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Type 2 diabetes warning: The sign on your feet that could signal something serious is up

Type 2 diabetes can seem harmless at first glance because the symptoms do not necessarily make you feel unwell. In fact, you can live with the chronic condition for years without knowing it. Diabetes only tends to assert itself when blood sugar levels are consistently high. “Nerve damage can affect the feeling in your feet… Read More »

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study

Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found. A team at the University of Birmingham’s School of Psychology studied questionnaire data from the Children of the 90s, a UK-based longitudinal study which recruited pregnant mothers of 14,000 babies when it was set up almost… Read More »

Dementia symptoms: Four ‘repetitive’ behaviours that could signal you have dementia

The research participants were drawn from two large multisite studies, called ARTFL and LEFFTDS (recently combined into a study known as ALLFTD), led by co-authors Adam Boxer, MD, PhD, and Howie Rosen, MD, also of the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. MRI scans to measure the extent of brain degeneration caused by the disease, completed… Read More »

Stomach bloating: Persistent bloating could signal this painful stomach condition

Stomach bloating commonly describes what happens when too much gas fills up the gastrointestinal tract GI, a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube from the mouth to the anus. The primary cause of gas build-up is eating foods known to cause wind so shunning the worst offenders, such as beans, should… Read More »