Tag Archives: Levels

A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »

Removable PrEP implant produces high drug levels in rabbits; further studies planned

A small removable plastic implant resembling a tiny piece of dry spaghetti is capable of delivering sustained levels of the drug tenofovir, researchers told last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P 2018) in Madrid. The drug delivery capability of the implants was tested on rabbits and will now advance into tests on dogs and… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This common ear condition could mean high blood glucose levels

Type 2 diabetes is usually the result of poor diet choices, but many people may not realise they have the condition because symptoms don’t necessarily make a person feel ill. If the condition is left untreated, health complications such as heart attack and stroke, nerve damage and kidney problems can occur. Increased thirst, peeing more… Read More »