Tag Archives: Lead

Can arthritis lead to diabetes

To prevent type 2 diabetes, it’s better to focus on avoiding weight gain by eating a healthy, well-balanced diet than focusing specifically on avoiding sugar, he says. Q: Can eating a lot can arthritis lead to diabetes sugar give you diabetes? But when you gain weight, hormones produced by the extra body fat may mean… Read More »

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday expressed concerns that enacting his administration’s proposed ban on many flavored e-cigarette and vaping products would lead to people obtaining them illegally. Trump also raised worries during a raucous meeting with public health and industry representatives that illegal e-cigarette and vaping products could be substandard. “If… Read More »

Vaping illness outbreak could lead to marijuana legalization, Tilray CEO says

The deadly lung illness linked to vaping could prompt the United States and others to legalize marijuana, Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy told CNBC on Tuesday. “All the products that we produce in Canada and produce around the world are well tested by not only Health Canada, but regulators in other countries,” Kennedy told “Closing Bell.”… Read More »

Trump EPA proposes overhaul of lead in drinking water rule, critics call plan weak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday proposed retooling a 1991 rule on lead and cooper contamination in drinking water, but critics said the change slows by 20 years the timeline for removing aging lead service lines that could expose children to a toxin known to harm developing brains. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection… Read More »

The development of brain stem cells into new nerve cells and why this can lead to cancer

Ana Martin-Villalba and her research team at the German Cancer Research Center followed stem cells along the path to neurons. The scientists analyzed at every step which genes where switched on and which of them were actually turned into new proteins. They expected to find that stem cells would simply switch their stem cell genes… Read More »

Novartis building out cell and gene therapy platform that'll lead the pack, CEO promises

SAN FRANCISCO—Novartis’ first-ever CAR-T cell therapy may have been hamstrung by early manufacturing problems, but the company still figures it can build a cell and gene therapy platform strong enough to deliver success not only with Kymriah but also a full “game board” of treatments for many more diseases, its CEO said on Monday. During his first… Read More »