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Family, Dogs and Childhood Health Problems Linked to Adult Snoring
Posted: Saturday, August 23, 2008
Chronic adult snoring has been linked to various health concerns, as well as obvious inconveniences. The development of snoring often starts early in life however, and a recent research team has uncovered some major risk factors during childhood for future adult snoring.

Combo of Diabetes Drugs Increases Mortality
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
Combination treatment for type 2 diabetes using two classes of drugs -- metformin and sulfonylureas -- may increase the risk of hospitalization for cardiovascular disease and mortality, according to a new report.

Diabetics Should Include More Herbs And Spices In Their Foods
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
In test-tube experiments, researchers at the University of Georgia, Athens, found that extracts of various herbs and spices - such as cinnamon, cloves, sage and rosemary -inhibited a damaging process that can result from high blood sugar levels.

Diabetes Linked to Accelerated Atherosclerotic Plaque Progression
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
Patients with coronary artery disease and diabetes exhibit more extensive atherosclerosis and inadequate compensatory remodeling of the arterial wall, compared to patients without diabetes, according to new published findings.

Heart Disease Risk Soars 80% With Obesity And Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2008
People who are both obese and have diabetes are highly likely to develop heart disease during their lifetime, a new study shows.

New Drug Combats Elderly Insomnia
Posted: Monday, August 18, 2008
It's estimated that nearly half of people over 55 years of age suffer from some level of insomnia. Researchers at Tel Aviv University have recently developed a drug to specifically combat this common problem in elderly individuals.

Byetta May Extend Lives
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
According to the results of a major clinical trial, patients who took Byetta had a much lower chance of dying, about 75 percent lower, than those who took any other drug.

Lipitor 80 Mg Reduces Heart Attacks And Strokes In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes And Chronic Kidney Disease
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Pfizer Inc announced that, in patients with heart disease, type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) 80 mg significantly reduced the risk of major cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke, by 35 percent over those taking Lipitor 10mg.

Ankle Impairments Seen in Diabetics Even Without Neuropathy
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
New research indicates that even in the absence of peripheral neuropathy, patients with long-standing diabetes mellitus are prone to impaired ankle function.

Silent Kidney Disease Tied To Heart Attacks And Early Death
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Chronic kidney disease doubles the risk of heart attack, stroke, and early mortality, even among young and middle-aged adults, according to results of a nationwide screening program.

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