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Death rate drops among Americans with diabetes -CDC

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By David Beasley ATLANTA | Wed May 23, 2012 4:55am IST ATLANTA (Reuters) - A 40 percent decline in the death rate of diabetic American adults from heart disease and strokes is a sign that patients are taking better care of themselves and receiving improved treatment, according to a government study released on Tuesday. While [...]

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Alberta ombudsman will not investigate monitoring diabetic drivers

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Alberta’s ombudsman will not investigate the issue of monitoring motorists with poorly-controlled diabetes, said the woman who requested the probe. Josie Bellemare, whose brother was struck and killed by a driver in diabetic shock, wanted Alberta to examine the issue after Ontario’s ombudsman launched an investigation into how that province monitored diabetic drivers.However, Bellemare said [...]

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Ischemic heart disease top killer in State

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Ischemic heart diseases (IHD) has been the top most killer in 2010, with every 13th medically certified death caused by IHD in the State.  In recent years, there has been an increase in deaths due to IHD, a condition wherein the heart muscle receives less blood supply, and other diseases of circulatory system (DCS), which [...]

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Ischemic heart disease top killer in State

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Ischemic heart diseases (IHD) has been the top most killer in 2010, with every 13th medically certified death caused by IHD in the State.  In recent years, there has been an increase in deaths due to IHD, a condition wherein the heart muscle receives less blood supply, and other diseases of circulatory system (DCS), which [...]

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Idaho infant dies from whooping cough amid regional outbreak

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By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho | Sat May 5, 2012 8:08am IST SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - Whooping cough took the life of a 9-week-old girl from Idaho this week, the first death from an outbreak of the highly contagious respiratory disease that has hit Idaho, Washington state and Montana, health officials said on Friday. Few [...]

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Measles confirmed in Rayagada

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BHUBANESWAR: The Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) in Bhubaneswar on Monday confirmed measles in the blood samples that it received for testing from Rayagada’s Kasipur block. The block has witnessed 10 children deaths in the past 20 days, indicating that the administration will have to undertake massive corrective action. “The RMRC conveyed the government that [...]

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Spicing food with chilies boosts heart health

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Latest scientific evidence has revealed that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. 1 cause of death in the developed world. The study focused on capsaicin and its fiery-hot relatives, a piquant family of substances termed “capsaicinoids.” The stuff that gives cayennes, jalapenos, habaneros and other chili peppers their [...]

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Spicing food with chilies boosts heart health

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Latest scientific evidence has revealed that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. 1 cause of death in the developed world. The study focused on capsaicin and its fiery-hot relatives, a piquant family of substances termed “capsaicinoids.” The stuff that gives cayennes, jalapenos, habaneros and other chili peppers their [...]

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Banting diabetes patient dies at 81

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A link to Canadian and world medical history has been lost after an 81-year-old, B.C.-born woman - treated for diabetes as an infant in 1930 by famed insulin discoverer Frederick Banting - died this week in Britain. Sheila Thorn, who was born in Kamloops and spent the first seven years of her life in Canada, [...]

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Mysterious disease outbreak in Poonch village

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Surankote (Poonch), Mar 22: At least six children have reportedly died due to outbreak of a mysterious disease in a remote village of this border district.  Reports said that the epidemic has spread in the Phaglla village of Surankote infecting more than two dozen children in last three days.  Though officials confirmed the death of [...]

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