Learn about how Selenium, a supplement that is taken by 1% of the population may raise the risk for developing diabetes in this medical report.
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Sanjay Sharma: From Buffalo, selenium a supplement that is taken by one percent of a population may raise the risk for developing diabetes. In an 8 year study researchers noted that 55% increase in diabetes in those taking the supplement. From Washington, the house of representatives has voted at overwhelmingly to give more power to the FDA in an attempt to prevent another Vioxx catastrophe the houses hope in FDA will have more to study and how drugs are evaluated after hitting the market. From Basel, Norvatis has received FDA approval for patches to treat alzheimers disease, the patch contains Exelon and avoids the GI side effects that are seen when the drug is given by mouth and finally from Vancouver, lighting storm plus iPod equals bad idea. Unfortunately man ended up with wrecked eardrums secondly and multiple jaw fractures while being hit by lighting and listening to his iPod. Mediologist recommend when you hear the roar get indoors. For InsiderMedice in 60, I'm Doctor Sanjay Sharma.