find out how eating fish may help prevent kidney disease in diabetics in this medical report.
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Dr. Susan Sharma: This is Insidermedicine in 60. From Cambridge - According to research in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, eating fish may help prevent kidney disease in diabetics. In a study of over 22,000 adults, 517 of whom had diabetes, researchers found that those with diabetes who ate fish more than once per week were less likely to have protein in the urine; an early sign of kidney disease. Overall, 18% of those who ate fish less than once per week had early signs of kidney disease, compared to just 4% of those who ate fish at least twice per week. From Washington - The FDA has approved bendamustine hydrochloride, sold under the trade name Treanda, for the treatment of lymphoma. The approval comes after a trial was conducted on 100 indolent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients, which resulted in a 74% response rate to treatment. Patient response and progression-free survival both lasted an average of about nine months. The drug has previously been approved for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Finally from the UK - According to research in the British Medical Journal, even small amounts of caffeine can increase the risk of delivering a low birth weight baby. In a study of over 2,600 pregnant women, researchers found that those who drank 1-2 cups of coffee per day had a 20% increased risk of having a low birth weight baby. Those who drank the equivalent of 2-3 cups of coffee per day had a 50% increased risk. For Insidermedicine in 60, I am Dr. Susan Sharma