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Type 2 diabetes: People who develop condition at a certain age at higher risk of dementia

To explore the link between age of onset type 2 diabetes and the risk of dementia, scientists at the Université de Paris, examined data from the Whitehall II Study, a long-term study of health in British government employees. Participants were aged between 35 and 55 when they enrolled. Researchers analysed blood samples from every four… Read More »

Dr. Scott Gottlieb says people who had Covid get ‘best of both worlds’ if they get vaccinated

Dr. Scott Gottlieb believes people who have previously been infected with coronavirus would still benefit from receiving Covid vaccines. In Tuesday’s interview on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” the former Food and Drug Administration commissioner acknowledged that some individuals may think their antibodies generated from having the disease offer enough protection against future infection or illness and, as… Read More »

Vaccines work against Covid — but not enough people are getting the shots, U.S. doctor says

Vaccines are working against Covid-19, including the highly contagious delta variant — but the challenge is in getting enough people inoculated, according to a professor of preventive medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. “Leaving it in the refrigerator doesn’t help, that won’t prevent disease. You have got to move that vaccine into arms,” William Schaffner… Read More »