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How Protein-Rich Diets Curb Hunger

Researchers have uncovered new evidence to explain the observation that diets rich in protein stunt the appetite.

IOF Warns of Fracture Risk in Diabetics, Urges Early Evaluation

New review summarizes current knowledge on the mechanisms, evaluation and management of bone fragility in type 1 diabetes, who suffer from an almost 6-fold...

Insulin Sensitivity Better in Women Than Men Thanks to PTEN Protein

It's long been known that obese men are more likely to develop type two diabetes than obese women. Find out how a certain protein,...

Treating Sleep Apnea or Heavy Snoring May Delay Alzheimer’s and Memory Decline

People with sleep breathing problems were diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) an average of nearly 10 years earlier than people who did not...

Adult Lifestyle Biggest Risk Factor For Diabetes

Adult lifestyle has more influence on your chances of developing diabetes than childhood experience, according to new research whose findings contradict previously-held beliefs.

Low-Carb Diets Linked to Atherosclerosis and Impaired Blood Vessel Growth

Even as low-carbohydrate/high-protein diets have proven successful at helping individuals rapidly lose weight, little is known about the diets' long-term effects on vascular health.

Stanford Scientists’ Discovery Of Hormone Offers Hope For Obesity Drug

When the appetite-enhancing hormone ghrelin was discovered a few years ago, researchers thought they had found the last of the major genes that regulate weight. They were wrong.

Breakthrough Finding: Targeting Beclin-1 May Combat Diabetic Heart Disease

At least 60% of people with diabetes die because of heart disease and cardiovascular complications. A new finding has discovered why - and have...

Extended-Release Niacin Effective in Low Doses for Diabetics

Niacin, a medication once discouraged for the treatment of lipid abnormalities in patients with diabetes, has the potential ability, when given in low doses, to be well-tolerated and effective.

Study: New Target For Obesity And Related Metabolic Disorders

A new study reveals an attractive new target for therapies aimed at the treatment of obesity and related metabolic disorders.

Study: Certain Blood Pressure-Lowering Drugs Reduce Diabetes Risk In Hispanic Patients

While beta-blockers and diuretics have long been used to treat patients with hypertension, Hispanic patients appear to benefit from a tailor-made strategy that includes other medications, particularly calcium antagonists and angiotensin-converting, or ACE, inhibitors.

Too Much Sugar is Bad, But Which Sugar is Worse: Fructose or Glucose?

Fructose-sweetened but not glucose-sweetened beverages can adversely affect both sensitivity to the hormone insulin and how the body handles fats, creating medical conditions that increase susceptibility to heart attack and stroke.

Tight Glucose Control Lowers Cardiovascular Disease by About 50-percent in Diabetes

New study results confirm that intensive treatment of diabetic patients results in a significantly lower risk of heart disease. In fact, it can cut the risk of cardiovascular disease nearly in half.

Adult Hypertension Risk Can be Identified in Childhood

Findings published in the international journal Hypertension detail screening methods to help clinicians identify young people who may develop high blood pressure later in...

Action of Nitroglycerin For Chest Pain May Place Some Patients at Risk

Nitroglycerin relaxes blood vessels to boost blood flow, yet the mechanism by which the drug works has remained a matter of scientific controversy.

Study Shows Potential for Resolving Type 2 Diabetes with Bariatric Surgery

Research indicates that surgery to reduce obesity can eliminate manifestations of diabetes.

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