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2013-06-18 19:30:27

Similar genetic variations occur in both overweight newborns and obese adults.

2013-06-18 19:29:26

Insulin degludec (Tresiba), a new ultra-long-acting insulin, has a similar or reduced risk of recurrent hypoglycemia-- low blood sugar-- compared with the commercially available insulin glargine.

2013-06-18 19:28:11

Researchers have developed a risk assessment scoring system that they believe may better identify certain adults-– especially African Americans-– at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke than does the current system of diagnosing the metabolic syndrome.

2013-06-18 19:27:03

Taking calcium and vitamin D before exercise may influence how bones adapt to exercise.

2013-06-18 09:50:48

A special type of in vitro fertilization, or IVF, may increase the risk for insulin resistance among children conceived in this way.

2013-06-18 09:49:42

Low testosterone worsens the harmful effects of obesity in the nervous system.

2013-06-18 09:48:37

A missing brain enzyme increases concentrations of a protein related to pain-killer addiction.

2013-04-17 17:28:51

Hair strands contain valuable information about senior citizens' stress levels that can be used to determine an individual's cardiovascular disease risk.

2013-04-17 17:27:26

Although the drug zoledronic acid slows bone loss in osteoporosis patients, it also boosts levels of a biomarker that stops bone formation.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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