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October 23, 2016

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October 23, 2016

Replacing Diet Beverages With Water May Help Diabetic Patients Lose Weight

Oct. 17, 2016 — In a study of 81 overweight and obese women with type 2 diabetes who usually consumed diet beverages and were on a weight loss program, those who substituted water for diet beverages after their ... read more

Oct. 13, 2016 — Researchers have used nematode worms as a model to identify a new target of the type 2 diabetes drug metformin. Ion exchanger protein NHX-5 and its related protein in fruit flies are potential ... read more

Oct. 12, 2016 — Prox1 gene has long been known to play an important role in fetal development. Researchers have now discovered that Prox1 is essential also for skeletal muscle stem cell differentiation. Skeletal ... read more

Scientists Identify Potent New Anti-Obesity, Anti-Diabetes Target

Oct. 12, 2016 — Scientists have identified a key protein that promotes fat accumulation in animal models by slowing the breakdown and expenditure of fat and encouraging weight ... read more

Oct. 11, 2016 — Dieters sometimes consume extra protein to stave off hunger and prevent loss of muscle tissue that often comes with weight loss. But in a study of 34 postmenopausal women with obesity, researchers ... read more

New Immune Cell Subset Associated With Progression to Type 1 Diabetes

Oct. 11, 2016 — A recently described T cell subset may have a central role in the development of type 1 diabetes, research suggests. These so called follicular T helper cells were found to be increased at the onset ... read more

Diabetes: New Hope for Better Wound Healing

Oct. 10, 2016 — A sluggish insulin metabolism results in the slow and incomplete healing of injuries. That is why diabetics often have to contend with wounds that heal poorly. Researchers have now gained new ... read more

Obesity-Linked Conditions Are Projected to Rise Sharply in Children

Oct. 10, 2016 — Researchers' global estimates indicate that by 2025, some 268 million children aged 5 to 17 years may be overweight, including 91 million obese, assuming no policy interventions have proven ... read more

Are Natural Alternatives to Estrogen Replacement Therapy Safe?

Oct. 10, 2016 — Although individuals often consume natural products because of their potential health benefits, a new review indicates that it is not clear whether the benefits of plant-derived compounds that mimic ... read more

Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity: What Do We Really Know?

Oct. 7, 2016 — Social and economic factors have led to a dramatic rise in type 2 diabetes and obesity around the world. In a new review, researchers examine the knowledge of the actual causes and the interplay ... read more

Possible Causes of Celiac Disease Delimited

Oct. 3, 2016 — The amount of gluten could be a more important clue than breast-feeding or the timing of the introduction of gluten for continued research into the causes of celiac disease (gluten intolerance). This ... read more

Same Genes Affect Birth Weight and Health Later in Life

Oct. 3, 2016 — Abnormal birth weight is often caused by genetic factors, according to a recent study. The same genetic factors also increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases later in life. ... read more

Psychology Plays Vital Role in Tackling Diabetes

Oct. 3, 2016 — Individuals and families affected by diabetes must navigate a complex mix of medical, behavioral and social changes in which psychology plays an integral role, say ... read more

Sep. 30, 2016 — When exposed to cold, clusters of cells within the body's white fat become beige -- a color change that reflects the creation of more energy-producing mitochondria, cellular components that ... read more

Cardiovascular Risk Factor Prevention Should Be Addressed at All Ages

Sep. 29, 2016 — Older adults can develop cardiovascular risk factors later in life, according to a study. Investigators found that the development of risk factors including hypertension, diabetes and high ... read more

Empowering Diabetes Patients Through Technology

Sep. 28, 2016 — Researchers have received a five-year, $4 million federal grant to study how mobile technology can assist African American and Hispanic patients in adhering to their diabetes treatment ... read more

Researchers Mine Twitter for Cardiovascular Disease Research

Sep. 28, 2016 — A pilot analysis of archived tweets on cardiovascular disease has been conducted. In it, researchers sifted through a sample of approximately ten billion tweets posted between 2009 and 2015, and ... read more

Sep. 28, 2016 — For those people living with diabetes, every day requires around-the-clock monitoring and management, explain experts. This daily monitoring can be a particular challenge for young people who also ... read more

Interval Exercise Training Improves Blood Vessel Function in Older Adults

Sep. 27, 2016 — Researchers have found that interval exercise training (resistance-based and cardiovascular) improves endothelial function in older adults. Resistance interval training in particular could help ... read more

Study Reveals Tremendous Clinical, Economic Burden of Common Chronic Liver Disease

Sep. 27, 2016 — Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common liver disease worldwide, is increasing in prevalence and is currently estimated to affect approximately one-quarter of the general ... read more

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