Later puberty and later menopause associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women
New research shows that use of the contraceptive pill and longer menstrual cycles are associated with a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes , while later puberty and...
13 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Social media for physicians: Finding who, what to follow
Social networking is one of the many benefits Twitter has to offer physicians. To make the most of this opportunity, you'll want to find users who tweet valuable information to...
15 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
Researchers identify potential target for diabetes-associated Alzheimer's disease
Researchers have identified a protein that may contribute to the progression of Alzheimer's disease pathology in type-2 diabetes, reports a new study of male mice and human...
17 hours ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Prostate drugs may increase your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, warn scientists
Almost every major class of prescription drug raises your risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. Taking statins, antihypertensives, immunosuppressants, antipsychotics...
7 days ago - Natural News - 3 articles
Take the KetoFast 30-day challenge
In my latest book, “ KetoFast: A Step-By-Step Guide to Timing Your Ketogenic Meals .” I present a nutritional lifestyle plan that can help you: Lose unwanted weight, including...
17 days ago - Mercola
Cataract Procedures: Which One Is Best For You?
Cataracts are very common. In fact, virtually anyone who reaches a certain age will likely develop cataracts, and even children and teenagers can develop cataracts in some rare...
18 days ago - HealthWorks Collective
Metformin may hold anti-aging promise to increase ‘health span'
The biguanide metformin, an effective first-line agent for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, has come a long way from the days when the FDA hesitated to approve the drug due to...
18 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
VIDEO: Pearls for performing cataract surgery in patients with diabetes
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - At the Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium, Purnima S. Patel, MD, shares measures she takes when planning cataract surgery in patients with diabetes.
19 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Late menopause may lower type 2 diabetes risk
Later age at menopause was associated with lower risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a meta-analysis published in Primary Care Diabetes. “In view of the inconsistent results...
20 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Menopause With Diabetes Tied to More Severe Sleep Problems
Women with type 2 diabetes may face more sleep issues and more severe sleep troubles during menopause than peers without diabetes, a small study suggests. Reuters Health...
21 days ago - Medscape
The headlines of Master Doctor
Drug that treats an enlarged prostate may 'slow disability' in Parkinson's...
A team of international scientists, including researchers from Capital Medical University in Beijing, tested the drug terazosin in 13 men with Parkinson's disease.
Radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer could be cut from two months to...
Researchers, from The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Institute of Cancer Research in London, gave five stronger blasts of radiation to patients over a two-week period.
Prostate screening should be rolled out for men with a dangerous gene mutation
The Institute of Cancer Research in London study comes after Sir Rod Stewart urged men to get checked for prostate cancer after revealing he had treatment for the disease.
Alzheimer's Drug Doubles The Risk of Hospitalization
Cholinesterase inhibitors like donepezil used for treating dementia disorders like Alzheimer's enhances the risk of hospitalization.
Keto Mediterranean diet could modulate gut microbiome to reduce Alzheimer's risk
Researchers found that a modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet can impact the gut microbiome in a way that decreases risk for Alzheimer's disease. Harriom Yadav, PhD, assistant...
New piece of Alzheimer's puzzle found
Scientists found two short peptides, or strings of amino acids, that when injected into mice with Alzheimer's disease daily for five weeks, significantly improved the mice's...
Men with prostate cancer can have healthy sex lives after surgery
There's a perception that surgery to treat prostate cancer will spell the end of a man's sex life.
Long-Term Hormone Therapy May Harm Prostate Cancer Subset
Clinical guidelines recommending hormone therapy with radiotherapy in prostate cancer may need to be revisited. Medscape Medical News
UKA prosthesis yielded promising midterm results for OA
A published study showed encouraging clinical results at midterm follow-up among patients who underwent unicompartmental knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the medial knee...
Social media for physicians: How to get started
Social media has transformed the way humankind communicates by providing unique opportunities to instantly connect with others across the globe. Currently, about two-thirds of...