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Cheese cuts risk of diabetes by 12 percent


July 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eating just two slices of cheese a day cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes by 12 percent, scientists have discovered.The findings go against current health ... Read more...

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Lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Making lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes, simply, effectively and cheaply, a new study says. Diabetes is a chronic and complex disease marked by high levels ... Read more...

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Low-carb diets better for easing weight: Study


December 13th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) A low-carb diet is better than a standard, calorie-restricted one for cutting down weight and lowering blood levels of cancer-promoting hormone insulin, a British study has ... Read more...

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Chewing your way to weight loss


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Chewing gum after meals could be a simple way of losing weight rather than subjecting yourself to arduous physical exertion or spending a fortune on drugs, ... Read more...

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Fat-busting pill helps shed two pounds a week


January 12th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A new fat-busting pill could help people shed two pounds a week without restricting their diet, according to a study.Start-up US drugs company Zafgen has announced the results ... Read more...

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New fat-fighting drug shows promise


January 8th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Wouldn't it be great if you could just pop a pill to shed those extra pounds without going through its harmful side effects? Well, it may now be ... Read more...

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Worms offer clues to declining fertility with age in women


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): New ways that may help maintain fertility in women who want to delay bearing a child may not be too far, as Princeton scientists have discovered genes responsible ... Read more...

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Fat-rich junk food may alter genes linked with type II diabetes


September 8th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 8 (ANI): A team of scientists in Sweden have warned that gorging too much on fat-rich junk food may cause drastic changes to a gene that helps muscle cells burn ... Read more...

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Scientists detect body chemistry changes that occur years before type 2 diabetes develops


June 9th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A new study suggests that chemistry changes inside the body start occurring several years before a person begins to show the symptoms of type 2 diabetes.University College London ... Read more...

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Fructose is the bad sugar, not glucose


April 25th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) A 10-week study has thrown up evidence that consumption of fructose-sweetened, not glucose-sweetened beverages, can adversely affect both sensitivity to insulin and how the body handles fats, creating ... Read more...

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Fructose worse than glucose for human health


April 21st, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): While too much sugar is bad for health, scientists have found that over-consumption of fructose is more dangerous than that of glucose.Peter Havel and colleagues, at the University ... Read more...

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Having a big bottom can cut diabetes risk


January 3rd, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Heres some good news for women who find it hard to squeeze into their skinny jeans, courtesy their big bottoms: a generously proportioned derriere could be good ... Read more...

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How the body regulates energy supply to the brain during fasting


October 6th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 6 (ANI): Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found out how the body regulates energy supply to the brain during fasting. Dr. Marc Montminy, a professor ... Read more...

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Junk food may raise miscarriage risk


September 20th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Gorging on junk food during pregnancy may increase the risk of miscarriage, suggest scientists.According to researchers, high levels of trans fats in many burgers, pies, cakes ... Read more...

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How the brain contributes to insulin resistance


July 11th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A new study from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York has shed light on how the brain contributes to the development of insulin resistance in body. ... Read more...

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New finding may pave way for improved diabetes treatment


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new study is shedding light on processes that determine the release of the blood sugar-lowering hormone insulin, thereby acting as a potential target for developing improved ... Read more...

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New Mouse model may tender great help in diabetes research


June 2nd, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have achieved a significant success in regenerating pancreatic beta cells in mice after inducing them to die.Genetic engineering was the ... Read more...

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Hormone holds key to longer survival among elderly


May 28th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (IANS) Elderly men who have a highly active growth hormone not only live longer but also face reduced cardiovascular risk, a new study has found. The growth hormone, insulin-growth ... Read more...

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Stem cell breakthrough offers new treatments for diabetes


April 4th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Manchester have made a breakthrough in the fight against diabetes, by discovering a new technique for turning embryonic stem cells into insulin-producing ... Read more...

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An ordinary cuppa of tea can help fight diabetes


March 2nd, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Besides giving you a kick start in the morning, your favourite cup of tea has the potential to fight one of the worlds biggest life-threatening diseases- diabetes, claim ... Read more...

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