Not being aware of memory problems predicts onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

New research could provide clinicians with insights regarding clinical progression to dementia.

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Researchers find existing drug effective at preventing onset of type 1 diabetes

A drug commonly used to control high blood pressure may also help prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes in up to 60 percent of those at risk for the disease, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Florida in Gainesville. Continue reading “Researchers find existing drug effective at preventing onset of type 1 diabetes”

Hot tea increases Oesophageal cancer x 5

Consuming hot tea at high temperatures is associated with an increased risk for esophageal cancer in those who also drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes. The findings, based on long-term follow-up in more than 450,000 participants, are published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Scientists discover off-switch for ‘molecular machine’ active in many diseases

A discovery by Queensland scientists could be the key to stopping damage caused by uncontrolled inflammation in a range of common diseases including liver disease, Alzheimer’s and gout.

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Can over-the-counter pain meds influence thoughts and emotions?

Over-the-counter pain medicine such as Ibuprofen and acetaminophen may influence how people process information, experience hurt feelings, and react to emotionally evocative images, according to recent studies.

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New tech for accelerated wound healing discovered!

Well here’s an intriguing article that may interest you, it certainly caught my eye as a diabetic! In a world first researchers at Uppsala University and SLU have found a new way of accelerating wound healing. The technology and the mode of action method published in the highly ranked journal PNAS involves using lactic acid bacteria as vectors to produce and deliver a human chemokine on site in the wounds.

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We’re lobbying government again!

Christmas has gone, a new year has begun and the January blues are over. Time to crack on and kick some virtual and actual butts!

We’ve launched a new petition which we need your assistance with, we need you to champion this just as we shall. Please sign and share the heck out of this, we have ONLY 6 months to get a whopping 100k signatures.

It’s time we had recognition from government as to how important disabled parking bays are to those with limited mobility. So please, work with us, and we’ll smash the 100,000 signatures required by government.

Link to our petition.

Let’s do this!