• Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Increased Risk for Parkinson's

    7 monthes ago - By Medscape

    New analyses of both observational and genetic data have provided convincing evidence' that type 2 diabetes predisposes people to an increased risk for Parkinson's disease.
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  • NIH awards $2.5M for phage therapy research

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 institutions to study using bacteriophage therapy to combat antimicrobial-resistant bacteria.
    Bacteriophages, or phages, are viruses that target and consume bacteria. They are being used in some cases as a last resort to treat resistant bacterial infections that have not responded to traditional antibiotics.
    “In recent decades, multidrug-resistant bacteria, particularly those that cause potentially deadly diseases like tuberculosis, have become a serious and growing global public health concern,”
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  • Otago researchers find how to treat heart disease in type-2 diabetics

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    University of Otago researchers have discovered one of the reasons why more than 50 per cent of people with type 2 diabetes die from heart disease.
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