traditional Chinese Exercises To...
In a study that is believed to be the first in the world to evaluate the effectiveness of Qigong and Tai Chi to combat the disease, PhD student Liu Xin has developed a series of exercises to reduce the risk of progression to Type 2 diabetes.
Why does it seem like some people can eat all the ice cream they want without increasing their cholesterol or gaining much weight? Because people's genes play an overriding role.
Obese people are less likely to receive preventive services such as mammograms, Pap smears and flu shots from health care providers, according to an analysis of health care data.
New research shows that obese adults who reach the age of 70 are at no greater risk of dying than their non-obese counterparts, but they do have a much greater probability of spending their remaining years disabled.
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