Minority US Type 1 Diabetes Patients at Greater Risk With COVID-19

Minority US Type 1 Diabetes Patients at Greater Risk With COVID-19

Minority US Type 1 Diabetes Patients at Greater Risk With COVID-19 Black and Hispanic Americans with type 1 diabetes who get COVID-19 are at much higher risk to develop serious complications or even die, according to a new study. Read

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Road-tripping road testers putting Vancouver Islanders at risk, says driving instructor

Road-tripping road testers putting Vancouver Islanders at risk, says driving instructor

A Victoria driving instructor wants ICBC to crack down on alleged queue jumpers, who he says are coming to Vancouver Island to take their road tests.Steve Wallace of Wallace Driving School said he’s heard that as many as 30

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Vitamins C and E Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

Vitamins C and E Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

People who consume a diet rich in vitamins C and E may be at reduced risk for Parkinson’s disease.Researchers followed 41,058 Swedish men and women for an average of 18 years, gathering data on their health and diet. They assessed

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Identifying subgroups of people at risk for type 2 diabetes

Identifying subgroups of people at risk for type 2 diabetes

Analysis of glycemic and non-glycemic characteristics in individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes identifies six putative subgroups that differ in terms of risk of diabetes progression and complications. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) impacts over four hundred million people globally,

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18 Million US Children Are at Risk of Hunger: How Is the Problem Being Addressed and What More Can Be Done?

18 Million US Children Are at Risk of Hunger: How Is the Problem Being Addressed and What More Can Be Done?

By Heather Eicher-Miller, Purdue University; David Himmelgreen, University of South Florida; Diana Cuy Castellanos, University of Dayton, and Kecia Johnson, Mississippi State UniversityEditor’s note: The economic crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic has increased the number of Americans who

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Play Video Low Pressure Soccer Balls May Cut Concussion Risk

Play Video Low Pressure Soccer Balls May Cut Concussion Risk

  Up to 22% of soccer injuries are concussions that can result from players using their heads to direct the ball during a game. Researchers found that inflating balls to pressures on the lower end of ranges enforced by soccer

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A Polygenic Score for Type 2 Diabetes Risk Is Associated With Both the Acute and Sustained Response to Sulfonylureas

Erratum. Abrogation of MMP-9 Gene Protects Against the Development of Retinopathy in Diabetic Mice by Preventing Mitochondrial Damage. Diabetes 2011;60:3023–3033

AbstractThere is a limited understanding of how genetic loci associated with glycemic traits and type 2 diabetes (T2D) influence the response to antidiabetic medications. Polygenic scores provide increasing power to detect patterns of disease predisposition that might benefit from a

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Five reasons the covid-19 pandemic has been such a nightmare

Five reasons the covid-19 pandemic has been such a nightmare

Humans have faced pandemics before, but some unusual features of covid-19 and modern society have conspired to create the perfect storm this time Health 6 January 2021 By Jonathan R. Goodman Unprecedented: Streets in New York, “the city that never

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