Jenna Jameson Celebrates Breastfeeding Her Daughter for Almost 2 Years

Jenna Jameson is best known for her work in the adult film industry, but those famous breasts are currently performing a more essential role: 18 months and counting of breastfeeding Jameson’s daughter, Batel Lu. "18 months nursing this little angel," Jameson wrote on Instagram. "I can’t describe the incredible bond full-term breastfeeding creates. It’s hard work, time consuming and sometimes […]

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New investigational antibiotic effective against drug-resistant bacteria in phase 2 trial

Results from a phase 2 randomised trial suggest that a new investigational antibiotic is as effective as the current standard-of-care antibiotic for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by several multidrug resistant Gram-negative bacteria. The findings, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, indicated that patients treated with the siderophore-based drug, cefiderocol, had a higher and more sustained […]

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A 3-pronged plan to cut type 2 diabetes risk

(HealthDay)—The type 2 diabetes tide remains unchecked in the United States, as does pre-diabetes—having a blood sugar level higher than normal, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that about 30 million Americans—roughly 10 percent of the population—have type 2 diabetes. What’s more, over 80 million have pre-diabetes, which, […]

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Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes reduces follow-up costs by more than half

Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes used in combination with an electronic feedback system results in considerable savings on health care costs especially in sparsely populated areas, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Self-monitoring delivers considerable savings on the overall costs of type 2 diabetes care, as well as on patients’ travel costs. Glycated hemoglobin testing is […]

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Type 2 diabetes slowly rising in Auckland kids – Pacific and Māori have highest rates

New research shows increasing numbers of children and teens under-15 in Auckland are developing type 2 diabetes, and that rates among Pacific and Māori children are up to 18 times higher than for European children. The findings are based on 21 years of patient records from Starship Paediatric Diabetes Service. Says study lead Dr. Craig Jefferies: “People still don’t think […]

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Bariatric surgery successes lead to type 2 diabetes treatment

Bariatric surgery has long yielded almost immediate health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes, and new findings on the reasons for remission may be the key to developing drug alternatives to surgery. “One of the things that bariatric surgery does is cause type 2 diabetes remission,” said Bethany Cummings, assistant professor of biomedical sciences at the College of Veterinary […]

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