Lower targets for systolic blood pressure suggested by study

http://ift.tt/2rVp5Cg Reducing target systolic blood pressure below current recommendations significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and preventable death, research concludes.

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Sugar sponges sop up and release glucose as needed

http://ift.tt/2snfnVK Many diabetes patients must inject themselves with insulin, sometimes several times a day, while others take medications orally to control blood sugar. The injections, as well as the side effects from both regimens, can be painful. Now, one team reports progress toward an insulin-free diabetes treatment that requires fewer injections.