News tagged with insulin resistance
Related topics: type 2 diabetes , diabetes , metabolic syndrome , cell metabolism , fat cells
Though you may not be living with diabetes, your body could be battling against the hormone insulin. The condition, called insulin resistance, occurs when insulin can't effectively do its job.
Diabetes Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Under the latest guidelines from the Institute of Medicine, it's possible that almost 80 million Americans who've previously been considered as having low levels of vitamin D don't need supplements ...
Health Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Bariatric surgery—restrictive gastric banding and other types of gastric bypass—can radically reduce risk factors for heart disease and stroke, and within a short period of time, indicates an analysis of the available ...
Cardiology Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from Mount Sinai School of Medicine sheds light on how overeating can cause a malfunction in brain insulin signaling, and lead to obesity and diabetes. Christoph Buettner, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study by the University at Buffalo shows for the first time that obese males ages 14 to 20 have up to 50 percent less total testosterone than do normal males of the same age, significantly increasing their potential to ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
A study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers finds that a starvation hormone markedly extends life span in mice without the need for calorie restriction.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—An international study led by a researcher from The University of Western Australia for the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has produced exciting results that may lead to new drugs ...
Immunology Oct 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared type 2 diabetes as the epidemic of the 21st century. A study is focusing on understanding the mechanisms underlying insulin resistance and the role of beta-cell ...
Diabetes Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Daily activities, such as fast walking and jogging, can curb the development of risk factors for heart disease and stroke by as much as 50 percent, whereas an hour's daily walk makes little difference, indicates research ...
Cardiology Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study suggests that increasing the amount of sleep that teenagers get could improve their insulin resistance and prevent the future onset of diabetes.
Health Sep 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Middle-aged adults who were born preterm, even moderately preterm (32 to 36 weeks' gestation), are less insulin sensitive compared with adults who were born at term, according to research published ...
Diabetes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Flipping a newly discovered molecular switch in white fat cells enabled mice to eat a high-calorie diet without becoming obese or developing the inflammation that causes insulin resistance, report scientists ...
Medical research Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Some risk factors for obesity are specific to infants, such as being breastfed less often. But other factors are present throughout children's lives.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
CSL Limited has developed a new drug candidate that is able to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes and reverse its progression in animal models of the disease.
Diabetes Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Leading a sedentary lifestyle increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes. European scientists focused on delineating the mechanisms responsible for the beneficial effects of exercise on our metabolism.
Other Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0