Internal Medicine News
  • Type 2 diabetes: Blood glucose testing of little value to some patients

    Added On : 12th June 2017

    blood glucose testingMany patients with type 2 diabetes consider finger-prick blood tests key for keeping blood glucose levels under control. But according to a new study, they are unlikely to be beneficial for patients who are not receiving insulin therapy.

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  • MOH Provides Medical Tips to Patients with Hypertension

    Added On : 2nd June 2017

    The Ministry of Health (MOH) called upon patients with hypertension to see a doctor before commencing to fast; in order to determine their ability to fast.

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  • Conflicting Statin Guidelines Create Confusion

    Added On : 20th April 2017

    Image result for Conflicting Statin Guidelines Create ConfusionDoctors, patients often confused by differing advisories on the cholesterol-lowering drugs

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  • High Thyroid Hormone Levels and Stiffer Arteries

    Added On : 6th April 2017

    Image result for High Thyroid Hormone Levels and Stiffer ArteriesMeasuring these levels might help identify people at risk of heart disease, researcher says

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  • Spider venom may offer stroke therapy

    Added On : 22nd March 2017

    Funnel web spider being milkedA protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research.

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  • 'Huge advance' in fighting world's biggest killer

    Added On : 19th March 2017

    Heart attack patientAn innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, say doctors.

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  • Can sweat patches revolutionise diabetes?

    Added On : 10th March 2017

    Sweaty pitsScientists have developed a sensor that can monitor blood sugar levels by analysing sweaty skin.

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  • Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery

    Added On : 2nd March 2017

    Image result for Nerve 'Zap' Treatment Stroke RecoverySmall study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

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  • Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

    Added On : 26th February 2017

    Blood sugar testThe pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers.

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  • Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

    Added On : 11th February 2017

    Image result for Air Pollution May Raise Risk Of Type 2 DiabetesStudy of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder

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