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Type 1 Diabetes doubles in Mississippi children, are vaccines to blame?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- (Natural News) While many people are aware that type 2 diabetes is a primary health concern here in the United States, it turns out type 1 diabetes is on the rise in children as well. Type 1 diabetes is characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin and is generally considered to be a chronic... Read More

Kids that wiggle when engaged in challenging mental activities are often labeled "ADHD" and drugged with mind-altering medications

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- (Natural News) Many a parent of a child who’s been diagnosed with ADHD has stared in bewilderment as their child sits dead still for hours watching a movie. No wiggling, no chatting, no getting up and down every few minutes – just total focus and concentration. Put that child in a classroom environment and you... Read More

Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.

All Mice with CF That Received Iclaprim for Pneumonia Survived, Study Shows

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- All mice with cystic fibrosis that received iclaprim for a pneumonia infection survived, according to a study. Motif Bio reported the finding, which involved the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria, and the results of another preclinical-trial study at the IDWeek 2017 conference in San Diego, Oct. 4-8. Iclaprim is designed to kill bacteria that develop resistance to other antibiotics. Iclaprim has shown punch against a […] The post All Mice with CF That Received Iclaprim for Pneumonia Survived, Study Shows appeared first on Cystic Fibrosis News Today.

Measles in Europe: Nearly nine out of 10 cases reported were unvaccinated

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Since Jan. 2016, some 19,000 measles cases were reported in Europe, including 44 deaths ( In 2016, 12 deaths occurred in Romania and one in the UK. In 2017, 31 deaths were reported from Romania [22], Italy [4], Bulgaria [1], Germany [1], Portugal [1], France [1] and Spain [1].) The list of countries affected is […] The post Measles in Europe: Nearly nine out of 10 cases reported were unvaccinated appeared first on Outbreak News Today.

1 in 9 Men Have Oral HPV

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. It’s so common that federal experts say that nearly every sexually active man or woman will be infected with at least one strain at some point in their lives. HPV can infect many different parts of the body—not just the…

Patents for Restasis Are Invalidated, Opening Door to Generics

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- Four patents for the dry-eye treatment Restasis were invalidated by a federal judge on Monday. Allergan, the drug’s manufacturer, had sought to protect the patents by transferring them to a Native American tribe in New York State.

Using artificial intelligence to improve early breast cancer detection

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- Model developed at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could reduce false positives and unnecessary surgeries.

Findings reveal how seizures can have lasting detrimental effects on memory

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- Although it's been clear that seizures are linked to memory loss and other cognitive deficits in patients with Alzheimer's disease, how this happens has been puzzling. In a study published in the journal Nature Medicine, a team of researchers reveals a mechanism that can explain how even relatively infrequent seizures can lead to long-lasting cognitive deficits in animal models.

Dietary supplement may help to prevent seizures

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Researchers suggest that glucosamine, a dietary supplement, may help to reduce brain cell excitability, bringing us closer to a new therapy for epilepsy.

Pre-sex HIV drug 'no-brainer" for NHS

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- Prep treatment could prevent a quarter of new HIV cases and save the NHS millions, experts calculate.

Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- ADHD is difficult to treat. Over recent years, the impact of nutrition has come to the fore. New research investigates the potential use of micronutrients.

More than 300 people notified about potential tuberculosis exposure

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Alberta Health Services is notifying hundreds of people that they were potentially exposed to a confirmed case of tuberculosis in the Edmonton area. A total of 323 people are receiving letters about their potential exposure to TB at an unnamed continuing care facility, AHS said in a Monday news release. The letters inform people how […]

Do Antibiotics in Early Life Increase Risk for Type 1 Diabetes or Celiac Disease?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- There have been reports that antibiotics in early life may be linked with autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes. However, evidence hasn’t proven the connection thus far. This study sought to find out if the use of the most common antibiotics in a child’s early years is linked to an increased risk of autoimmunity for type […]

Do People With Type 2 Diabetes and Pre-diabetes Have More Thyroid Problems?

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -- There has been a lot of talk about type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes being connected to thyroid disorders. So researchers in Iran conducted a study to find out if they could locate a link between those with impaired glucose metabolism and thyroid problems. They calculated the prevalence of thyroid disorders in those with impaired glucose […]

Type 2 diabetes: Blood sugar pill shows promise

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- In a 26-week phase II clinical trial for type 2 diabetes patients, glycemic control using semaglutide in pill form was better than using a placebo.

Dietary combination transforms lethal breast cancers into highly treatable form

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found a dietary combination that transforms the most lethal of all breast cancers into a highly treatable breast cancer.

Australia: NSW Health reports 29th measles case

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- NSW Health is urging people aged between 20 and 50 years to have the free, safe measles vaccine after the 29th person in the state was diagnosed with the highly infectious disease. The latest person to contract measles is the fifth case connected to the Sutherland Shire outbreak and was in the following locations while […] The post Australia: NSW Health reports 29th measles case appeared first on Outbreak News Today.

PET study shows oxytocin failing to aid serotonin in the autistic brain

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- The “cuddle hormone” and neurotransmitter oxytocin, which has been shown to improve social skills in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), does not boost beneficial serotonin activity in these patients as it clearly does in their non-autistic peers, according to a PET-based study conducted at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences in Lyon, France.

Malaysia: Selangor reports 40K cases of dengue, Poor waste management blamed

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -- Once again (2015, 2016) Selangor state is reporting the most dengue fever accounting for some 50 percent of the national total. Through October 15, Malaysia has seen about 73,000 cases to date and 40,000 cases are from Selangor state. This includes 159 dengue related fatalities across the country, 59 in Selangor. Deputy Health Minister Dr […] The post Malaysia: Selangor reports 40K cases of dengue, Poor waste management blamed appeared first on Outbreak News Today.