Covid-19 may trigger diabetes, growing body of evidence suggests

Covid-19 may trigger diabetes, growing body of evidence suggests

The theory has some precedent as other viruses are known to precipitate autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes. A paper published in Acta Diabetologica journal in 2009 found that damage to the body caused by Sars, a close cousin of the virus that causes Covid-19, triggered the onset of diabetes in some patients. More recently, an […]
Gut conditions double risk of dementia, study suggests

Gut conditions double risk of dementia, study suggests

People with gut conditions such as Crohn’s disease have double the risk of dementia, according to new study. The researchers said that the study adds to a growing body of evidence of “reciprocal communication” between the gut and the nervous system – called the...