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Is it possible to use food as medicine for a specific disease?

"What if you could cure all your health problems and lose 10 pounds in just 7 days? That's an amazing claim, hard to believe for sure, but I have seen this miracle so many times in my practice that even I am starting to believe ...

Health

Blood thinner, antidiabetic drug mix increases hospitalizations

A blood thinner known for serious drug interactions is linked to increased hospitalizations for falls, altered mental state and insulin shock for Medicare patients who also take some diabetes drugs, according to a new study.

Genetics

Genetic variation determines response to anti-diabetic drug

In the first study of its kind, Penn researchers have shown how an anti-diabetic drug can have variable effects depending on small natural differences in DNA sequence between individuals. Mitchell Lazar, MD, PhD, Raymond ...

Diabetes

Progress in diabetes drug delivery

A drug therapy for diabetes treatment is being developed by an international research team led by WA scientists, which combines an existing anti-diabetic drug with bile acids to improve the drug's delivery and prolong release.

Medical research

How diabetes drugs may work against cancer

(Medical Xpress)—For several years, a class of anti-diabetic drugs known as biguanides, has been associated with anti-cancer properties. A number of retrospective studies have shown that the widely used diabetes drug metformin ...