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”
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.
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.
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.
There’s nothing better after a hot bath or relaxing shower then climbing in a your bed after you’ve changed the sheets. But how often should they be changed/washed, according to science? The answer may leave you a little surprised!
In our weird and wonderful world you sometimes come across a story that makes you do a double take. This was one of those for me!
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