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Air pollution affects thyroid development in fetuses, research finds

Medical Xpress - Mon 17 Sep 18

Soot and dust alters thyroid development in fetuses before they are born in smoggy cities, raising concern about health impacts later in life, new USC research shows.

Air pollution affects thyroid development in fetuses, ScienceDaily - Mon 17 Sep 18

Improved early diagnosis and treatment for Graves' orbitopathy

Medical Xpress - Fri 14 Sep 18

Despite Graves' disease and Graves' orbitopathy affecting around 3 million Europeans and costing billions of euros, treatments can only control symptoms. INDIGO identified risk factors, studied ...

After a century, insulin is still expensive – could DIYers change that?

Medical Xpress - Fri 14 Sep 18

Soon after Federick Banting discovered that insulin could be used to treat diabetes in 1921, he sold the patent to the University of Toronto for about a dollar. Banting received the Nobel prize ...

In the Face of High Costs, DIYers Hope to Brew Their Own Insulin, Discover Magazine - Thu 13 Sep 18

Open insulin, 'DIY bio' and the future of pharma - Thu 13 Sep 18

The development, manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical drugs in the United States is a complex landscape involving intellectual property and strict federal regulations.

Open insulin, 'DIY bio' and the future of pharma, Eurekalert - Thu 13 Sep 18

How Far Off Is 'Home Brew' Insulin for Diabetes?

Livescience - Sat 15 Sep 18

Nearly a century later, an American with diabetes can pay as much as US$400 per month for insulin, driving some uninsured patients to desperate and dangerous measures. Clearly, something went ...

Can Okra Help Control Your Hunger and Diabetes?

Mercola - Mon 17 Sep 18

By Dr. Mercola What vegetable looks like a cross between a jalapeno, a mini cucumber and a star fruit, has enjoyed a long Southern tradition and was recently found to provide some really incredible ...

Newborn Thyroid Function Tied to In Utero Air Pollution Exposure

MedPageToday - Fri 14 Sep 18

(MedPage Today) -- Higher TT4 levels at birth linked with mom's environment

Diabetes Meds Are Infecting Genitals With Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Mercola - Wed 12 Sep 18

By Dr. Mercola The number of individuals suffering from diabetes continues to rise. In 2012, 20 million Americans had diabetes or prediabetes.1 According to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Who's Behind the Claim That Coconut Oil Is Pure Poison?

Mercola - Mon 10 Sep 18

By Dr. Mercola Chances are you've seen the recent headlines claiming coconut oil is "pure poison."1,2,3 That declaration was made in a lecture posted on YouTube by Karin Michels, Ph.D., professor ...