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New Research Classifies Diabetes in Five Types

New Research Classifies Diabetes in Five Types

Diabetes is complex health condition which deteriorates lifestyle of patients and currently, medical experts classify diabetes as Type I and Type II diabetes. However, a new research suggests that diabetes can be classified in five different types. Researchers from Sweden and Finland consider five different types of diabetes and suggest that it would be better if patients are offered different treatment based on their condition. It could be more effective if personalized treatment can be offered for diabetes, the research team added.

Pregnant Women Should Avoid Licorice: Research

Pregnant Women Should Avoid Licorice: Research

Pregnant women should avoid black licorice according to a research conducted by researchers from Finland. The research team said that consumption of black licorice during pregnancy can impact development of child’s brain. The research team found that pregnant women who consumed black licorice gave birth to children with lower IQ compared to children born to women who didn’t eat licorice during pregnancy. The research with details of Finnish team’s findings has been published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

Programme aimed to Address key Risk Factors for Age-Related Dementia may Prove Helpful

Programme aimed to Address key Risk Factors for Age-Related Dementia may Prove Helpful

Mental decline in elderly can be slowed if they include regular walk, healthy food, and proper management of metabolic and vascular risk factors in their routine.

In the Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability (FINGER), study researchers evaluated the effects of a comprehensive intervention on brain function. The intervention was designed with an aim to address some of the most vital risk factors linked to age-related dementia, like high body-mass index and heart health.

Researchers try to recreate ancient beer recipe

Researchers try to recreate ancient beer recipe

A team of researchers at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is trying to recreate a beer recipe that dates back to 1840.

The researchers are currently analyzing the contents of the beer bottles that were discovered in the shipwreck that was found by a team of divers on the bottom of the Baltic Sea in 2010.

Shortage of Vitamin D in Childhood linked to Increased Risk of Artery Disease in adulthood

Shortage of Vitamin D in Childhood linked to Increased Risk of Artery Disease in adulthood

Lack of vitamin D during childhood can prove troublesome during adulthood, finds a new study. The researchers affirmed that children having lower level of vitamin D are at an increased risk of developing artery disease in their later lives.

In their previous studies, vitamin D shortage has been associated with heightened risk of stroke and heart attack. In the new study, the researchers have evaluated the data of 2,148 children aged three to 18.

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