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Unhealthy Diet During Pregnancy Could Have Long Term Effects on Offspring
Posted: Friday, July 04, 2008
In addition to drinking, smoking, and doing drugs, eating an unhealthy diet while pregnant could have long term effects on one's offspring. A recent study suggests that serious conditions such as heart disease and diabetes develop more often when one's mother consumes unhealthy foods while pregnant.

Green Tea Helps Prevent Heart Disease Risk Factor
Posted: Friday, July 04, 2008
The dysfunction of certain cells that line the circulatory system is known to help lead to a progression of heart disease. Green tea consumption was found in a recent study to help prevent this heart disease risk factor.

Only Systolic Pressure Matters In Hypertensive Patients Over 50
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
Measure and diagnosis of hypertension should focus exclusively on systolic blood pressure in patients aged over 50 years, rather than using both systolic and diastolic as is current practice, according to a Viewpoint published online June 18 in The Lancet.

Vaccine Prevents and Reverses New-Onset Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
A novel microsphere-based vaccine targeting dendritic cells prevents and reverses new-onset autoimmune diabetes in a mouse model, according to a report in the June issue of Diabetes.

Aerobic Exercise Increases Protein That May Suppress Appetite
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
In a small study of overweight and obese adults, 3 months of aerobic exercise, with no change in diet, led to a significant decrease in body fat and a spontaneous decrease in caloric intake. The percentage of weight loss and the reduction in caloric intake correlated positively and significantly with concentrations of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF).

Physical Activity May Alter Diabetes Link to Breast Cancer
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
Physical activity may help counter the adverse effect diabetes seems to have on breast cancer risk in Hispanic women.

15% Increase in Diabetes in 2 Years - Nearly 24 Million People
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
New government estimates show that nearly 24 million people, 8% of the population in the United States have diabetes, an increase of more than 3 million in two years.

ADA's 130 Daily Grams of Carbs Criticized
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
Twenty-four diabetes doctors and researchers from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden and Portugal have published a study criticizing: 1. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) assertion that diabetics should consume no fewer than 130 mg of carbohydrates daily and 2. The European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) statement that low-carb diets are "not justified."

Electronic Medical Records Coming Soon
Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2008
Microsoft Corp., Google Inc., and dozens of organizations promoting consumer adoption of electronic personal health records agreed for the first time on a comprehensive set of privacy protections.

Age No Substitute for Condoms
Posted: Monday, June 30, 2008
Campaigns to promote awareness and prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STI's) are almost exclusively aimed at young people, but a recent study has shown that STI incidence amongst older adults has more than doubled in the past eight years.

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