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Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...mpaired pulmonary function could lead to decreased tolerance against these environmental toxins."...

Cyclosporin A Treats Leukemia Complications

... response to this drug translates into an improved tolerance of further chemotherapy treatments....

Foremost gene therapy for chest pain

...e were small but significant increases in exercise tolerance - as measured by a treadmill test - in those receiving the gene therapy. This was just a small study which needs to be repeated in a larger group, but the results look highly encouraging....

A way to slow the progression of Type 1 Diabetes

...y, felt that, the goal of this trial was to induce tolerance to the beta cell, which is the target of autoimmune destruction in type 1 diabetes. This was in effect achieved, because the clinical effect we saw persisted long after patients had finished treatment with the anti-CD3 antibody....

Niacin Safe for Diabetics

...ents with diabetes. In this study we evaluated the tolerance and effectiveness of niacin at low doses. The low-dose treatment, which works by lowering triglyceride levels and increasing levels of HDL cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) also helps minimize unwanted side effects. Vega felt that, this extended-...

Risk of Heart disease reduced by yoga

... the number of angina episodes, increases exercise tolerance and decreases narrowing of the arteries (coronary stenosis). Researchers feel that Given that yoga is relatively cheap, and acceptable to many people as a therapy, it would be useful to have some bigger studies to confirm its effectiveness for heart ...

A Compilation of recent Diabetes Research articles

...l women aged 42-75 years underwent an oral glucose tolerance test, had blood drawn for lipid assessment, and responded to HRT questions. The results showed that post menopausal women with diabetes had increased dislipidemia compared to non-diabetic women. Diabetic women who were currently undergoing HRT showed...

Testing for blood sugar levels made easier

...ion in human subjects during an OGTT (oral glucose tolerance test). The high quality resolution of images and accuracy are the advantages of the OCT approach, which needs more studies to validate the results....

Same molecule found in meat, milk, tumors

...d possible that humans have developed some kind of tolerance or indifference to Neu5Gc. However, most humans are continuing to make antibodies against Neu5Gc." It could be that the damage only builds up over years -- and that as people live longer, the consequences make themselves felt. "However, we are no...

Diabetes, obesity rates shooting up

...er 12 million adults have impaired fasting glucose tolerance -- meaning they will develop diabetes if they do not do something right away. That means losing weight, exercising and eating better. "We are at the cusp of a problem that can even get much worse," say researchers.The development affects not only pa...

Predictors for Type 2 Diabetes

...he onset of the disease. Currently an oral glucose tolerance test is used to identify high-risk individuals for...on of metabolic syndrome, and the impaired glucose tolerance test as predictors for type 2 diabetes. The study included 1,743 participants who were followed for...

Childhood Weight Gain Found To Increase The Risk of Diabetes

...type 2 diabetes .Researchers evaluated the glucose tolerance and plasma insulin concentrations in 1,492 men and...e there is an association between impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes in young adulthood for children born with a low birth weight. They also say if a low bi...

Identifying Those At Risk For Diabetes

Currently an oral glucose tolerance test is used to identify high-risk individuals for...on of metabolic syndrome, and the impaired glucose tolerance test as predictors for type 2 diabetes. The study included 1,743 participants who were followed for...

Caffeine Found To Worsen Diabetes

...nstant coffee a day significantly impaired glucose tolerance in men with type 2 diabetes. More recent studies have associated caffeine with decreased insulin sensitivity in young adults without diabetes. In a study done by investigators from Duke University standard tests for diabetes were given to 14 regular...

Identifying Those At Risk For Diabetes

...on of metabolic syndrome, and the impaired glucose tolerance test as predictors for type 2 diabetes. The study...e 2 diabetes. Researchers say the impaired glucose tolerance and the NCEP definition had higher sensitivity than the modified WHO definition. The study also foun...

Schizophrenics On Medication At An Increased Risk For Developing Diabetes

...ain body weight and fasted before having a glucose tolerance test. Schizophrenics were found to have a much shorter life expectancy than the general population attributable to many factors, including cardiovascular disease. Thus researchers conclude, that psychiatrists and primary care professionals should be...

Relief From Asthma With New Combo Therapy

...from the study was that there was no evidence of a tolerance developing to the bud/form treatments, with patients maintaining their results for one year....

High blood pressure during sleep may cause high blood sugar

...d sugar tests of fasting and two-hour oral glucose tolerance had revealed an average score of 95 and 133 for the bigger group, and 105 and 144 for the patients of the smaller group. Researchers suggest that the medical professionals should start monitoring the glucose in blood for patients whose blood pressur...

Women may be more at risk of liver injury from alcohol

Women may have less tolerance to alcohol intakes than men, suggests a research report made public at the Digestive Disease Week 2005//. Researchers of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine had said that drinking alcohol within limits might mean different things to women th...

Diabetic retinopathy in pre-diabetes conditions

...abetes. This phase is also called impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting glucose. People in such condit...thy in people in the condition of impaired glucose tolerance suggests that changes in the eyes due to blood glucose levels may be starting at an earlier stage th...

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