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Diabetes Affects Hearing Loss, Especially in Women

Having diabetes may cause women to experience a greater degree of hearing loss as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well controlled with medication.

Risk of Using Rasilez with Certain Blood Pressure-Lowering Drugs

Researchers have published the first detailed figures showing the risk of using the prescription drug Rasilez in combination with certain other blood pressure-lowering medications.

Insulin Therapy May Help Repair Atherosclerotic Lesions in Diabetic Patients

New research reveals that insulin applied in therapeutic doses selectively stimulates the formation of new elastic fibers in cultures of human aortic smooth muscle cells.

Penny-Per-Ounce Tax Has Huge Potential to Reduce Obesity, Diabetes, and Heart Disease

Tax has huge potential to reduce obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, while saving more than $17 billion in healthcare costs over 10 years and generating $13 billion a year in tax revenues.

High Fructose Consumption by Adolescents May Put Them at Cardiovascular Risk

Evidence of cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk is present in the blood of adolescents who consume a lot of fructose, a scenario that worsens in the face of excess belly fat, researchers report.

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