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New discovery opens way to fat busting pill


March 8th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) A new discovery in mice could potentially pave the way to a fat busting pill for humans.Harvard scientists found that reducing the function of a protein, ... 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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20 potatoes a day diet for 2 months makes US man lose 18 pounds!


November 30th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Contrary to the popular belief that potatoes should stay out of a diet plan, a man in the US has eaten nothing but 20 potatoes a day for ... Read more...

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High doses or prolonged use of glucosamine could increase diabetes risk


October 28th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A research team at Université Laval's Faculty of Pharmacy has revealed that high doses or prolonged use of glucosamine causes the death of pancreatic cells and could increase ... Read more...

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Garlic oil ‘may prevent heart disease in diabetics’


September 30th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that garlic has enormous potential to prevent cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease that is a leading cause of death in people with ... Read more...

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Obesity Surgery Might Be Effective In Controlling Diabetes


July 8th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If belong to the category of people who can't shed the extra kilos while suffering from escalating sugar levels, then opting for an obesity ... Read more...

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High blood sugar in pregnancy may raise diabetes risk in kids


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that kids of mothers whose blood glucose (sugar) was high during pregnancy are more likely to have low insulin sensitivity-a risk factor for ... Read more...

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Dieting alone cannot help stave off type 2 diabetes


May 28th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Dieting to shed weight is on its own not enough to stave off diabetes in people with sarcopenia - low skeletal muscle mass and strength, a study has ... Read more...

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High blood sugar levels ‘tied to coronary heart disease risk in nondiabetics?’


May 26th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Findings of new study have cast doubt on suggestions that there is an association between blood-sugar control and heart disease amongst nondiabetic people.While there is strong evidence that ... Read more...

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Karnataka ex-minister to be shifted to Bangalore hospital


May 13th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Haratalu Halappa, accused of raping his friend's wife, will be shifted from his home district Shimoga to a hospital here for better treatment, police ... Read more...

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Early metformin treatment doubles chance of success for diabetics


March 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Starting metformin treatment early doubles chance of success for people with diabetes, a new research has found.The Kaiser Permanente study, the first to compare failure rates of metformin ... Read more...

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High blood-sugar levels ‘up cancer risk’


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): A new study has found a link between elevated blood-sugar levels and increased risk of cancer.The finding is worrying, especially in Britian, as an estimated 10.1 million people ... Read more...

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Gut hormone can lower sugar levels in diabetics


August 7th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 7 (IANS) Canadian researchers have found that a hormone in the human gut could be used to lower sugar levels in diabetics. Researchers of the Toronto General Research Institute and ... Read more...

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Gut hormone may help lower blood sugar levels


August 6th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Canadian researchers have identified a novel function of a gut hormone that might potentially play a vital role in lowering glucose levels in diabetes.In the study conducted using ... Read more...

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‘Jumping gene’ found to diminish activity of diabetes risk gene in mice


July 3rd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Scientists at the German Institute of Human Nutrition have announced the identification of a new gene that is associated with diabetes, and of a mechanism that makes obese ... Read more...

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Depressed diabetics often neglect treatment


June 8th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 8 (DPA) Diabetic patients who have persistently high blood-sugar levels or experience sudden drops in blood glucose may be suffering from depression, the Berlin-based German Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Neurology Association ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar identified


March 19th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Scientists from University of Michigan School of Kinesiology have identified a potential therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar levels.The researchers have come across certain proteins that ... Read more...

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Leptin revives mice dying of type-1 diabetes


February 17th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) For the first time, terminally ill rodents with type-1 diabetes have been restored to complete health with a single injection of a substance other than insulin. University of ... Read more...

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High blood sugar levels linked to memory loss in diabetics


February 12th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): High blood sugar levels may lead to memory loss in diabetes patients, say researchers.The study led by Dr Jeff Williamson, M.H.S at the Wake Forest has shown ... Read more...

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Vitamin B1 supplements may reverse kidney damage in diabetics


December 29th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A new study from Warwick University has found that daily doses of vitamin B1 can help reverse kidney damage in people with diabetes.In the study involving 40 ... Read more...

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Diabetes, metabolic aberrations linked with body-clock


December 8th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Metabolic aberrations and diabetes may be linked with the body clock, says a new research.Researchers have identified a gene involved in the way the body responds to the ... Read more...

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Drug marketing techniques compromising patients safety, says report


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 3 (ANI): Patients safety is being compromised in America because medicines these days are reviewed and released onto the market faster than ever before, says a report. Author David ... Read more...

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Intense diabetes therapy doesnt reduce heart problems


June 7th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that an intensive therapeutic strategy targeting blood sugar to near-normal levels does not reduce heart attack or stroke risk, but increases risk ... Read more...

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New signal pathway discovery could boost diabetes research, treatment


June 5th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Miami University have discovered a new signal pathway which, according to them, will eventually give new impetus to diabetes research ... Read more...

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Hindraf detainee seeks release on health grounds


May 23rd, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian leader detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) has again filed an application seeking his release on the grounds that he has been denied ... Read more...

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Insulin jabs may delay type 2 diabetes progression


May 23rd, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
London, May 23 (ANI): Giving newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients a short course of intensive insulin therapy may delay disease progression, according to a Chinese study.In the Lancet trial, patients ... Read more...

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Erectile dysfunction? Heart attack may follow


May 20th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Much more than good sex might be at stake for those suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED) - it could presage a future heart problem and even death, warns ... Read more...

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Mums with high normal blood sugar pass on birth problem risk to babies


May 8th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that pregnant women with high normal blood sugar levels are more likely than women with lower blood sugar levels to give birth ... Read more...

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Diabetes accelerates reduced lung capacity


March 28th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 28 (ANI): A new study has cited that people with diabetes experience a faster loss of lung capacity as compared to those who do not have the disease, ... Read more...

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Less sleep could make men obese: Study


March 16th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 16 (ANI): Researchers at the Nihon University have found that men who have less than five hours sleep a night run greater risks of obesity and are more likely ... Read more...

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Not enough sleep can make men fat


March 14th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Beauty sleep is, as it turns out, as essential for men as it is for women, for a new study has found that men who get less ... Read more...

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