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Diet rich in walnuts can help fight type 2 diabetes
A new study conducted by researchers at Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center in Connecticut found that adding walnuts to a diet can help adults curb type 2 diabetes and heart disease. According to the study authors, walnuts contain certain nutrients and antioxidants that can counter the effects of cell damage, also known as endothelial dysfunction.
Skin drug could help treat type 1 diabetes
A new study has shown that a drug used to treat a skin condition called psoriasis could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their blood sugar levels. The study was published in the most recent issue of The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.
Effects of stress and negative thoughts on your health
While some forms of acute or short-term stress may stimulate your body and improve some aspects of health, ongoing and chronic stress may have dangerous health repercussions. Negative thinking causes changes in neurotransmitters and hormones, and impacts the health of the heart, immune system, brain, endocrine system, and digestion, as well as a person's overall risk of mortality.…
Team Sports May Help Reduce Obesity in Teenagers
Team sport involvement reduces the likelihood of obesity in teenagers, compared to those who do not play team sports.…
Diabetes-Lipitor Link Isn't Found in Everyone
A recent study led by David D. Waters, MD, of the University of California San Francisco, showed that Lipitor, a statin drug used to prevent heart problems, may lead patients to also develop type 2 diabetes. The risk for diabetes is high in Lipitor patients who also have at least two other risk factors for the disease.…