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SGLT2 inhibitors may have kidney- and heart-protective effects in adults with type 1 diabetes

In addition to lowering blood sugar levels, diabetes drugs called sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors can provide kidney- and cardiovascular-related benefits for people with type 2 diabetes. A recent study

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New app helps parents identify treatable childhood growth disorders earlier

A ground-breaking new, mobile phone app, ‘GrowthMonitor’ places the accurate measurement of children’s height in the hands of parents and carers. Preliminary data to be presented at the Society for

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New symptoms identified that could help doctors diagnose pancreatic cancer

Researchers have identified a series of symptoms associated with pancreatic cancer, including two previously unrecognised symptoms—feeling thirsty and having dark urine—in a study presented today at the NCRI Festival. The

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Poor diet may contribute to health risks for women of reproductive age with disabilities

Women between the ages of 18-44 who reported having some type of disability, such as those related to cognition and activities of daily life, reported low diet healthfulness and low

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British veterans severely injured in the Afghanistan War had higher risk of CVD

British veterans who served during the Afghanistan War and sustained traumatic injuries while deployed were up to twice as likely to develop metabolic syndrome and had additional markers of increased

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Earlier epinephrine treatment during cardiac arrest linked to better recovery

Earlier epinephrine treatment during a cardiac arrest is linked to better recovery compared to later treatment, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Science

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Hispanic adults with peripheral artery disease access inpatient care most often via the ER

Hispanics adults hospitalized for treatment of symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD) were more likely to access this care by going to the emergency room (ER), and they experienced longer

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