April 19, 2012
Study Pinpoints New Abnormality in 'Athlete's
A heart characteristic
linked to sudden cardiac death is more common in athletes than
non-athletes, and black male athletes are much more likely to have
this characteristic than other athletes, a new study finds.
Diabetes Groups Issue New Guidelines on Blood
Type 2 diabetes is a
complex metabolic disorder, and treating the disease often requires
a personalized, multi-pronged approach, say new expert guidelines
on treating high blood sugar levels, issued Thursday.
Bedbugs Can Infest Your Office, Too
Add bedbugs to your list
of potential occupational health hazards. A new report reveals
nearly half of the employees of a U.S. government office in
Tennessee were bitten by the blood-thirsty invaders while at
Low-Fat Dairy Linked to Lower Stroke Risk
In what the researchers
say is the largest study on the issue to date, adults who consumed
higher amounts of low-fat dairy products also had a somewhat lower
long-term risk of stroke.