Type 1 diabetes gastrointestinal symptoms cause identified, treatment possible

The cause of chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in type 1 diabetes has been uncovered, so researchers are hopeful that treatment is now possible. Gastrointestinal symptoms are common in type 1 diabetes; some of them include delayed emptying of the stomach, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal distention and fecal incontinence – all of which can impact a person’s quality here to read more

Common glaucoma meds can treat TB: MSU Study

A recent study by scientists at Michigan State University suggests that even drug resistant tuberculosis can be effectively treated with a common glaucoma medication. The study, which was led by MSU microbiologist Robert Abramovitch and graduate student Benjamin Johnson, is published in current issue of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. The scientists discovered that the sulfonamide medication here to read more

When your headache gets really bad…

Chronic migraines obviously affect the sufferer, but a new survey shows that they can be harmful for the entire family – highlighting the importance of prevention and treatment. Researchers at Montefiore Headache Center in New York conducted an extensive survey of people with chronic migraines to look at the greater impact of the condition beyond here to read more

Blood sugar levels now easier to control

Odds are you or someone you know has type 2 diabetes, and finds monitoring their food intake and managing blood sugar levels a challenge. It’s not easy to pass up all those sweets and cocktails, either… To that end, insulin pumps have freed many diabetics from a routine of precisely-timed injections, but the treatment option here to read more