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Balanced diet, exercise may not prevent gestational diabetes

It may be time to reconsider the conventional wisdom for preventing gestational diabetes: limiting weight gain and increasing physical activity. “Our data suggest that in pregnancy, energy balance — the calories consumed versus the calories burned — may not determine the development of gestational diabetes,” said Leanne Redman, PhD, director of LSU Pennington Biomedical Research… Read More »

Vietnam steps up measures to prevent African swine fever

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnamese authorities on Wednesday conducted drills to prevent the spread of African swine fever should there be an outbreak of the disease in the country, as the risks of transmission from neighboring China increase. The highly contagious fever has killed around a million pigs worldwide and recently spread rapidly across China, which… Read More »