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Continuous glucose monitors help with type 1 diabetes at any age

Technology often makes life easier to manage, and new research confirms that’s definitely the case for people with type 1 diabetes. Continuous glucose monitors—devices that approximate blood sugar levels every few minutes—can help teens and young adults better manage their diabetes. They can also help older adults prevent dangerously low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), according […]

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Kidneys deteriorate with age, regardless of health

An international study carried out on nearly 3000 people in Norway, Germany and Iceland shows that human kidney function deteriorates with age regardless of the presence of other diseases. The results from the study have recently been published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). To discover how kidney function progresses, the […]

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Coronavirus: mask obligation starts from the 7. Age – Naturopathy Naturopathy Specialist Portal

Corona-recommendation: mouth-nose-covering in Public now carry In Saxony, the so-called mask obligation already applies since the beginning of this week. Several other States have adopted the requirement for the Wearing of a mouth-nose cover while shopping and on public transport for the coming weeks, including Bayern. The Ministry of health of the free state indicates […]

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Cells must age for muscles to regenerate in muscle-degenerating diseases

Exercise can only improve strength in muscle-degenerating diseases when a specific type of muscle cell ages, report a Hokkaido University researcher and colleagues with Sapporo Medical University in Japan. Their study utilizing mice models suggests that exercise and a cell-aging drug could help cases of chronic myopathy. Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies are rare diseases that cause […]

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Rethinking mortality and how we plan for old age

Many people dream of comfortably living out their golden years. A new IIASA study, however, shows that older Europeans, and especially women, frequently underestimate how many years they have left, which could lead to costly decisions related to planning for their remaining life course. Older people have to make important decisions about their remaining life […]