RadioMD: Health News

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February 27, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Insulin patches could soon replace injections for diabetics. In lab testing the patch lasted for up to nine hours by detecting the patient's blood sugar level and releasing insulin at the right time. 21 million Americans and 387 million people worldwide suffer from some form of diabetes. Sitting too much can cause cancer, found a new study. The twist? The data only found this true for women, not men. More sitting increased a woman's risk for breast and ovarian cancer. The high amount of time spent sitting in front of computers and video games and changes in transportation were suspected in the findings.And... can you hear the sigh of relief from soccer fans around the world? After a nine year study, limiting rough play was found to be a much more serious concern than "heading" the ball in preventing concussions. Almost 70% of concussions in males and just over 50% in females were caused by excessively rough play. So for now... the "beautiful game" shall remain just that. Beautiful

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