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Biochemical to treat diabetes discovered


July 16th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a biochemical that shows a completely new and promising direction for the development of drugs to treat type-2 diabetes.Scientists had long ... Read more...

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A new drug to reverse diabetes?


October 5th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) American researchers are working on a drug that could help prevent or even reserve Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the disease linked to ... Read more...

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Decrease in protein levels could be sign child will develop diabetes


April 26th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study has found that the decreasing blood levels of a protein that helps control inflammation could be a sign that a child will develop diabetes.Georgia Health Sciences ... Read more...

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Potential new non-insulin treatment for type 1 diabetes found


March 25th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin, long thought to be the sole regulator ... Read more...

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Human umbilical cord blood cells accelerate diabetic wound healing


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Korean scientists have found that transplanting human umbilical cord blood-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) 'significantly accelerate' wound closure in diabetic mouse models.Diabetes is often associated with impaired wound ... Read more...

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Nano drug promising in treatment of chronic wounds


February 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Scientists have developed a low cost, nanometer-sized drug to treat chronic wounds including diabetic foot ulcers or burns. Poor blood circulation arising from diabetes often results in skin ... Read more...

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Growth-factor-containing nanoparticles speed up healing of chronic wounds


January 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have developed a novel system for delivery of growth factors to chronic wounds such as pressure sores and diabetic foot ulcers.The ... Read more...

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Stem cells from testicles could offer diabetes treatment


December 14th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 14 (ANI): It may soon be possible for men with type 1 diabetes to use stem cells from their testicles to replace their damaged insulin-secreting beta islet cells, say US ... Read more...

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Scientists find way to cure diabetes?


December 13th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) A cure for diabetes may have been found -- at least in men. Researchers have used slivers of testicular tissue to make millions of healthy replacements for ... Read more...

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Men with type-1 diabetes could ‘grow their own transplant’


December 13th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that men with type 1 diabetes may now be able to grow their own insulin-producing cells from their testicular tissue.The study at the ... Read more...

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Gene-silencing that could prevent diabetes-related heart failure


December 10th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A series of in vitro tests has helped scientists to discover that silencing the TLR4 gene can stop the process which may lead to cardiovascular disease in diabetic ... 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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Marmite can cure diabetes


December 7th, 2010 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Marmite, a brown-coloured spread made from yeast, could save the lives of millions of people ­because it contains a vitamin that protects against some potentially fatal heart conditions ... Read more...

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Marmite vitamin ‘could prevent heart problems’


December 6th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Experts have claimed that a vitamin found in Marmite has the potential to prevent heart diseases.Scientists from Bristol University, who carried out the experiment in mice, also suggested ... Read more...

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Chromium picolinate may reduce inflammation in diabetic nephropathy


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): A new research has concluded that taking chromium picolinate may help lessen inflammation associated with diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease).Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta compared ... Read more...

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Drug shows promise against debilitating condition of diabetes


September 11th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): A drug has the potential to stop a debilitating condition of diabetes that often leads to pain in the extremities and even amputations, say scientists.The drug has been ... Read more...

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Discovery offers new approach for diabetes therapy


July 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Scientists have 'cured' laboratory mice of mild, diet-induced diabetes by stimulating the production of a particular enzyme.According to researchers, the findings could offer a new approach to diabetes ... Read more...

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Gene therapy may help cure diabetes


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Scientists from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have developed an experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes.Using gene therapy, the team tried to counter the two defects that ... Read more...

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Protein that modulates metabolic dysfunction in obesity identified


June 18th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A new American study has identified the protein that modulates metabolic dysfunction in obesity.The findings of the research, conducted by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), have appeared ... Read more...

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Is too much insulin bad for the heart?


April 21st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Using insulin to treat diabetes could be harmful if the patient has chronic high blood pressure (BP), says the latest research. Insulin is a hormone that controls the levels ... Read more...

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Further evidence on benefits of BP drugs in diabetic retinopathy treatment


February 25th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has offered more evidence that certain high blood pressure drugs may be useful in preventing and treating diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of vision loss ... Read more...

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Stem cells ageing may be reversible


January 31st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Stem cells, which stand ready to replenish mature cells lost to wounds, diseases and everyday wear and tear, can lose their normal functions as they age. But research ... Read more...

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Leptin-controlled gene may help control diabetes


January 6th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study has found that fat hormone leptin might help control diabetes.The researchers found that the hormone controls the activity of a gene known as IGFBP2 in ... Read more...

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Red grape molecule shows promise in treating diabetes


October 10th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Resveratrol, a molecule found in red grapes, has been shown to improve diabetes when delivered orally to rodents, but it is only now that scientists have discovered how ... Read more...

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Enhanced blueberry juice helps combat obesity, diabetes


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Canadian scientists have revealed that biotransformed blueberry juice holds great promise for treating obesity and diabetes.The research team from the Universite de Montreal, the Institut Armand-Frappier and the ... Read more...

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Bio-transformed blueberry juice fights fat and diabetes


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 2 (IANS) Juice of North American blueberries, bio-transformed with bacteria from the skin of the fruit, looks promising as an anti-obesity and anti-diabetic agent. Researchers from the Universities of Montreal, de ... Read more...

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Iron-binding drug may heal diabetes-related stubborn wounds


July 28th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A drug used to remove iron from the body has the potential to fight the problem of diabetes-related poor wound healing, according to researchers from Stanford University School ... Read more...

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Allergy drugs may help reduce obesity and diabetes


July 27th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Drugs commonly used to treat allergies have been found to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes in mice, say Harvard researchers.Lead researchers Guo-Ping Shi and Jian Liu focussed ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells cure diabetes in mice


March 17th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Adult stem cells have a major role to play in curing type 1 diabetic mice, according to a new study by an Indian-origin scientist. In the study, the ... Read more...

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Gene therapy may treat obesity


March 10th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Alarmed by the rise in obesity, researchers are examining the possibility of injecting a gene directly into one of the critical feeding and weight control centres of the ... Read more...

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Gene therapy to pave way for safer, effective obesity treatment


March 10th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Researchers at the Ohio State University Medical Centre have discovered that a particular gene, BDNF, can pave the way for promising new treatment for obesity that is ... Read more...

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Bone marrow cells could help heal nerves in diabetics


February 5th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Feb 5 (ANI): In a novel study, researchers from Emory University were able to successfully restore nerve function in diabetic mice by bone marrow cells transplantation.The team revealed that transplanting ... Read more...

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Pure insulin-producing cells effectively treat diabetic mice


November 21st, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A team of scientists in Singapore has developed an unlimited number of pure insulin-producing cells from mouse embryonic stem cells (ESCs).The researchers found that these cells, ... Read more...

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Fooling immune system may help fight diabetes


November 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Researchers at Northwestern University''s Feinberg School of Medicine have found a new technique that may help fight diabetes.When people with type 1 diabetes undergo human islet cell ... Read more...

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Garlic-based tablet can treat diabetes I and II


November 20th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A tablet-form garlic-based drug can treat diabetes types I and II, according to a new study.The drug is based on vanadium and allaxin, a compound found in ... Read more...

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