Caregivers aged 60 and above who provide "marginal" assistance, that is spending up to an hour helping often with just one activity, report worse well-being than those who help two hours a day handling various activities, a study of the University of Michigan (UM) shows.
A study of Northwestern Medicine found the 10-to-14-year-old children of women who had untreated gestational diabetes are more likely to have pre-diabetes and obesity than children whose mothers did not have higher blood sugar.
A simple blood test can reliably detect signs of brain damage in people on the path to developing Alzheimer's disease even before they show signs of confusion and memory loss, a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Germany shows.
A respiratory medicine institute was set up under the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China's top medical research institution, in Beijing Sunday.
By tweaking the recipe for coaxing human stem cells into insulin-secreting beta cells, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis find that the resulting cells are more responsive to fluctuating glucose levels in the blood.
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