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Study shows direct link between circadian clock disruption and lipid changes in diabetics

Study shows direct link between circadian clock disruption and lipid changes in diabetics

The team from Geneva, Switzerland shows that disruption of lipid temporal profiles in type 2 diabetes stiffens the membrane of pancreatic endocrine cells, which could alter their function. Like all living things, human physiological processes are affected by circadian rhythms. Disruption of our internal clocks due to increasingly unbalanced lifestyles is directly related to the …

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Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI Partner to Improve Thalassemia Screening in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI Partner to Improve Thalassemia Screening in Azerbaijan

On the 6Thursday On September 2022, Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI held a virtual signing ceremony to conclude a cooperation agreement. The partnership aims to improve thalassemia screening in Azerbaijan through genetic technology. In early 2021, on the occasion of the “Prevention and Control of Global Hemoglobinopathies” announcement, the BGI Panel on Poverty Prevention and …

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Consuming green tea extract can lower blood sugar and improve gut health

Consuming green tea extract can lower blood sugar and improve gut health

New research in people with heart disease risk factors has shown that consuming green tea extract for four weeks can lower blood sugar and improve gut health by reducing inflammation and reducing “leaky gut.” The researchers said this is the first study to evaluate whether the health risks associated with a condition known as metabolic …

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Study: Vitamin D and brain health: an observational and Mendelian randomization study. Image Credit: Lightspring / Shutterstock

Study links low vitamin D levels to dementia risk

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently published a study that describes the impact of vitamin D status on brain health. Study results show that vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of dementia. Study: Vitamin D and brain health: an observational and Mendelian randomization study. ​​​​​​​Image credit: Lightspring / Shutterstock Background Vitamin D, a precursor …

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A new blood test for pediatric cancer patients that changes the game

Kayne Cook was only 23 months old when a usually happy, healthy toddler began to vomit every day after waking up and became unstable on her feet. His mother, Dani, took him to her local hospital several times in six weeks, only to be told he had virosis or reflux. Despite having countless neurological symptoms …

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Innovative augmented reality articulated scanner unveiled at Westmead Children’s Hospital to support young people with haemophilia

Westmead Children’s Hospital (CHW) today introduced the first augmented reality technology designed in Australia. This technology will allow young people living with hemophilia to see the potentially irreversible impact of disabling joint disease. Image credit: Sanofi Hemophilia, an incurable, hereditary rare blood disorder, is estimated to affect more than 3,000 Australians. Haemophilia is diagnosed when …

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