Health

Type 2 diabetes warning: High blood sugar levels can cause this unsettling complication

This post was originally published on this siteType 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can hike a

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The Message of Measles

This post was originally published on this siteAs public-health officials confront the largest outbreak in the U.S. in decades, they’ve been fighting as much against dangerous ideas as they

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Will the deadline for PPI claims stir the hornet’s nest?

This post was originally published on this siteWe know from the almost daily television adverts that the deadline for consumers to make PPI claims is 29 August 2019. Payment Protection Insurance

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Teens who use concentrated marijuana more likely to use other drugs

This post was originally published on this siteTeens who used a concentrated form of marijuana — sometimes called dabs, wax, shatter or crumble — are more likely to also use other

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Salk researchers develop new gene-editing tool to target broad range of mutations, cell types

This post was originally published on this siteThe ability to edit genes in living organisms offers the opportunity to treat a plethora of inherited diseases. However, many types of gene-editing

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First death in US tied to e-cigarette use as CDC reports nearly 200 vaping-related hospitalizations

This post was originally published on this siteOfficials from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are reporting the death of an adult with severe respiratory illness. The death is

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Crows love cheeseburgers. And now they’re getting high cholesterol.

This post was originally published on this siteAs a child, Andrea Townsend loved feeding her backyard sparrows and chickadees, but she wondered if it was good for them. Townsend is now an

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City crows may have high cholesterol because they eat fast food

This post was originally published on this siteCrows living in urban areas have higher blood cholesterol levels than their rural counterparts. That may be due to humans feeding them, and the fast

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The Department of Health Recommends all Pre-teens Get the HPV Vaccine

This post was originally published on this siteIn continuing coverage: A vaccine that could prevent about 92 percent of cancers caused by HPV. Yesterday we told you about a new CDC report that

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Massachusetts woman dies from rare EEE virus, 3 others infected

This post was originally published on this siteAt least four people in Massachusetts have contracted the rare Eastern equine encephalitis virus, including one woman who died, officials and family

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