Keto diet: Scientists find link to diabetes risk

Keto diet: Scientists find link to diabetes risk

Type 2 Diabetes By finding a link to a condition that raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, new research questions the health benefits of ketogenic diets. Is there a link between diabetes and the keto diet? Ketogenic diets are low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets that have...
Scientists link 151 genes to atrial fibrillation

Scientists link 151 genes to atrial fibrillation

Heart Health Using genomic data from more than 1 million people, scientists have picked out 151 genes that are likely associated with atrial fibrillation, which is a condition that causes irregular heartbeat and raises the risk of stroke. New research uncovers 151...
New potential risk factor for heart failure

New potential risk factor for heart failure

Heart Health A body measure that can be taken in a painless and noninvasive way as easily as stepping onto scales might predict a person’s risk of future heart failure. Heart failure affects millions of people around the world. The measure is called leg...
What causes alcohol addiction? Study investigates

What causes alcohol addiction? Study investigates

Addiction Is a faulty signaling mechanism in the brain area that processes emotion the reason that only a minority of those who drink alcohol become addicted to it? Why do only some people become addicted to alcohol? Researchers in Sweden and the United States suggest...
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