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Juvenile type 1 diabetes strikes adults as well

‘Juvenile’ type 1 diabetes strikes adults as well

Type 1 diabetes is often referred to as ‘juvenile diabetes’ because it is typically diagnosed in children and young adults, but it strikes older adults as well. The disease comes accompanied by several signs/hints but these diffused signs may be missed even by doctors.

British Prime Minister Theresa May was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 57, while former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram was diagnosed with the condition when he was just 31 in 1997.

Researchers find link between immune system and social behaviors

Researchers find link between immune system and social behaviors

Various studies have proved that there is a strong physical link between the immune system and the brain’s blood supply, and now a new study has revealed a more psychological connection between the two.

Demand for dental care on the rise

Demand for dental care on the rise

The Venice Family Clinic, a Los Angeles-based health center that serves thousands of low-income, uninsured and homeless people, is one of the many entities that were collectively awarded $156 million by the Department of Health & Human Services.

The $156 million funding to 420 health centers around the nation is part of the federal government’s effort to address an overwhelming demand for affordable dental coverage.

Hypertension is key target in reducing burden of stroke across the world: Study

Hypertension is key target in reducing burden of stroke across the world: Study

Researchers have discovered 10 controllable risk factors that are responsible for 90% of all strokes across the world. The research paper published in The Lancet has unveiled that irrespective of the fact that stroke is the number one reason of death and disability, majority of the cases are preventable.

New Immune System and Social Behavior Connection Identified By UMMS Scientists

New Immune System and Social Behavior Connection Identified By UMMS Scientists

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) researchers have detected a new connection between the immune system and social behavior in mice and other testing animals. The connection was identified by developing and employing a new systems-biology approach, suggesting that social behavior is capable of being directly affected and even altered by immune system signaling.

Omaha to celebrate the Relay for Life on Saturday

Omaha to celebrate the Relay for Life on Saturday

The American Cancer Society will host the annual Relay for Life in Omaha this Saturday. The event will take place at Turner Park in Midtown Crossing. The relay will be free and open to people to participate. This is organized to celebrate the strength of those who are fighting cancer.

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