New research being presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany (1–5 October), suggests that insulin is often stored at the wrong temperature in patients’ fridges at home, which could affect its potency.
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Study finds people with type 2 diabetes at higher risk of death from both obesity-related and non-obesity related cancersadmin2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00
Being overweight or obese may put adults with diabetes at greater risk of dying from cancer than their diabetes-free counterparts, particularly for obesity-related cancers such as those arising from the bowel, kidney, and pancreas in men and women, and from the breast and endometrium (lining of the uterus) in women.
Either too much or too little weight gain during pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes in children aged 7 yearsadmin2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00
New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that if a woman gains either too much or too little weight during pregnancy, there are adverse effects in children at 7 years of age.
Experts at this week's Global Hepatitis Summit in Toronto, Canada (June 14-17) are calling for all children globally to receive the hepatitis B vaccination at birth, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)*.
Experts at Global Hepatitis Summit in Toronto discuss using infected organs to help with
Timing resuscitation compressions using the song ‘La Macarena’ or using a smartphone app improve compression qualityadmin2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00
New research presented at this year’s Euroanaesthesia congress in Copenhagen, Denmark shows that the quality of chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can be improved by using either a smartphone app or by using the song “La Macarena” as a mental memory aid.
Chewing gum while walking affects both physical and physiological functions, especially in middle-aged and elderly menadmin2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00
New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Vienna, Austria (23-26) May shows chewing gum while walking increases heart rate and energy expenditure.
Young adults are less likely to buy sugar-sweetened beverages that include health labels, particularly those with graphic warnings about how added sugar can lead to tooth decay, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
The obesity paradox: large study finds people hospitalised for infections are twice as likely to survive if they are overweight or obeseadmin2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00
A study of more than 18,000 patients in Denmark, presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity in Vienna, Austria (23-26), shows that patients admitted to hospital for treatment for any infectious disease are around twice as likely to survive if they are overweight or obese.
On current trends, almost a quarter of people in the world will be obese by 2045, and one in eight will have type 2 diabetesadmin2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00
New research from various cities in the world presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity in Vienna, Austria (23-26 May) demonstrate that if current trends continue, almost a quarter (22%) of the people in the world will be obese by 2045 (up from 14% in 2017), and one in eight (12%) will have type 2 diabetes (up from 9% in 2017).