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Chemicals in toys, tin cans fuel obesity


March 20th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Chemicals that mimic or interfere with the effect of hormones could be fuelling the obesity epidemic, warns a report.The chemicals, found in mobile phone cases and ... Read more...

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Poor sleep aggravates young diabetics’ condition


January 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 1 (IANS) Young diabetics who struggle to get a good night's sleep are at greater risk as it worsens blood sugar control and leads to poorer performance and ... Read more...

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‘Good’ cholesterol drug may help diabetics


July 19th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 19 (IANS) A drug designed to improve levels of "good" cholesterol may also help control blood sugar in diabetics who are on cholesterol-lowering drugs. Researchers stumbled on this ... Read more...

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Study on insulin-creating cell may lead to better diabetes treatment


October 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that beta cells-responsible for making insulin in the human body-do not replicate after the age of 30, indicating that scientists are closer to ... Read more...

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Women who fail gestational diabetes test at risk of adult-onset diabetes


July 8th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Women, who fail a test to diagnose gestational diabetes, are more prone to Type II adult-onset diabetes, revealed a new Tel Aviv University study.Gestational diabetes is a temporary ... Read more...

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Diabetes ‘raises cancer risk in women’


June 11th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Bad news for women with diabetes: the condition can double their risk of getting cancer, says a new study.Type 2 adult-onset diabetes causes insulin-like hormones to circulate through ... Read more...

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A beautiful stranger’s company can send men’s stress hormones soaring


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A beautiful stranger can send a man's stress hormones soaring so much so that the stress may be bad for the heart -especially if he thinks he's not ... Read more...

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Giving up smoking may actually increase diabetes risk


January 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): People who give up smoking are at a greater risk of developing diabetes because people who kick the habit put on weight, says a new study.Researchers from Johns ... Read more...

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Diabetes gene predisposes kids to have lower birth weight


July 30th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A gene previously shown to be involved in the development of type 2 diabetes also predisposes children to having a lower birth weight, a new study has found.The ... Read more...

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New wonder pill ‘could reduce weight by 25pct in a week’


July 14th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have created an anti-obesity pill that could dramatically reduce weight in a week.Tests on mice have shown that the drug could decrease body weight ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates blood sugar levels identified


November 28th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 28 (ANI): American researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a master gene that plays a key role in regulating blood sugar levels through experiments on mice. Dr. ... Read more...

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Diabetics should undergo regular cancer screenings


September 8th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wiesbaden (Germany), Sep 8 (DPA) Doctors recommend diabetics undergo regular cancer screenings because not only are they at greater risk of developing kidney and circulatory disease, they also are at greater risk ... Read more...

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Burgers to blame for most of the global warming


July 17th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has stated that 18% of greenhouse gases are coming from animal agriculture meat and dairy, used ... Read more...

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Stem cell breakthrough offers new treatments for diabetes


April 4th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Manchester have made a breakthrough in the fight against diabetes, by discovering a new technique for turning embryonic stem cells into insulin-producing ... Read more...

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Diabetes and environmental pollution may be linked


January 26th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Environmental pollution and type 2 diabetes might be linked, say Cambridge scientists.The study, conducted by Oliver Jones and Julian Griffin, demonstrated a very strong relationship between the levels ... Read more...

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New drugs may hold hope for diseases of aging, including Type 2 Diabetes


November 29th, 2007 - 5:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 29(ANI): A pharmaceutical company has developed drugs that hold the potential of treating diseases of aging, including Type 2 Diabetes, by targeting SIRT1, a gene that controls the aging process.Sirtris ... Read more...

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