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Eating three meals a day that includes a breakfast of fruit, bread, and sweets may be more beneficial for type 2 diabetes.

Typically, doctors advise people with type 2 diabetes to eat about six times a day. But this approach can lead to a vicious cycle in which individuals require more intensive treatments. Could a different approach to diet be more suitable? Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common metabolic conditions. Across the globe, over […]

What is the difference between cold and flu?

Both flu (influenza) and cold are caused by viruses, and they can have similar symptoms. So how do we know if a person has the flu or a bad cold? In this article, we explain the differences. Cold and influenza are the most common illnesses in humans. . Every year, 5-20 percent of the population […]

Vaginal pain: Causes and how to treat it

Vaginal pain can be a temporary symptom of infection or injury. Or, it can be a chronic symptom with no known cause. Persistent vaginal pain with no clear cause is called vulvodynia. It is a common gynecological condition, affecting up to 16% of women in the United States. Fear or embarrassment may keep a person […]

The link between insomnia and cardiovascular disease

Sleeping problems can affect both mental and physical health. Now, a large-scale analysis in China highlights how insomnia might lead to potentially life threatening cardiovascular diseases. New research points to concerning links between insomnia and cardiovascular problems. Insomnia is a relatively widespread problem. When a person has insomnia, they often struggle to fall asleep or […]

connections between depression, anxiety, and PTSD

A new study looks for the neural links between a range of mental disorders. In the largest study of its kind, researchers identify similarities in the brain activity of people with major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders. Mental health disorders, although incredibly prevalent, remain poorly understood. According to the National […]

Rare diseases more common than we think

Rare diseases are by their very nature obscure and unknown, falling through the cracks when it comes to research budgets and treatment development. But now, a study has shown they are more common than we think. The United States classifies a rare disease as one that affects fewer than 200,000 people. However, all together, rare […]

How can I stabilize my blood pressure?

Blood pressure should be basically stable. If it regularly changes from very high to very low, a range of complications can result. It is normal for blood pressure to vary slightly throughout the day, but blood pressure that fluctuates from one extreme to the other should be monitored and managed. Home remedies, lifestyle changes, and […]

New technology better controls type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes has no cure, and although there are several treatment options available, many people find managing the condition challenging. New technology could help reduce that burden. Many people find managing type 1 diabetes inconvenient, but new research may change this. More than 1 million children and adults in the United States have type […]