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Can the polio virus cure cancer?

A program at Duke University proposed a wild cure for cancer. Although they don’t refer to it as a “cure”, the effects of this idea are amazing. The idea is basically composed of injecting a modified version of the polio … Continue reading

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Diabetes: ‘smart insulin patch’ could revolutionize glucose control

A team of researchers from the University of North Carolina (UNC) in Chapel Hill and NC State in Raleigh are working on a “smart insulin patch” to help people with diabetes. Currently, millions of Americans have to inject the precise … Continue reading

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African-American, Latino citizens at increased risk of mental health issues

A new research study from University of California-Los Angeles Center for Culture, Trauma and Mental Health Disparities explores the extent minority citizens are affected by physical and mental chronic illnesses. The team invited 500 low income Latinos and African Americans … Continue reading

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Sugary drinks are killing 180,000 worldwide each year

Sugary drinks not only cause obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer, but it also causes 180,000 people to die each year. In poor countries, more than seventy-five percent of deaths come from overconsumption of sugar. Mexico has the highest percent … Continue reading

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Sleep disturbances influenced by race

A recent study might suggest that sleep disturbances and sleep apnea might be more present in minority groups. Some findings were that blacks were most likely to have short sleep durations and that Chinese were least likely reported to have … Continue reading

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Disparities in diabetes

Diabetics who live in low income neighborhoods are more likely to suffer from complications due to their diabetes. Racial minority populations tend to have a higher risk of amputations due to complications with diabetes. Due to this the American Diabetes … Continue reading

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Race to equity focuses on disparities in Madison’s latino community

In the Madison community, scientists want to further study the characteristics of Latino and Hispanics. There is an increase in poverty and unemployment rates in this group, which affects daily life and overall health. The goal is to have a … Continue reading

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