Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

June 07, 2008
IDF urges health care providers to address the relationship between type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea
The International Diabetes Federation warned today that recent research demonstrates that type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea are closely related, and that both disorders have significant implications on public health and on individuals.

IDF urges health care providers to address the relationship between type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea
The International Diabetes Federation warned that recent research demonstrates that type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea are closely related, and that both disorders have significant implications on public health and on individuals.

Having heart surgery? Watch your blood sugar, especially if you're overweight or older
Nearly half of all heart surgery patients may experience blood sugar levels high enough to require temporary insulin treatment after their operation, even though they've never had diabetes, according to a new study.

Galiximab in combination with rituximab in patients with previously untreated follicular lymphoma
The Cancer and Leukemia Group B today announced data from a phase II clinical trial showing that 70 percent of patients with previously untreated follicular lymphoma responded to treatment with galiximab, an investigational anti-CD80 monoclonal antibody, when given in combination with rituximab.

Scientists find 245-million-year-old burrows of land vertebrates in Antarctica
Scientists find evidence of tetrapods living in Antarctica during the early Triassic epoch, about 245 million years ago.
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