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Toronto Police Find Remains Of At Least 6 People Linked To Suspected Gay Village Killer

After days of excavation, Toronto police on Thursday said they have recovered the remains of at least six different people on property that was landscaped by suspected serial killer Bruce McArthur, who has been charged with the murder of five men connected to the city’s gay village. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Teen Linked to Mysterious Death of Grandmother

Three days after police found human remains in 15-year-old Logan Mott’s backyard, the teen was detained at the Canadian border. He was considered armed and dangerous by police and was on the run in his grandmother’s stolen car. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Sitting less linked to lower risk of diabetes

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – People who spend time walking or even just standing instead of sitting down may be at lower risk of diabetes, a UK study suggests. Previous research has linked sedentary time to type 2 diabetes, which is tied to aging and obesity and happens when the body can't properly use […]

Psoriasis with arthritis linked to heart disease risk

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) – Arthritis that accompanies the skin condition psoriasis may also come with a higher risk of heart problems, according to a Hong Kong study. In particular, patients with so-called psoriatic arthritis may have a three- to four-fold higher prevalence of plaque in their coronary arteries, which leads to a higher […]

Pregnancy linked to changes in mothers’ brains

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Pregnancy may trigger changes in the structure and size of regions in a woman’s brain that are involved in responding to social and emotional cues, a recent study suggests. Mothers who had the most pronounced alterations in their brains also scored higher on tests of emotional attachment to their […]

Poverty, instability linked to poor control of pregnancy diabetes

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Pregnant women with pregnancy-related diabetes are less likely to achieve blood sugar control if they rely on food stamps or have a generally chaotic lifestyle, according to a U.S. study. “Many social factors have a major impact on overall pregnancy health,” said Dr. Laura Colicchia, who led the study […]

One-fourth of US cancer deaths linked with 1 thing: smoking

CHICAGO (AP) — Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict. Health News Headlines – Yahoo News

Mexican authorities report cases of Zika linked Guillain-Barre syndrome

Five cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome associated with the Zika virus infection have been confirmed in Mexico, the country’s Secretary of Health said on Thursday. To date, Mexico has reported a total of 3,268 locally acquired cases of the Zika virus, which has also been linked to the birth defect microcephaly. In a report published as […]

Earlier diabetes diagnosis linked to worse mid-life heart health

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – When people develop diabetes early in life they may also be more likely to experience heart problems in middle age, a study suggests. Cardiovascular disease has long been linked to diabetes in older adults. The new study, however, offers fresh evidence that getting diabetes as a younger adult may […]

Diabetes linked to memory decline in older adults

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Older adults with poorly controlled diabetes may struggle with what’s known as episodic memory, the ability to recall specific events experienced recently or long ago, a study suggests. Researchers examined results from a series of four memory tests done from 2006 to 2012 for 950 older adults with diabetes […]

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