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Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment

... and the finding could lead to a new treatment for type 1 diabetes. In tests on mice, the researchers ... which are also converted into beta cells. With type 1 diabetes, the body destroys beta cells, causing ... The American Diabetes Association has more about type 1 diabetes . -- Robert ...

Genomic Health to Present at Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

... In 2004, Genomic Health launched the Onco type DX breast cancer test, which has been shown to ... cancer. In addition to the widely adopted Onco type DX breast cancer test, Genomic Health is preparing to launch its Onco type DX colon cancer test in early 2010. The company ...

Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes

... may also predict those at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study finds. The protein, ... it also plays a role in the development of type 2 diabetes. "Basically, we have identified plasma SHBG as a strong and significant marker for type 2 diabetes development in initially healthy men ...

Pancreatic cancer risk decreased by one anti-diabetic therapy, increased by others

... prevention of pancreatic cancer among people with type II diabetes." Pancreatic cancer is the fourth ... both men and women in the U.S. The association of type II diabetes mellitus and pancreatic cancer is complex. On one hand, type II diabetes can occur as a consequence of ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

... of the skin). Usually the result of some type of inflammation or injury to the skin, such as a ... could be considered. "Patients with any type of hyperpigmentation problem need to use a ... as fixed drug eruption, which causes the same type of pigmentation problem and is the result of an ...

Developing gene therapy to fight blindness

... and Research Center, Saudi Arabia. RP is a type of hereditary retinal dystrophy, a group of ... perhaps as early as spring of 2010. The same type of vector has been successfully tested in both animals and humans for a similar type of early-onset retinal degeneration called ...

Industry And FDA Leaders To Discuss The Evolving Science Of Cardiovascular Safety (CV) And Diabetic Drug Development

... on Cardiovascular Safety and Development of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medications from September ... on Cardiovascular Safety and Development of type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medications from September ... Session topics will include:   type 2 Diabetes: Clinical implications, CV ...

Therapy should extend beyond childhood

... with the metabolic disease glutaric aciduria type I researchers at Heidelberg University Hospital ... the rare metabolic disorder glutaric aciduria type I. Affected children are unable to break down ... is carried out to detect glutaric aciduria type I and 13 other diseases. The Metabolism Center of ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Holds Metabolic Surgery Scientific Forum Featuring Research By Top Scientists

... conditions associated with obesity, particularly type 2 diabetes. Moderating the discussion ... surgery has on co-morbid conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer. We know ... and fat tissue. He said new treatments for type 2 diabetes and obesity may be able to alter the ...

Genomic Health to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Tuesday, August 4, 2009

... In 2004, Genomic Health launched the Onco type DX breast cancer test, which has been shown to ... cancer. In addition to the widely adopted Onco type DX breast cancer test, Genomic Health is preparing to launch its Onco type DX colon cancer test in early 2010. The company ...

Tight Management of Type 1 Diabetes Worth the Effort

... lower blood pressure and cholesterol, people with type 1 diabetes can significantly reduce their risk of ... over a 30-year period, we found that people with type 1 diabetes should no longer be suffering from ... of long-term complications, and people with type 1 diabetes can look forward to long, healthy, ...

Lilly to Unveil More Than 30 Studies at Premier Lung Cancer Meeting

... non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a specific type of NSCLC. ALIMTA is not indicated for patients who have a different type of NSCLC called squamous cell. ALIMTA is ... nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a specific type of NSCLC, to maintain the effect of initial ...

Unhooking the Obesity-Diabetes Connection

... health: Why obese people are prone to developing type 2 diabetes. A series of studies appearing ... findings are enticing: perhaps one day a cure for type 2 diabetes, a condition that now plagues more ... in mice and have yet to be proven in humans In type 2 diabetes, the body often becomes resistant to ...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Second-Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Key Developments

... Blood Glucose Levels and Provided Weight Loss in type 2 Diabetes Patients In June 2009, GSK ... Reducing blood sugar is a key part of managing type 2 diabetes, a disease that affects over 250 ... and tolerability in the long-term treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Syncria is a ...

Critical link in cell death pathway revealed

... different," he said. "In so-called type I cells, such as lymphocytes (white blood cells ... Professor Strasser said. "But in so-called type II cells, which include hepatocytes (liver cells) ... protein XIAP is the discriminating factor between type I ...

Weight-Loss Enzyme Identified

... levels and reduced their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the team reported in the August issue ... control metabolic disorders such as obesity and type 2 diabetes," she added. The researchers next ... American Diabetes Association has more about type 2 diabetes . -- Kevin ...

Young Black, Hispanic Women Tend to Develop 'Love Handles'

... weight gain could increase their risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers warn TUESDAY, ... putting them at a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. The study, ... further identify unique populations at risk for type 2 diabetes and those for whom behavioral ...

Gene linked to increasingly common type of blood cancer

... the risk of developing an increasingly common type of blood cancer, according to a study published ... nodes. In NHL, tumors develop in lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. Follicular lymphoma arises from B-cells, a specific type of white blood cell. NHL is the fifth most ...

Cell Discovery May Bring Science Closer to Diabetes Cure

... finding could help efforts to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. Research in mouse embryos found ... scientists believe could be used to treat or cure type 1 diabetes. The disease occurs when ... The Nemours Foundation has more about type 1 diabetes . -- Robert ...

Dietary Oils May Help Some Fight Fat

... to a new study. Obese older women with type 2 diabetes who added safflower oil or conjugated ... two oils in 55 obese, postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes. Their average age was 60. Each woman ... other than postmenopausal, obese women with type 2 diabetes," said Lona Sandon, an assistant ...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Government Approvals for Three New Products

... Chinese herbal supplement used to treat type II Diabetes. It has proven to be effective in ... nourishing kidneys, and alleviating type II diabetes-related complications such as ... to the new Emerging Markets report entitled type II Diabetes in China, the number of prevalent ...

FDA Approves NovoLog(R) Labeling Update

... when you take NovoLog(R). Do not change the type of insulin you use unless told to do so by your ... may need to change if you take a different type of insulin. Do not mix NovoLog(R) with any ... NovoLog(R) has not been studied in children with type 2 diabetes or in children ...

Gene Connections Key to Brain Tumor Growth

... the development of glioblastomas, the deadliest type of brain tumor. "There is not a single gene ... events might improve treatment outcomes for this type of cancer. Outcomes have remained stubbornly the ... approach, using tissue from 501 people with this type of tumor, the researchers whittled their way down ...

Hormone Therapy Increases Odds of Ovarian Cancer

... the estrogen dose, regimen, progestin type or route of administration," she added. And, ... how long women were taking hormone therapy or the type of hormone preparation they took. However, ... estrogens to determine actual risk for that type of hormone therapy. "The findings in this ...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Agreement With 2nd Largest Vaccine Manufacturer in China Yunnan Walvax Biotech Co

... Biotech Co., Ltd for the Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine. Yunnan Walvax Biotech Co. ... biggest manufacturer of Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine in China. This agreement / ... international marketing of Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine in the global market. In ...

New role discovered for molecule important in development of the pancreas

... of beta-cell development and we hope this type of information could help in efforts to generate ... though such advances are a long way off. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are caused by a loss of ...

Study Pinpoints Risk Factors for Death in Young Stroke Victims

... are heavy drinkers, have heart failure, cancer, type 1 diabetes or an infection before their stroke, ... risk of death: heavy drinking; being 45 to 49; type 1 diabetes; or a having an infection beforehand. ... risk factors, the severity of the stroke and the type of stroke, the researchers noted. "Despite ...

Fat-Cell Protein May Reduce Diabetes Risk

... linked in studies to lower incidence of type 2 diabetes ,,,, TUESDAY, July 7 ... fat cells are associated with a lessened risk of type 2 diabetes. The protein, adiponectin, appears ... that adiponectin is associated with a low risk of type 2 diabetes, and the effect is quite pronounced," ...

Students with depression twice as likely to drop out of college

... grade point averages depended upon a student's type of depression, according to Daniel Eisenberg, ... depressed and very functional, depending on which type of depression they have. I think that this can be ... average, Eisenberg says. This likely reflects the type of high-achieving students Michigan attracts, ...

Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease

... of mothers who have autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and celiac ... between autism and a maternal history of type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis had been ... increased in children with a family history of type 1 diabetes. The increased risk that autoimmune ...

Lilly Receives Fourth FDA Approval for ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection)

... Cancer (NSCLC) NSCLC is the most common type of lung cancer and represents 85 to 90 percent of ... non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a specific type of NSCLC. ALIMTA is not indicated for patients who have a different type of NSCLC called squamous cell. ALIMTA is ...

Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Often Overweight

... July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Children with type 1 diabetes are more likely to be overweight than ... the weight problems faced by U.S. youngsters with type 1 diabetes, a less common form of the disease ... Pediatric Diabetes . "The links between type 2 diabetes and excess weight are well documented, ...

Online Voting Begins for Ford Customer Service Division's Second Annual Funny Car Design Contest to Support Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

... JDRF to help them raise awareness and a cure for type 1 diabetes." The winning designer will be ... is the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide. The ... complications through the support of research. type 1 diabetes is a disease, which strikes children ...

Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball

... also discusses his life as a racecar driver and type 1 diabetes. These sites are not affiliated with ... you take these insulins. Do not change the type of insulin you use unless told to do so by your ... may need to change if you take a different type of insulin. Do not mix NovoLog® with any ...

Drugs May Not Slow Kidney Damage in Diabetes

... could slow the loss of kidney function caused by type 1 diabetes. But the study, reported in the ... the drugs against diabetes-caused eye damage. type 1 diabetes, the less common form of the disease, ... included 285 people who had been treated for type 1 diabetes for an average of 11 years. Current ...

FDA Tells Patients to Stick With Diabetes Drug Linked to Cancer

... studies make it unclear as to whether any one type of insulin increases the risk of cancer more than ... version, of insulin and is used by both type 1 and type 2 diabetics to help control blood sugar over an ...

Novo Nordisk Insulin Analogs Have Proven Safety Profiles

... the treatment of adult and pediatric patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus or adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who require basal ... may lead to hyperglycemia and, in patients with type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis. Dose and ...

Team Type 1 Takes First Place Finish in Race Across America

... June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Team type 1 concluded the 28th Annual Race Across America ... Oceanside, CA and ending in Annapolis, MD, Team type 1 members were put to the ultimate athletic test ... place," said Joe Eldridge, co-founder of Team type 1. "Our team's mission is to show people with ...

Hormone Could Improve Diabetes Treatment

... Biomarker might predict how type 2 patients will respond to drugs, study shows ... effective biomarker to help improve treatment of type 2 diabetes, U.S. researchers report. ... found that levels of the hormone in patients with type 2 diabetes helped predict how patients responded ...

Pre-Diabetes Costs Nation $25 Billion Annually in Extra Medical Care, New Data Show

... Pre-diabetes Pre-diabetes, a precursor to type 2 diabetes that is characterized by elevated ... author of the pre-diabetes study. "Even before type 2 diabetes develops, we found that the everyday ... like pre-diabetes, is a significant precursor of type 2 diabetes. Between 20 percent and 50 percent of ...
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