High doses of saccharin don’t lead to diabetes in healthy adults, study finds

High doses of saccharin don't lead to diabetes in healthy adults, study finds
Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center conducted a study expecting to confirm how artificial sweeteners contribute to glucose intolerance, but surprisingly learned that the sweeteners have no adverse effects on healthy adults and do not change metabolic profiles or lead to diabetes. Credit: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

For those trying to live a healthy lifestyle, the choice between sugar and artificial sweeteners such as saccharin can be confusing. A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University College of Medicine found the sugar substitute saccharin doesn’t lead to the development of diabetes in healthy adults as previous studies have suggested.

The study findings are published in the journal Microbiome.

“It’s not that the findings of previous studies are wrong, they just didn’t adequately control for things like underlying health conditions, diet choices

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Benefits of Cybersecurity compliance to a Business

Businesses are continually struggling with the ever-rising need to be IT compliant. Issues relating to cybersecurity are presenting serious challenges to businesses. Even the most prominent companies globally are being encountered by data breaches. IT organisations are finding maintaining client privacy and security a primary concern. Taken in the perspective of IT, compliance is the process by which IT organisations ensure that they meet the security and data privacy standards needed for the organisation in their specific industry of operation. By being Cybersecurity complaint, an organisation has the overall advantage of being able to protect their reputation. When data breaches occur the negative effect on the company’s reputation tends to undermine the existing trust that clients have on the company. Companies are also hit with huge penalties and costs that accompany data breaches and are also necessitated to inform their clients regarding these breaches with expectations that they may repair … Read More

‘Healthy Washington’ Reopening Phases Announced: What To Know

OLYMPIA, WA — Washington Governor Jay Inslee has announced a new, phased reopening plan which will gradually allow select industries to go back to work.

The plan, called “Healthy Washington,” replaces the older four-phase Safe Start plan. Safe Start was announced early in the pandemic and used for months, but was scrapped in the fall, when a record-breaking surge in transmissions pushed state leaders to cancel the current phases in favor of new, stricter statewide regulations.

Now that Washington has finally begun to see improvement battling the winter surge, leaders say it’s time to consider greater reopenings.

“We’re seeing some signs that disease growth has slowed for COVID-19,” said Dr. Umair Shah, Washington’s new secretary of health. “In fact, it has even leveled off in many communities across the state.”

As the governor noted at his conference Tuesday, it will be a few days at least before any of

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How to Seek Relief from Weightlifting Strain?

What to Do for Neck Pain When Lifting Weights | Injured Call Today

You can hurt your muscles, tear them, encounter a pull, or even suffer damage to the tendons attaching those muscles. It is quite common, and these often happen during your day-to-day activities when you do not pay much attention. Lifting heavy objects suddenly, in-game situations, and other activities might create an undue tension or compression on your muscles and could result in:

●        Localized bleeding and bruising

●        A tear of part or whole of muscle fibers

●        Blood vessel rupture

●        Inflammation of the muscles and tendons

What kind of strains might you experience with your bicep and triceps?

When you flex your forearm, the robust muscle at the forearm’s upper part is known as your bicep. It is again connected to the shoulder through your upper arm bone or humerus. A tendon passes through a groove … Read More