Newly Discovered Hybrid Immune Cell Could Finally Explain The Cause of Type 1 Diabetes

 

 

 

 

We’ve known for a while now that type 1 diabetes is caused by the immune system turning against the body’s insulin-producing cells. But exactly what causes this traitorous act has never been clear. A newly discovered ‘hybrid’ white cell could finally explain this, and possibly even help us understand the origins of a variety of other auto-immune disorders.

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Weather Data Show Cold Temperatures Raise Risk of Heart Attacks, Report Suggests

 

 

 

 

 

The temperatures are dropping and a new report in JAMA Cardiology is warning that, with the colder weather, your risk of a heart attack increases. You’ve probably heard that before, but what’s new is this is the first time a study has followed both weather data and heart attack occurrences for so long — 16 years, The Washington Post said. Data showed that heart risk was highest at below-freezing temperatures.

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Intermittent fasting: Surprising update

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There’s a ton of incredibly promising intermittent fasting (IF) research done on fat rats. They lose weight, their blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugars improve… but they’re rats. Studies in humans, almost across the board, have shown that IF is safe and incredibly effective, but really no more effective than any other diet. In addition, many people find it difficult to fast.

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