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A Lund University research team has shed new light on why gastric bypass often sends diabetes into remission rapidly, opening the door to developing treatment with the same effect.
Diabetes May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Those able to survive with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) for more than 40 years are more likely to have better glycemic control, lower blood pressure, and more favorable lipid profiles, according to ...
Diabetes Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cutting down on salt and, at the same time, increasing levels of potassium in our diet will have major health and cost benefits across the world, according to studies published in BMJ today.
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Studies of the bioactive compounds found in apples aim to uncover compounds that have an ability to prevent or alter the risk of serious ailments such as diabetes and heart disease.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
College-age kids who don't consume at least three servings of dairy daily are three times more likely to develop metabolic syndrome than those who do, said a new University of Illinois study.
Health Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Americans work longer hours, take fewer vacation days, and retire later than employees in other industrialized countries around the globe. With such demanding careers, it's no surprise that many experience job burnout—physical, ...
Cardiology Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A 98-year-old researcher argues that, contrary to decades of clinical assumptions and advice to patients, dietary cholesterol is good for your heart – unless that cholesterol is unnaturally oxidized (by ...
Cardiology Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0
Standing and walking for longer stretches improves insulin sensitivity and blood lipid levels more than an hour of intense exercise each day does, but only if the calories spent in both forms of exercise are similar. The ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 13, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers have identified a microRNA liver gene, miR-27b, which regulates lipid (cholesterol or fat) levels in the blood. This regulator gene controls multiple genes involved in dyslipidemia—abnormal blood cholesterol ...
Genetics Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Kynamro (mipomersen sodium) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a rare inherited condition in which the body can't remove low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol from the blood.
Medications Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A team of scientists at Umea University, in collaboration with colleagues in Melbourne, Australia, have found that television viewing and lack of exercise at age 16 is associated with the risk of developing metabolic syndrome ...
Health Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—High body mass index (BMI) significantly increases the risk of chronic low back pain later, according to a study published in the Jan. 15 issue of Spine.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers under ETH-Zurich professor Martin Fussenegger have created a new genetic network that could cure the various symptoms of so-called metabolic syndrome in one fell swoop. It already ...
Medical research Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a new study published in the scientific journal Circulation, scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital show that an enzyme called arginase might have a key ...
Cardiology Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Fasting prior to blood lipid tests appears to have limited association with lipid subclass levels, suggesting that fasting for routine lipid level determinations may be unnecessary, according to a report published Online ...
Medical research Nov 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1