Obesity is associated with the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer. However, it has been increasingly recognized that obesity is not a homogeneous … Continue Reading New test can warn patients years before onset of diabetes.
Endothelial cells residing in the coronary arteries can function as cardiac stem cells to produce new heart muscle tissue, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. The findings, published in Cell Reports, … Continue Reading Heart-regenerating cells found in coronary arteries.
The antibiotic clarithromycin, widely used for treating common bacterial infections, is associated with an increased risk of heart deaths, finds an opensource study published in the BMJ. The team from … Continue Reading Common antibiotic linked with heart deaths in BMJ study.
A new study from the Case Western Reserve University shows a strong association between severe, untreated obstructive sleep apnea and the risk of elevated blood pressure despite the use of … Continue Reading Severity of sleep apnea impacts risk of resistant high blood pressure.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people, according to the most robust study of its kind ever conducted. An … Continue Reading Link between vitamin D and dementia risk confirmed.