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Younger age at diabetes diagnosis is linked to higher risk of death from heart disease and stroke

While type 2 diabetes (T2D) was once considered a disease largely confined to older people, the global epidemic of obesity and overweight has seen diagnoses rocket in young adults, adolescents ...

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Kids with chronic kidney disease have lower IQs and poorer educational outcomes

Chronic kidney disease causes irreversible deterioration in renal function, often requiring dialysis or transplant surgery.

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Explaining coprophagy why do dogs eat their own poo?

Dogs are scavengers. As many dog owners know to their cost, dogs often have a penchant for things that we find less than palatable. If it's not counter or table surfing, it might be raiding ...

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Amazon inks deal with Televisa for Spanish-language shows

Amazon may be producing more and more of its own shows, but it's also playing catch-up trying to follow industry trends in the fantasy and sci-fi genres. To shore up its dearth ...

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Beetroot juice supplements may help certain heart failure patients

Beetroot juice supplements may help enhance exercise capacity in patients with heart failure, according to a new proof-of-concept study. Exercise capacity is a key factor linked to these patients' ...

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Google AI can predict heart disease by looking at pictures of the retina

I can look into your eyes to see straight to your heart.

Mon 19 Feb 18 from TechXplore

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Adherence to sleep apnea treatment affects risk of hospital readmission

A study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) suggests that non-adherence to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is significantly associated with increased 30-day hospital ...

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Japan wins WTO dispute over Fukushima-related food

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization largely upheld a Japanese complaint against South Korean import bans and additional testing requirements imposed on Japanese seafood because ...

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Gene expression study may help guide Arthritis care

Researchers who analyzed gene expression in synovial tissue samples from rheumatoid arthritis patients' joints identified different patterns that may be clinically meaningful. The findings, ...

16 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Study finds racial differences in cure rates for Hepatitis C

In a large ethnically diverse group of patients seen at a community-based Veterans Affairs practice, cure rates for chronic hepatitis C were lower for African American individuals relative to ...

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