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The deadly paradox of diabetes management

In a new study, researchers found that diabetes management may be dangerously misaligned. They found that people with diabetes across the U.S. often receive treatment...

This low-cost therapy could treat high blood pressure effectively

In a new study, researchers found that a low-cost intervention comprising home visits by community healthcare workers to monitor blood pressure (BP) and provide...

Breakthrough in coronavirus research may support vaccine design

In a new study, researchers have made a critical breakthrough toward developing a vaccine for the 2019 novel coronavirus by creating the first 3-D...

Declines in heart attacks greater in men than women

In a new study, researchers found a steady decline in heart attacks for both men and women enrolled in the health system from 2000...

A big breakfast may help prevent obesity, high blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found that eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar. The research...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...

When the best treatment for high blood pressure is to wait

In a new study, researchers found that a doctor's decision not to intensify high blood pressure treatment is often an appropriate choice. In two-thirds of...

Insulin is being sold illegally on Craigslist at lower price, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that lifesaving insulin is frequently being sold on Craigslist for a fraction of its list price. The findings show...

This high blood pressure drug may help lower gout risk

In a new study, researchers found that antihypertensive medication amlodipine is linked to a lower risk for gout compared with other antihypertensive drugs. The research...

This stuff in the brain may protect you from Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 44 million people around the world. In a recent study from the University of Alberta, researchers found that the most...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...