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Australian Researchers Develop New Diabates Drug to Replace Insulin Jabs or Metformin

Scientists have developed a safer drug that can replace potentially the insulin jabs or diabetes needles that the patients undergo almost daily once they are diagnosed with the slow-killer disease. Instead of traditional Metformin drug, the new drug targets a protein receptor known as PPARgamma found in fat tissue throughout the body, by activating it to achieve lower blood sugar ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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Ayurvedic Diabetes drug BGR 34 Side Effects Surface Slowly

The Ayurvedic medicine BGR 34 released into the market has elicited mixed reaction from the users. Among the complaints include chronic gastric problems and allergy. BGR-34 Ayurvedic medicine for diabetes claims that it was made from medicinal plant extracts, an anti-diabetes herbal and ayurvedic drug. The company claims that it can work as a blood glucose metabolizer to protect vital ...

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CSIR’s Anti-Diabetes Ayurvedic Drug BGR-34 Priced ‘High’ Hits Markets

Though not gone through clinical tests on humans like many allopathic drugs, a partically validated anti-diabetes herbal drug called BGR-34 was launched commercially by a Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) lab in Lucknow on Sunday, assuring that it has no side effects. Priced relatively much higher than an allopathic drug at Rs.5 per tablet, the drug manufactured by ...

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Diabetes drug targets alcohol addiction by 40%, says study

Researchers have found that diabetes drug consisting of GLP-1 can also answer the addiction of alcohol as well as obesity, while the de-addiction rate could be 30 to 40 percent. In their study on mice and rats at Sahlgrenska Academy, they found out that the medication GLP-1 used for diabetes and obesity was able to treat even alcohol dependence. Conducted ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Drug that Cures Diabetes Could Lower Cholesterol Levels: New Study

How would you feel if one medicine meant to cure one disease cures another as well? A new study by German and Dutch scientists has asserted that diabetic drug “Metformin” not only cures diabetes, but also reduces LDL cholesterol that is firmly believed to endorse cardiovascular diseases by triggering atherosclerosis. The study was performed by researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen ...

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Diabetes Drug Reduces Parkinson’s Disease Risk: Study

A type of drug used to treat diabetes may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine. The research, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, found that diabetes patients taking glitazone antidiabetes drugs (either rosiglitazone or pioglitazone) had a 28% lower incidence of Parkinson’s disease than people taking ...

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Diabetes drug may decrease cancer risk only in non-smokers: study

Depending on their smoking history, a drug may have contrary effects on people suffering from diabetes – reducing lung cancer risk among nonsmokers and increasing the risk among smokers, showing for the first time a direct link between smoking and lung cancer. Among nonsmokers who had diabetes, those who took the diabetes drug metformin had a decrease in lung cancer ...

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