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Routinely measured lipids show contrasting associations with risk of coronary artery disease, diabetes An analysis using genetics finds that increased low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and possibly triglyceride (TG) levels are associated with...
Medical News Today | Aug 4, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study sheds light on link between cholesterol and diabetes The slight increase in risk of developing type 2 diabetes during statin treatment may actually be a consequence of having lowered cholesterol, rather than a direct effect of the drug, according to...
Medical News Today | Aug 3, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Higher BMI may not raise risk of heart attack, death, finds twin study A new twin study finds a higher BMI may not increase the risk of heart attack or death, though it does raise the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Medical News Today | Aug 1, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Longer survival likely to be reason for increased numbers with diabetes, rather than increased incidence Overall incidence of type 2 diabetes has stabilised over recent years, according to a new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes), whilst...
Medical News Today | Aug 1, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FDA approves Adlyxin to treat type 2 diabetes The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Adlyxin (lixisenatide), a once-daily injection to improve glycemic control (blood sugar levels), along with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2...
Medical News Today | Jul 29, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Too short or too long reproductive span increases risk of diabetes in postmenopausal women Is there an optimal amount of lifetime estrogen exposure for metabolic functioning?
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Just 1 hour of exercise offsets health risks of prolonged sitting A study analyzing trends in global physical activity finds that health risks associated with sitting for 8 hours can be eliminated by 1 hour of exercise.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New molecular mechanism suggests that people with obesity or insulin resistance may more easily accumulate fat A team of researchers led by a Virginia Tech nutrition scientist discovered a molecular mechanism behind fat cell growth and expansion that suggests obese people with Type 2 diabetes or...
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diabetes control: Supervised monitoring shows promise in clinical trial For people with diabetes not treated with insulin, unsupervised self-monitoring of blood glucose levels has not been found effective at improving glycaemic control.
Medical News Today | Jul 27, 2016 02:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Excessive daily TV watching may increase risk of death People who watch TV for five or more hours a day appear to be at much greater risk of dying from a blood clot in the lung - a condition known as pulmonary embolism.
Medical News Today | Jul 26, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend