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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...
Brain Scan -- What is the Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar levels and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers...
Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer

Diabetics May Have Hidden Pancreatic Cancer

Doctors and patients should be aware of early warning signs for pancreatic cancer in people with diabetes, which has links to diabetes medications. Patients and...
Splenda Rebukes Health Risk Claims

Splenda Brand Rebukes New Safety Allegation About Sucralose

Heartland Food Products Group, makers of Splenda Sweeteners, is claiming that the recent CSPI rating on Sucralose is misleading to consumers. In response to the...
Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes - Race

Diabetes May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer, but Race Matters

A diagnosis of diabetes may also come with a more than threefold risk for developing pancreatic cancer for people, depending on their race.
Journal of Women's Health - Aspirin, Diabetes and Breast Cancer

Low-Dose Aspirin Cuts Breast Cancer Risk for Diabetic Women

Study of women with diabetes showed a reduced breast cancer risk for women who used low-dose aspirin compared to those who did not.
Pancreatic Cancer

Diabetes Drug Metformin Inhibits Progression of Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital may have uncovered a novel mechanism behind the ability of the diabetes drug metformin to inhibit the progression of...
Diabetes and Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Advanced Stage Breast Cancer: Diabetic Women More Likely to be Diagnosed

A new study confirms a strong link between diabetes and advanced breast cancer at diagnosis for women. Modifying breast cancer screening and detection practices...
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...
Hospitalization Risks for Patients with Diabetes and Solid-Organ Malignancy

Hospitalization Risks for Patients with Diabetes and Solid-Organ Malignancy

Study determines that diabetes, coexisting with solid-organ malignancies, is associated with risk of hospitalization and multiple hospitalizations. Future Science Group (FSG) announced the publication...

Link Between Diabetes Drug Actos (Pioglitazone) and Bladder Cancer Risk Scrutinized

Researchers analyzed 200,000 patients to examine the suspected link between pioglitazone (Actos), which is used to treat diabetes, and an increased risk of bladder...
CSPI Warns About Sucralose Cancer Risk

CSPI Downgrades Sucralose from “Caution” to “Avoid”

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has downgraded it's safety rating of the artificial sweetener sucralose for the second time in 3...

Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells Could Be Suffocated by Diabetes Drug Metformin

New discovery could be used to develop treatments that stop the pancreatic cancer stem cells using oxygen and prevent cancer returning after conventional treatment. Cancer...
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...
Chemicals Linked to Diabetes

Common Chemicals Linked to Rising Diabetes, Obesity and more

A scientific statement on endocrine-disrupting chemicals finds that they are so common that nearly every person on Earth has been exposed. Emerging evidence ties endocrine-disrupting...
Brazil facing rise in chronic conditions

Burden of Chronic Conditions on Latin-American, Caribbean Health Systems Increasing

Six Latin American and Caribbean countries continue to face challenges managing more complex health needs related to certain diseases and conditions. The health systems of...

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