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More people with type 1 diabetes are living longer, but global inequalities still exist

The number of people aged 65 years and older with type 1 diabetes increased from 1.3 million in 1990 to 3.7 million in 2019, while the death rate fell by 25%.

13 June 2024, 11:00

Malnutrition in the womb accelerates biological aging processes

Children born after exposure to famine in the womb have been found to show signs of accelerated aging after six decades. 

12 June 2024, 18:24

Psychiatric illnesses may increase the risk of early death in people with anorexia nervosa

A new study finds that the mortality rate for patients with anorexia nervosa is high and almost twice as high for those with psychiatric illnesses.

12 June 2024, 14:53

Sedentary lifestyle and healthy aging: what does the research say?

It's tempting to binge-watch TV, but another study suggests that for healthy aging, the less time you spend on the couch, the better.

12 June 2024, 14:42

Exposure to phthalates during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of hypertension and preeclampsia

A recent study examines the association between exposure to phthalates during pregnancy and the development of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, such as preeclampsia/eclampsia.

12 June 2024, 10:11

Study finds water birth safe

New research confirms that for women with unproblematic pregnancies, having a water birth is as safe as leaving the water before giving birth. 

11 June 2024, 19:47

Frequent cannabis use increases the risk of cardiovascular disease in women

The study examined whether cannabis use is associated with mortality from all causes, cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

11 June 2024, 12:16

Dual-drug therapy reduces methamphetamine use: UCLA study

A clinical trial of dual-drug therapy for the treatment of methamphetamine use disorder showed a reduction in use of this highly addictive drug within 12 weeks of treatment.

10 June 2024, 20:15

The Training Timing Mystery: The Optimal Time to Exercise

A long-standing debate among those who want to get in shape continues: when is the best time to exercise? According to Future Member, about 41% of workouts take place between 7 and 9 a.m. Or 5 and 7 p.m.

08 June 2024, 20:24

Loneliness shortens the number of healthy years in older people

Loneliness can worsen age-related diseases and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), disability, dementia and frailty.

07 June 2024, 10:08


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