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Protein released from fat after exercise improves glucose

News 6 months ago

It’s well-known that exercise improves health, but understanding how it makes you healthier on a molecular level is the question researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center are answering. After performing experiments in both humans and mice, the researchers found that exercise […]

Managing young women at high risk of heart disease

News 6 months ago

Deaths from heart disease have decreased in recent decades, but these decreases have not occurred in women younger than 50. A new review in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides guidance for physicians to identify and manage premenopausal women at […]

Promotie: Trombose komt vaker voor bij kinderen met leukemie

News 7 months ago

Het aantal gevallen van trombose bij kinderen die worden behandeld voor kanker, is de afgelopen 25 jaar vertwaalfvoudigd. Kinderen met acute lymfatische leukemie en lymfomen lopen het meeste risico hierop. Van hen krijgt ongeveer één op de dertien kinderen trombose. […]

Poor sleep and heart-related death

News 7 months ago

Elderly men who experience extended episodes of interrupted breathing while asleep have a high risk of heart problems. Research shows for the first time that poor blood oxygenation is a good indicator of the chance of heart-related death, which cannot […]

Immune cell clues offer hope to hypertension patients

News 7 months ago

Scientists have pinpointed cells in the immune system that could be key to tackling high blood pressure. The findings also shed light on current medications that could increase risk of the disorder, which affects more than 12 million people in […]