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March 9, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdResearchers have identified a series of inherited genes for sleep, wake and activity cycles that are linked to the development of bipolar disorder. They believe this could aid in the development of new methods for prevention and treatment.People who have blood sugar levels even slightly higher than normal, but not yet diabetic may still have an increased risk of kidney problems, found a new study. Focusing on lifestyle changes such as eating better, exercising more and losing weight can help protect them.And... you're not seeing double. There ARE more twins around than usual. The number of twins being born in the U.S, has risen 76% since the 1980's and is hitting an all time high currently. According to a report from the CDC, the trend is linked to increased access to improved fertility therapies which increases the chances of having twins. Although twins rates are up, triplet births are down 5% and so are teenage birth rates.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk in

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