Archive for the 'Diabetes' Category

Exposure to nitrates linked to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s deaths

Monday, July 6th, 2009

WASHINGTON - Exposure to nitrates through environment and food can increase death risk from diseases like Alzheimer’s, diabetes mellitus, and Parkinson’s, say researchers.

Too much or too little sleep increases diabetes risk

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

TORONTO - Too much or too little sleep exposes you to a greater risk of developing type-2 diabetes.
The risk is 250 percent higher for people who sleep less than seven hours or more than eight hours at night, Laval University researchers concluded after analysing the habits of 276 people over a six-year period.

New method to identify pre-term infants who risk eye disease

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

LONDON - Researchers have worked out a simple way to establish which premature infants are at risk of developing eye disease that can threaten their sight.

New method to reveal pancreatic stem cells unveiled

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

WASHINGTON - Mario Capecchi, Nobel Laureate for Medicine in 2007, has announced the invention of a technique to reveal the stem cells camouflaged in the pancreas.

Schizophrenia linked to diabetes

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

WASHINGTON - Medical College of Georgia researchers have found a link between schizophrenia and type 2 diabetes.

How to quit smoking? study suggest a new way

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Now a days it appears that smokers are the most fearless creature of the world, knowing every short comings they easily smoke away all the deadly fears like cancer, stroke, heart failures, diabetes, blindness, etc. even they never care about their family, they forget about their most dearest one, their children, who are mostly effected [...]

British scientists find a way to enable infertile parents getting healthy kids

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Screening embryos may unfold secrets of genetic diseases. A revolutionary “universal test” developed by British scientist, which is suitable for prospective couples to screen embryos for almost any known genetic disease.

Count your calories to save your brain

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

US researchers have found that overeating can eat into the brain. Also the same can lead to diseases like diabetes, heart disease and other ailments.

Detection of deadly diseases would be simple, accurate and faster - just within 15 minutes

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

A unique “biosensor technology” (developed by scientists at University of Leeds), uses antibodies to detect biomarkers - molecules in the human body which are often a marker for disease, which is much-much faster than current testing methods.

Harvard researchers find hormone to fight obesity related diseases

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

The Harvard University researchers have found a hormone produced by fat cells that can be used to stave off metabolic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease. They speculate that it may also aid in weight loss. The hormone is called palmitoleate.

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