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The link between diabetes and cancer in women

Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes. Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease (the most common diabetes complication) by about four times in women but only about two times in men, and women have worse outcomes after a heart attack. Epidemiologic...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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Symptoms of depression and heavy alcohol use interact to lower the chances of achieving virologic suppression in people with HIV. Therefore, interventions that target both depression and alcohol misuse may benefit those who are...

source: Infectious Disease Advisor

Scientists have created a tiny, biodegradable scaffold to transplant stem cells and deliver drugs, which may help treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, aging brain degeneration, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Stem cell transplantation, which shows...

source: Rutgers University via ScienceDaily

Skeletal stem cells are valuable because it’s thought they can heal many types of bone injury, but they’re difficult to find because researchers don’t know exactly what they look like or where they live. Locating skeletal stem cells in the resting zone...

source: Futurity

Although long life tends to run in families, genetics has far less influence on life span than previously thought, according to a new analysis of more than 400 million people. The results suggest that the heritability of life...

source: Genetics Society of America via ScienceDaily

The protein p53 plays an important role in preventing cancer from forming and spreading, but a mutant version of it easily undoes all its good work. A new study investigates how this happens and looks at the clinical implications of this interaction.

source: Medical News Today

With drug-resistant infections on the rise and the development of new antibiotics on the decline, the world could use a new strategy in the fight against increasingly wily bacteria. Now, Stanford University chemists report Nov....

source: Stanford University via Infection Control Today


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