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Type 2 diabetes: Doing this exercise could lower your risk of developing the disease

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood to become too high. Overtime, high blood sugar levels can pose grave health risks such as heart disease and strokes. Leading a healthy lifestyle goes a long way to warding off the threat of developing type 2 diabetes.… Read More »

That choking feeling could be serious

IMAGINE if food caused pain, nausea, reflux, was hard to swallow or even suddenly became stuck in your throat. That can be the reality for someone living with eosinophilic esophagits (EoE) which is a chronic, allergic inflammatory disease of the oesophagus. Mark Swift, lives in Parkes, NSW, remembers his “first choke” as just a three-year-old… Read More »

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Some people are more likely to put on weight than others because of their genes. However, genetic difference does not explain the significant rise in body weight since the 1960s as it has affected both those with and without pro-obesity genes. New research suggests that the rise in bodyweight since the 1960s could be down… Read More »

Trump’s transparency order could ‘backfire’ if not coupled with quality data, expert says

It’s been over a week since President Trump signed an executive order mandating hospitals to give patients prices for services based on their negotiated rates with insurers — enough time for industry experts to digest the news and analyze its ramifications for consumers and the healthcare system. As with many political issues, opinions on the… Read More »