Monthly Archives: December 2019

The link between coffee and diabetes risk may depend on brewing method – Medical News Bulletin

A recent study has investigated whether how coffee is made affects its protective effect against type 2 diabetes. Research has identified that drinking coffee is associated with a reduction in the risk of type 2 diabetes, however, does the method of brewing have any impact on this protective effect? That’s what researchers from Sweden wanted…

The relationship between fructose-containing sugars and cardiovascular health – Medical News Bulletin

Recent research appears to suggest that fructose-containing sugars are closely associated with an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease (CVD). A number of these studies are based on sugar-sweetened beverages, which is the largest source of fructose-containing sugars in the United States and Canada. These studies report that the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages…

Do women follow dietary guidelines for pre-conception and pregnancy? – Medical News Bulletin

Researchers examined compliance with dietary guidelines for preconception and pregnancy and potential reasons for non-adherence among pregnant women and couples who tried to conceive a child. Dietary guidelines are nutritional recommendations that help in the promotion of health and well-being and prevention of diet-related diseases. During the preconception period and pregnancy, non-compliance with these recommendations…

Новое приложение для наблюдения за пациентами с болезнью Паркинсона: SleepFit – Medical News Bulletin

Приложение SleepFit позволяет пациентам, страдающим болезнью Паркинсона, фиксировать в течение дня свои двигательные нарушения, помогая докторам контролировать и назначать лекарства в минимальных эффективных дозах. Болезнь Паркинсона, БП (англ. Parkinson’s Disease, PD) характеризуется дрожью, скованностью  мышц, а также замедленностью в инициировании и повторении произвольных движений. Это типичные двигательные нарушения, которые встречаются у пациентов с БП, дополняют…

Связаны ли грудное вскармливание и применение практики контакта кожа-к-коже между матерью и младенцем с внезапной детской смертностью? – Medical News Bulletin

Ученые изучали есть ли связь между грудным вскармливанием и применение практики контакта кожа-к-коже между матерью и младенцем с внезапной детской смертностью. Предыдущие исследования показали, что большое количество случаев  внезапных смертей младенцев происходит в первые шесть дней после рождения. Такие данные позволили предположить, что определенную роль здесь могут играть некоторые методики, практикуемые в госпиталях. Эти наблюдения…

Can oral care prevent heart disease? – Medical News Bulletin

Recent research shows a correlation between brushing teeth and heart health. Heart diseases also known as cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are one of the leading causes of death globally. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 17.9 million people die each year due to heart diseases. Heart diseases are often referred to conditions which…

What are the effects of an ultra-processed diet? – Medical News Bulletin

In a recent study, researchers attempted to determine the effects of an ultra-processed diet on the human body compared to an unprocessed diet. An ultra-processed diet consists of food that has many additives and uses processed – instead of whole – foods. Ultra-processed foods are cheap, convenient, and can have some nutritional value. These qualities…

Oliceridine for pain relief – Medical News Bulletin

A recent study reports that oliceridine, an opioid drug, has fewer adverse effects compared with morphine for postoperative pain relief. Oliceridine is an opioid drug that is used intravenously for severe acute pain.  It is a G-protein, μ-opioid receptor biased agonist developed by Trevena.  A study published in The Journal of Pain Research found that an…

Can time-restricted eating help with weight loss? – Medical News Bulletin

Researchers studied whether time-restricted eating improved BMI, abdominal fat, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Thirty percent of the US population is at risk for metabolic syndrome – a deadly combination of risk factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, high blood sugar, and high cholesterol. Initial treatment of metabolic syndrome includes lifestyle changes, such as eating…

A look into the new FDA approved drug: Liraglutide for weight loss – Medical News Bulletin

The use of Liraglutide for weight loss has been recently approved by the FDA and European Medicines Agency. It has demonstrated clinical benefit in regards to weight and shape concerns, with the addition of increasing feelings of fullness. Glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1), a hormone that is secreted by endocrine cells in our intestines, helps to regulate…