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Vitamin D supplementation may slow diabetes progression, finds study

Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with prediabetes, according to a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly prevalent disease that places a huge burden on patients and society and can lead to serious health problems including […]

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Diabetes tied to increased risk of advanced, aggressive breast cancer

Women with diabetes are more likely than those without the disease to be diagnosed with a more advanced and difficult to treat form of breast cancer, a Dutch study suggests. The researchers examined data on 6,267 women diagnosed with breast cancer from 2002 to 2014, including 1,567 patients with type 2 diabetes. Overall, women with […]

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People with type 1 diabetes at a greater risk of developing fractures, finds study

People with type 1 diabetes are more likely to break a bone when their average blood sugar levels are dangerously high, a large study suggests. Type 1 diabetes was related with increased danger of occurrence of fracture that started in youth and stretched out over the life span. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes affect […]

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Boys’ weight gain in puberty linked with adult diabetes risk, reveals new study

When young boys gain a lot of weight at puberty, they may be increasing their risk of developing diabetes decades later, a Swedish study suggests. Researchers examined body mass index (BMI) measurements for 36,176 men when they were 8 years old and when they were 20, then followed the men through health records from age […]

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Five health warning signs from your feet that you should never ignore

Thankfully, there is one part of your body that can signal warning signs about the rest of it: your feet. Medical experts share health warning signs from your feet you should never ignore. Yellow toenails Your toenails should look a lot like your fingernails. If there’s any discolouration, it’s probably a sign that something else […]

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Scientist use skin cells to repair nerve damage caused by multiple sclerosis

Scientist use skin cells to repair nerve damage caused by multiple sclerosis

The study was led by scientists at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, as part of the experiment the scientists took skin cells from adult mice with multiple sclerosis (MS) and then reprogramed them into neural stem cells (NSCs). These ‘induced neural stem cells, (iNSCs) were transplanted into the rodents’ cerebrospinal fluid. There, […]

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