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Cancer, diabetes and heart disease diet: Is THIS the healthiest way to eat your eggs?

Cancer, diabetes and heart disease risk could be reduced by maintaining a healthy weight and reducing inflammation – and eating enough eggs in your diet could be the key. Despite being vilified in past decades as a cholesterol and salmonella risk, they are now a go-to brunch option thanks to their range of health benefits. Rob Hobson, Healthspan’s head of ...

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Diabetes drug 'could be used to end agony of transplant rejection'

Drugs currently used have a number of side effects, including leaving patients at greater risk of infections and cancer, because they are unable to specifically target the area of the immune system responsible for organ rejection. In breakthrough research funded by British Heart Foundation experts found the enzyme glucokinase increases the movement of a cells into human organs.  Once inside ...

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Diabetes symptoms: Could THIS vaccine PREVENT the condition?

Type 1 diabetes may be preventable by targeting enteroviruses – viruses that often only cause flu-like symptoms – according to scientists in Finland and Sweden. The exact cause of type 1 diabetes isn’t known, they said. But, it’s been claimed that some viruses could be causing the autoimmune condition, including the Rubella virus, rotavirus, the mumps virus, and enteroviruses. The ...

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Sex warning: Having diabetes could trigger THIS problem in the BEDROOM

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing health conditions in the UK, and affects one in every 16 people. If left untreated or poorly managed it could lead to a number of complications. These commonly include heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, foot problems and diabetic retinopathy, according to the NHS. However, there is a lesser-known side-effect of diabetes – sexual ...

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New health ALERT: Statins raise risk of diabetes by 30%

Long-term use of the cholesterol-busting pills was linked with an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes of up to 30 per cent. Statins, which cost just a few pence, are the most commonly prescribed drugs in Britain, with six million people taking them. But they are controversial because they have been linked with causing muscle weakness. Other patients have complained ...

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Diabetes symptoms: THIS unwanted sign could be a warning of the condition

Bad breath could be a sign of diabetes, doctors have revealed. High blood sugar levels increases the amount of glucose in saliva, which provides food for mouth bacteria. This bacteria can lead to bad breath, or halitosis. The condition could also be caused in diabetes patients as the body tries to substitute glucose for burning fat, which produces molecules called ...

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Diabetes diet cure REVEALED: Snacking on THIS food could REDUCE severity of symptoms

Diabetes affects 415 million adults worldwide, including 4.5 million in the UK. Symptoms include feeling thirsty, tired, needing to go to the toilet often and having blurry vision. However, adding a popular snack to your diet could help reduce their severity. Recent research has found almonds could help sufferers of type 2 – which accounts for 90 per cent of ...

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Type 2 diabetes warning: Having THIS birthday is linked to increased risk of symptoms

Diabetes affects one in 16 people in the UK, and it can cause complications such as heart disease and limb amputations. Risk is known to be increased by preventable factors such as being overweight, however new research suggests that a diagnosis may sometimes be out of your control. A study by Columbia University revealed that babies born in winter were ...

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