Tag: "diabetes" at medical news
Millennium, Aventis Pharma form novel alliance
...s, arthritis, allergies and respiratory disorders, diabetes
and the central nervous system disorders. Aventis Pharma has its corporate headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Aventis Pharma also encompasses Aventis Pasteur, a world leader in vaccines based in Lyon, France, and Aventis Behring, a world leader in t...
First human studies promising for popular nutritional supplement
CLA could help control weight, fat, diabetes
and muscle loss The long-awaited first results o...believes there is an indication that it is. In the diabetes
study, done at Purdue University in Indiana, 64 percent of volunteers taking CLA showed improvement ...
Supplements that target fat loss
metals that protect themselves
...cate supplement could help control weight, fat and diabetes
- A major symposium looks at whether a popular dietary supplement could help dieters keep the fat off even after they stop dieting and exercising, help people shed pounds, and boost insulin levels in diabetics. (AGFD 9, Sunday, Aug. 20, 1:30 p.m.; AG...
Drug therapy significantly extends lifespan of worms
...many diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, diabetes
and cardiovascular disease. By affecting the aging process overall, scientists hope they will be able to defer the onset of many age-related disorders. Dr. Wallace believes this research opens the door to a wide range of additional drugs that coul...
Invitation to take part in one-on-one interviews with experts on Avandia
...o interview some of the world's leading experts in diabetes
in exclusive one-on-one interviews....
Avandia provides new combination option for patients with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes
...olled type 2 diabetes. Previously, obese, type 2 diabetes
patients unable to maintain good glycaemic contro... patients. The studies, which involved 550 type 2 diabetes
patients, showed fasting plasma glucose was reduced by 3.6 mmol/l compared to baseline. 1 Glyco...
Study evaluates dosage adjustments of Agenerase
...ients. In patients receiving protease inhibitors, diabetes
mellitus, hyperglycemia, acute hemolytic anemia and redistribution/ accumulation of fat have been reported. Severe and life-threatening drug interactions could be associated with therapy with Agenerase (see full prescribing information for specific ...
Bullying at work increases sick leave among employees
... more and to suffere more chronic illness, such as diabetes
and asthma. Rates of sick leave were up to 50 per cent higher among victims of bullying. But absentee rates were also 9 per cent higher among those who worked in units where bullying took place. The cost of bullying in the hospitals assessed amounte...
NIH funds unique diabetes program that combines research with technology development
...work together to develop new therapies for type II diabetes
mellitus. Under the direction of diabetes
expert Dr. Chris Newgard, two biology projects will proceed concurrently with two biomedical technol...
UNC-CH to lead $34 million effort to see if girls can become more fit
... been a sharp increase in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes
in U.S. children," she said. "That jump, and the doubling of obesity in children, has gotten the nation's attention."...
Many uninsured adults do not receive needed medical care
...ncer screening, cardiovascular risk reduction, and diabetes
management. "Long-term uninsured adults were sign...ts and pneumococcal vaccinations among adults with diabetes
and HIV screening among those with self-perceived risk. For clinical services such as breast cancer...
Health clubs not fit for cardiac emergencies
...ppreciate the increased risk for heart disease and diabetes
that goes along with the increased age of their membership base. We can make these places safer, he says....
Sexual abuse may affect health for a lifetime
...d with hypertension -- such as cardiac disease and diabetes
-- may have died before the study was conducted. Exactly how sexual abuse may contribute to health problems cant be determined from this study. The effects of stress-related hormonal alterations may play a role, but further research is needed, noted...
Insulin precursor linked with increased stroke risk; may represent new risk factor
...lin in the blood stream is frequently increased in diabetes
patients, possibly because high blood levels of glucose induce increased insulin release from the beta cells and speed up the conversion of proinsulin. This, in turn, causes increased levels in the blood stream. The mechanisms by which proinsulin...
Beer, in moderation, cuts risk of cataracts and heart disease
...cose to energy. "What often happens with diabetes
is that the people don't get diagnosed until they've had one or two episodes of really high blood glucose for a period of time, like a day or two," Trevithick said. "That may be enough to damage the lens." "Antioxidants protect the mitochon...
Noni plant may yield new drugs to fight tuberculosis
...riety of other illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes
and cancer. The plant's popularity has recently surged in the United States and Southeast Asia. The noni's fruit has been processed into juices, pills and other products that are sold in health food stores and over the Internet. Like other herbal...
Novartis receives FDA approval for Starlix, a new treatment for type 2 diabetes
Novel new treatment approved for treating type 2 diabetes
Studies show Starlix reduces mealtime glucose ...) is not controlled by diet and exercise. Type 2 diabetes
is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use a hormone called insulin that is res...
U Penn researchers combating blindness from diabetic retionopathy in local community with 4 Sight program
...by the American Diabetes Association. People with diabetes
are at high risk for vision loss as their conditio...hat black women are 2.4 times as likely to develop diabetes
as white women are. The 4 Sight program developed a targeted telephone recruitment campaign aime...
Prevention of eye attacks
...to occur with increased frequency in patients with diabetes
and hypertension, in addition to occurring frequently in people with small, crowded optic nerves. At this time, little can be done for the damaged eye, therefore successful prevention of second eye involvement is another goal of new research studies....
Dual sensor could provide more information, earlier warning for diabetics
...e than 15 million people in the United States have diabetes
and approximately 800,000 are diagnosed with the d...y 95 percent of those have type 2, or adult-onset, diabetes
in which the body does not make enough, or properly use insulin. The rest have type 1 diabetes, in w...
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