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(Medical Xpress)—Development of a sophisticated artificial pancreas holds potential to transform the lives of patients with Type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Preventable liver disease costs more than diabetes: Team hopes to reduce burden with research-led intervention
Liver diseases have an impact on the Australian economy 40 per cent greater than chronic kidney disease and Type 2 diabetes combined, according to a report released today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A guidance cue that helps kidneys form may also be a red flag that they are in danger, researchers report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) reveals that B cells regulate obesity-associated inflammation and type 2 diabetes through two specific mechanisms. The study, published in the Proceedings of th ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
High doses of a popular cholesterol-lowering drug significantly reduced the rate of acute kidney injury caused by dye used in imaging in acute coronary syndrome patients who underwent a coronary procedure, according to research ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues, resulting in inflammation and tissue damage. Current treatments are focused on suppression of the immune system, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New insight into grape seed extract as a therapeutic and preventative measure to fight obesity-induced kidney damage is presented in a new study. Grape seed and skin extract (GSSE) is known to contain powerful antioxidants. ...
Health Feb 28, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Genetics and demographics likely put you at risk for salt-sensitive hypertension, and scientists are looking for a way to protect you.
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Phenylbutazone, a painkiller for horses, can cause blood disorders in humans but at doses much higher than any one person is likely to ingest from eating horsemeat.
Other Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Synthetic marijuana products, also known as Spice or K2, are potentially very dangerous for the kidneys, new research suggests.
Medications Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified specific cellular events that appear key to lupus, a debilitating autoimmune disease that afflicts tens of millions of people worldwide. The ...
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Sick children, especially those with some dehydration from flu or other illnesses, risk significant kidney injury if given drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers said Friday.
Medications Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Better targeted treatments for 20 per cent of renal failure patients are on the horizon following a key discovery about the role of white blood cells in kidney inflammation.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When people with Type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with cancer—a disease for which they are at higher risk—they ignore their diabetes care to focus on cancer treatment, according to new Northwestern Medicine® research. But ...
Diabetes Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Delayed wound healing is a major complication of diabetes because the physiological changes in tissues and cells impair the wound healing process. This can result in additional disease outcomes such as diabetic foot ulcer, ...
Diabetes Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0