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Cholesterol Study Shows Algal Extracts May Counter Effects of High Fat Diets

Posted by dlife on Fri, Dec 20, 13, 02:47 PM 0 Comment

December 19, 2013 (Newswise) — Health Enhancement Products, Inc. (OTC.BB:HEPI.OB – News), in conjunction with Wayne State University's Department of Nutrition and Food Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, announces the publication of a scientific article in the Journal of Nutrition &

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Data on CVD Management for Elderly Diabetic Patients Limited

Posted by dlife on Fri, Dec 20, 13, 12:36 PM 0 Comment

December 20, 2013 (Healio) - Results from a recent literature review suggest no benefit from intensive BP or glycemic control, or from aspirin use, in the management of CVD among older patients with diabetes, although data on patients aged at least 80 years are limited.

Researchers reviewed data published between 2002 and 2012 to establish an evidence base for an American Geriatrics Society

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Diabetes Drugs Affect Hearts of Men, Women Differently

Posted by dlife on Wed, Dec 18, 13, 03:38 PM 0 Comment

December 12, 2013 (Newswise) — Widely used treatments for type 2 diabetes have different effects on the hearts of men and women, even as the drugs control blood sugar equally well in both sexes, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

In particular, the commonly prescribed diabetes drug met

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Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetics with Dangerously Low Blood Sugar Levels

Posted by dlife on Thu, Aug 01, 13, 11:50 AM 0 Comment

July 29, 2013 (BMJ) — Type 2 diabetics who have severe hypoglycaemia are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, a paper published today on bmj.com suggests.

Severe hypoglycaemia is a condition where there is an abnormally low content of sugar in the blood. It is often classed as a medical emergency.

Severe hypoglycaemia is a potential risk factor for card

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Studies Suggest New Key to “Switching Off” Hypertension

Posted by dlife on Tue, Jul 23, 13, 02:12 PM 0 Comment

July 22, 2013 (Newswise) — A team of University of California, San Diego researchers has designed new compounds that mimic those naturally used by the body to regulate blood pressure. The most promising of them may literally be the key to controlling hypertension, switching off the signaling pathways that lead to the deadly condition.

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