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New ammunition in the fight against Type 2 diabetes Gastric banding can play a vital role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight but not obese, according to new research.
Medical News Today | Apr 9, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New functional details of common anti-diabetic drugs revealed Scientists thought they basically knew how the most common drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes worked, but a new study from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) reveals...
Medical News Today | Apr 9, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gene therapy for Friedreich's ataxia in animal model A full and very rapid cure for the heart disease was made possible by the transfer, via a viral vector, of a normal copy of the gene deficient in Friedreich's ataxia patients, in a mouse model.
Medical News Today | Apr 9, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The adverse effects a junk food diet can have on the mind and body A new UCLA psychology study provides evidence that being overweight makes people tired and sedentary - not the other way around.Life scientists led by UCLA's Aaron Blaisdell placed 32 female rats on one of two diets for six months. The first, a standard r
Medical News Today | Apr 8, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists uncover startlingly new functional details of common anti-diabetic drugs Scientists thought they basically knew how the most common drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes worked, but a new study from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) reveals unexpected new aspects of the process. These findings could eve
Medical News Today | Apr 7, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Metabolites' role in understanding disease A University of Alabama researcher who co-authored an article in an early online issue of Genetics advocates for a greater emphasis on the body's metabolites in understanding illnesses.
Medical News Today | Apr 7, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sensor fueled by spit According to an international team of engineers, saliva-powered micro-sized microbial fuel cells can produce minute amounts of energy sufficient to run on-chip applications.Bruce E. Logan, Evan Pugh Professor and Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineeri
Medical News Today | Apr 7, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sleep apnoea linked with blood sugar levels Sleep apnoea has been linked with elevated blood sugar levels, suggesting people with the condition could be at an increased risk of cardiovascular illness and mortality.The findings of a new study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, add to a
Medical News Today | Apr 4, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Clinicians should be aware of the risks of diabetes when treating sleep apnoea The findings of a new study, published online in the European Respiratory Journal, add to a growing body of evidence that suggests that sleep apnoea is linked with diabetes. Sleep apnoea has been linked with elevated blood sugar levels, suggesting people
Medical News Today | Apr 4, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor could help the body resist weight gain In a new study, Simon Musyoka Mwangi and colleagues tested whether higher levels of a certain protein help fight the weight gain and health problems caused by eating the wrong foods.More than one-third of people in the US are obese.
Medical News Today | Apr 4, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend