Navigation Links
Does Her Diabetes Differ From His?
Date:8/16/2011

TUESDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who identified significant differences in male and female metabolism say there's a need for gender-specific drug therapies for some diseases.

The German researchers analyzed the metabolic profile of blood serum from more than 3,000 people and found major gender differences for 101 of 131 metabolites, especially in lipids and amino acids.

The results prove that "in terms of molecular profiles, men and women have to be assigned to two completely different categories. That means that we also need gender-specific approaches to the treatment of diseases," said Professor Thomas Illig and Dr. Kirstin Mittelstrass.

The study appears Aug. 11 in the journal PLoS Genetics.

The scientists' next step is to analyze more metabolites and evaluate further studies from a gender-specific viewpoint, they said in a journal news release.

"Through the combination of gender-specific evaluation, genetic association studies and metabolomics [the study of the chemical processes involving the products of metabolism], we will gain a detailed understanding of how major widespread diseases such as diabetes mellitus develop," Illig said.

More information

The Metabolomics Society has more about metabolomics.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: PLoS Genetics, news release, Aug. 11, 2011


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Neighborhood socioeconomic status and diabetes
2. NACDD Receives Two-Year Grant From Merck & Co., Inc. to Improve Diabetes Education
3. International Diabetes Federation awards $2 million to 9 global diabetes research projects
4. Diabetes drug ups risk for bone fractures in older women
5. Diabetes Drugs Avandia, Actos Tied to Fractures in Women
6. Fishy Smell May Keep Patients From Diabetes Drug
7. Small Increase in Diabetes Risk Noted in Statin Patients
8. FDA Approved Diabetes Drug Despite Hints at Cancer Risk
9. Remove Diabetes Drug Avandia From Market: FDA Reports
10. Remove Diabetes Drug Avandia From Market: FDA Documents
11. Excessive Weight Gain During Pregnancy Raises Gestational Diabetes Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Does Her Diabetes Differ From His?
(Date:5/31/2016)... , ... May 31, 2016 , ... Phynd Technologies, Inc. ... GA; Houston Methodist – Houston, TX and Shore Medical Center – Somers Point, NJ. ... three different, leading EHR solutions, demonstrating the breadth of Phynd’s solution and its interoperability. ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... , ... In a recent interview on The Greenburgh Report radio show hosted ... WVOX (1460 AM), leading medical insurance advocate Adria Goldman Gross discussed several eye-opening ... maelstrom.” , During the interview with Mr. Feiner that aired on May 7, ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... ... Dr. Charles A. Ditta attained his Doctor of Medical Dentistry Degree from ... where he graduated in the top ten percentile of his class. Dr. Ditta has ... has been a member in good standing for thirty years in the American Dental ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... To meet ... to the healthcare industry, The University of Scranton is adding a Certificate in ... to a career in rapidly growing field of healthcare information. , Healthcare ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... Super Powder, a supplement produced ... the go individuals and dedicated athletes, continues to transform the nutritional supplement industry by ... pea and milk protein, branched-chain amino acids (BCAA), alkaline minerals, wheat grass, digestive enzymes, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/30/2016)... , May 30, 2016 ... titled, "Advanced (3D/4D) Visualization Systems Market - Global Industry ... 2024." According to the report, the global advanced (3D/4D) ... in 2015 and is anticipated to expand at a ... US$ 3.2 Bn in 2024. Advanced (3D/4D) ...
(Date:5/30/2016)... -- - DCGI grants limited approval to market Stempeucel® ... - Stempeucel® becomes 5th off-the-shelf Stem cell product to be ... - Buerger,s Disease (also known as Thromboangiitis Obliterans) is a major ... - Prevalence of Buerger,s Disease is estimated to be ... persons in the European Community & USA ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... PUNE, India , May 27, 2016 ... in the instances of hypertension is driving ambulatory blood ... muscles lose their elasticity and their ability to respond ... blood pressure. This condition can lead to various cardiovascular ... and peripheral vascular disease. These diseases are growing in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: