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Indian plant extracts may help treat diabetes


July 4th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Scientists have isolated some Indian and Australian medicinal plant extracts that could potentially help manage diabetes. Researchers from Australia's Swinburne University of Technology have investigated 12 ... Read more...

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Pair of liver molecules could control diabetes


April 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Salk Institute researchers have discovered a pair of molecules that regulate the liver's production of glucose and could be the key to controlling diabetes. Controlling the ... Read more...

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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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Sugared beverages raise heart, diabetes risks for women


November 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) Drinking two or more sugared beverages daily could not only bloat a woman's waistline but also elevate the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Researchers compared ... Read more...

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Low body fat no protection against heart risk


June 27th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) A lower body fat level may not always lower your risk for heart disease and diabetes, researchers say. Douglas P. Kiel and David Karasik, researchers at ... Read more...

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Study reveals that weight loss surgery may reverse diabetes


April 29th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbia, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that the way that weight is lost is crucial to the fight against diabetes. To determine the kind of relationship between how ... Read more...

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Avoiding or controlling diabetes may cut cancer risk, mortality


April 4th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Taking antioxidants during pregnancy ‘prevents obesity in kids’


March 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Women who take antioxidants before and during their pregnancies may be protecting their offspring against obesity and diabetes, according to a new study on animals.Noting that a high-fat, ... Read more...

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Brain insulin plays critical role in development of diabetes


February 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a novel function of brain insulin.Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered that impaired brain insulin action may be the cause of the ... Read more...

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Diabetes’ link to viral infection confirmed


February 4th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): An Australian study has suggested that kids with Type 1 diabetes are nearly 10 times more likely to have a viral infection as compared to healthy children.Childhood diabetes ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity comes from unhealthy lifestyle: Study


February 1st, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that children who are obese were more likely to consume school lunch instead of a packed lunch from home and spend two ... Read more...

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Marmite helps heart attack victims live longer


December 7th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Heart attack victims can now boost their chances of survival, thanks to a vitamin B1 derivative found in foods such as marmite.Marmite is a type of thick, dark ... Read more...

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Inhaled steroids up diabetes risk: Study


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): A new research has found that inhaled steroids increase the risk of diabetes.Researchers at Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research concluded that patients taking inhaled corticosteroids are ... Read more...

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Eating whole grains may cut risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes


October 21st, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people who consume several servings of whole grains per day while limiting daily intake of refined grains appear to have less of ... Read more...

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Diabetic women ‘have more C-sections and fetal complications’


September 18th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): A study has revealed that nearly half of women with diabetes prior to pregnancy have a potentially-avoidable C-section and their babies are twice as likely to die as ... Read more...

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Diabetes could harm lungs just like smoking


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): People with diabetes may have impaired lung function, which is similar to the impairment found in smokers, according to a recent study.Researchers from The Netherlands conducted a ... Read more...

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Group weight-loss program helps reduce diabetes risk: Study


May 21st, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study has claimed that attending periodical sessions of weight loss programs in groups can benefit overweight or obese people and reduce risk of diabetes.Researchers found that ... Read more...

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Researchers cure type 1 diabetes in mice


April 9th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Scientists at University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, have successfully cured mice with type 1 diabetes using a sophisticated nanotechnology-based "vaccine".They have also slowed the onset of the ... Read more...

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‘Silent strokes’ signal increased kidney failure risk in diabetics


January 29th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Silent cerebral infarction (SCI)-small areas of brain damage caused by injury to small blood vessels- signals an increased risk of progressive kidney disease and kidney failure in patients ... Read more...

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Researchers working on fun way to combat childhood obesity


November 16th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Researchers are working to find effective, fun filled methods to prevent childhood obesity, which could bring on an increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Researchers at Geisinger Health ... Read more...

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Diabetics with Alzheimer’s have ’slower memory loss rate’


October 28th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): People who have both Alzheimer's disease (AD) and diabetes have a slower rate of memory loss than people who suffer only from AD, says a new study.Earlier research ... Read more...

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Anti-diabetic effects of sodium tungstate unravelled


August 28th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Uncovering the molecular mechanisms of tungstate activity in diabetes, researchers have now identified the pathways through which sodium tungstate improves pancreatic function and beta cell proliferation.Led by Professor ... Read more...

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Large variations exist in peoples’ ability to eliminate arsenic from body


August 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that large variations exist in peoples' ability to eliminate potentially toxic substance arsenic from the body.In the study, Kevin Francesconi and colleagues found ... Read more...

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Chemical in milk key to combating heart disease, diabetes


May 21st, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) A chemical found in milk can combat a disorder that increases risk of heart disease and diabetes, a new study says. The disorder, called metabolic syndrome, is a ... Read more...

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New fat-fighting pathway could help control liver disease, diabetes


April 2nd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a method that can manage the amount of fat that cells store for use as a back-up energy source, and can eventually lead to therapies ... Read more...

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Weight gain may actually be beneficial for diabetics


June 7th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Diabetics are often advised to shed those extra pounds, however a new study suggests that weight gain can actually help people with type 1 diabetes.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates glucose levels identified


June 4th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): In a new study that may provide further understanding of the underlying causes of diabetes, researchers have identified a gene that regulates glucose levels.The study determined that ... Read more...

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New vaccine reverses diabetes in mice


May 29th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): An experimental vaccine has prevented and reversed type 1 diabetes in animal models, researchers at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh have reported.Microspheres carrying targeted nucleic acid molecules ... Read more...

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Protein could harbour new therapies for elevated triglycerides


May 24th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 24 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a potential target for the development of new therapies to treat hypertriglyceridemia, a lipid disorder commonly seen in obese and diabetic people.Diabetes researchers ... Read more...

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Key markers of high risk of type 2 diabetes identified


April 26th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers from University of Warwick have discovered certain key markers that may help identify a far greater number of people who are at a high risk of ... Read more...

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