Lifestyle Diseases

Diabetes is no longer an illness that affects a few. As our world becomes increasingly less active and consumes too much unhealthy, processed and high calorie foods, lifestyle diseases have soared into the millions. Diabetes is nestling comfortably near the top of the list. This epidemic is no secret. New

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Stroke patients with low vitamin D have been found to suffer more severe strokes and have poorer health in the months following a stroke, than those who have normal vitamin D levels, according to research presented at last year’s American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference. In past studies on neurovascular

Africa healthcare

The Africa Healthcare Summit 2016 will tackle non-communicable disease in Africa. For Africa, unlike other regions, the challenge includes grappling with a uniquely broad range of healthcare, political and economic challenges. According to International Business Times 2016, leaders of three prominent African economies, including the president of African Development Bank (AfDB) and the CEO of

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Scientists at Gladstone Institutes have successfully converted human skin cells into functional pancreatic cells. These newly developed pancreatic cells, when transplanted, produced insulin in response to changes in glucose levels. As a result, the medical world has new hope that personalized cell therapy may be one step closer to becoming a

diabetes | Longevity LIVE

With World Diabetes Day yesterday, it’s a good time to talk about blood sugar levels, diet and healthy living tips. Since the 1970’s the global epidemic of diabetes has been on a steep upward trajectory. But today the jury is out; diabetes is not so much a genetic disorder as it

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A new test, developed by scientists at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, takes just 30 minutes to rule out the possibility of a heart attack and is believed to have  99,6 percent rate of accuracy. This test is said to have the ability to revolutionise heart attack testing, as the procedures that we