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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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Some diabetes drugs are better than others: Study


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): A new study has found that several commonly prescribed drugs for type 2 diabetes may not be as effective at preventing death and cardiovascular diseases, such as heart ... Read more...

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Glass of red wine can help regulate diabetes


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A small glass of red wine consumed daily can keep adult diabetes under control, says research.A new study found that the drink contains high concentrations of chemicals that ... Read more...

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Could red wine treat diabetes?


November 20th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that red wine is packed with anti-diabetic compounds - so does that mean it could be a potential source of treatment?Alois Jungbauer and ... 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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Diabetes, obesity drugs may help treat hepatitis C


June 8th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new research led by the University of Leeds has found that common drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes and obesity can be used to successfully ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy posts $210 mn net profit


May 11th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of $210 million (Rs.963.1 crore) in the January-March quarter of 2010 against a loss of $153 million ... Read more...

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Ranbaxy to launch anti-diabetic drug Actos by 2012


March 15th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories Friday said it will launch anti-diabetic drug Actos in the US by 2012. Ranbaxy, majority owned by Japan's Daiichi Sankyo, said it has settled litigation ... Read more...

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Healthy lifestyle could help keep diabetes at bay for a decade


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Leading a healthy lifestyle can help stave off or lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in high risk people, say researchers.Lead researcher Dr Jill Crandall, associate ... Read more...

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Common diabetic therapy reduces pancreatic cancer risk


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): A commonly prescribed anti-diabetic drug can reduce an individual's risk of developing pancreatic cancer by 62 percent, according to a new study.The research from The University of Texas ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may help raise potency of cancer vaccines


June 5th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): An anti-diabetic drug can increase the potency of anti-cancer vaccines by boosting the immune system, a new study has found.Tests on mice, conducted by researchers at McGill University ... Read more...

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Widely used diabetes drug may improve cancer therapies


June 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): A widely used anti-diabetic drug, called metformin, may boost the immune system and increase the potency of vaccines and cancer treatments, say researchers at McGill University and the ... 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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Biocon unveils India’s first 24-hour diabetes drug


May 29th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Biotechnology firm Biocon Ltd Friday unveiled a new drug to help diabetics control their blood sugar levels. The product, Basalog, is the first diabetic drug whose effect lasts a ... Read more...

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Cow urine as anti-diabetic drug


June 7th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
By K.G Vasuki Bangalore, June 7 (ANI): In a significant breakthrough in treatment of diabetics, the scientists in Bangalore have found that cow urine reduces the blood sugar level. A study conducted ... Read more...

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Diabetic drug may prove safe therapy for epilepsy


April 9th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 9 (ANI): Researchers have said that a widely used diabetic drug, called Metformine, may prove to be an effective and safe therapy for epilepsy treatment as well.The study, ... Read more...

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Nocturnal frogs anti-infection substance gives new hope for diabetics


March 3rd, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
London, March 3 (ANI): A nocturnal frog that dwells in the ponds and lagoons of the Amazon may prove to be a saviour for millions of diabetics some day.The new hope ... Read more...

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