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Archive for February, 2018

Why the Increased Use of Marijuana during Pregnancy?

Feb
27

Date: February 27th, 2018

Bhang Use by Pregnant Women on the Rise

 

There is an alarming number of women who are taking Marijuana when pregnant. This habit is increasing very fast among young adults and teenagers. This is according to the recent U.S. study. Among those individuals who are taking Marijuana are women of ages 18 to 24 years.

Calcium Supplements isn’t the Solution to Fracture

Feb
23

Date: February 23rd, 2018

Fracture Risk May Not Be Reduced By Vitamin D Supplement

 

Research shows that calcium and Vitamin D supplement might not reduce the risk of fracture. This research which was published in the journal the American Medical Association involved around 51,145 participants from 33 different clinical trials. There was not much difference in the risk of hip fracture for participants who used calcium supplement as well as Vitamin D supplements. This is compared to those participants who used a placebo or not any supplement at all.

Kidney Diseases Increases Diabetes Risk

Feb
20

Date: February 20th, 2018

Unhealthy Kidney Can Cause Diabetes

 

New studies have revealed that kidney illness can increase the risk of a person getting diabetes. For a long time now, the focus has always been about diabetes causing kidney disease but now people need to understand that the opposite is also true. That kidney problem can cause diabetes. Medical practitioners had already known that the opposite is true they just wanted to do further research to verify these findings.

Adherence Affect Type 1 Diabetes Control in Adolescent

Feb
16

Date: February 16th, 2018

Teens Relations and Type 1 Diabetes Management

A recent study suggests that young people with type 1 diabetes can manage stress and endurance of a disease by how well they relate to their peers. Peer helps each other to accept the condition of their disease and to follow up on the treatment plans. However, the attitude towards how their colleagues think about them can make them fail to follow the disease management plan, reports Diabetes Care.

All Risks Factor Increases for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Feb
13

Date: February 13th, 2018

All Cause Mortality Risk Doubles For Type 2 Diabetes

 

German adults that have type 2 diabetes are two times more likely to die of any course that may come along compared to those without diabetes. They also suffer greater risk if they are not diagnosed at all. This is according to the analysis of registry data for people with type 2 diabetes.

How HPV Influence Women’s Attitude towards Safe Sex

Feb
09

Date: February 9th, 2018

HPV Vaccine Is Not an STI Prevention

 

A recent study by the US firm confirms that individuals vaccinated against HPV may still need to use other protective methods for safe sex such as condom use to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Recurrent Stroke Risk-Reduction Using Epilepsy Drug

Feb
06

Date: February 6th, 2018

Antiepileptic Drug Can Reduce Recurrent Stroke by 53%

 

A recent study conducted on around 12,000 patients revealed that epilepsy drug that contains (HDAC9) Histone Deacetylase 9 was linked to greatly reducing recurrent stroke by 53%. This is according to the information published in January Issue of Stroke.

The researchers from Welcome Trust Case Control Consortium found that there is an association between heightened risk of recurrent stroke and mutation in HDAC9. This results from large artery illnesses.

The Challenge of Dealing with Fast-Aging in Cancer Survivors

Feb
02

Date: February 2nd, 2018

Cancer Medications Causes Fast Aging

 

A recent study conducted reveals that cancer patients are faced with a challenge of faster aging due to the treatment they get. The patients are likely to develop complications related to aging while they are still young. Some of the Illnesses they might get to include the hormone disorder, heart diseases, brittle bone, and new cancers. The survivors are likely to become weak as the years go.