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October 6, 2015

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October 6, 2015

Exercise Is Good for Everyone, but Some Struggle More Than Others

Oct. 2, 2015 — People with increased risk of type 2 diabetes need to exercise more than others to achieve the same results, according to new ... read more

Children With Severe Obesity May Be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease and Diabetes

Oct. 1, 2015 — A direct correlation has been found between more severe forms of obesity in children and related risk factors for developing heart disease and diabetes--particularly in boys. It is estimated that ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Researchers have reached a breakthrough in understanding how fructose is transported into our cells. This could be a potential benefit for the development of novel treatments against some forms of ... read more

Lung Disease May Increase Risk of Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, Mouse Study Suggests

Sep. 30, 2015 — Numerous studies have identified obesity and poor diet as risk factors for insulin resistance and diabetes. Now, a new study adds another risk factor to the list: inflammatory lung ... read more

People With Genetic Variant Increasing Vitamin D Metabolism Improve Blood Sugar Control With High Protein Weight Loss Diet

Sep. 29, 2015 — People carrying a certain genetic variant relating to vitamin D metabolism are more likely to benefit from a high-protein weight loss diet than those without it, research ... read more

Diabetes Medication Can Reduce Food Intake

Sep. 29, 2015 — Many studies have focused on how much we eat when we are hungry, but sometimes we eat just to feel better. A new study shows that medication used for type-2 diabetes which mimics the gut-brain ... read more

Researchers Say Hormone Might Break Cycle of Obesity

Sep. 28, 2015 — As obesity rates for pregnant women continue to climb, scientists have discovered that increasing a specific hormone during pregnancy can reduce or eliminate the chances that the baby will become ... read more

New Research Exposes Health Risks of Fructose, Sugary Drinks

Sep. 28, 2015 — There is compelling evidence that drinking too many sugar-sweetened beverages, which contain added sugars in the form of high fructose corn syrup or table sugar (sucrose), can lead to excess weight ... read more

Diabetes Medication Could Be Used to Treat Alcohol Dependence

Sep. 25, 2015 — A medication used for diabetes and obesity also could be a valuable tool for the treatment of alcohol dependence, a new study on mice and rats ... read more

Inflammatory Response May Fan the Flame of Dietary Fats' Role in Obesity-Related Diseases

Sep. 24, 2015 — A new study finds that an enhanced inflammatory response could be the key link between high saturated fat intake -- a recognized risk factor for obesity-related disorders -- and the development of ... read more

Newly Identified Biochemical Pathway Could Be Target for Insulin Control

Sep. 24, 2015 — Researchers are reporting the identification of a new biochemical pathway to control insulin secretion from islet beta cells in the pancreas, establishing a potential target for insulin ... read more

Amyloid Plaques in Alzheimer's, Diabetes: Novel Leads for Inhibitors

Sep. 24, 2015 — When proteins change their structure and clump together, formation of amyloid fibrils and plaques may occur. Such 'misfolding' and 'protein aggregation' processes damage cells and ... read more

Women With Moderate Beer Consumption Run Lower Risk of Heart Attack

Sep. 24, 2015 — Women who drink beer at most once or twice per week run a 30 percent lower risk of heart attack, compared with both heavy drinkers and women who never drink beer. These are the findings of a Swedish ... read more

Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Bedtime Lowers Diabetes Risk

Sep. 23, 2015 — Taking blood pressure medications at bedtime, rather than in the morning, reduces blood pressure (BP) while asleep and also halves the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research ... read more

Investigation Questions Expert Advice Underpinning New US Dietary Guidelines

Sep. 23, 2015 — The expert report underpinning the latest dietary guidelines for Americans fails to reflect much relevant scientific literature in its reviews of crucial topics and therefore risks giving a ... read more

Some Forms of Dizziness After Getting Up May Signal Bigger Problems

Sep. 23, 2015 — People who get dizzy several minutes after standing up may be at risk of more serious conditions and even an increased risk of death, according to new research. Feeling dizzy, faint or light-headed ... read more

Potential Source of Insulin-Producing Cells Found in Adult Human Pancreas

Sep. 23, 2015 — Cells that express neurogenin 3 may one day be harnessed to create a plentiful supply of insulin-producing beta cells for the treatment of diabetes, a study ... read more

Not All Trans Fatty Acids Are Bad for You, New Research Suggests

Sep. 22, 2015 — New evidence suggests that low levels of trans fatty acids may not be as harmful to human health as previously thought, even if industrially produced, and may even be beneficial if they occur ... read more

CPAP Therapy Reduces Symptoms of Depression in Adults With Sleep Apnea

Sep. 22, 2015 — Depressive symptoms are extremely common in people who have obstructive sleep apnea, and these symptoms improve significantly when sleep apnea is treated with continuous positive airway pressure ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — In a landmark study, researchers examined pancreatic islet cells from 99 human organ donors and identified a new molecular pathway that manages the amount of insulin produced by the pancreatic cells ... read more

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