Monthly Archives: September 2006
Researchers have discovered the appetite-controlling hormone leptin could also combat type 2 diabetes.
Japanese adults with diabetes may have a higher risk of cancer overall and in several specific organs, including the liver, pancreas and kidney, according to results of a large study.
Physicians prescribing new medication often do not communicate to patients important details, such as potential side effects, how long or how often to take the drug or the specific name of the medication.
Results of a national survey from the National Lipid Association (NLA) demonstrate that patients, including those at greatest risk, are woefully unaware of the cardiovascular risks associated with unhealthy levels of triglycerides
A pilot study for Australia's first clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of traditional Chinese exercises in preventing the growing problem of diabetes has produced startling results.
New research indicates that taking beta-blocker drugs to treat high blood pressure can increase the risk of developing diabetes by 50 percent, compared to newer drugs.
More than 8 percent of the world population is currently suffering from conditions that increase diabetes risk, so about one in 12 people should be taking a drug to prevent diabetes, according to a study.
Exercise, dietary changes and medication have long been the cornerstones of managing type 2 diabetes. But few studies examine how exercise actually benefits these patients.
Protein linked to heart disease found to be more prevalent in low-income people, minorities and women; findings may help explain why the poor age faster.
According to the latest research from the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC), overeating during pregnancy may have significant and numerous health impacts on an unborn child.
Moderate red wine consumption in a form of Cabernet Sauvignon may help reduce the incidence of Alzheimer's Disease (AD).
Stimulation of a receptor in the brain that controls insulin responses has been shown to halt or diminish the neurodegeneration of Alzheimer's disease, providing evidence that the disease can be treated in its early stages.
Soy protein helps lower total cholesterol, low-density lipid "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides, and slightly raises high-density lipid "good" cholesterol.
A new vaccine being tested in a human clinical trial holds a great deal of promise for treating type 1 diabetes, a disease that newly afflicts 35,000 children each year.
A surprising new study finds that women in their 60s have as many risk factors for heart disease as men, and by their 70s have more, according to research.
Short or poor quality sleep is associated with reduced control of blood-sugar levels in African Americans with diabetes.
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