Diabetes Linked to Risk for Parkinson's Disease

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Men and women with type 2 diabetes may face a significantly higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease later in life, new British research suggests. The finding of a link followed the tracking of Parkinson’s diagnoses among millions of diabetic and non-diabetic patients who use the National Health Service…

Surgical Blood Transfusions Tied to Clot Risk

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Blood transfusions around the time of surgery may raise your risk for dangerous blood clots, researchers report. A new study of U.S. patients found that nearly 1 percent of those who received red blood cells before, during or after surgery developed clots in the following month. Clot risk…