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Diabetes self-management: What’s it all about?

The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, the most common type of diabetes, is impacted by genetics and lifestyle factors such as your diet,...

Mental problems may strongly linked to chronic physical diseases

In a new study, researchers found that poor mental health earlier in life leads to poor physical health in later life. They examined 50 years...

Acting quickly after heart attack symptoms start can be a life saver

In a new study, researchers found that the longer the time between when heart attack symptoms start and a patient has an artery-clearing percutaneous...

COVID-19 deaths really are different. But best practices for ICU care should still apply

Exactly what kills a person with COVID-19? How do those deaths differ from the deaths of people whose lungs fail rapidly because of other infections...

Smoking boosts risk for rare, often fatal, bleeding stroke

People who smoke, especially those genetically predisposed to doing so, are at much higher risk for a rare but often fatal type of bleeding...

Depression and stress may reduce efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

Decades of research show that depression, stress, loneliness, and poor health behaviors can weaken the body's immune system and lower the effectiveness of certain...

This new one-dose vaccine shows promise in preventing COVID-19

In a new study, researchers report that a single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson has shown very strong results in early clinical trials. The...

This simple exercise may lower blood pressure more effectively

In a new study, researchers found that stretching is superior to brisk walking for reducing blood pressure in people with high blood pressure or...

Scientists find a big cause of irritable bowel syndrome

In a new study, researchers found the mechanism that explains why some people experience abdominal pain when they eat certain foods. The finding paves the...

Without this, masks could lead to more COVID-19 spread

In a new study, researchers found that the behavior public officials are now mandating or recommending unequivocally to slow the spread of surging COVID-19—wearing...