All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘New England Journal of Medecine’

Weight Loss Doesn’t Lower Heart Risks For Diabetics, Shows Study

A long-term study of weight loss among Type 2 diabetics has just concluded, yielding interesting results that have been published in the most recent issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The 11-year trial looked at more than 5,000 patients with Type 2 diabetes. The study was done by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh as part of the …

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Mediterranean Diet Could Reduce Heart Risks, Study Shows

A new study has shown that a Mediterranean diet could significantly reduce heart risks. The Mediterranean diet is generally associated with diets that are prevalent in Italy, Greece, and Spain. It includes large amounts of fruits, vegetables, olive oil, cereals, and legumes as well as moderate amounts of fish, dairy, and wine. The study, published in The New England Journal …

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Asthma Inhalers Could Stunt Height Growth, Study Finds

A new study has found that children who use certain types of asthma inhalers end up shorter than normal in adulthood. The study, published this week in the New England Journal of Medecine, looked at over 1,000 children from ages 5 to 12 who were treated for asthma through the Childhood Asthma Management Program (CAMP) clinical trial. The children were …

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Bad Tattoo Ink Caused Infection Outbreak in New York

A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine this week shows that an outbreak of bacterial skin infections in upstate New York is linked to a bad batch of tattooing ink. The outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infections occurred in the Fall of 2011 around the Rochester, New York area. The infection caused raised rashes on at least 19 …

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