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Rybelsus Approved for Type 2 Diabetes – Pharmacy Times

The FDA has granted approval of semaglutide oral tablets (Rybelsus, Novo Nordisk) 7 mg or 14 mg. The drug is the first oral glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) receptor protein treatment for type 2 diabetes to receive the agency's approval.1 Along with diet and exercise, semaglutide oral tablets are indicated to improve control of blood sugar in adult patients.…

Obesity, drinking and unhealthy diet add to gout risk – Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Behavior changes could potentially reduce a large part of the risk for developing gout, a U.S. study suggests. Based on data from more than 14,000 people, researchers calculated how much factors like being overweight, following a diet that isn’t heart-healthy, drinking alcohol or taking water pills known as diuretics contribute to high…

Too few pregnant women get exercise advice from doctors, study finds – Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Only one in two pregnant women in an Australian survey said their healthcare practitioner had advised them about exercising, and more than half of these women had to raise the topic themselves, researchers found. Healthcare practitioners “are uniquely positioned” to advise women about exercise during pregnancy, the study team writes in the…

Junk food consumption may harm spatial memory: Study – The Hans India

Consuming unhealthy food, high in fat and sugar, may have negative long-term effects on spatial memory, a study conducted in rats suggests. Spatial memory is responsible for the recording of information about one's environment and spatial orientation. The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, investigated cognitive function in rats that alternated between a 'cafeteria…

Russia says no threat of contamination after blast in lab holding smallpox – Hindustan Times

The blast happened Monday at “Vector”, a state-run virus and biotechnology research centre that is one of only two locations in the world to hold the smallpox virus. world Updated: Sep 17, 2019 20:33 IST Russia has said there is no threat of contamination after an explosion and fire at a Soviet-era biological weapons facility…

The dengue menace – Millennium Post

Many states particularly Uttarakhand, Telangana, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Gujarat in this season are witnessing the worst dengue outbreak in recent times. Mosquitoes kill thousands of people and cause various diseases each year. Among them, Dengue is one of those insidious infections that show little to no symptoms in the majority of cases and…

Low energy level – It may be due to deficiencies – TheHealthSite

All of us feel tired sometime or the other. A hectic lifestyle, late nights, long work hours and stress can bring down your energy levels as can certain health disorders. But if you are unduly tired at all times, the fault may lie with your unhealthy diet. Nutritional deficiency can cause chronic fatigue and leave…

Cholesterol Foods: 6 Superfoods You Can Have Every Day For Lowering Your Cholesterol Levels – Doctor NDTV

Cholesterol-lowering foods: Cholesterol levels need to maintained in order to prevent risk of heart disease and stroke. Superfoods like garlic, spinach, oats and walnuts amongst others can help in reducing cholesterol. Cholesterol levels need to be regulated in order to avoid risks of heart disease HIGHLIGHTS Protein rich soybeans can help in controlling cholesterol Take…

Study finds protein that slows down fracture-healing – ANI News

ANI | Updated: Sep 20, 2019 16:49 IST Washington D.C. [USA], Sept 20 (ANI): Researchers have found that a few proteins which are more prevalent in older people prevent the fractured bones from healing.Duke Scientists hope this discovery will lead to new treatments to help people heal after injuries or surgeries."When we decreased the protein…

World Alzheimer’s Day 2019: When does ‘forgetfulness’ become ‘dementia’ become Alzheimer’s? – Firstpost

Binita PriyambadaSep 20, 2019 15:50:29 ISTAlzheimer's disease is a form of dementia — the most common form of it. It contributes to 60–70 percent of all dementia cases — a chronic, progressive condition in which there is deterioration in the ability to process thought — affecting life a lot more than what can be expected from the normal aging…

Did you know? Flavoured e-cigarettes can worsen asthma – Times Now

Did you know? Flavoured e-cigarettes can worsen asthma&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspGetty Images Toronto: Certain flavoured e-cigarettes, even without nicotine, may change how airways, affected by an allergic disease, function, thus worsening the severity of diseases such as asthma, say researchers. For the first time, a model of asthma was used to investigate the effect of a…

Black carbon: How air pollution may affect the health of an unborn child – Hyderus Cyf

You are here: Home / Medicine & Research / Black carbon: How air pollution may affect the health of an unborn child September 20, 2019 By Kerean Watts Leave a Comment Air pollution over Delhi.New research has identified a potential risk of air pollution to unborn children during pregnancy: black carbon.  Black carbon is a…

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