Why Kids Might Reject Sugar-Free Halloween Candy
Our taste buds really can tell when sweets contain calorie-free sugar substitutes, according to a new study, offering a possible reason for dislike of ‘diet’ treats. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Experts warn of the '4Ts' that indicate high blood sugar
EARLY warning signs of high blood sugar - a prerequisite for diabetes - can easily be mistaken for a viral infection or another illness. This is why experts from Diabetes UK want everyone to be aware of the "4Ts". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Emerging Role of Ultraprocessed Foods in Mental Health The Emerging Role of Ultraprocessed Foods in Mental Health
White bread, sugar, carbs, and salty goodness may be 4 stars to your taste buds but trash to your brain. How ultraprocessed foods are processed by your brain.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Blog Source Type: news

Diabetes: Two colours in your nails warning that blood sugar levels are abnormally high
DIABETES caseloads are expected to skyrocket in unison with obesity rates in coming years. But early identification of high blood sugar could boost the odds of forestalling the lifelong condition. One sign on the nail may offer valuable clues for diagnosis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Fingers and hands changed appearance? Symptoms of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is a condition synonymous with elevated blood sugars which are known to affect a number of body parts, particularly the skin. Waxy, thick look fingers could be one such indication to spot. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greek 7-Layer Hummus Dip
This hummus dip from Michelle Dudash, author of "The Low-Carb Mediterranean Cookbook: Quick and Easy High-Protein, Low-Sugar, Healthy-Fat Recipes for Lifelong Health," is a crowd-pleaser. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: The warning sign of high blood sugar in your legs that is ‘worse at night time’
DIABETES remains one of the biggest medical challenges of the 21st century. Fortunately, the early impetus to make lifestyle changes could help dodge a litany of health complications further down the line. Some signs of high blood sugar may arise in your legs at night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polycystic ovaries: The best and worst fruits to reduce blood sugar levels
POLYCYSTIC ovarian syndrome increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Many symptoms of the former condition are attributed to insulin resistance, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust confirmed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus thought to 'disrupt sugar metabolism' as cases of type 1 diabetes surge
DIABETIC cases are escalating rapidly in the UK, with Dr Quinton Fivelman PhD suggesting that Covid could be triggering the health condition in previously healthy people. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VR experiment with rats offers new insights about how neurons enable learning
Scientists have long understood that the region of the brain called the hippocampus is important for memory, learning and navigation.Now, scientists in a UCLA lab led by neurophysicist Mayank Mehta are gaining a deeper understanding of how the hippocampus works on a circuit level — that is, functions involving networks of millions of neurons. That knowledge could be an important step toward the development of treatments for neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, schizophrenia and epilepsy, all of which are related to dysfunction in the hippocampus.In their latest study, published in the journal Nat...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Age is nothing but a number: Ben 10s, Sugar Mummies, and the South African gender order in the Daily Sun's Facebook page - Boshoff P, Mlangeni NL.
Stories about "Ben10" relationships between older women and their younger male lovers appear regularly in the Daily Sun, South Africa's most popular tabloid newspaper. Daily Sun readers, who are typically township residents, engage vociferously over the ri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Scientists Successfully Attached a Pig Kidney to Human For the First Time
Scientists temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants. Pigs have been the most recent research focus to address the organ shortage, but among the hurdles: A sugar in pig cells, foreign to the human body, causes immediate organ rejection. The kidney for this experiment came from a gene-edited animal, engineered to eliminate that sugar and avoid an immune system attack. Surgeons attached the pig kidney to a pair of large blood vessels outside the body of a deceased recipient so they cou...
Source: TIME: Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carla K. Johnson / AP Tags: Uncategorized Research wire Source Type: news

Scientists Successfully Attached a Pig Kidney to Human For the First Time
Scientists temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants. Pigs have been the most recent research focus to address the organ shortage, but among the hurdles: A sugar in pig cells, foreign to the human body, causes immediate organ rejection. The kidney for this experiment came from a gene-edited animal, engineered to eliminate that sugar and avoid an immune system attack. Surgeons attached the pig kidney to a pair of large blood vessels outside the body of a deceased recipient so they cou...
Source: TIME: Science - October 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Carla K. Johnson / AP Tags: Uncategorized Research wire Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Best breakfast drinks to help control rising blood sugars – what to avoid
DIABETES type 2 is a serious condition where the insulin your pancreas makes can't work properly, or your pancreas can't make enough insulin. This means your blood glucose levels keep rising. Start your day the right way by consuming any of these recommended drinks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeons successfully test pig kidney transplant in human patient
Researchers in US say trial on dead person is a ‘significant step’ toward animal-to-human organ transplantsSurgeons have attached a pig ’s kidney to a human and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants.Pigs have been the most recent research focus to address the organ shortage, but a sugar in their cells, which is foreign to the human body, causes immediate organ rejection. The kidney for this experiment came from a gene-edited animal, engineered to eliminate that sugar and avoid an immune system attack.Continue reading... (S...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Organ donation Health Animals Society World news US news Medical research Science Source Type: news

Philadelphia's 'soda tax' cut high school students' weekly number of sugar-sweetened beverages
A new study from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that, after the city's soda tax, the weekly number of soft drinks per week among teens fell from 5.4 prior to the tax to 3.9 per week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Two subtle ‘warning signs’ signalling the condition has become sight-threatening
RATES of diabetes have doubled over the past 15 years, driven mainly by a sharp rise in obesity. A lack of treatments to reverse the condition means preventative measures, such as restrictive diets, are vital. When blood sugar levels are left unregulated, however, the blood vessels in the eye are some of the first in line to get damaged. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Four 'surprising' foods that can spike blood sugar levels - what to avoid
DOCTOR CHARLOTTE NORTON spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about dietary considerations when it comes to managing blood sugar levels. If you have type 2 diabetes, look no further for the best and worst food decisions you could be making. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The simple home remedy that lowers blood sugar - 'soak in warm water'
DIABETES type 2 complications can be warded off by bringing high blood sugar levels under control. A simple dietary remedy can lower blood sugar but you should "soak in warm water" for optimal results, research suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking care of your feet if you have diabetes
Neglecting your feet if you are diabetic can result in some serious complications. Keep your blood sugar levels within a good range. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

State Fair of Texas moves up Sugar Ray concert as severe weather approaches DFW
Thunderstorms rolled through across Dallas-Fort Worth late Sunday, forcing the State Fair of Texas to shut down early for the night as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: The cholesterol-reducing fruit that lowers blood sugar within 30 minutes
DIABETES is a precursor for a host of complications, but rarely produces symptoms in the initial stages. Fortunately, the condition can be staved off with some simple dietary tweaks. One fruit, which has been shown to lower cholesterol, could reduce blood sugar levels in the space of 30 minutes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Four warning signs in your feet that 'interfere with daily activities'
DIABETES type 2 often goes undetected for many years because symptoms only emerge when blood sugar levels are neglected. When this happens, you may notice a number of changes in your feet that "interfere with daily activities", warns the Mayo Clinic. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The 29p drink that 'significantly' lowers blood sugar within 30 minutes
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic condition characterised by unstable blood sugar levels. A simple drink can "significantly" lower blood sugar levels within 30 minutes of consumption. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack: The 'optimal' blood sugar level to reduce your risk of a heart attack
HEART attacks are a serious medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot. There are plenty of symptoms to look out for if you feel a heart attack approaching. The most important thing to do if you feel you are experiencing a heart attack is to call 999. A new study has confirmed that having a certain level of sugar in your bloodstream can prevent the risk of a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Three 'silent' signs of high blood sugar you shouldn't ignore
DIABETES symptoms can be really difficult to spot because they don't necessarily make you feel unwell. These are the three "silent" symptoms of high blood sugar you shouldn't ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Three signs in your walk indicating your blood sugars are highly elevated
DIABETES type 2 is synonymous with rising blood sugars. When blood sugars become severely elevated a number of body parts are affected including your feet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allulose: What to Know About the Sugar Alternative
Allulose is an alternative sweetener that has 90% fewer calories than normal sugar. Learn more about the safety, side effects, and uses. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The hidden ingredient to avoid or risk high blood sugar levels - key tip
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar in your blood to become too high. This causes excessive thirst, fatigue and needing to pee a lot. If this wasn't bad enough, type 2 diabetes can also increase your risk of experiencing major issues with your eyes, heart and nerves. There is one major lifestyle habit you can change to prevent the onset of diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harry Styles reveals NSFW meaning of 'Watermelon Sugar'
This story is for grown folks only. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harry Styles confirms 'Watermelon Sugar' is about 'the female orgasm'
The admission comes after years of the former One Direction member playing coy about the Grammy-winning song’s subject. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harry Styles Confirms the NSFW Meaning Behind "Watermelon Sugar" With Climactic Reveal
At a recent concert, Harry Styles finally confirmed to his fans an explosive theory about the meaning of the title of one of his most... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The eight symptoms you should 'always contact your GP' about - key signs
DIABETES diagnosis is crucial for finding the right treatment so you can reduce the chances of developing serious complications. Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high, and there are several common signs to look out for, in both adults and children. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Is What Harry Styles' 'Watermelon Sugar' Is About
Harry Styles confirmed the meaning of his hit song 'Watermelon Sugar.' (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harry Styles Confirmed The NSFW Meaning Of "Watermelon Sugar," And It's Probably What You Think It Is
I mean, the lyrics are, "I just wanna taste it." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause: Five 'plant oestrogen-like foods' to ease symptoms and reduce high blood sugar
MENOPAUSE may coincide with a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, as falling oestrogen levels can affect how the body releases insulin, Dr Sarah Brewer said. However, to minimise this risk, certain foods could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The best way to 'reverse' the condition - new study
DIABETICS can put their condition into remission - a state of normal blood sugar without the use of medication - if they lose weight, but how many pounds need to be lost? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Targeted Blood Sugar Level With Diabetes May Help Prevent a 2nd Stroke
A new study finds that for people with diabetes who have a stroke, there may be an ideal blood sugar target to prevent another one or a heart attack. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Three drinks to include in your diet significantly lowering blood sugars
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Most of the food you eat is broken down into sugar and released into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar goes up, it signals your pancreas to release insulin. To combat rising blood sugars, consuming any of these three drinks could significantly help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best Blood Sugar Levels for Diabetes With Heart Issues
Title: Best Blood Sugar Levels for Diabetes With Heart IssuesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/30/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - September 30, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes story: The best time to exercise for optimal blood sugar control
LOCKDOWN weight gain will put thousands at risk of diabetes in coming years, but fortunately, exercise could help thousands dodge the life-long condition. Registered dietician, Ulrike Kuehl at Lumen caught up with Express.co.uk to explain how the timing of exercise may help maximise the benefits for blood sugar control. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: The 'phenomenon' that can keep you up at 3am and shouldn't be ignored
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. Even without having the condition, it is normal for people to wake in the middle of the night for a drink of water or to go to the toilet. Falling back to sleep can be effortless, but for those with diabetes, things are not as easy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living with diabetes has never held me back... actor JAMES NORTON has sugar pockets sewn in costumes
James Norton smouldered as Andrei Bolkonsky in War and Peace, and he has type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune condition that affects around 300,000 people in the UK and is on the rise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gluconfidence, a Vogt Award winner and XLerateHealth company, relaunches product
Gluconfidence LLC wants to make life easier for people coping with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Louisville-based startup seeks to couple a gluten-free, certified organic liquid glucose supplement with a to-be-released web-based app to help people better manage their diabetes, especially reduce low blood sugar events. Gluconfidence launched the first iteration of the glucose supplement about 18 months ago. That launch was significantly disrupted by the strain that the coronavirus put on supply… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

A patch for Covid-19? UNC researchers work on a shot-free vaccine.
A 3D printer, sugar and UNC innovation are being used as a potential way to get the vaccine-hesitant on board with a Covid-19 vaccination. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

A patch for Covid-19? Researchers working on a shot-free vaccine
A 3D printer, sugar and UNC innovation are being used as a potential way to get the vaccine-hesitant on board with a Covid-19 vaccination. A 3D-printed patch, in development by research teams at Stanford University and UNC-Chapel Hill, could be one way of creating a self-administered vaccine – no syringe required. The project is led by Joseph DeSimone, serial entrepreneur and professor emeritus at UNC. “Some people are afraid of needles,” said DeSimone, who is currently a professor of translational… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

South Africa: The Slow Violence of Sugar
[New Frame] South Africa's obesity and diabetes epidemics today can be traced to an accumulation of violence over time, starting on the early sugar plantations of colonial Natal. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eli Lilly and Company  Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of GLUCAGON® Emergency Kit Due to Loss of Potency
Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) is voluntarily recalling lot D239382D, Expiration April 2022, of Glucagon Emergency Kit for Low Blood Sugar (Glucagon for Injection, 1 mg per vial; Diluent for Glucagon, 1 mL syringe), to the consumer/user level. Lilly is recalling lot D239382D to the patient level (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - September 26, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

A patch for Covid-19? UNC researchers work on a shot-free vaccine.
A 3D printer, sugar and UNC innovation are being used as a potential way to get the vaccine-hesitant on board with a Covid-19 vaccination. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 26, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Best drink to consume for breakfast to help lower your blood sugars
DIABETES type 2 is a condition in which foods and drinks can either help or hinder blood sugar levels. There is one drink which is highly recommended to have for breakfast to keep blood sugars healthy and stable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news