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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Study reveals increased inequality in stroke deaths across Europe and central Asia

There is growing inequality between different countries in Europe and central Asia in the proportion of people who die from stroke, according to a study published online in the European Heart Journal [1]. In countries where the proportions of stroke … Continue reading

Published Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 at 11:30 pm
Posted in Cardiology

Some diabetes drugs are better than others according to new study

New research suggests that several commonly prescribed drugs for type 2 diabetes may not be as effective at preventing death and cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks and stroke, as the oral anti-diabetic drug, metformin. Insulin secretagogues (ISs), such as … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at 11:30 pm
Posted in Cardiology

Mothers’ obesity increases the risk of foetal and infant death. Obese women have a higher risk of bleeding and infections after hysterectomy

Women who are obese during early pregnancy have a significantly increased risk of their baby dying before, during or up to one year after birth, according to research published in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction today [1]. A … Continue reading

Published Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 at 11:30 pm
Posted in Fertility