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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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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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Poor biological clock could lead to diabetes, obesity


September 20th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): UC San Diego biologists have discovered biological clocks of mammals are related to development of obesity and diabetes.It also raises the possibility that some of the rise in ... Read more...

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Adopt holistic approach for weight loss, says expert


January 10th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Forget dieting or gruelling workout regimes -adopting a holistic approach to losing weight would be enough to feed your body the nourishment it craves for, says medical director ... Read more...

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A feel good way to shedding excess baggage?


January 9th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) When your New Year's resolution to lose weight crumbles as fast as the cookie touching your lips, it's time to admit that dieting doesn't work. More successful is ... Read more...

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How obesity increases diabetes risk


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered how obesity makes a person more prone to diabetes, and why thin people can become insulin-resistant.Led by Dr. ... Read more...

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Gene that controls abnormal sugar production in liver identified


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): In a novel study, scientists have identified a gene that helps regulate abnormal production of sugar in the liver, critical to people with diabetes.The liver is the sugar ... Read more...

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Low-carb diet burns more excess liver fat


January 21st, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) A low-carbohydrate diet burns more excess liver fat than a low-calorie diet, according to a clinical study. These findings could open the way for treating obesity and related ... Read more...

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People on low-carbohydrate diets burn more excess liver fat than those on low-calorie diets


January 20th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 20 (ANI): A study conducted by scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center has shown that people who consume low-carbohydrate diets depend more on the oxidation of fat in the ... Read more...

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Low-carb diet can alter glucose formation in fatty livers


October 21st, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study from University of Texas South-western Medical Centre has revealed that low carbohydrate diet can alter glucose formation by the liver - proving it to ... Read more...

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Fat hormone may add to longevity


November 22nd, 2007 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Using a mouse model, researchers at the University of North Carolina have reported that a fat hormone which causes changes in the metabolism may increase life span.Terry Combs ... Read more...

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