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Diabetes drug spurs growth of brain cells


July 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Popular diabetes drug metformin offers an unexpected yet alluring side effect - it encourages the growth of new brain cells.The discovery is an important step toward ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may elevate bladder cancer risk


July 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 4 (IANS) Pioglitazone, a drug commonly prescribed for type 2 diabetes, may also elevate bladder cancer risk, says a new Canadian research. In a bid to link pioglitazone ... Read more...

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Weight loss helps boost low testosterone levels


June 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, June 26 (IANS) A new study says that weight loss can help obese, middle-aged, pre-diabetic males boost low testosterone levels by almost 50 percent. "Doctors should first encourage overweight ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug can stave off leading cause of blindness


May 9th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A drug prescribed for diabetes could also have another important use: treating one of the world's leading causes of blindness.In lab rat and cell-culture experiments, scientists ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may boost power of anti-depressants


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pioglitazone, an anti-diabetic drug which goes by the brand name Actos, boosts the power of anti-depressants in patients whether they are suffering from diabetes or not, ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug reduces cancer risk


November 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) A low-cost diabetes drug seems to beat the growth of breast cancer, especially by preventing a number of natural and man-made chemicals that promote it.James Trosko ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug curbs excessive hunger


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) People with a harrowing genetic disorder known as Prader-Willi Syndrome, often develop insatiable appetites for life. But a study based on a drug, prescribed for some ... Read more...

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Vitamin E can fight fatty liver disease in kids


April 28th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A specific form of Vitamin E can improve the most severe form of fatty liver disease in some children.Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most ... Read more...

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Vitamin E helps cut fatty liver disease in kids


April 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a specific form of vitamin E improved the most severe form of fatty liver disease in some children.Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) ... Read more...

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Cheap diabetes drug could help fight breast cancer


April 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A low cost diabetes drug could benefit breast cancer sufferers. Anthony Howell, director of the breakthrough breast cancer research unit at the University of Manchester, said: ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may provide protection against endometrial cancer


April 6th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 06 (ANI): Metformin, a drug used to treat diabetes and also women with Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOS), may potentially provide protection against endometrial cancer, researchers at the University of Warwick ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug can raise heart disease risk by 25 percent


March 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Diabetes drug Avandia, which has been used by at least 50,000 people in Britain, increases the risk of heart disease by 23 percent and the risk ... Read more...

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New discovery paves way for anti-obesity pill


March 8th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research by Harvard University scientists has paved way for a new obesity and diabetes drug.The researchers have found that reducing the function of a transmembrane protein, ... Read more...

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New genetic links in diabetes drug could pave way for better treatment


December 27th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): A commonly used diabetes drug has been found to have unexplored genetic links, which could pave way for new and better treatments, say scientists.University of Dundee researchers have ... Read more...

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New diabetes drug provides better sugar control, promotes weight loss


December 7th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Combining the newer diabetes drug exenatide with insulin provides better blood sugar control in patients with type 2 diabetes than insulin alone and helps promote weight loss, a ... Read more...

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Cocktail of cheap drugs can prevent Alzheimer’s?


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A low-cost diabetes drug taken with a red wine 'miracle pill' could prevent millions from suffering the agony of Alzheimer's, suggests new research.The two-in-one cocktail could keep the ... Read more...

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Cocktail of cheap drugs ‘could prevent Alzheimer’s disease’


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): A cheap diabetes drug taken with a red wine 'miracle pill' could prevent Alzheimer's disease.British doctors at Dundee University believe the two-in-one cocktail could keep the brain healthy ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may retard growth of cysts in polycystic kidney disease


November 12th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug usually used to treat diabetes may also retard the growth of fluid-filled cysts of the most common genetic disorder-polycystic kidney ... Read more...

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Bristol Myers Get Approval For Their Diabetes Drug


November 7th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration in the United States has given the approval for AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb to sell the diabetes drug, Onglyza in America. ... Read more...

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Loss of cell powerhouses linked to Parkinson’s


October 7th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Scientists have bolstered the link between Parkinson's disease and the loss of cellular powerhouses called mitochondria after conducting a painstaking analysis of more than 400 brain tissue samples.If ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug increases heart attack risks, say experts


September 6th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Medical experts have urged a ban on Avandia, a drug taken by up to 100,000 diabetic patients in Britain, because it increases risks of heart attack. The Commission ... Read more...

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Heart Risk Posed By Diabetes Drugs Avandia Same As Actos, Study Says


August 29th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has highlighted that the risk of developing heart ailments or causing death of the diabetes drug Avandia is just the same as its ... Read more...

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Experimental anti-obesity drug cuts body weight sans side effects


July 13th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): In a study on rodents, researchers have found that a second-generation experimental anti-obesity and diabetes drug could reduce body weight while avoiding the risk of psychiatric side effects ... Read more...

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Delhi doctors begin trials for new diabetes drug


June 30th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Doctors in the national capital are conducting clinical trials for a new diabetes drug which has the potential of ridding patients of insulin injections forever. The trials for ... Read more...

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Study: Diabetes drug increases heart risk


June 29th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has confirmed that using the drug Avandia, which is used to treat diabetes was likely to increase your chances of getting ... Read more...

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Diabetes Drug Avandia Enhances The Risks Of Heart Disease


June 29th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A research study released in the Journal of the American Medical Association has revealed that the diabetes drug Avandia can enhance the risks ... Read more...

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Diabetes Drug Avandia Increases Heart Risk, Reviews Deduce


June 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The diabetic drug Avandia, which was considered to be one of the leading medications for patients suffering from Type 2 diabetes, faced a setback on Monday ... Read more...

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Whiff of exhaled air enough to detect drugs


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A whiff of exhaled air may now be enough to detect traces of drugs with the help of a new technique, a study says. "Traditionally, drug tests have ... Read more...

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Popular diabetes drug may help treat cancer


May 5th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Researchers have learned that the popular diabetes medication metformin doesn't work the way they thought.And the discovery could open the door to using metformin to treat cancer, tuberous ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug could help prevent lung cancer


April 20th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20(ANI): Metformin, a mainstay of treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes, is believed to be useful in preventing lung cancer.However, researchers are waiting for its confirmation in clinical ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug ‘ups heart disease, death risk’


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): US senators have linked a diabetes drug to heart disease and death.They have claimed that the drug Avandia used by tens of thousands of Britons increases the ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug raises bone fracture risk in older women


February 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Women with type 2 diabetes who take a commonly prescribed class of medications to treat insulin resistance may be at a higher risk for developing bone fractures, Henry ... Read more...

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School stars ‘enjoy better health in adulthood’


September 29th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Children who are the most popular and powerful at school tend to go on to enjoy better health as adults, a new study suggests.The study, which was based ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug can help fight lethal cancer complications


September 25th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): A drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes can help fight lethal complications accompanying cancer, say researchers.Researchers from Ohio State University have found that drug rosiglitazone can ... Read more...

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Popular diabetes drug may help fight breast cancer


September 15th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): A popular diabetes drug called metformin has been found to be effective in fighting breast cancer.The findings of the study from Harvard Medical School showed that metformin, ... Read more...

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