Health Highlights: April 18, 2016
NFL Concussion Settlement Upheld by Appeals Court Pancreas Cell Transplants Reduce Type 1 Diabetes Patients' Risk of Complications: Study Teen Ordered to Undergo Chemotherapy Says New Mass Found in Lungs Large Health Coverage Gains for Minorities Under Affordable Care Act
Researchers at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada claim the whey and casein proteins in cow's milk make people feel full and release hormones which reduce blood sugar.
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be hard to spot and many people with the condition won ’t realise they have it. But if this type of diabetes is left untreated it can lead to more serious health problems. Drinking certain types of alcohol can cause blood sugar levels to spike.
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In an intriguing study, black patients were far more likely to agree to certain health tests if they discussed them with a black male doctor.
A new study evaluates the management of emergency situations in patients with chronic adrenal insufficiency.Clinical Endocrinology
(Elsevier) A change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study published in the Journal of Dairy Science. A team of scientists found that milk consumed with breakfast cereal reduced postprandial blood glucose concentration compared with water, and high dairy protein concentration reduced postprandial blood glucose concentration compared with normal dairy protein concentration. The high-protein treatment also reduced appetite after the second meal compared with the low-protein equivalent.
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In this study, twelve test cases were presented and by applying lazy snapping algorithm, the hottest or coldest regions were extracted from the corresponding body thermographic images. The time taken to see the results varied from 7 to 30 s for these twelve cases. It was concluded that lazy snapping was much faster than other methods applied by the authors such asK-means, fuzzyc-means, level set, and mean shift algorithms for segmentation.Graphical abstractTime taken to implement lazy snapping algorithm to extract suspicious regions in different presented thermograms (in seconds). In this study, ten test cases are pr...
Follow me on Twitter @RobShmerling Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition that causes damage to the substance that covers nerve cells. This interrupts normal communication between nerves, leading to problems with movement, speech, and other functions. We don’t know what causes MS but we think it is an autoimmune disease. What is an autoimmune disease? Autoimmune diseases develop when a person’s immune system goes after its own tissues and organs. Autoimmune disease can affect all parts of the body. For example: Type 1 diabetes. This is the type that usually affects kids and develops when abnormal antibodies at...
(MedPage Today) -- This weeks topics include random mutations and cancer risk, increased mortality and type 1 diabetes, concussion and rest, and kidney donation and pregnancy risk.