THURSDAY, Oct. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Despite hints of promise from early research, a new clinical trial finds no evidence that kids with autism benefit from nasal sprays containing the “love” hormone oxytocin. Researchers called the findings disappointing. But they said the study also offers important information: Some parentsContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 24, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Obese boys who lose weight may avoid fertility problems in adulthood, a preliminary study suggests. Even short-term weight loss might partially reverse weight-related alterations in reproductive function, the researchers said. Childhood obesity can have serious effects on adulthood health, including a risk ofContinue Reading

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 depressionContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Potentially dangerous symptoms of type 1 diabetes in children are not always immediately recognized by primary care providers, new research suggests. In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas fails to make enough insulin, the hormone that helps regulate blood sugar used for energy byContinue Reading

THURSDAY, July 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes face a high likelihood of developing complications before age 30, a new study suggests. Researchers found that among 500 children and teenagers with type 2 diabetes, 60% developed at least one complication over the next 15 yearsContinue Reading

THURSDAY, July 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — U.S. pharmacists will now be able to automatically substitute a cheaper biosimilar for a more expensive brand-name insulin, the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. The agency’s approval of an “interchangeable” biosimilar could save diabetics and health plans millions each year, theContinue Reading