Day: January 22, 2020

CAN you touch your toes or do you find your fingers reach only as far as your knees? Flexibility declines sharply with age and the natural suppleness of youth will quickly disappear if efforts aren’t made to preserve it. The effects can be profound — as we move less freely, the risk of injury rises…

The facility is one of the very few manufacturing facilities in the US with a soft gel capsule (SGC) manufacturing suite for formulations with containment needs, it said. Strides have a portfolio of approved SGCs in the US and other regulated markets. “The inspection outcome will bolster the company’s fast-growing SGC franchise in the US and will…

Black-eyed peas, also known as cowpeas, are a common legume cultivated around the globe. Despite their name, black-eyed peas are not peas but rather a type of bean. They’re generally very pale in color and feature a large black, brown, or red spot that resembles an eye. Black-eyed peas have a strong, savory flavor and…

Most patients with diabetes still rely on finger-prick blood tests to measure their glucose levels. Some use wearable continuous glucose monitors, but even those typically require twice daily calibrations against the finger-prick method. It has been known for a while that an electrocardiogram (ECG) can show signs of abnormal glucose levels, but the reliability of…

Prior studies have shown that abdominal obesity is an important risk factor for having a first heart attack. But until now, the association between abdominal obesity and the risk of a subsequent heart attack or stroke was unknown. The research, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, followed more than 22,000 patients after their…