Diabetes and the Endocrine System in the News

Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery

07/31/2014 - Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say

Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes

07/31/2014 - Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

No TV or Obesity, But Ancient People Still Had Heart Disease

07/31/2014 - Mummy study shows that, just like today, inflammation spurred blood vessel blockages

Health Highlights: July 31, 2014

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Health Tip: Choosing a Safe Summer Camp

07/31/2014 - Make an informed selection

Health Tip: If You Get Lost on a Hiking Trail

07/31/2014 - Suggestions for what to do

Benefits of E-Cigarettes May Outweigh Harms, Study Finds

07/31/2014 - Findings run counter to recent calls for strict regulation

Malaria Growing Resistant to Drugs Used to Fight It

07/30/2014 - But several new drugs are in the development pipeline, experts say

Tip-Over Furniture Can Kill Kids

07/30/2014 - Experts share childproofing advice

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

07/30/2014 - Study found that doing so in first few months of life improved survival odds

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia

07/30/2014 - Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders

07/30/2014 - Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different

Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting

07/30/2014 - Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

07/30/2014 - If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms

07/30/2014 - Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC

07/30/2014 - Heat contributes to nearly one-third of those deaths, report finds

Health Highlights: July 30, 2014

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Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?

07/30/2014 - Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems

07/30/2014 - Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC

07/30/2014 - Each year, almost 135,000 die from smoking-related chronic lung disease, experts say