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Breath Test to Identify Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

A sweet smell on the breath of your kids could have bitter health consequences as researchers have found that it could signal the onset of Type 1 diabetes. A sweet-smelling chemical marker (acetone) in the breath is linked with a build-up of potentially harmful chemicals (ketones) in the blood that accumulate when insulin levels are low, the researchers noted. “Current ...

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Rich-fat diet may postpone brain ageing, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Diseases: Study

Danish researchers have found that signs of brain ageing, which manifests itself in forms such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, could be postponed if patients are given rich or high-fat diet. "Our study suggests that a high-fat diet can postpone ageing processes. The findings potentially imply that patients with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease in the long term may benefit from ...

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