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Blood protein levels may flag risk of diabetes and death by cancer, shows study | Medical research

Doctors have identified a protein in the blood they believe could serve as an early warning sign for patients who are at risk of diabetes and death from cancer. Researchers in Sweden and China analysed two decades of health records from more than 4,500 middle-aged adults on the Malmö diet and cancer study. They found …

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Some lab techs refuse to take blood from possible monkeypox patients, raising concerns about stigma and testing delays

Some lab techs refuse to take blood from possible monkeypox patients, raising concerns about stigma and testing delays

Labcorp and Quest don’t dispute that in many cases, their phlebotomists are not taking blood from possible monkeypox patients. What remains unclear, after company statements and follow-ups from CNN, is whether the phlebotomists are refusing on their own to take blood or if it is the company policy that prevents them. The two testing giants …

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10-hour eating window may improve blood sugar

10-hour eating window may improve blood sugar

Share on PinterestResearch shows that intermittent fasting may help control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Cavan Images/Getty Images Time-restricted eating is a form of intermittent fasting that some believe could bring metabolic benefits. Animal studies on time-restricted eating that have demonstrated weight loss and lower blood glucose have proved difficult to reproduce …

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Death by Napping? The Frightening Link to High Blood Pressure and Increased Stroke Risk

According to new research, napping on a regular basis is associated with higher risks for high blood pressure and stroke. American Heart Association study shows link between frequent naps and high blood pressure. Frequent or usual daytime napping in adults was associated with a 24% high risk of having a stroke and a 12% higher …

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5 Best Vegetables for Blood Sugar, Say Dietitians — Eat This Not That

5 Best Vegetables for Blood Sugar, Say Dietitians — Eat This Not That

All vegetables come with their own unique blend of helpful vitamins and nutrients, and incorporating a variety of different types is crucial for your overall health and wellbeing. When it comes to managing your blood sugar, there are certain vegetables that may be able to help a little more than others. While there aren’t any …

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