FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Liver disease is usually associated with alcoholism or hepatitis, but obesity and diabetes are becoming an even more dire threat for potentially fatal liver damage, a new study reveals. In fact, advanced fatty liver disease increases a person’s risk of death by nearly
TUESDAY, Oct. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans have been persistently hard-hit with heart disease risk factors for the past 20 years — and social issues like unemployment and low income account for a good deal of it, a new study finds. Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and
TUESDAY, Oct. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Statins are proven to lower cholesterol, but they may also come with a downside for patients with diabetes: A new study finds they may make the blood sugar disease worse. Researchers found that among those taking statins, 56% saw their diabetes progress, compared
FRIDAY, Oct. 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Type 2 diabetes may up the risk for Alzheimer’s disease by altering brain function, new animal research suggests. A University of Nevada Las Vegas team showed that chronically high blood sugar could impair memory and alter aspects of working memory networks in rodents.
TUESDAY, Sept. 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A drug widely used to treat osteoporosis might reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Taking the drug alendronate (Fosamax) for at least eight years could potentially reduce a person’s risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half,
THURSDAY, Sept. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Insulin resistance can make you more than twice as likely to develop major depression, even if you haven’t developed full-blown diabetes, a new study reports. Initially healthy people who later developed prediabetes were 2.6 times more likely to come down with major depression