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Medical News Today: Ultrasound: The future of diabetes treatment?

A recent study in mice concludes that targeted ultrasound could be an effective, noninvasive, drug-free way to boost insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes. A new study asks whether ultrasound could be an effective treatment for diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), type 2 diabetes now affects more… Read More »

Medical News Today: ‘A Viagra-like drug could reverse heart failure’

New research in sheep shows that a drug that doctors usually prescribe for the treatment of erectile dysfunction can also treat heart failure. A drug that treats erectile dysfunction could also reverse heart failure, according to an animal study. In people with heart failure, the heart muscle becomes unable to pump out blood efficiently, meaning… Read More »

Medical News Today: Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese

New research finds that, despite the common phenomenon of having “the munchies” after using marijuana, cannabis users tend to weigh less and are less likely to be obese. New research finds a surprising correlation between marijuana use and lower weight. Recent surveys estimate that over 22 million people in the United States ages 12 and… Read More »