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Afternoon Exercise Linked with Greater Improvements in Blood Sugar Levels for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Over 37 million Americans have diabetes, and 90-95% of that population are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Lifestyle interventions, such as a healthy diet and a regular physical activity program, are methods to manage diabetes.
24-May-2023 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study linking mucus plugs and COPD mortality could help save lives

A new study led by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, has found that mucus plugs were also associated with greater mortality.
22-May-2023 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Longer Siestas Linked to Higher Risk of Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and High Blood Pressure

Through data-analysis, researchers found that people taking long siestas had higher body mass indexes and were more likely to have metabolic syndrome than those who did not take siestas.
25-Apr-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Over half of top selling Medicare drugs have low added therapeutic benefit

Brand-name drugs cost two to three times more in the U.S. than in other countries, but many of the top-selling brand name drugs may provide little added therapeutic benefit. A new study led by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a...
18-Apr-2023 8:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Reveal Why Viruses Like SARS-CoV-2 Can Reinfect Hosts, Evade the Immune Response

The human body is capable of creating a vast, diverse repertoire of antibodies—the Y-shaped sniffer dogs of the immune system that can find and flag foreign invaders.
5-Apr-2023 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study finds high rates of burnout across healthcare professions

Burnout is associated with adverse outcomes including medical errors and lower quality of care. While many studies have focused on physician or nurse burnout, the COVID-19 pandemic increased stress across the healthcare workforce, including support...
31-Mar-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Molecular component of caffeine may play a role in gut health

The gut is home to a cast of microbes that influence health and disease. Some types of microorganisms are thought to contribute to the development of inflammatory conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but the exact cascade of events...
14-Mar-2023 6:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First nasal monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19 shows promise for treating virus, other diseases

A pilot trial by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, tested the nasal administration of the drug Foralumab, an anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody.
8-Mar-2023 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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