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Pill may reduce diabetes risk for those with polycystic ovary syndrome

By Clare Wilson The contraceptive pill could lower the risk of polycystic ovary syndrome areeya_ann/Shutterstock Women with the hormonal condition polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which leaves them facing a higher than average risk of developing diabetes, may be able to lower that risk by taking the contraceptive pill, a large study has found. PCOS, which… Read More »

Heart disease: Cutting out one type of food significantly reduces your risk says new study

Cutting 20 percent of sugar from packaged foods and 40 percent from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events including strokes, heart attacks, and cardiac arrests, found a new study. A team of researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University, Harvard T.H. Chan School… Read More »

‘Nursing Is in Crisis’: Staff Shortages Put Patients at Risk

The Coronavirus Pandemic liveCovid-19 Updates Coronavirus Map and Cases Booster Shots Delta Variant F.A.Q. Delta Variant Map Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story ‘Nursing Is in Crisis’: Staff Shortages Put Patients at Risk “When hospitals are understaffed, people die,” one expert warned as the U.S. health systems reach a… Read More »