Archive: 06/25/2012

New melanoma drug may extend survival

(HealthDay) -- New research suggests that a new drug does a better job of combating advanced skin cancer in melanoma patients than chemotherapy.

Jun 25, 2012
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Absolute incretin effect reduced in type 2 diabetes

(HealthDay) -- For patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) the absolute incretin effect is reduced compared with healthy individuals, but its relative importance is increased, particularly in first-phase ...

Jun 25, 2012
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BioMed investigators develop novel treatment for melanoma

With summer upon us, more and more people will be heading outdoors and may be putting themselves at risk for various skin conditions which can be caused by continued exposure in the sun. Kevin Bruhn, Ph.D., and Noah Craft, ...

Jun 25, 2012
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Binge eating improves with deep brain stimulation surgery

Deep brain stimulation reduces binge eating in mice, suggesting that this surgery, which is approved for treatment of certain neurologic and psychiatric disorders, may also be an effective therapy for obesity. Presentation ...

Jun 25, 2012
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