Lung cancer risk drops substantially within five years of quitting, new research finds

https://ift.tt/2kzSz36 Just because you stopped smoking years ago doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods when it comes to developing lung cancer. That’s the ‘bad’ news. The good news is your risk of lung cancer drops substantially within five years of quitting.

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Islet transplantation effective to treat type 1 diabetes complicated by severe hypoglycemia, new research finds

http://ift.tt/1NUaygi Northwestern Medicine researchers are co-investigators in a breakthrough clinical trial that found transplanted human islets prevent hypoglycemic events and provide excellent glycemic control for patients with Type 1 diabetes with severe hypoglycemia. The results of the multi-center, single arm, phase III study are published in Diabetes Care on Monday, April 18.

Fasting reduces cholesterol levels in prediabetic people over extended period of time, new research finds

http://ift.tt/1sf2IlH For prediabetics, many interventions focus on lifestyle changes and weight loss, but new research on periodic fasting has identified a biological process in the body that converts bad cholesterol in fat cells to energy, thus combating diabetes risk factors.

Fasting reduces cholesterol levels in prediabetic people over extended period of time, new research finds

http://ift.tt/1lzXV9E For prediabetics, many interventions focus on lifestyle changes and weight loss, but new research on periodic fasting has identified a biological process in the body that converts bad cholesterol in fat cells to energy, thus combating diabetes risk factors.