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Oral Insulin Capsule: Oramed Enrolls First Patient in Phase IIb Study

Oramed's oral insulin capsule has the potential to create a new paradigm in the treatment of diabetes by oral delivery of insulin. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.,...

Smart Insulin Patch Invented to Replace Insulin Injections for Diabetes

Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention...

Osteoporosis Drug Found to Stimulate Production of Cells that Control Insulin Balance

Scientists have discovered that a drug commonly used to treat osteoporosis in humans also stimulates the production of cells that control insulin balance.While other...

Possible Target for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Found

Researchers using embryonic rescue methodology have found that inhibition of a specific protein may be a potential treatment for type 2 diabetes.Currently, there are...

For Diabetics, Exercise Helps Control Blood Glucose, Trim Waist Size and Body Fat

How important is exercise to people with diabetes? Waist circumference, percentage of body fat, and hemoglobin A1c levels all improved in diabetics who exercised...

Heart Benefits from Alcohol: What do People Think?

The public is divided on the heart benefits from alcohol consumption - and a recent study details how perceptions vary between different groups of...

Recall: Advanced Joint Formula Capsules by G&C Natural Nutrition

G&C Natural Nutrition is voluntarily recalling all lots of it's Advanced Joint Formula capsules due to two undeclared drug ingredients - diclofenac and chlorpheniramine.Consumer...

Weight Loss in Obese Adults Reduces Asthma Severity

Study finds weight loss in obese adults can reduce severity of asthma. Behavioral weight loss program associated with improvements in airway hyperresponsiveness and quality...

The Best Pancreas System for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

New study shows that the dual-hormone artificial pancreas provides the most benefits by reducing the time spent in nocturnal hypoglycemia with children and adolescents...

Eating Peanuts and Nuts Reduces Diabetes Mortality Rate

People who eat at least 10 grams of nuts or peanuts per day had a reduced mortality rate from diabetes, as well as other...
Statins and Memory Loss

Short-Term Memory Loss Due to Statin Drugs Not Likely

Researchers have examined the link between statins, which are cholesterol-lowering drugs, and memory impairment. Findings suggests that statin users need not worry about an...

Research Team Pinpoints Gene Key to Reactivating Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

A BYU research team, which includes several students with type 1 diabetes, have pinpointed a gene that causes beta cells to replicate. Beta cells...

Diabetics with Poorly Controlled Blood Sugar Have Longer, More Costly Hospital Stays

As more patients are being admitted into U.S. hospitals with diabetes as an underlying condition, studies show that diabetics with poorly controlled blood sugar...

Lixisenatide, a New Diabetes Drug, Had No Increase in Cardiovascular Risk

Cardiovascular safety of a new glucose-lowering drug, named Lixisenatide, has been observed by Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers.An international, multidisciplinary team including investigators from...

Drinking Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Every Day Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

A daily sugar-sweetened beverage habit may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Find out which drinks they tested and what they found...

Study Shows Which New York City Residents Spend Too Much Time Sitting Around

New York City is one of the most walkable cities in the county, yet certain groups of residents are spending way too much time...

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