FRIDAY, April 19, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Managing a stroke victim’s blood sugar levels after they receive powerful clot-busting drugs might help them survive their health crisis, a new trial finds. People with high blood sugar levels were more likely to suffer a potentially deadly brain bleed after clot-busters reopenedContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Comedian Amy Schumer has disclosed that she has been diagnosed with Cushing’s syndrome, a condition that arises when there is too much cortisol in the body. In an interview published Friday in the News Not Noise newsletter, Schumer revealed she has exogenous Cushing syndrome, broughtContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 29, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Five of eight British children who received human growth hormone from the pituitary glands of deceased donors went on to develop early-onset Alzheimer’s disease many decades later, researchers report. Researchers at University College London (UCL) suspect that the growth hormone received by theseContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Transgender people transitioning to male (transmasculine) identity typically take testosterone therapy as part of the process.   There have been worries that the treatment might spur erythrocytosis, an abnormally high concentration of red blood cells in blood that could prove dangerous. But newContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 4, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Recent research has suggested that viruses could play a role in the loss of pancreatic beta cells, which triggers type 1 diabetes. Now, a new trial finds antiviral medications, when given soon after a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, might helpContinue Reading