Only one in five U.S. pancreatic cancer patients get this key blood test at diagnosis Only one in five U.S. pancreatic cancer patients receive a widely available, inexpensive blood test at diagnosis that can help predict whether they are likely to have a better or worse outcome than average and guide treatment accordingly.
Bursts of high-intensity exercise could help diabetes patients manage low blood sugar levels People with type-1 diabetes could regain their ability to tell when blood sugar levels are low by regularly doing short bursts of high-intensity exercise, according to a preliminary study. The findings could lead to a non-drug based treatment for a potentially life-threatening condition.
Some 3-D printed objects are toxic Parts produced by some commercial 3D printers are toxic to certain fish embryos, new research shows. These results have raised questions about how to dispose of parts and waste materials from 3D printers.
Insulin sensitivity: One night of poor sleep could equal six months on a high-fat diet New research finds that one night of sleep deprivation and six months on a high-fat diet could both impair insulin sensitivity to a similar degree, demonstrating the importance of a good night's sleep on health. This study used a canine model to examine whether sleep deprivation and a high-fat diet affect insulin sensitivity in similar ways.