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Similar genetic variations occur in both overweight newborns and obese adults.
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.
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.
Taking calcium and vitamin D before exercise may influence how bones adapt to exercise.
A special type of in vitro fertilization, or IVF, may increase the risk for insulin resistance among children conceived in this way.
Low testosterone worsens the harmful effects of obesity in the nervous system.
A missing brain enzyme increases concentrations of a protein related to pain-killer addiction.
Hair strands contain valuable information about senior citizens' stress levels that can be used to determine an individual's cardiovascular disease risk.
Although the drug zoledronic acid slows bone loss in osteoporosis patients, it also boosts levels of a biomarker that stops bone formation.