Tag: "insulin" at medical news
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...r and skeletal muscles, and also helped to control insulin
resistance, glucose intolerance, blood pressure and inflammation. Blocking Y2R might work the same way in humans, but much study will be needed to prove that. More immediately, the findings could provide some comfort to stressed individuals who bla...
India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent
...l trials of a new class of anti-diabetic drugs, an insulin
sensitizer for type-2 diabetes. The Bangalore-b...introducing Insugen -- the first human recombinant insulin
in India -- has an intra-nasal insulin
spray Nasulin in its second phase of clinical trials for ty...
Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim
Thousands of young girls are skipping insulin
jabs to stay slim. They are doing this at the risk...iovascular disease can result from long periods of insulin
abuse as well as nerve damage. This dangerous practice can also induce a diabetic coma and even deat...
Pumpkins Could Be Showing Insulin Injections The Door Soon
...ed beta cells of the pancreas, as well as increase insulin
production. Says lead researcher Tao Xia, who p...n pumpkin extracts had only 5 per cent less plasma insulin
and 8 per cent fewer insulin-positive (beta) cells than healthy rats. According to the scientists, ...
Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified
...g the study, a group of animals were injected with insulin
to drop their blood sugar levels, while another group was injected with norepinephrine directly into the paraventricular nucleus. The researchers then compared brain tissue sections from both groups of animals, and examined their blood samples for ...
Fat Horses Face Health Problems
...y because of its association with problems such as insulin
resistance and laminitis. In fact, it was a spik...ypothesized that overweight horses may suffer from insulin
and sugar imbalances, chronic inflammation, and oxidative stress, a malady that occurs as a result o...
Anti-malarial Drug may Help Reduce Risk of Diabetes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
...animal studies indicate that antimalarials improve insulin
secretion and peripheral insulin
sensitivity. Mary Chester M. Wasko, M.D., M.Sc., of the University of Pittsburgh, Pa., and colleag...
Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment
...ncretin therapy, which involves glucose-stimulated insulin
secretion by intestinally derived 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 Food and Drug Administration approved the first oral incretin...
Drinking More Milk may Lessen Type 2 Diabetes Risk
...es decreased by 15 percent. Type 2 diabetes and insulin
resistance syndrome (or pre-diabetes) influence an astounding 75 million Americans and death rates from diabetes have increased nearly 45 percent over the past 20 years, uplifting the significance of finding new ways to treat and prevent this lethal ...
Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain
... obesity and type 2 diabetes may contribute to the insulin
resistance that characterizes both conditions. In addition to its peripheral actions on the liver and skeletal muscle, adiponectin has also been reported to have central actions, Kadowaki said. Recently, however, it was reported that adiponectin is...
New Understanding on Growth of Human Stem Cells
... tissue such as neurons for Parkinsons disease, or insulin
producing cells for diabetes . The research has been funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the National Cancer Institute of CanadaThe Nature article is the latest in a series of important papers published by scientists at the 18-...
New Genetic Clue to Type 1 Diabetes
... hormone insulin, or cannot make proper use of the insulin
it does produce, a condition called insulin
resistance. As a result, there are wild fluctuations of glucose in the blood. This can eventually ...
Drink Milk for a Healthy Heart
...he study showed. The condition - sometimes called insulin
resistance - affects the 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 a...
Study Finds Abdominal Fat Not the Prime Cause for Metabolic Syndrome
... primary factor for causing metabolic syndrome but insulin
resistance also plays a part in leading to a clus...e how nutrients are channelled in the body in both insulin
resistant and insulin
sensitive human subjects which included young, lean, non-smoking, healthy peop...
Sideeffects of Rosiglitazone in Type2 Diabetes Patients
... range of drugs that increase cells sensitivity to insulin
and therefore may restore some of the normal function. Unfortunately, the published studies where people have taken rosiglitazone for at least 24 weeks do not give relevant data about issues like mortality, morbidity, and changes in health-related q...
Take a Break Inbetween Exercise
...ine response while also having a rapid decrease in insulin
concentration as a result of lower plasma glucose. This combination of high epinephrine and low insulin
concentration may have also increased the lipolysis. There was also enhanced fat oxidation in the re...
Sensible Diet, Exercise and Weight Control Increases Longevity
...throughout the body. The pathway is activated when insulin
and insulin-like growth factor-1 switch on proteins inside the cell called insulin
receptor substrates (Irs). Other researchers have already shown that reducing the activity of the...
Scientists Develop Insulin Pill
Those painful jabs of insulin
to check diabetes may soon become a thing of the p...ptoms. The company has successfully enclosed the insulin
in a capsule that prevents it from being digested by stomach acids, and carries it intact into the s...
New Transgenic Mushrooms Raise Hope for Mass Production of Human Drugs
...e. The study demonstrated that if a second gene, insulin
for example, were to be patched in the plasmid, that gene would be expressed as well. "There is a high probability that if the mushroom cell has the hygromycin resistance gene, it will also have the partner gene," Romaine said. Researchers noted ...
More Fat Leads to Less Coronary Artery Calcification
...g weight may reflect good or better treatment with insulin
therapy, which may partly explain why participants who gained weight over time had lower mortality rates, said Trevor Orchard, M.D., professor of epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH). For this particu...
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