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NBR1 protein plays a critical role in regulating obesity-induced inflammation that leads to metabolic disease A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) has identified a new signal that triggers the events leading to insulin resistance in obesity.
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Women who used hormonal birth control had higher odds for gestational diabetes The efficacy and safety of contraceptives have been questioned for decades; however, whether a relationship exists between hormonal contraceptives and gestational diabetes (GDM) is undetermined.
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Niacin for cholesterol now linked to death risk, dangerous side effects and no benefits After 50 years of being a mainstay cholesterol therapy, niacin should no longer be prescribed for most patients due to potential increased risk of death, dangerous side effects and no benefit in...
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Treatment reverses symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice, without side effects In mice with diet-induced diabetes - the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans - a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two...
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Statins may reduce cardiovascular death in type 2 diabetes Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability among people with Type 2 diabetes.
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Single injection normalizes glucose levels in type 2 diabetes Researchers who gave mice with type 2 diabetes the growth factor FGF1, found it reversed diabetes and kept blood glucose within a safe range for 2 days with just one injection.
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pre-diabetes label 'unhelpful and unnecessary' Labelling people with moderately high blood sugar as pre-diabetic is a drastically premature measure with no medical value and huge financial and social costs, say researchers from UCL and the Mayo...
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Molecular mechanisms underlying the prevention of autoimmunity by Roquin revealed Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen, the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich (LMU) and the Technische Universitt Mnchen (TUM) have moved an important step closer to understanding...
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sedentary behavior ameliorated by physical fitness Physical fitness may buffer some of the adverse health effects of too much sitting, according to a new study by researchers from the American Cancer Society, The Cooper Institute, and the University...
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News from the Annals of Family Medicine High Prevalence of Unsafe All-Terrain Vehicle Ridership Among Adolescents in IowaMore youth are killed every year in the United States in all-terrain vehicle crashes than on bicycles, and since...
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend