Emily Schromm

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A newly identified third type of diabetes is being wrongly diagnosed as type 2

Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Recently, though, a new type of diabetes has been identified: type 3c diabetes.<p>Type 1 diabetes is where the body's immune system destroys the insulin producing cells of the pancreas. It usually starts in childhood or early adulthood and …

New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

<b>Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates.</b><p>It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to resist its effects.<p>The work is a collaboration between the US National Institutes of Health and the …

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker review – how more sleep can save your life

A neuroscientist has found a revolutionary way of being cleverer, more attractive, slimmer, happier, healthier and of warding off cancer – a good night’s shut-eye<p>Awake at 4.30am the other morning, having been roused from sleep by my four-year-old son climbing into bed with my wife and me (a more or …

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Why I’m Offering Free Abortions to Texans Affected by Hurricane Harvey

As soon as I heard Hurricane Harvey was coming to wreak havoc on Texas, I decided to offer free abortion care at Texas Whole Woman’s Health clinics …

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We should end the suffering of patients who know they are dying and want to do so peacefully | Peter Singer

We can draw on decades of experience with medical assistance in dying from other countries. They have been carefully studied and there has been no slippery slope to disaster<p>The Victorian and New South Wales governments are considering whether to introduce legislation to allow voluntary assistance …

How Safe Is Your Personal Information at the Hospital?

The arrest of a Utah nurse spotlights the question over when medical personnel are required to release your information to law enforcement or anyone …