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High blood pressure: Eating this cheap snack could lower your reading, study suggests

High blood pressure affects more than one in four people un the UK, although many will not realise they have it. It is often branded the “silent killer” because symptoms rarely show up initially but sustained high blood pressure can pose grave health risks. If left untreated, it can increase the risk of serious health… Read More »

Cholesterol medication could invite diabetes, study suggests

A study of thousands of patients’ health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The detailed analysis of health records and other data from patients in a private insurance plan in the Midwest provides a real-world picture of how efforts to reduce… Read More »

Medical study programme at UKE Hamburg increasingly focuses on digital

The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) will start the second round of the “Digital Health” training track in May, which will increasingly focus on digital medicine, its challenges and its opportunities as part of the medical study offered there. New study options for future doctors Ethics, data protection and a new understanding of the role… Read More »