Medical News Today: Periodontitis may be an early sign of type 2 diabetes

A new study suggests severe gum disease - also known as periodontitis - may be an early marker of type 2 diabetes. New research suggests there may be a link between gum disease and diabetes. According to the latest data, diabetes affects approximately 422 million people worldwide, and this number

Medical News Today: Eating fruits and vegetables reduces lung disease risk

Research, published this week in Thorax, finds a link between eating greater quantities of fruits and vegetables and lung health. They found it lowered the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in former and current smokers.Consuming more fruit and veg might stave off lung disease. The health benefits of

Medical News Today: Preeclampsia raises risk of heart disease, heart failure

Preeclampsia is a blood pressure disorder that can occur during pregnancy. A new study suggests mothers with preeclampsia may have an increased risk of developing heart disease later in life. A new study suggests physicians should inform pregnant women with preeclampsia of the heart health risks associated with the condition.

Medical News Today: Life expectancy set to rise in industrialized countries

Using a novel approach, scientists predict that life expectancy will continue to increase in developed countries, potentially exceeding 90 years for women in South Korea in 2030. The United States - where life expectancy is already among the lowest of high-income nations - is projected to fall further behind.The researchers