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Poor sleep can can increase risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, stroke and more… here is why a good night’s rest is great for your health

BY CHRSTINIA EARLE: Poor sleep can can increase risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, stroke and more.

Barry Smith, head at Great Yarmouth High School, Norfolk, has told parents to get teen kids in bed by 9pm.

But it’s not just youngsters who need kip.

Here CHRISTINA EARLE reveals why you should turn in early. (read more)

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Diabetic retinopathy testing to move from specialists to GPs after successful Perth trial

BY SARAH COLLARD: New artificial intelligence-driven technology has been used to screen patients for diabetic retinopathy in just seconds at a GP clinic, without the need for an ophthalmologist.

The world-first technique, developed through the CSIRO, will make it easier to detect the cause of blindness in the more than 1 million Australians living with diabetes. (read more)

Could modifying gut microbes prevent or delay type 1 diabetes?

BY ZIBA KASHEF: Autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes are controlled by our genes. While researchers are eager to find out what other factors could contribute to this disease, a new study published by Yale researchers provides direct evidence that environmental factors, such as microbes that inhabit our intestines, may influence the incidence of the disease. (read more)