Diabetes
Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States. For children, obesity is defined as having a body mass... more
A new book on antioxidant foods that prevent or treat chronic diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A search using medical data bases reveals that hundreds of meta-analysis papers conducted with tens of millions of people worldwide have confirmed clinically the... more
Taking high dose of vitamin D linked lower blood pressure in overweight children  NEWS MEDICAL · 24 hours
Overweight and obese vitamin D-deficient children who took a relatively high dose of vitamin D every day for six months had lower... more
Study uncovers anticancer potential of many non-oncology drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Drugs for diabetes, inflammation, alcoholism -- and even for treating arthritis in dogs -- can also kill cancer cells in the lab, according to a study by scientists at the Broad Institute... more
New uses for old medicines  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
It turns out that in the rush to invent new drugs to treat cancers, scientists may have overlooked some obvious possibilities of existing drugs currently being used for other diseases. A new study says that therapies for diabetes,... more
Dozens of non-oncology drugs can kill cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers tested approximately 4,518 drug compounds on 578 human cancer cell lines and found nearly 50 that have previously unrecognized anti-cancer activity. These drugs have been used to treat conditions such as... more
America's most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
New research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, and depression. more
Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Obstructive sleep apnea is a common and costly medical condition leading to a wide range of health risks such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, depression, diabetes and... more
[Editors' Choice] Organoid optimization: Engineering a better cell therapy to treat type 1 diabetes  Science Magazine · 1 week
Islet organoids reaggregated in endothelialized collagen constructs improve engraftment and function in the subcutaneous space in diabetic mice. more
New algorithm predicts gestational diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Timely prediction may help prevent the condition using nutritional and lifestyle changes. more
Tailored mesoporous silica particles could be used to treat obesity, diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles (MSPs) introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The... more
AI replaces prick test to detect blood sugar levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Tracking fluctuations in blood glucose levels is crucial for monitoring diabetic patients. Strict glucose monitoring reduces the risk of hypoglycemia, which can be potentially fatal if it’s not treated promptly. more
Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles (MSPs) introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The... more
Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles (MSPs) introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The... more
Silica particles may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes  nanowerk · 1 week
Engineered ingestible molecular traps created from mesoporous silica particles introduced to the gut can have an effect on food efficiency and metabolic risk factors. The results... more
New computer algorithm enables prediction of gestational diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new computer algorithm enables prediction, in the early stages of pregnancy or even before pregnancy has occurred, of which women are at a high risk of gestational diabetes. more
Specific insulin-like peptide regulates how beetle 'weapons' grow  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A scientist from Tokyo Metropolitan University and coworkers have discovered that a specific insulin-like peptide called ILP2 regulates the size of the mandibles in Gnatocerus cornutus beetles in different nutritional environments. They... more
Mount Sinai physicians emphasize the importance of early detection, treatment of thyroid disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and physicians from the Hilda and J. Lester Gabrilove Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease and... more
Wearable smart photonic contact lens could diagnose diabetes and treat diabetic retinopathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Diabetic patients need to measure their blood-sugar level by drawing blood before and after a meal and it is easy to develop complications due... more
Beyond mass spectrometry, the next step in proteomics  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Proteins can be the root cause of a disease, and they can be used to cure it. The need to identify these critical actors was recognized early (1951) by Sanger; the first... more
Non-fibrillating form of human insulin could improve treatment for diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a promising discovery that could improve the clinical delivery of insulin for people living with diabetes, scientists have developed a non-fibrillating form of human insulin. more
Recurrent miscarriage: Diabetes drug could lead to new treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A drug designed to tackle diabetes could also be repurposed as the first treatment to prevent miscarriage by targeting the lining of the womb itself, according to a clinical trial. more
Researchers identify new prevention strategy for type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new target for prevention and treatment in people, according... more
An out-of-the-box attack on diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new target for prevention and treatment in people. more
Judo holds promise for reducing sedentary behavior among children with autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Judo may be just the right sport to increase the physical activity level among children with autism spectrum disorder and holds promise for reducing sedentary behavior,... more
Take heart: Study reveals how relaxin targets cardiovascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
As a healthy heart ages, it becomes more susceptible to cardiovascular diseases. Though researchers have discovered that relaxin, an insulin-like hormone, suppresses atrial fibrillation (AF), inflammation, and fibrosis in aged... more
New study evaluates effectiveness of weight loss surgery in individuals with obesity, diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers recently conducted the largest study to date to evaluate the effectiveness of weight loss surgery in a Chinese population of individuals... more
Genetic signature helps distinguish latent autoimmune diabetes in adults from pediatric-onset T1D  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A multi-center team of researchers led by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has discovered a genetic signature that could help distinguish an adult-onset form of... more
Need to control blood sugar? There's a drink for that  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
With more people with diabetes and pre-diabetes looking for novel strategies to help control blood sugar, new research suggests that ketone monoester drinks -- a popular new food... more
Ketone monoester drinks may help control blood sugar  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
With more people with diabetes and pre-diabetes looking for strategies to help control blood sugar, new research from UBC's Okanagan campus suggests that ketone monoester drinks--a popular new food supplement--may help do... more
Interplay between relaxin and Wnt signaling has positive effects on aging heart  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
As a healthy heart ages, it becomes more susceptible to cardiovascular diseases. Though researchers have discovered that relaxin, an insulin-like hormone, suppresses atrial fibrillation... more
High cost of insulin has life-threatening implications for patients with Type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The most commonly used forms of insulin cost 10 times more in the U.S. than in any other developed country, according to... more
FDA approves Control-IQ artificial pancreas system  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an artificial pancreas system - based on technology from the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology - that automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels. more
Medical News Today: Study reveals what causes type 2 diabetes and how to reverse it  MNT · 3 weeks
Breakthrough research shows that type 2 diabetes occurs when fat from the liver overspills into the pancreas and... more
Diabetes is an independent risk factor for development of heart failure, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Heart problems are a common development for people with diabetes. In fact, about 33% of people in the U.S. admitted to the... more
Five ways to better manage diabetes in the New Year  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
While the new year is a great time to reflect, reset and set new goals, making resolutions can also be stressful, especially for people with diabetes. So, this... more
High BMI may improve the chance of survival in certain cancers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Above average or high BMI - often linked to cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular and other diseases - may in some cases improve the chance of survival among... more
New technique provides real-time images of biomolecules in living cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity are ever more common globally. In addition to genetic disposition, lifestyle contributes strongly to the prevalence of these metabolic diseases. more
Looking at the good vibes of molecules  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity are ever more common globally. In addition to genetic disposition, lifestyle contributes strongly to the prevalence of these metabolic diseases. Precise monitoring methods are needed in order... more
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