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Passive smoking and obesity link

Scientists suggest that there is a link between long-term exposure to passive smoking and a risk of Type 2 diabetes in adults. The diabetes is, in turn, connected with obesity.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Gut bacteria may influence Type 1 diabetes

Gut bacteria in children, with typical diabetes auto-antibodies, differ from those in healthy children. These differences exist before antibodies are detectable in the blood.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Blood glucose meter recalled due to faulty results

The medical device company Abbott is conducting a recall for its range of blood glucose meters because the devices may produce mistakenly low blood glucose results.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Israel's LabStyle launches mobile phone blood sugar monitor

Israeli start-up LabStyle Innovations Corp on Tuesday launched a mobile-phone glucose meter for diabetics to monitor their blood sugar levels.
In the Media by Reuters

Genetic link to type 2 diabetes traced

Seven new genetic regions associated with type 2 diabetes have been identified. This has come from the largest study to date of the genetic basis of the diabetes.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Yoghurt consumption linked to lower diabetes risk

London - Eating yoghurt and low-fat cheese can cut the risk of developing diabetes by around a quarter compared with consuming none, according to a study of 3,500 Britons published on Wednesday.
In the Media by AFP

Does too much hygiene cause diabetes?

The incidence of auto-immune diseases like type 1 diabetes and allergies has risen dramatically in developed countries over the past 50 years. Some medics think that the cause is linked to the "hygiene hypothesis."
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 11 comments

Peptides: Panacea or PED?

There is a lot of chatter, mostly in the personal-training establishment, about peptides and depending on whom you talk to or what you read, peptides are either a miracle substance or they’re the next big thing for cheats in sports.
In the Media by Joe Duarte

Gene clue to Latin American risk for diabetes

Paris - Scientists on Wednesday said they had found a variant of a gene to explain why Latin Americans are at higher risk of Type 2 diabetes, and pointed to a possible DNA legacy from the Neanderthals.
In the Media by AFP

Sweden warned over chronic health conditions

Sweden’s health and elderly care systems has been criticized in a new report. The country's coordination of care for patients with complex needs is regarded as "less good" than comparative countries.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments
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