Diabetes

For diabetics, nasal powder fixed severe low blood sugar

(HealthDay)—For many people with diabetes, low blood sugar levels are a serious health risk, but researchers report that a new nasal powder quickly reverses the effects of this dangerous condition.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Several new medications in the pipeline to prevent migraine

(HealthDay)—A host of new medications that appear to prevent migraine headaches are in the final stages of testing and approval in the United States, according to a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Headache ...

Diabetes

Glucagon receptor antagonist ups blood pressure in T2DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, once-daily treatment with the glucagon receptor antagonist LY2409021 is associated with increases in ambulatory blood pressure (BP), according to a study published online Feb. ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Trying to solve the Alzheimer's puzzle

Despite a 99 percent failure rate and another major setback recently, Alzheimer's researchers are plowing ahead with hundreds of experiments - and a boost in federal money - to try to a crack a deadly disease that has flummoxed ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

An Alzheimer's drug fails, but many others still in testing

Another major Alzheimer's drug study has failed, leaving patients and families wondering if there ever will be a treatment to slow or reverse the most common form of dementia, which afflicts more than 5 million in the United ...

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