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Depression in Diabetes Patients Linked to Dementia, Study Finds Researchers say type 2 disease with depression associated with greater mental declines

Posted by dlife on Thu, Aug 22, 13, 01:50 PM 0 Comment

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Type 2 diabetes patients who suffer depression also have more significant mental decline than those without depression, a new study finds.

Diabetes and depression are common among older people and up to 20 percent of adults with type 2 diabetes have major depression, according to background information in the study. In addition, both of these disorders a

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Positive Social Support at Work Shown to Reduce Risk of Diabetes

Posted by dlife on Thu, May 09, 13, 10:58 AM 0 Comment

May 9, 2013 (Tel Aviv University) — Work conditions can predict development of diabetes in otherwise healthy employees, TAU research finds.

Cases of type 2 diabetes continue to rise in the US. And while the development of the disease is more commonly associated with risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, and physical inactivity, research has shown that stress can also have a significant impact.

Now Dr. Sharon Toker of Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Management has

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Hypertension Traced to Source in Brain, Triggering New Paradigm for Hypertension Treatment

Posted by dlife on Mon, Jan 21, 13, 04:45 PM 0 Comment

December 17, 2012 (Newswise) — When the heart works too hard, the brain may be to blame, says new Cornell University research that is changing how scientists look at high blood pressure (hypertension). The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in November, traces hypertension

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Less Than 50 Percent of Men and Women with Depression See a Doctor for Treatment

Posted by dlife on Wed, Feb 01, 12, 07:01 AM 0 Comment

September 30, 2009 (EurekAlert) - Less than half of men and women in Ontario who may be suffering from depression see a doctor to treat their potentially debilitating condition, according to a new women's health study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). What's more, many hospitalized for severe depression fail to see a doctor for follow-up care within 30 days of being discharged, and many head to hospital emergency departments for care.

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Australian Study Sheds Light on Kidney Repair and Disease

Posted by dlife on Wed, Feb 01, 12, 07:01 AM 0 Comment

September 29, 2009 (EurekAlert) - A study by Monash University researchers has shed new light on the microscopic antennas in the kidney that are involved in the organ's repair process.The work may be a crucial step towards a cure for polycystic kidney disease, a potentially fatal disease that affects more than one in 1000 people.The study, led by Dr James Deane a researcher at the Centre for Inflammatory Disease at the Monash Medical Centre, showed how kidney repair processes are controlled and helps

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