Growth Hormone Use in Kids Linked to Stroke in Young Adults
Growth hormone use in kids for the treatment of short stature or growth hormone deficiency in childhood increases the long-term the risk for stroke in young adulthood, hemorrhagic strokes in particular, French registry data show.
Investigators at the University of Lorraine in France found that growth hormone use in kids resulted in a SIG…
New Study Finds Diabetes Risk Rises With Statin Use
The risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes rises with adherence to statin therapy, providing further confirmation of the previously reported link.
The findings were published online June 26 in Diabetes Careby Giovanni Corrao, PhD, of the division of biostatistics, epidemiology, and public health, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy, and…
Can Probiotics Help Prevent Obesity?
In a recent study, researchers at Vanderbilt tested to see if probiotics help prevent obesity by using a bacteria that can produce a “therapeutic compound” in the gut. The results showed that it stopped weight gain, insulin resistance and other health complications.
New Questions About Soy Safety
While there are those out there who continue to praise soy as some kind of miracle food, evidence continues to emerge which exposes its many faults and raises questions about soy safety.