June 28, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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South Asian Men May Need More Exercise to Stay Healthy: Study

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) — Lower fitness levels and higher amounts of body fat are major reasons why middle-aged men of South Asian origin living in Scotland have higher blood sugar levels and a greater risk of diabetes than white men, according to a new study. The findings suggest

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June 28, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Acute Migraines More Apt to Turn Chronic With Poor Treatment

FRIDAY, June 28 (HealthDay News) — People who receive inadequate treatment for acute migraine headaches are more likely to develop chronic migraines, according to a new study. Researchers looked at data from more than 4,600 people with episodic migraines (14 or fewer migraine days per month) and found that 48

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June 28, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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First batch of surgeon data revealed

By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News Only heart surgeons have published individual performance data so far The first wave of new performance data for individual surgeons in England is being published in what is being hailed as a

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June 27, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Asthma research in gene test hope

Asthma in some children becomes more serious in adulthood Research into the genetic risks for asthma could lead to a test which predicts which children will never grow out of it, says a study in The Lancet. Scientists found

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June 27, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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UK government backs three-person IVF

By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Opponents fear that other forms of genetic modifications could follow The UK looks set to become the first country to allow the creation of babies using DNA from three people, after

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June 27, 2013 by wpengine in Archived
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Vaccine May Stop Immune Attack in Type 1 Diabetes, Study Suggests

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) — A new type of vaccine may stop the autoimmune attack that occurs in people with type 1 diabetes, researchers report. Although an initial trial of the vaccine wasn’t able to free anyone from their daily insulin injections, it did

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