Diabetes

Trump at Risk for a Heart Attack With Dangerous Weight and Skyrocketing Cholesterol

The White House released details about President Donald Trump’s health on Friday after his annual medical exam—and numbers don’t lie. A statement …

Barack Obama

Diabetes: Surprising gene discovery could fuel new treatments

By studying one family with rare blood sugar disorders, scientists have identified a gene mutation that can give rise to both high and low blood …

Biology

Breastfeeding for 6 months cuts diabetes risk in half : study

Women who breastfeed their babies for six months or more may be able to cut their risk of developing diabetes in the future by nearly half, according …

Pregnancy

Stem cell implant trial aims to reverse Type 1 diabetes

Ten British Columbians with Type 1 diabetes will be surgically implanted with stem cells that are coaxed into behaving like true insulin-producing …

Biotechnology

Speech recognition software could improve blood sugar control in type 1 diabetes

Speech recognition could help people with type 1 diabetes achieve better blood glucose levels after meals, according to new findings.<p>A Polish study …

Machine Learning

Is surgery better than dieting for weight loss outcomes?

There are many different ways to manage weight, but which is better for our long-term health? A new study has found a link between multiple types of …

Medicine

Best 10 Herbs Boosting Metabolism, Helping Ward Off Hunger Or Balancing Blood Sugar Levels

Ever experienced diet boredom? Well, herbs and spices are the easiest and healthiest ways to make your skinless, boneless chicken breast that much …

Herbs

Cow’s milk and Type 1 diabetes? International study disproves link

It may seem absurd to think there could be a connection between cow’s milk and Type 1 diabetes but at one point in the early millennium, the medical …

New Brunswick

Africa:Countries Share Resources to Combat Hypertension

(Photo: The Newmark Group)<i>Hypertension or blood pressure is one among the</i> Non Communicable<i> Diseases (NCDs), which are known as silent killers.</i> …

High Blood Pressure

I Had Gestational Diabetes, But All Anyone Cared About Was My Strict Diet

Like most women, I intended to eat healthy during pregnancy but looked forward to indulging the occasional craving or two — I had fried pickles and …

Pregnancy

Buckley slimmer Martin says he 'has his life back' after 'reversing' his diabetes

A MAN who was overjoyed to discover he has “reversed” his Type 2 diabetes is encouraging others to rethink their lifestyle choices.<p>Martin Beck, from …

News (Wales)

Blood Donations Down In Bay Area, Donors Needed

Health officials said the intense cold and flu season has caused blood donations to drop 13 percent below originally expected levels.<p>Local blood …

Nonprofits

Early menopause increases cardiovascular risk - study

Women who go through early menopause are at higher risk of heart disease and stroke, research has shown.<p>A study led by the University of Oxford also …

News (Ireland)

Weight-loss surgery's benefits wane over time for diabetics

Weight-loss surgery helped obese people struggling with type 2 diabetes experience marked improvement in diabetes-related health issues, new research …

Weight Loss

Prevention of heart disease begins in childhood

Cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, remain among the leading causes of death in the United States. According to the most recent …

Lifestyle

Videos teach Native Americans how to check their blood pressure in their own languages

The video shows a man sitting down to use a digital blood pressure monitor. Subtitles offer instructions for readers.<p>The voice on the video speaks in …

Montana

Eiger to abandon blood pressure drug after trial failure

(Reuters) - Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday it would stop development of its drug to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension, a type of high blood pressure, after it failed in a mid-stage study.<p>The drug developer's shares slumped about 39 percent to $9.7 in premarket trading.<p>The drug, …

Medicine

Diabetes Canada closing some summer camps in New Brunswick, P.E.I. and Ottawa

Diabetes Canada is closing its summer camps for children with Type 1 diabetes in New Brunswick and P.E.I. and moving them to Nova Scotia.<p>“This is …

New Brunswick

The White House doctor said he chose not to perform a key measure of Trump's physical fitness

• <b>White House doctor Ronny Jackson said he did not perform a key measurement of Trump's physical fitness, despite his borderline-obese weight of 239 pounds.</b>• <b><br>Physicians are increasingly turning to waist circumference as an important indicator of overall health.</b>• <b><br>High amounts of abdominal fat have been</b> …

U.S. Politics

Widely Used Heart Drug Tied to Dementia Risk

<b>By Amy Norton</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation may have a …

Medicine

Trump's 2018 physical exam results

<i>The following is a memo released by Dr. Ronny Jackson, physician to the president, on Tuesday:</i><p>President Donald J. Trump has completed his first periodic physical examination as President of the United States. I performed and supervised the examination with appropriate specialty consultations and …

Politics

FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk

<b>By Steven Reinberg</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes drugs containing saxagliptin and alogliptin may raise the …

Medicine

The President is overweight and doesn't exercise much, like most Americans

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's doctor, Dr. Ronny Jackson, characterized the president's health as "excellent," but like the majority of Americans, Trump is overweight and he doesn't get enough exercise.<p>The President weighs 239 pounds. That means he's gained 3 pounds over the last year, according …

Donald Trump

The fight against dietary misinformation continues…

“I’m really confused, doc. I now know sugar is bad, but with all these newspaper stories I don’t know what else to eat. Is cutting carbs a fad, or …

Sugar

Diabetes Prevention: 5 Tips for Taking Control

When it comes to type 2 diabetes—the most common type of diabetes—prevention is a big deal. It's especially important to make diabetes prevention a …

Weight Loss

EAT YOUR STARCHES: WHY SAFE STARCHES ARE HEALTHY

A Paleo diet emphasizing high-quality meat and fresh vegetables will naturally be lower in carbs than a standard American diet based on cheap …

Nutrition

Closure of diabetes camp 'devastating' for P.E.I. family

'Only a Type 1 kid knows a Type 1 kid and what they go through'<p>One Island family is expressing disappointment that a P.E.I. summer camp for children …

New Brunswick

'Stroke coach' pilot program shows promise preventing secondary strokes

Health authority's new outpatient followup approach helps set healthier goals<p>A Vancouver Coastal Health research project is taking a novel approach …

Health Care (Canada)

How to reduce salt in your diet

Have you set new health goals for the new year? Those with high blood pressure or who are at risk may want to consider simply saying no to sodium. …

NACCHO Aboriginal Health and @Zockmelon #Saveadate : Download 53 Pages of 2018 #Indigenous Days #Health days and events calendar HERE

<b>NACCHO Weekly Member Service</b> <b>Aboriginal Health</b><p><b>2018 # Save A Date as at 16 January 2018</b><p>Aboriginal Conferences, Events, Workshops, Health Awareness …

Indigenous Australians