MRI studies have revealed that substantial weight loss can significantly lower degeneration of knee cartilage in individuals who are overweight or obese. Obesity is a risk factor for osteoarthritis, a condition where degeneration of joints occurs. The knees are commonly… Read More
New research shows that personally tailored diabetes care is effective in women but not in men. Personalized care has been shown to reduce mortality, but only in women. The findings were published in Diabetologia.
Between 1989 and 1995 the… Read More
Aside from being a known diabetes risk, high glycemic index foods have additional side effects. The popular criticisms against sugar center on weight gain and diabetes.
But there’s new research to indicate that sugar can have adverse effects on our… Read More
Protein and carbohydrates play an important role in influencing blood sugar levels and type 2 diabetes. Having control over diabetes is an important part of maintaining your health. Roughly 29-million Americans have diabetes. Specifically, the prevalence of diabetes in seniors… Read More
Many people have a fear of the dentist and new research found this can be combated with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). CBT can help reduce the use of sedatives for those who have a dentist phobia.
Anxiety and fear of… Read More
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) – enlarged prostate – can raise the risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD). BPH is an enlarged prostate that is not cancerous. In males, the prostate goes through two growth periods, once during early puberty and… Read More
Western guidelines for healthy blood pressure have been found to be harmful for the Asian population and may actually increase stroke risk. High blood pressure is a known risk factor for stroke, and there is a stronger link between blood… Read More
Researchers have identified a common gene molecule in type 2 diabetes and schizophrenia. Other research has suggested that those with schizophrenia have higher incidences of type 2 diabetes. In fact, one in every five individuals with schizophrenia is found to… Read More
Researchers found a new way to treat cardiovascular disease in those who have suffered a heart attack by identifying a pigment in our bile that could protect us. Bile is produced by the liver and stored in the gallbladder and… Read More
Chronic constipation can be a warning sign for serious gastrointestinal disorders in adults. Constipation is the inability to have a bowel movement. A person may feel as if they need to have a bowel movement but spend unnecessary time just… Read More