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Decades Old Vaccine May Combat Diabetes
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Decades Old Vaccine May Combat Diabetes

Researchers at Harvard have uncovered a promising new sign in the battle against Type 1 Diabetes. A Tuberculosis vaccine, which has been in use for over 90 years, has seemingly reversed the disease in some patients. The vaccine, known as bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG), acts as a stimulant to a protein which […]

Childhood Obesity Leads to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
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Childhood Obesity Leads to Increased Cardiovascular Risk

Data collected by the Dutch Pediatric Surveillance Unit shows that two out of three obese children face cardiovascular risk factors. Doctors in the Netherlands reported data based on new diagnoses of childhood obesity in children between the ages of 2-18. Remarkably, 62% of severely obese children under 12 already had at least […]