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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...o stimulus; positron emission tomography (PET) and glucose PET scanning to examine the functional aspects of performance; and the newest modality, amyloid imaging, which can provide a picture of amyloid deposition in the brain. Dr. Jack’s research has formed the basis of a $60 million, five-year grant, funde...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...es, and also helped to control insulin resistance, glucose intolerance, blood pressure and inflammation. Bloc...ar consequences of obesity, Kuo said. They had the glucose intolerance seen in diabetes, elevated blood pressure, inflammation in the blood vessels, and fat in...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...tance helps the body process blood glucose. As the glucose keeps circulating and the blood sugar levels keep rising, it produces rapid weight loss as the body is starved of energy. The practice of missing injections- which is sometimes called "diabulimia" - can have severe health consequences. It can spee...

Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers

...em to better understand and manage their own blood glucose levels, thus helping to prevent long-term health p...ifestyle influences day to day variations in blood glucose levels. If the particular cause of the unhealthy level is better understood, it may be corrected thr...

Single Drug to Check Both Glucose and Cholesterol in Diabetics on the Cards

...esearchers say that a single drug for keeping both glucose and cholesterol levels of patients with type 2 dia...sed therapy has been found to significantly reduce glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. People with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes and high choles...

Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified

...from the hindbrain, which receives warnings of low glucose levels from the body, to the paraventricular hypot... warnings is critical to understanding the overall glucose sensing mechanism in the brain. "That's why I'm interested in this system, because it's very poor...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

... grain or concentrate consumption, which can alter glucose and insulin levels. Two independent body-conditi...r signs of laminitis and blood was drawn to assess glucose and insulin levels as well as other hormones, cytokines, and oxidative biomarkers. A questionnair...

Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study

...at regulate movement. The scans they used measured glucose metabolism - the brain's fuel - and identified areas in this motor network that showed decreased metabolic activity and some areas that had increased metabolic activity. Over time, the cognitive network became apparent. And as the disease progressed ...

Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

...se sucrose (table sugar) in beverages splits into glucose and fructose molecules, such as are present in hig... 58 percent glucose. Sucrose also contains both glucose and fructose, bound together in a 1-to-1 ratio. However, the researchers found that for the sucrose ...

Anti-malarial Drug may Help Reduce Risk of Diabetes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...as rheumatoid arthritis, theoretically may improve glucose tolerance and prevent diabetes mellitus, according...re, supporting a biological action of this drug on glucose metabolism," the authors wrote. The researchers also said that 'anti-malarial drugs may have a rol...

Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment

...herapy, which act via certain pathways that affect glucose metabolism may provide modest effectiveness and f...ed peptides, which are released in the presence of glucose or nutrients in the gut, according to background information in the article. In October 2006 the F...

New Genetic Clue to Type 1 Diabetes

...nce. As a result, there are wild fluctuations of glucose in the blood. This can eventually lead to blindnes...r warning can encourage dietary change and swifter glucose control, thus helping to stave off potentially life-threatening complications....

Drink Milk for a Healthy Heart

...body's metabolism by increasing cholesterol, blood glucose levels, body fat and blood pressure. Sufferers have almost double the risk of coronary artery disease and four times the risk of diabetes than those without. They are also almost 50 percent more likely to die early. Head researcher Peter Elwood o...

Flavonoids In Orange Juice Make It A Healthy Drink, Despite The Sugar

... "Our previous work has shown that 300 calories of glucose induces ROSand other proinflammatory responses," s...increase in ROS within 2 hours in samples from the glucose group but not in those from the fructose, orange juice or water group. "We were intrigued by the f...

Sideeffects of Rosiglitazone in Type2 Diabetes Patients

...ody has a reduced ability to cause cells to remove glucose from the blood. The resulting high levels of blood-glucose can cause considerable damage especially to the eyes, nerves and kidneys. Rosiglitazone is one of a range of drugs that increase cells sensitivity to insulin and therefore may restore some ...

A Centre for Glycemic Index Testing Opened in Chennai

...ls and finely ground flour that evoked much higher glucose responses. An Oxford Brookes study found that those who consumed low GI bread had better diabetic control (their fasting blood sugar was low the following day too). The compilation of data will be difficult as across the country people have multi...

Sensible Diet, Exercise and Weight Control Increases Longevity

...ier. They were more active as they aged, and their glucose metabolism resembled that of younger mice. The ... duration of insulin secretion needed to keep your glucose under control when you eat. Therefore, the brain is exposed to less insulin. Since insulin turns on ...

Smoking, Glucose Tolerance Level may Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

... 1992 to study the link between smoking and RA and glucose level as a predictor of RA. Investigators examin...s using a self-administered questionnaire and took glucose tolerance and lipids readings. Individuals who developed RA after participation in the health surv...

Even Pre-diabetes can Kill, Australian Study Says

...ath from heart problems than those who metabolised glucose normally. In fact, their increased risk was almo...e of pre-diabetes, and suggests the need to target glucose abnormalities with lifestyle interventions.'' Studies have shown that diet and exercise can help pre...

Diabetic Death Rate Drops in Men but Remains Unchanged for Women

... established coronary heart disease in women. High glucose levels are associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Diabetes, often caused by obesity and poor diet, has struck wealthy countries on a massive scale in the past 20 years....

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