Selenium supplements may increase your risk for type-2 diabetes

Dietary supplements including multivitamins are a multi-billion dollar a year industry that is rapidly growing. Multivitamins and supplements are important for people with nutrient deficits or at risk for nutrient related diseases but for most people who eat regular meals, multivitamins have no beneficial effects on health. Additionally, because most multivitamins and supplements are classified…

Diabetes drug could help treat pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis is a group of diseases that result in fibrosis of the lung causing it to become stiff and making it progressively harder to breath. There can be many causes of pulmonary fibrosis including radiation, severe infection, environmental exposures, or the cause can be unknown in which case it is dubbed idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis…