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Antioxidant Achieves a 64% Reduction In the Onset of Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Succinobucol, a novel antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties, achieved a 64% reduction in new-onset diabetes in patients with a recent acute coronary syndrome.

Being Thin, Doesn't Mean You Are Not Fat
Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Because internal deposits can cause trouble then really is what's on the inside that counts and a lot of thin people might be in trouble.

FDA Issues Safety Alert on Avandia
Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Safety data from controlled clinical trials have shown that there is a potentially significant increase in the risk of heart attack and heart-related deaths in patients taking Avandia.

Diabetes and Heart Failure Is Double Trouble for Older Women
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007
New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows that the effect of diabetes on the severity of illness and risk of death for patients with heart failure is much worse in women than men. The effect is even more pronounced in older patients.

Long-Term Adult-Strength Aspirin Use May Reduce Overall Cancer Incidence
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007
Adult-strength aspirin taken daily for 5 years or more was associated with a 15% reduced overall cancer incidence, according to the results of a large cohort study.

iPods Can Make Pacemakers Malfunction
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007
The tunes pumped out by iPods may be off beat to patients with pacemakers, whose devices could be subjected to potentially dangerous interference, reported investigators.

Coronary Calcification Independently Predicts All-Cause Mortality
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007
The results of a new study show that, the coronary artery calcification (CAC) score, measured by electron beam tomography, provides incremental information independent of traditional risk factors on all-cause mortality risk.

Eating Pistachios Reduces Impact of Carbohydrates
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2007
Pistachios, when eaten with some common high-carbohydrate foods, may actually slow the absorption of carbohydrates into the body, resulting in a lower than expected blood sugar level according to a study.

Aspirin Less Effective Heart Treatment for Women than Men
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2007
A new study shows that aspirin therapy for coronary artery disease is four times more likely to be ineffective in women compared to men with the same medical history.

Diabetics With Cancer Have Less Aggressive Treatment, Worse Survival
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2007
Diabetic patients with cancer are often treated less aggressively and have a worse overall prognosis than those without diabetes.

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