Structured aerobic exercise training over 12 weeks improves blood vessel function in people with stage 3 and 4 chronic kidney disease, according to a new study by physiologists at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Researchers also found that exercise reduced blood pressure reactivity in this population.
Researchers mining data from a previous study have found that omega-3 supplementation cut the rate of hospitalization for heart failure among patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This effect was heightened for Black subjects, the authors said.
Apples may be fueling the superbug crisis by harboring drug-resistant strains of a deadly fungus, a study suggests. Indian and Canadian academics believe fungicides used to keep the fruit fresh are to blame.