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NHS needs to perform more weight loss surgery to curb the obesity epidemic, argue experts Despite being the most successful treatment for obesity, the availability of bariatric surgery is limited.
Medical News Today | May 12, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stem cells from diabetic patients coaxed to become insulin-secreting cells If damaged cells are replaceable, type 1 diabetics wouldn't need insulin shots.
Medical News Today | May 11, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Junk food, high-fat diet may harm kidneys as much as type 2 diabetes It is well established that type 2 diabetes - if untreated - can lead to kidney damage. Now, new research shows that an unhealthy diet may do just as much harm.
Medical News Today | May 11, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Digesting sweet taste Gut enzymes in sweet taste cells may point way to better-tasting non-caloric sweeteners.
Medical News Today | May 10, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sticky molecules to tackle obesity and diabetes Okayama University researchers report that the overexpression of an adhesion molecule found on the surface of fat cells appears to protect mice from developing obesity and diabetes.
Medical News Today | May 10, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Intraocular therapy prevents or reverses diabetic retinopathy in mice Agent leads to overexpression of angiotensin converting enzyme-2, according to a new report in The American Journal of Pathology.
Medical News Today | May 10, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Testosterone undecanoate improves sexual function in men with type 2 diabetes and very low testosterone In a recent placebo-controlled study, long acting testosterone undecanoate (an ester of testosterone) improved erectile function, intercourse satisfaction, and sexual desire scores in type 2...
Medical News Today | May 6, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drug combination could help reduce risk of death in type 2 diabetes People with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin plus metformin had a reduced risk of death and major cardiac events compared with people treated with insulin alone, a new study by Cardiff University...
Medical News Today | May 5, 2016 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Infections can increase diabetes risk in children Viral respiratory infections during the first six months of life are associated with an increased risk for type 1 diabetes.
Medical News Today | May 5, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diabetes risk of common arthritis medicine glucocorticoid quantified for first time Glucocorticoid (or steroid) therapy, prescribed to around half of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, is a known risk factor for developing diabetes.
Medical News Today | May 4, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend