Type 2 diabetes patients who were physically active in the afternoon have greater reductions in blood sugar

More than 37 million Americans have diabetes, and 90-95% of this population is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Lifestyle interventions, such as a healthy diet and a regular exercise program, are diabetes management methods. A new study from a collaboration between researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham … Read more

Children with T1D and psychiatric problems had poor academic performance: JAMA

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that Swedish-born children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) had small disparities in academic achievement, but those with comorbid T1D and mental illnesses had poor long-term academic achievement compared to their healthy counterparts. According to research, children and adolescents with type … Read more

A trans teenager no longer feels welcome in Florida. So she left.

For assistance, call Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860 or The Trevor Project at 866-488-7386; or text 678-678. Josie had been late packing her bags. The second-year high school student from St. Augustine, Florida, sat up on her bed while her mother, Sarah, pulled clothes from her closet. It contained a wealth of fond memories — like … Read more

New strategies to improve the transition from school to work for young people with disabilities

A deeper level and a different type of coordination, collaboration and cooperation is needed to close the employment opportunity gap between youth and young adults with and without disabilities. A collection of research papers in the latest special issue of the Vocational Rehabilitation Journal presents strategies to improve the transition from school to work for … Read more

Lower neighborhood opportunity linked to increased risk of exacerbation-prone asthma in children

For children with asthma residing in urban areas, the neighborhood they live in is a better predictor of exacerbations (asthma attacks) than their family’s income or their parents’ level of education, according to a study published in the ‘ATS 2023 International Conference. Research has shown that social determinants of health underlie significant health disparities … Read more

Novel gene-editing strategy harnesses unusual protective ability to eliminate HIV-1 infection

The genetic alterations that give rise to a rare and deadly disease known as MOGS-CDG paradoxically also protect cells against infection by viruses. Now, scientists at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine have harnessed this unusual protective ability in a novel gene-editing strategy aimed at eliminating HIV-1 infection without adverse effects on mortality. cellular. … Read more

A practical guide to improving the mental health and well-being of boys in schools

Teenagers are twice as likely as girls to die by suicide, and when boys become men, they are three times more likely than women to die by suicide. After years on the front lines teaching and witnessing first-hand the decline in teenage mental health, a teacher has warned that we need to better manage men’s … Read more

What are the incidence and persistence rates of chronic pain and high-impact chronic pain among American adults?

A recent study published in JAMA Network Open estimated rates of chronic pain among adults in the United States (US). Study: Estimated rates of incident and persistent chronic pain in US adults, 2019-2020. Image Credit: ESBProfessional/Shutterstock.com Background Chronic pain research has increased in the United States over the past decade, and several studies have described … Read more

Experts estimate the prevalence of breast cancer survivors in Canada

It was the information she couldn’t find that led Amy Kirkham, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) at the University of Toronto, to her latest discovery. Invited by the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Alliance to co-author a 2020 scientific statement on the state of women’s heart health in Canada, … Read more

Advance your career, research and scientific perspective

Of pitconNovember 3, 2022Reviewed by Mychealla Rice What is Pitcon? Pittcon is a dynamic, transnational laboratory science conference and exhibition, a venue for showcasing the latest advances in analytical research and scientific instrumentation, and a platform for continuing education and opportunities for improvement. Science. Pittcon is for anyone who develops, buys or sells laboratory equipment, … Read more