diabetes and metabolism

Gut bug may influence obesity


May 7th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Obese patients who test positive for methane on their breath have a significantly higher body mass index (BMI) than their peers, according to a new Cedars-Sinai research.The study ... Read more...

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Male obesity tied to low testosterone levels


May 4th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Obese men are more likely than others to have low levels of sex hormone testosterone, claims a new study.Published in the journal Diabetes Care, the study conducted by ... Read more...

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Restoring leptin sensitivity in brain cures severe diabetes, doubles activity levels in mice


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have shown that restoring leptin sensitivity to a tiny area of POMC neurons in the brain's hypothalamus cures mice deficient ... Read more...

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Insulin pumps: Matching your insulin to your lifestyle


March 5th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): Six years ago, the use of insulin pumps, a diabetes treatment device that promised to give insulin-dependent diabetics a normal lifestyle free from constant insulin injections, found ... Read more...

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Certain body fat decreases insulin resistance


May 7th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study from Joslin Diabetes Centre has revealed that fat from certain areas of the body can actually reduce insulin resistance and improve insulin sensitivity.The study ... Read more...

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Scientists identify key factor in the cause of metabolic syndrome


February 6th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center have made advancement in the fight against metabolic syndrome and its associated atherosclerosis, disorders, by identifying insulin resistance in the liver as ... Read more...

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