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Vitamin D Lessens Pain in Women with Diabetes, Depression
The use of vitamin D decreases pain in women who have type 2 diabetes mellitus and depression, according to a recent study, and more research is in the works.
Sodium in Effervescent Solutions May Be Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Risk
Warning: The maximum daily dose of a single dispersible medication may itself contain more sodium than is recommended from all sources in a day.
Atrial Fibrillation and Myocardial Infarction: A Two Way Street?
A new study provides more evidence of important bidirectional relationships between AF and other cardiovascular comorbidities.
Rx for Weight Loss to Reduce Atrial Fibrillation Burden
Risk factor control is essential to reduce the symptom burden and severity of atrial fibrillation. A new study finds that weight loss is a highly effective tool in an overall mitigation strategy.
Atrial Fibrillation Disproportionately Affects Whites
A new study finds a lower incidence of AF in non-White races even though these groups have a higher risk of comorbidites that predispose to AF.
TB Vaccine May Help Prevent Multiple Sclerosis
A vaccine that is used to prevent TB may help prevent MS in persons who show the beginning signs of the disease, according to a new study.
Regular Nut Consumption Linked with Lower Mortality
Nuts have long been associated with health benefits including protection against coronary disease. Now, it seems, nuts might also help postpone death.
Poor Sleep Disturbs Mood, Quality of Life in Obese
Poor sleep quality is strongly associated with mood disturbance and lower quality of life in persons who are extremely obese, a studysays.
Brain and Islet: Key Partners in Glucose Homeostasis
Move over, islet-cell loyalists. A brain-centered theory of diabetes pathogenesis has returned and is looking for cooperation.
Another Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer?
This mobile tender nodule was discovered on the left wrist of a 60-year-old woman with a history of many non-melanoma skin cancers. What’s your best diagnostic guess?