Imperial Valley News
Alexandria, Virginia - Thanks to advances in diabetes treatment and true personal effort, many people who depend on insulin lead long, healthy lives with the disease something thought impossible not long ago. The December 2014 issue of Diabetes Forecast®, the Healthy Living Magazine of the American Diabetes Association, celebrates these triumphant stories, the science that made it possible and the organizations that give medals to those who have successfully managed diabetes for 10, 25, 50, 75 years or more.
Washington, DC - In certain circumstances, women may be more effective than men when negotiating money matters, contrary to conventional wisdom that men drive a harder bargain in financial affairs, according to a new meta-analysis published by the American Psychological Association.
Washington, DC - Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have found a duplication of a short stretch of the X chromosome in some people with a rare disorder that causes excessive childhood growth. They believe that a single gene within the region likely has a large influence on how much children grow. The research comes from a lab at NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), which seeks to understand growth.
Washington, DC - Nearly 55 percent of U.S. infants are placed to sleep with bedding that increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, despite recommendations against the practice, report researchers at the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other institutions.
Rochester, Minnesota - Android users no longer have to miss out on all the research discoveries coming from Mayo Clinic. The newest issue of Discovery’s Edge, Mayo Clinic’s research magazine, is now available on all Android devices, as well as the iPad, online and in print. Research news from Mayo Clinic - however, whenever and wherever you want to read it.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Herbal supplements are natural, so they must be safe, right? Not necessarily. Herbal supplements can have strong effects in the body, and some can interact with prescription medications used to treat heart and circulatory problems, such as high blood pressure and heart failure. Some of these interactions can even be dangerous.