February 09, 2012
4 New Genes Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
Four new genes associated
with type 2 diabetes have been identified by researchers, who also
pinpointed six independent diabetes-associated gene variants at
previously known locations on chromosomes.
New Therapy Might Help Relieve Painful Foot
For people struggling with
plantar fasciitis --- a painful and sometimes disabling foot
condition -- a small, preliminary study suggests that a new type of
therapy is more effective than standard cortisone injections in
Chemo During Pregnancy Doesn't Seem to Harm
A new study finds that the
babies of women who had chemotherapy while pregnant aren't at
higher risk for a variety of medical disorders, a sign that the
treatment should be safe for the fetus in most instances.