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  • AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe link on diabetes research

    LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma said on Wednesday they said signed a three-year research collaboration into diabetic nephropathy, or kidney failure due to diabetes. The deal will focus on early-stage research and the hope is...
  • Shift work linked to greater diabetes risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who work night shifts, or constantly changing shifts are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to non-shift workers, suggests a new analysis of previous studies. The risk was highest for men and...
  • EatingWell: Staying in shape does great things for your health

    When many people decide to "get fit," they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don't have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. Playing outdoors with your child, swimming a lap, climbing a flight of stairs, walking to the store,...
  • I won't accept Ice Bucket Challenge

    I won't accept Ice Bucket Challenge
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the prevalence of ALS in the U.S. at about 12,000 persons, while other diseases such as Alzheimer's (5.2 million) and diabetes (25.8 million) remain more costly in terms of numbers afflicted and are...
  • Wellness Fair encourages healthy lifestyle

    On Aug. 24, the Connecticut Valley Seventh-day Adventist church held a health and wellness fair from 11-3 p.m. at the South Windsor Fire Department. Pastor Thomas Dombrowski was co-organizer of the event, which furthers his mission to help people learn...
  • Adjusting for life in the world of Big Data

     Adjusting for life in the world of Big Data
    The invitation offered a "free gourmet meal exclusively for people with neuropathy symptoms." Lynda Adams wasn't upset to receive such a pitch, even though she didn't have neuropathy, a diabetes-related nerve disorder, and even though the meal, at a...
  • Public health nurses promote healthy communities

    By Erinn Hutkin After 35 years as a public health nurse, Cecilia Libunao still treasures the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others - especially children. Libunao, 56, grew up in the Philippines and spent 11 years there as a public...
  • Care aides get little to no training for life-and-death tasks

    Teri Sernett stood frozen in fear in the living room of the east St. Paul, Minn., home. Her patient, an elderly quadriplegic man she had just met, gasped for air, his throat blocked and his eyes rolled back. Nothing in Sernett's one hour of training as a...
  • Illinois' Cvijanovic brothers share a close bond

    CHAMPAIGN — During Illinois' team photographs at Memorial Stadium, Simon Cvijanovic hoisted his younger brother Peter onto his shoulders for a jovial pose, one 6-foot 6, 300-pound lineman lifting another giant. The last three years, Simon had been...
  • New recommendations for overweight people with heart risks

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Overweight patients with risk factors for heart disease should be sent by their doctors for "intensive behavioral counseling" about diet or exercise, according to new recommendations from the United States Preventive...
  • Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients

      Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients
    Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin. But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....