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Experts discuss the best approach to treating type 2 diabetes in obesity

LAS VEGAS – If a person is suffering from obesity with type 2 diabetes, the clinician should first focus on lowering blood sugar rather than on body weight to reduce end-organ complications that affect quality of life increase the risk of dying a speaker at ObesityWeek. Randomized controlled trials suggest that intensive interventions in lifestyle and obesity medications can improve …

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A New Era of Radiotherapy – North Delta Reporter

More than half of all cancer patients require radiotherapy as part of their treatment. Over the last decade, more and more evidence has indicated that precise radiotherapy (PRT) can deliver better results in patients with all cancers. PRT uses specialized, high-focussed radiation techniques to cure cancer, prolong survival, and increase quality of life. External beam PRT supplies tumors from different …

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Marijuana can expose young users to a dangerous condition

M medical marijuana has many champions, and the potential therapeutic benefits of the drug have paved the way for full legalization in some regions of the United States. But science is not always so positive. An increasing body of evidence suggests that cannabis use poses a plethora of medical problems for people – and even the danger of a life-threatening …

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Genetic Tools To Explore Zoonotic Chlamydia

Trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen worldwide. It is estimated to be more than 100 million people each year and is a frequent cause of infertility. Moreover, Chlamydia trachomatis Chlamydia so causes eye infections and represents the most frequent infectious cause of blindness in developing areas of the world. ] Affects not only humans, but also animals. …

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U.S. records one new case in measles outbreak

(Reuters) – A new case of measles reported this weekend in the United States, with the country suffering its worst outbreak of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease in close-to-three decades. The measles case was confirmed on Saturday in an unvaccinated resident of the southeastern U.S. State of Georgia, according to the state's health department. The measles outbreak, which …

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Singapore was severely injured in the collapse of the Batam pier and operated on the broken ankle

One of two Singaporeans severely injured on the collapse of the pier in Indonesian Batam was operated on Saturday for an ankle fracture Muslim nonprofit advocacy falling into shallow water at a resort popular after part of a pier collapsed. As of this past weekend, the two remain in the hospital with surgery. Selfie-charged Batam Pier splinters and sends Singaporeans …

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IVF with three parents could prevent many children from having disease (but it's really more like IVF with 2,002 parents)

Mitochondrial donation is an assisted reproduction technology sometimes referred to as "three-parent IVF". It has been developed for women at high risk to pass on defective mitochondrial DNA and to have a child with severe mitochondrial disease. Mitochondrial diseases involve at least 300 different genetic conditions that influence the energy-producing structures in human cells and influence organ function. Donating mitochondria …

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Age is no barrier to the benefits of weight loss

While weight-loss surgeries are typically not performed on people over the age of 65, a new study shows that these procedures can lead to successful weight-loss and diabetes control in older adults. The study, presented at the Society for Endocrinology's annual conference in Brighton, UK, shows that older patients undergoing bariatric surgery (gastric bypass or gastric cuff) recover well and …

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The Greek goddess eats a dietician to fight acne

As a healthy food writer, I've heard before that certain foods can be sneaky, acne-causing culprits. In high school, the teenage magazines that I read loved the connection between greasy food and pimples. And (many) years later, at Well + Good, a colleague wondered that she was giving up dairy to get rid of her recurrent outbreaks. Anti-acne food At …

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Oklahoma patients mistakenly receive insulin injections instead of flu shots

About 10 people in Oklahoma who thought they were receiving a flu shot were apparently injected with insulin instead and hospitalized. Eight of the people treated were patients in the facility, the other two were employees, reports WGCL. Shortly after the injections were administered, rescue workers were called up. When they arrived, they found "several unresponsive persons". Many of the …

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