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How Did President Trump Do on His Physical? Its Complicated

The numbers don’t lie, unless they do. After much resistance and under increasing pressure, President Trump’s White House this week allowed Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson, the White House doctor, to release results from a physical examination. How’d Trump do? Well, that’s tricky to answer. Trump’s opposition and the media have been asking two fundamentally impolite questions for years: Is he ...

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Stimulating A Nerve Treats Type 2 Diabetes In Rats

The phenomenal increase in type 2 diabetes in recent decades has inspired a rush to find drugs that could treat the condition, as well as attempts to address the underlying causes. The idea that stimulating a nerve could solve the problem seems almost too good to be true, yet the technique appears to work in rats, inspiring hope the same ...

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Controversial sugar industry study on cancer uncovered

(CNN)An old study is now shedding new light on the sugar industry’s controversial past, and its secrets are being revealed in a new paper. Yet the study itself was never published and has been forgotten until now. The association also noted that the study described in the new paper ended without publication partly due to being “significantly delayed” and “consequently ...

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Woman Stumbles Through Drive-Thru OrderThen She Sees a Burger King Worker Running Toward Her Car

ShareTweet Anyone familiar with the danger of diabetes knows that low blood sugar can launch you into a life-threatening situation in just a matter of minutes. To make matters more challenging, the insulin drop can make it difficult to think straight or perform daily functions, like ordering food to get yourself stabilized. Such was the case for Rebecca Boening, a retired police ...

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Why am I not losing weight?

(CNN)Weight loss is still incredibly challenging for most people, as evidenced by the growing global obesity epidemic. Many people also want to lose weight. According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, approximately half of overweight and obese adults report that they are trying to lose weight. Which is why my patients often ask, “Why ...

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‘I beat diabetes with 200-calorie drinks’

Her blood sugar levels were too high, and every time she went to the doctors they increased her medication. So, she went on to the all-liquid diet for 17 weeks – giving up cooking and shopping. She even ate apart from her husband, Jim. Instead, she had four liquid meals a day. It is hardly Masterchef – a sachet of ...

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Deadly Illness Killing Hundreds Of Children In India Caused By Eating Too Many Lychee Fruit

Every year, a mysterious illness strikes the poorer children living in the town of Muzzafarpur, India. Hundreds are admitted to hospital from around mid-May, peaking in June, with seizures and swelling on the brain after waking up in the night screaming. Of those who suffered the condition, around half tragically die. Now researchers have identified the cause of this distressing ...

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Female genital mutilation and what we’re really talking about beneath the weasel words ‘genital cutting’

The recent news that a grand jury in Michigan has indicted three people, including two doctors, for female genital mutilation is a welcome development. As the first ever prosecutions of this crime in the United States, the case shines much needed light on an underground human rights abuse that has been going on for too long. Female genital mutilation has ...

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