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The link between diabetes and cancer in women

Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease (the most common diabetes complication) by about four times in women but only about two times in men, and women have worse outcomes after a heart attack. Epidemiologic...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler

A pioneering study into myeloma, a rare cancer, could lead to general practitioners using simple blood tests to improve early diagnosis. The study investigated the best combination of blood tests that could be used to diagnose myeloma.

source: HealthCanal

Multiple news outlets are reporting that there's currently a measles outbreak of 107 people in 21 states. There's just one problem: that's not from one big outbreak. Even in 2018 when we have a highly effective vaccine, that's a perfectly normal number of measles cases.

source: Popular Science

It's a long-standing mystery why salamanders can perfectly regenerate their tails whereas lizard tails grow back all wrong. By transplanting neural stem cells between species, researchers have discovered that the lizard's native stem cells...

source: University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences via ScienceDaily

Scientists say they have restored some degree of vision in blind lab mice, by activating stem cells in their eyes. The procedure is the first of its kind and the researchers hope it will lead to treatments for incurable eye diseases.

source: HealthDay News

Researchers from Osaka University in Japan have uncovered a key control mechanism of DNA replication with potential implications for better understanding how cells maintain genetic information to prevent diseases or cancer. The team published their results in July in The...

source: Osaka University via ScienceDaily


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