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Skipping meals linked to abdominal weight gain and diabetes risk in mice

Skipping meals linked to abdominal weight gain and diabetes risk in mice

The researchers assessed glucose production to check for insulin resistance in the mice that gorged and then fasted and found that they had indeed developed insulin resistance in their livers, which is an indicator of prediabetes...

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UK Medical Device Companies in the Spotlight at the Medilink UK Awards 2015

UK Medical Device Companies in the Spotlight at the Medilink UK Awards 2015

News-Medical.net was proud to sponsor this year’s Medilink UK Innovation Award. The Innovation Award was presented to The Learning Clinic for their VitalPAC Nurse software platform which is used to capture...

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Gadolinium-based polymers for intravascular MR contrast

Gadolinium-based polymers for intravascular MR contrast

The use of intravascular contrast in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) presents some unique challenges but researchers are finding new ways to tackle them...

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Long-term treatment of GERD

To control reflux symptoms, many people take acid-controlling medications such as Proton Pump Inhibitors, or PPIs. The FDA, however, has issued warnings over the frequent or long-term continued use of PPIs...

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Regular exercise reduces mortality risk in elderly men

Regular exercise reduces mortality risk in elderly men

The results of a long-term trial show that regular exercise reduces the all-cause death rate in elderly men by 40%...

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Hand-grip strength could be used as a predictor of stroke and heart attack

Hand-grip strength could be used as a predictor of stroke and heart attack

The authors of the study say grip strength was a stronger predictor of death than systolic blood pressure and that a grip test may provide a simple and cost-effective way of identifying people at high risk of heart attack or stroke...

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Health A to Z

Occupational Therapy: Your Life by Design

The role of an occupational therapist is often not fully understood, or is confused with the role of a physical therapist. What’s the differentiator? Cue the “your life by design” approach.

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Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Dementia with Lewy bodies is now widely recognised as the second most common type of degenerative dementia after Alzheimer disease.

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Endometriosis: Delayed Diagnosis Impacts Disease Management and Patient Well-Being

Endometriosis is a common yet poorly understood illness that affects women of reproductive age and is often under and misdiagnosed. It is believed that endometrial cells that normally line the uterus grow...

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Idiopathic Anaphylaxis

Idiopathic Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is the most extreme form of severe allergic reactions which can be life threatening and requires emergency medical treatment. It can affect anyone of any age, sex, race and stature.

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Art as Therapy

Art as Therapy

The most common misconception held about art therapy, is that it involves the therapist interpreting the artwork, and deciphering and unravelling the meanings hidden within; on the contrary, it is the creator of the image, not the therapist, who has this pleasure.

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The Quest for an Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

The Quest for an Acute Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States, contributing to as many as a third of injury-related deaths. When a patient presents to the emergency department with a TBI in isolation or as part of multi-system injury, he or she is stabilized, evaluated and a treatment...

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QV2 Multichannel Imaging System from PhotometricsThe QV2 allows simultaneous acquisition of up to four emission channels in a single exposure. The...
DVΛ Multichannel Imaging System from PhotometricsThe DVΛ is an emission splitting system enabling a user to acquire two spatially identical but...
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