Sunday, April 30, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Top Diabetes Doctors Meet in Chicago to Discuss New Research, New


Top Diabetes Doctors Meet in Chicago to Discuss New Research, New
Newswise (press release) - Apr 26, 2006 Diabetes Mellitus will be one of the main topics at the AACE 15th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, April 26-30 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use Summary of Positive
PharmaLive.com (press release), PA - Apr 28, 2006 authorisation for the medicinal product Avaglim 4mg/4mg and 8mg/4mg film-coated tablets intended for treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients who are

NIH announces type 1 diabetes clinical trial
ResearchResearch, UK - Apr 26, 2006 center trial to evaluate the effects of anti-CD3 and exenatide on the loss of insulin production in patients with recent onset type 1 diabetes mellitus and in

New Oral Polymerase Inhibitor Shows Promising Results in Chronic
Yahoo! News (press release) - Apr 29, 2006 myocardial infarction), hypersensitivity (including anaphylaxis), endocrine disorders (including thyroid disorders and diabetes mellitus), autoimmune disorders

Monitoring Cancer Treatment Response With PET, Part 1
Medscape (subscription) - Apr 27, 2006 An evaluation of iodine-123 iodoazomycinarabinoside as a marker of localized tissue hypoxia in patients with diabetes mellitus. Eur J Nucl Med.

FDA Approvals: MonoPrep Pap Test, DexCom STS, C-QUR
Medscape (subscription) - Apr 28, 2006 cervical/vaginal specimens; a continuous monitoring system for detecting trends and tracking glucose level patterns in adults with diabetes mellitus; and a

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Aradigm Announces Update by Novo Nordisk on AERx Inhaled Insulin (Diabetes Mellitus)


Aradigm Announces Update by Novo Nordisk on AERx Inhaled Insulin
Market Wire (press release) - Apr 28, 2006 The phase 3 programme is expected to include approximately 2,200 type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients and will take place worldwide with primary focus on Europe

Gene prevents heart disease and diabetes
myDNA.com, TX - Apr 26, 2006 A rare gene variant in humans helps to protect against two of the country's top killers Type 2 diabetes and heart disease as well as against

Gene guards against disease
China Daily, China - Apr 24, 2006 People lucky enough to carry a variant in a single gene get added protection against both type 2 diabetes and heart disease, a new study finds.

High on Food High in Calcium
Washington Post, United States - Apr 24, 2006 blood pressure, and a number of studies point to a role for calcium in preventing insulin resistance -- the condition that is one step shy of type 2 diabetes.

Don't you just love how people in the United States Spend more
ProgressiveU.org, CA - Apr 28, 2006 dietary habits and inactive lifestyles. Eighteen million people have type 2 Diabetes. Twenty million people have impaired glucose

Teenage scholars work to tackle weight problems
Shreveport Times, LA - 10 hours ago should be attention-grabbing posters and advertisements that illustrate grim health consequences, such as heart attacks, cancer, stroke and type 2 diabetes.

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Saturday, April 29, 2006

Combinatorial approach found to reverse the onset of type 1 diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus)


Combinatorial approach found to reverse the onset of type 1 diabetes
News-Medical-Net - Apr 28 7:17 AM
A major finding, which represents an important step toward a potential cure for type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes, has been made by a research team at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI). The team, led by Matthias von Herrath, M.D., an internationally recognized expert on the molecular basis of type 1 diabetes, used a combinatorial treatment approach in laboratory mice and Save to My Web

Hormonal Male Contraception Reversible After Few Months For All Men
Science Daily - Apr 28 9:11 PM
With hormonal male contraception likely to be available in the near future, results of a study in this week's issue of The Lancet highlight how such contraception is reversible within a few months.Save to My Web

Transition Therapeutics Completes Target Enrolment for Type II Diabetes Clinical Trial of Lead Regenerative Product,
[Press Release] CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance - Apr 25 3:53 AM
Transition Therapeutics Inc. , announces today the completion of target enrolment for an exploratory Phase IIa clinical trial of its lead regenerative therapy, E1-I.N.T., in type II diabetes patients and provides an update on the enrolment of patients in the type I diabetes clinical trial.Save to My Web

3 Drugmakers Report Gains in 1Q Earnings
AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 27 2:24 PM
GlaxoSmithKline PLC, the world's second largest drugmaker, said Thursday that strong sales propelled double-digit earnings growth in the first quarter as did its British rival AstraZeneca PLC, which raised its earnings outlook for the year.Save to My Web

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Friday, April 28, 2006

Breast-fed babies leaner, say NZ (Diabetes Mellitus) advocates


Breast-fed babies leaner, say NZ advocates
New Zealand Herald - Breast is best for combating child obesity, say New Zealand breast-feeding advocates, citing new World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. The director of La Leche League, Barbara Sturmfels, says WHO's new child growth standards show healthy

Diabetes Inhaler Rejected Category: SOFTPEDIA NEWS :: Health
Softpedia - Britain s health officials rejected the inhaling of insulin, rather than administering it through injections. The drug Exubera, created by Pfizer, is designed as an alternative for daily insulin shots, but it costs 1,100 per person a year

TSX drops 134 as China ups rates, C$ tops 89 cents for first time
680 News - TORONTO (CP) - A move by China's central bank to raise interest rates sent the Toronto stock market down more than 100 points as investors worried the attempt to cool the Chinese economy could dampen demand for oil and metals. The rate hike of just

Are you obese? Info center offers weight loss solutions
Manila Bulleting Online - Two years ago, Anna Poco was among the one million obese Filipinos living in suffering and constantly ridiculed by society for their hefty frames. She decided one day to liberate herself from the extra pounds that limited her movement and most

A family affair
Wichita Eagle - WHEN A CHILD HAS DIABETES, THE WHOLE FAMILY HAS TO ADJUST AND LEARN. HERE'S HOW TWO KANSAS FAMILIES ARE DOING IT. When someone gets sick, the illness seldom affects just him or her. And when the illness is a chronic disease, it usually becomes a

Diabetes awareness
Rocky Mountain Collegian - It's easy to get caught up in life's minor inconveniences. The cold shower taken because of a roommate's obnoxiously long one; the professor who walks in 10 minutes late and always keeps class longer; the cold lunch because there wasn't a seat at the

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Gene Variant Protects Against Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, And Hypertriglyceridemia (Diabetes Mellitus)


Gene Variant Protects Against Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, And Hypertriglyceridemia
Science Daily - Apr 25 6:28 AM
A rare gene variant in humans helps to protect against two of the country's top killers -- type 2 diabetes and heart disease -- as well as against hypertriglyceridemia, a condition that increases the risk of heart disease, obesity, and pancreatitis.Save to My Web

History of Gestational Diabetes Raises Lifelong Diabetes Risk in Mother and Child
[Press Release] National Institutes of Health - Apr 25 5:46 AM
Its Never Too Early to Prevent Diabetes , the latest diabetes prevention campaign message by the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), is spreading the word about the risk for type 2 diabetes faced by women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and their offspring.Save to My Web

Satish Garg, MD Appointed New Editor-in-Chief of Leading Diabetes Technology Journal
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Apr 24 1:05 PM
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.----April 24, 2006--Satish K. Garg, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Director, Adult Program, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, has been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, a MEDLINE journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers, effective Save to My Web

Revealing The Secrets Of A Protein That Protects Against Premature Aging And Cancer
Science Daily - Apr 24 9:13 AM
Scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Scripps Research Institute have determined the structure and biochemistry of the exonuclease domain of WRN, a protein that protects humans from premature aging and cancer. Mutated WRN causes Werner's syndrome, which shows few signs until its victims are in their 20s, then causes rapid aging and often cancer. Understanding how the Save to My Web

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Thursday, April 27, 2006

Experts recommend Aspirin (Diabetes Mellitus) for the treatment of migraine


Experts recommend Aspirin for the treatment of migraine
WebWire - - The active ingredient acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) provides safe, reliable relief. Thursday - April 27, 2006, Valencia/Spain Aspirin is well tolerated and effective in the treatment of migraine and tension headache, according to the findings of

GenoMed CEO Honored by Missouri Watch for Reversing Chronic Kidney
Genetic Engineering News - ST. LOUIS , April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenoMed (Pink Sheets: GMED), a Next Generation Disease Management company whose business is public health(TM), announced today that its CEO, David W. Moskowitz MD, was awarded the 2006 Defender of

Our View Don t remove states control over insurance
Mankato Free Press - Imagine having health insurance that refuses to cover care for your diabetes, won t pay for a simple blood test to find out early if you have prostate cancer, won t cover mammograms for your wife and won t cover a host of other common medical

Uninsured try to bring their plight to forefront
Everett Herald - SEATTLE - At age 50 and in her twenty-third year of operating a small child-care business, few people would probably think of Donna Horne as being among the ranks of those living without health insurance. Yet Horne, who lives near Lake Stevens

Books : YOU: The Smart Patient : An Insider's Handbook for Getting the
Science Daily - Everyone needs to become a smart patient. In fact, in the worst cases, your life may even depend on it. Number one bestselling authors and doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz have written this indispensable handbook to help everyone to get the best

What scares doctors about hospitals
CNN - ( Time.com ) -- It's easy to imagine that doctors don't get sick -- but of course, they do. And they suffer the same pitfalls as the rest of us when we enter the health-care system. It requires almost a stroke of luck for a patient to enter a U.S

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Wednesday, April 26, 2006

EU urges action to curb diabetes


EU urges action to curb diabetes
EUobserver.com, Belgium - 19 hours ago Apart from diabetes, ministers also debated the need for different medical treatment for men and women when dealing with diseases such as breast cancer and

Novartis Q1 net beats expectations on underlying growth
Forbes - Apr 23, 2006 Novartis said that its pipeline is progressing, with the company having now completed US submissions for type 2 diabetes treatment Galvus and Rasilez against

Novartis sales less than expected
CNN International - Apr 24, 2006 However, with new products like hypertension treatment Rasilez, co-developed with Speedel, and oral diabetes treatment Galvus coming to the market soon

Uninsured poor bargain for healthcare in Istanbul
Turkish Daily News (subscription), Turkey - 19 hours ago tend to wait until the later stages of a disease, when treatment takes longer Erdem, a 52-year-old artist living in Beyoglu, has diabetes and requires daily

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Diabetes Mellitus - Dr. Brian McDonough


Dr. Brian McDonough
1010Wins - Here is the latest study entitled A Study About Studies. According to researchers studying researchers, a significant number of scientists conducting research are fudging the results. The report is from the premier issue of a journal called The

A family affair
Wichita Eagle - WHEN A CHILD HAS DIABETES, THE WHOLE FAMILY HAS TO ADJUST AND LEARN. HERE'S HOW TWO KANSAS FAMILIES ARE DOING IT. When someone gets sick, the illness seldom affects just him or her. And when the illness is a chronic disease, it usually becomes a

Markers Of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Inherited, Persist And Raise Risk
Medical News Today - Menstrual irregularity and unhealthy metabolic traits associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are inherited and persist with age, putting women with PCOS at a high risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes . That finding is

Genes could contribute to obeisty, say scientists
Food Navigator - 4/11/2006 - According to researchers in Boston, it is not just the types of foods consumed and a lack of physical exercise that lead to obesity; their findings suggest that both body shape and obesity could be controlled by our genes. The research

Obesity Spreading All Over The Globe
Medical News Today - According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 75% of women over the age of 30 are now overweight in countries as diverse as Egypt, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey. Estimates are similar for men, with over 75% now overweight in Argentina

Tickets available now for Phoenix Certified Hospice's 13th Annual
Ukiah Daily Journal - This year the tickets to Phoenix Certified Hospices' annual "Spring Fling Drawing" can mean winning one of over 35 amazing prizes donated by local businesses. Prizes including a case of organic Zinfandel from Frey Vineyards, a beautiful gift basket

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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Diabetes - the quiet killer


Diabetes - the quiet killer
Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand - Apr 23, 2006 The causes of type-1 diabetes are still unclear, but type-2 diabetes is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

Euronext Amsterdam) - Pharming Group: DNage, Loders Croklaan, BG
Euronext (persbericht), Netherlands - Apr 23, 2006 start of a collaboration to develop new products and biomarkers for type II diabetes, a frequently the first three years will be covered by a 1 million Euro

Around the Valley
Montrose Daily Press, CO - Apr 24, 2006 Medicare reimbursement for glucose monitors and diabetes supplies from meningitis caused by haemophilus influenzae type b. For and jars, cans and No.1 and No.

Drug-Vaccine Combo Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
Forbes - Apr 20, 2006 April 20 (HealthDay News) -- By combining a vaccine and an immunosuppressant drug, US researchers say they have successfully reversed type 1 diabetes in mice.

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish?
dLife.com, CT - Apr 19, 2006 NICE) has recommended that Exubera inhaled insulin not be prescribed by national health care physicians for the treatment of type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

NICE: inhaled Insulin is not recommended for the treatment of type
Xagena.it, Italy - Apr 19, 2006 The Committee has developed preliminary recommendations on the use of inhaled Insulin for the treatment of diabetes ( type 1 and 2 ).

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Monday, April 24, 2006

In heart disease, the focus (Diabetes Mellitus) shifts to women


In heart disease, the focus shifts to women
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Apr 24 1:12 AM
Kim Kachmann-Geltz did everything right. She ran five miles a day, ate wheat toast and oatmeal, stayed slim, never smoked. Her blood pressure was perfect. Her genes, she thought, were good: Her great-grandmother had lived to 102.Save to My Web

How Insulin-Producing Beta Cells Grow and Function
Newswise - Apr 23 10:19 AM
New Joslin Diabetes Center-Led study reveals new findings on how insulin-producing beta cells grow and function. Findings one day may lead to advances in treatments for people with diabetes.Save to My Web

Funeral draws crowd for woman who had 29 years of treatment
Billings Gazette - Apr 22 12:04 AM
Had she walked into Peace Lutheran Church on Friday afternoon, Lynette Zimmerman might have marveled at the crowd.Save to My Web

Memorial service for Katherine Detre
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Apr 21 9:09 PM
A memorial service honoring the late Dr. Katherine M. Detre, a renowned epidemiologist who spearheaded large-scale research projects that have influenced medical treatment and practice, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Heinz Memorial Chapel in Oakland.Save to My Web

Study Reveals Findings On How Insulin-producing Beta Cells Grow And Function
Science Daily - Apr 23 3:13 PM
A new Joslin Diabetes Center-led study has shown conclusively that two receptors in the insulin-producing beta cell do not affect developmental growth, refuting a long-held hypothesis in diabetes research.Save to My Web

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Sunday, April 23, 2006

Autobiography of Diabetes Mellitus (Diabetes Mellitus)


Autobiography of Diabetes Mellitus
New Kerala - Apr 20 10:45 PM
By Prof. BM Hegde, Mangalore: "Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness" - George Santayana. I am not a disease. I am only an abnormality of glucose (sugar) metabolism in the human body with associated changes in other functions.Save to My Web

People with Type 2 Diabetes May be Putting Their Lives at Risk Despite Availability of Effective Treatments [i]
PharmiWeb - Apr 19 4:07 AM
Major international survey confirms that, despite availability of effective treatments for diabetes, many people are not achieving optimal control. These people wish there were alternative treatments to help them control their diabetes.Save to My Web

New Plan May Reverse Type 1 Diabetes
WebMD - Apr 20 3:45 PM
Scientists have used a two-pronged treatment to reverse recent-onset type 1 diabetes in mice.Save to My Web

Combination treatment reverses diabetes in mice
New Scientist - Apr 23 11:47 AM
Half of the rodents treated with a combination of vaccine and an immunity-altering drug showed a reversal in symptoms the technique may one day be used in humans Save to My Web

Two-Drug Combo Lessens Chronic Nerve Pain
HealthCentral.com - Apr 22 1:07 PM
WEDNESDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that may bring relief to millions, Canadian researchers say a combination of Morphine and the analgesic Gabapentin better controls chronic nerve pain than either drug alone, and at lower doses.Save to My Web

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Breast-cancer genetic screening gives insight, but not all (Diabetes Mellitus) benefit


Breast-cancer genetic screening gives insight, but not all benefit
Toledo Blade - Lori Morse figured she was dealt a bad hand when it came to cancer. Diagnosed at age 33 with breast cancer and knowing her mother had breast cancer as a young woman, Mrs. Morse of Sylvania Township was convinced something in her genes made her more

Patients pained by distrust
Boston Herald - A s the authorities target frauds who cheat the system to score prescription narcotics, legitimate chronic-pain patients say they are tired of being treated like addicts when they seek out the medication that makes their lives tolerable. You have

Hormone Therapy May Prevent Heart Attacks For Women In Their 50s
Medical News Today - For the last few years, women have heard conflicting reports about the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). A new study that analyzes many trials together concludes that HRT can reduce heart attacks by about one-third in women

Heart disease kills women more often
San Francisco Gate - Kim Kachmann-Geltz did everything right. She ran 5 miles a day, ate wheat toast and oatmeal, stayed slim, never smoked. Her blood pressure was perfect. Her genes, she thought, were good: Her great-grandmother had lived to 102. "I'm the last person in

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Saturday, April 22, 2006

Mick Jagger, a mysterious brunette and their late-night conversations (Diabetes Mellitus)


Mick Jagger, a mysterious brunette and their late-night conversations
New Zealand Herald - So Mick Jagger is lying on the couch beside me in his enormous Auckland hotel suite. He's wearing socks - bright yellow, scare-the-horses socks. "Mork and Mindy yellow," I suggest. He laughs his deep, horsey, sexy laugh. The night before they'd been

Nonstop program launches today
Borger News-Herald - A new program that encourages children to become more physically active and to develop healthier eatingn habits lands in the Texas Panhandle today in Amarillo at Center Court in the Westgate Mall. The program, called NonStop, is managed and presented

Hot Products, Trends and More
KESQ News - More from Healthscout.com: ----- Health News Health Centers Health Encyclopedia Interactive Human Atlas Quizzes and Tools ----- Women's Health Men's Health Children's Health Seniors' Health

Research Ties Lack of Sleep to Risk for Hypertension
New York Times - Getting too little sleep may be a significant risk factor for high blood pressure . In a study of more than 4,800 men and women, people ages 32 to 59 who got five hours of sleep a night or less were about 60 percent more likely to develop

Beyond the Horizon
MSNBC - Dec. 12, 2005 issue - FARGO, N.D.: The quest for immortality has been a past and a current obsession. How will medical advances contribute to longer life spans? Is there a limit to how long we can live? DR. ANTHONY L. KOMAROFF: In the 20th century

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Friday, April 21, 2006

Vitamin D In Pole Position At Clinical Endocrinologists Meet


Vitamin D In Pole Position At Clinical Endocrinologists Meet
MedIndia, India - 22 hours ago will be discussed are the important role of sunlight and diet in receiving Among the other topics to be presented are diabetes, thyroid cancer, osteoporosis

Full plate for KU vegetarians
Kutztown University The Keystone, United States - Apr 20, 2006 products has been irrefutably linked with heart disease, obesity, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis meat eaters think that we actually need flesh in our diet.

Depression not tied to diabetes control in elderly
Reuters - Apr 18, 2006 Also worth investigating, said Trief, is "whether depression affects other aspects of a diabetes patient's life; for example, adherence to diet or exercise

Pretend medicine: Let's play doctor!
Newstarget.com, Taiwan - 12 hours ago Sources guide that reveals top sources for little-known health and diet solutions organize my confused ideas about many health topics, such as diabetes and high

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Diabetes is quietly stalking area Asians


Diabetes is quietly stalking area Asians
Boston Globe, United States - Apr 20, 2006 Americans are less likely to be obese than whites, but some studies have found they are two to three times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to

Treatment Challenges in Schizophrenia: A Multifaceted Approach to
Psychiatric Times, CA - Apr 17, 2006 Type 2 diabetes may occur because of insulin resistance caused by weight gain or altered fat distribution, or as a result of direct effects of the drugs on

Merck Announces Strong Financial Results for the First Quarter
Finanzen.net, Germany - Apr 20, 2006 JANUVIA is an investigational once-daily medicine with a novelmechanism of action for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. If approved

Employee obesity is No. 1 factor in productivity loss
Reliable Plant Magazine, OK - Apr 18, 2006 estimated to account for 43 percent of all health care spending by US businesses on coronary heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia

OSI Pharmaceuticals Announces Three Additions to Its 2006 Board of
Business Wire (press release), CA - 13 minutes ago (OSI) Prosidion is committed to the generation of novel, targeted therapies for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity. OSI's

Laurel man charged with 7th DUI
Billings Gazette, USA - 20 hours ago go down to;wow 4/19/06 2:08 pm with dangerous medical conditions from driving like, obesity, diabetes .. I was "Anon and Annie" you are the type that need

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Thursday, April 20, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Morrison ready for 'next level'


Morrison ready for 'next level'
Knoxville News Sentinel (subscription), TN - 13 hours ago points per game last season, suffers from Type A diabetes "Diabetes was never a factor in my career and it The 6-2 Beverley had also considered Michigan and St

Advice for healthy living
The News Journal, DE - Apr 18, 2006 individuals have fasting blood sugar levels between 100 and 125 mg/dl, which is higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

Campaign By California School Nutrition Association and Its
dBusinessNews Sacramento (press release), CA - Apr 19, 2006 speakers will address the nutritional, physical fitness and cultural elements that contribute to the alarming rise in obesity and Type-2 Diabetes and other

NICE: inhaled Insulin is not recommended for the treatment of type
Xagena.it, Italy - Apr 19, 2006 The Committee has developed preliminary recommendations on the use of inhaled Insulin for the treatment of diabetes ( type 1 and 2 ).

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Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Latest News (Diabetes Mellitus)


Latest News
dBusinessNews.com - Tampa: Kforce Inc. Announces First Quarter 2006 Earnings and Conference Call TAMPA -- Kforce Inc. (Nasdaq:KFRC), a specialty staffing firm,on Tuesday, Tampa: Shells Launches Crab Promotion TAMPA -- Shells Seafood Restaurants launched an exciting

Executive: Health care pays off
Connecticut Post - WASHINGTON When it comes to health care, Pitney Bowes CEO Mike Critelli said Monday that corporations should resist the urge to cut programs and shift costs to their employees. Instead, he said, they should consider health care an investment that

FDA Approvals: Integrated Insulin Pump/Glucose Monitoring System
Medscape News - April 18, 2006 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring system for the management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus; 3 fetoscopy instrument sets for the treatment of

Pfizer Inches Forward
Motley Fool - The transition continues at Motley Fool Inside Value pick Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) . The pharmaceutical titan's first-quarter financial report shows that it took some steps to control costs as top-line growth stagnates. But the key question remains whether

Nightly: Children of Katrina suffer from health problems
MSNBC - NEW ORLEANS - One year old Will is back in the doctor s office. His allergies, says mother Jennifer Barrett, is acting up and his skin is like worse. Two-year-old Alicia s nose won t stop running. Her grandmother, Tammy Ortolano, says

Expect Morrison to turn pro today
Tacoma News Tribune - The Morrison family is worried that Adam, who averaged 28.1 points a game this season, could have a short career because of diabetes. Gonzaga forward Adam Morrison will announce today that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the NBA draft

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Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Diabetes: Translating the chronic care model into the community


Diabetes: Translating the chronic care model into the community
News-Medical.net, Australia - Apr 16, 2006 by a certified diabetes educator. In addition, they attended monthly support group sessions to discuss issues such as foot care, healthy diet, alternative

Fast food consumption has deeper implications, warn scientists
NutraIngredients.com, France - 21 hours ago see Europe entering the front end of the obesity and diabetes epidemics that groups of adolescents and supplied them with a different balanced diet for fifteen

'Livin' La Vida Low-Carb' Anniversary Memories - April 2005-July
The Common Voice, SC - 20 hours ago popular topics that I wrote about in those first few months include diabetes, low-carb products that helped me in my low-carb lifestyle, such as diet soda, so

Food Giants Ignoring Our Health
50 Connect, UK - Apr 15, 2006 recommendations to companies as to what they could do to health tackle the world s diet crisis not just obesity but heart disease, cancers and diabetes.

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Diabetes Mellitus - Obesity Rates Rise in Men and Children


Obesity Rates Rise in Men and Children
The Poly Post, CA - 10 hours ago When people are overweight or obese, they are more likely to develop health problems such as hypertension, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart

What You Must Know About Diabetes
Mathaba.Net, UK - Apr 15, 2006 It is also called insulin-dependent diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, which starts in adulthood (and in some teenagers) the body still makes some insulin.

New Research Links Metabolism And Appetite Suppression, Opening
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Apr 16, 2006 "Carrying extra weight is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, and 80% of people with diabetes struggle with excess weight. This study

Point Therapeutics to Present Novel Dual Mechanism of Action for
Genetic Engineering News, NY - 4 hours ago Point is a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP) inhibitors for use in cancer, type 2 diabetes and as

Treatment Challenges in Schizophrenia: A Multifaceted Approach to
Psychiatric Times, CA - 19 hours ago Type 2 diabetes may occur because of insulin resistance caused by weight gain or altered fat distribution, or as a result of direct effects of the drugs on

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Monday, April 17, 2006

Pacific Biometrics, Inc. Awarded Major Research Contract as Part of an (Diabetes Mellitus)


Pacific Biometrics, Inc. Awarded Major Research Contract as Part of an
dBusinessNews.com - SEATTLE -- Pacific Biometrics, Inc. (OTCBB: PBME, "PBI") has been awarded a contract with a multinational pharmaceutical company (the "Sponsor") to provide essential laboratory data for a Phase I osteoporosis program. This contract is related to the

Medical devices a healthy stock pick?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - The Journal Sentinel focuses on one Wisconsin money manager or analyst in this weekly feature, looking at a trend that helps investment pros make their decisions. Now medical-device companies, with products ranging from magnetic resonance imaging

Valley Primary Care Network to receive $1.3M grant
McAllen Monitor - SAN JUAN Many patients at Nuestra Clinica del Valle have diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol levels and are depressed about their conditions but little can be done to help them. We really don t have a lot of funding for mental

Two Tests Better Than One For Diabetes Control, Johns Hopkins Expert
Medical News Today - In a strongly worded review published in the recent edition of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the head of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center urges physicians and patients to better use the blood-testing tools at hand to manage

This week in the medical journals
CNN - Hormones. Can't live with them, can't live without them. That mixed message has been vexing older women and their physicians since 2002 when the National Institutes of Health pulled the plug on its massive study of hormone replacement therapy. The

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Sunday, April 16, 2006

Ethnic diet: Cause or cure for Diabetes? (Diabetes Mellitus)


Ethnic diet: Cause or cure for Diabetes?
Asian Pacific Post - Type II or Adult-onset Diabetes mellitus is a very prominent disease in the South Asian populations living in Europe and North America . It develops over a period of time, often due to a lack of daily activity and a rise in poor eating habits

Stakeholder Opinions: Kidney Transplantation - Switching to
Pharmaceutical Business Review - In 2005, around 30,000 renal transplants were conducted in the seven major markets. In order to prevent the patient's immune system from rejecting the transplanted organ, daily immunosuppression therapy is a necessity for the lifetime of the graft

Diet and gallbladder disease
Health 24 - Gallstones can form in the gallbladder over time, a condition called cholelithiasis. This condition is often without symptoms and individuals can live with gallstones for many years without being aware of the fact. If the gallstones move out of the

Chronic Periodontal Disease Could Lead To Diabetes
Science Daily - BETHESDA, Md. -- Chronic periodontal disease may contribute to diabetes, according to a review of recent research presented today. While it has been established that people with diabetes are more prone to developing periodontal disease, new research

Type 2 Diabetics' Acidity Heightens Risk For Kidney Stones
Medical News Today - People with type 2 diabetes have highly acidic urine, a metabolic feature that explains their greater risk for developing uric-acid kidney stones, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. The study - the first to compare the urinary

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Dr P. Surya Rao (Diabetes Mellitus)


Dr P. Surya Rao
Newindpress (subscription), India - Apr 11, 2006 The inflammation can be due to rheumatoid arthritis. It can also occur in diabetes mellitus. A fracture in the wrist may be a risk factor for this condition.

Transfer Ka Bel to a Hospital outside Camp Crame, Doctors
Bulatlat, Philippines - Apr 10, 2006 Other diseases and ailments noted in their diagnosis included hypercholesterolemia, gouty arthritis, nutritional anemia, diabetes mellitus Type 2, and

FDA Orphan Drug Approvals: Lestaurtinib, TRX4, and EPI-A0001
Medscape (subscription) - Apr 11, 2006 orphan drug status for CEP-701 in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia; the monoclonal antibody ChAglyCD3 for new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus; and EPI

By 2010 Cell Based Markets Are Expected to Account for $56.2
Genetic Engineering News, NY - Apr 10, 2006 Other applications include cardiac disorders (myocardial infarction and heart failure), diabetes mellitus, diseases of bones and joints, genetic disorders, and

Glycemic Variability: A Hemoglobin A 1c Independent Risk Factor
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription), IL - Apr 11, 2006 FREE FULL TEXT. 2. Narayan KM, Boyle JP, Thompson TJ, et al. Lifetime risk for diabetes mellitus in the United States. JAMA. 2003;290:1884-1890. FREE FULL TEXT.

AST to Highlight Post-Transplantation Care at May 6 Conference
Yahoo! News (press release) - Apr 11, 2006 recipients. Major issues include infection and other side effects such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension and metabolic bone disease. To

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Saturday, April 15, 2006

Insulin Pump And (Diabetes Mellitus) Continuous Glucose System A Significant Step Towards Artificial Pancreas Technology


Insulin Pump And Continuous Glucose System A Significant Step Towards Artificial Pancreas Technology
Medical News Today - Apr 15 12:06 AM
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) said today that the federal government's approval of an insulin pump that also provides real-time, continuous glucose monitoring is a significant step on the path to the development of an artificial pancreas, with the potential to significantly improve diabetes care and lower the risk of complications... click link for more info.Save to My Web

Stroke Blood Test
KWWL-TV Iowa City - Apr 15 5:54 AM
A simple blood test could help identify who's at high risk for having a stroke. A new study found middle age men and women with high levels of a specific enzyme or protein in their blood were twiceSave to My Web

The Beginning: a Good Place to Start for Healthcare Reform
RedNova - Apr 14 5:16 AM
By MacStravic, Scott Too often, efforts to improve our healthcare system start at the end of the line-after patients already need expensive care and resources.Save to My Web

Two tests better than one for diabetes control, Johns Hopkins expert tells doctors
EurekAlert! - Apr 13 8:49 AM
In a strongly worded review published in the recent edition of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the head of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center urges physicians and patients to better use the blood-testing tools at hand to manage the disease and prevent most of its dire impact on the heart, kidneys, nerves and vision.Save to My Web

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Friday, April 14, 2006

James D. Watson Helix Awards Presented to Biotech's Outstanding


James D. Watson Helix Awards Presented to Biotech's Outstanding
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Apr 12, 2006 care, Novo Nordisk in June 2005 won FDA approval of Levemir(R) (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) for the treatment of diabetes mellitus (type 1 and

New diabetes gene identified
Newindpress (subscription), India - Apr 12, 2006 Dr Alok Kanungo said that the detection of the gene MICA would prove to be vital for classification of Malnutrition Modulated Diabetes Mellitus (MMDM) as a

Transfer Ka Bel to a Hospital outside Camp Crame, Doctors
Bulatlat, Philippines - Apr 10, 2006 Other diseases and ailments noted in their diagnosis included hypercholesterolemia, gouty arthritis, nutritional anemia, diabetes mellitus Type 2, and

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Patients With Coronary
Archives of Internal Medicine - Apr 10, 2006 One trial included patients with documented CAD (80%) or patients who had diabetes mellitus and 1 or more additional risk factors, and another trial included

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Thursday, April 13, 2006

Two tests better than one for diabetes control, Johns Hopkins expert tells doctors (Diabetes Mellitus)


Two tests better than one for diabetes control, Johns Hopkins expert tells doctors
EurekAlert! - Apr 13 8:49 AM
In a strongly worded review published in the recent edition of The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the head of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center urges physicians and patients to better use the blood-testing tools at hand to manage the disease and prevent most of its dire impact on the heart, kidneys, nerves and vision.Save to My Web

Periodontal Therapy May Help Diabetic Patients Improve Sugar Control
Science Daily - Apr 12 9:14 AM
Results of a new study support the hypothesis that periodontal therapy may improve metabolic control (lower HbA1c) in diabetic patients. This study appears in April's issue of the Journal of Periodontology.Save to My Web

Older Donor Hearts Just As Good, Study Shows
Science Daily - 44 minutes ago
Patients who receive healthy hearts from donors 50 years of age and older appear to fare just as well as patients who receive younger hearts, and that may be good news for potentially expanding a small donor pool, a University of Alberta study has found.Save to My Web

Curry Coloring And Fat Mix Could Help Diabetics
Science Daily - Apr 13 10:59 PM
Brisbane immunologist Dr Brendan O'Sullivan hopes to put a dent in skyrocketing rates of diabetes in Australia by creating a new treatment for type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Jewellery giant Signet is tipped to sparkle in US
Manchester Online - Apr 10 3:14 AM
DRUG delivery company Bespak makes a variety of dry powder inhalers, inflation valves and disposable face masks. In January, the European Commission approved Exubera, an innovative inhaled treatment for diabetes being developed by Pfizer and which will use an inhaler made by Bespak.Save to My Web

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Diabetics 'don't know ideal weight' (Diabetes Mellitus)


Diabetics 'don't know ideal weight'
News Interactive - Apr 10 12:06 PM
ALTHOUGH weight loss is a cornerstone of managing diabetes, many people who have the disease don't know what their ideal weight range should be, a study suggests.Save to My Web

Doctor: Heart disease in women is 80 percent preventable
Bradenton Herald - Apr 13 12:01 AM
Perhaps you've heard or seen one of several national campaigns aimed at educating ladies about heart disease - something the American Heart Association says affects 38 million American women and killed 483,800 of them in 2003.Save to My Web

Hypertension the silent killer
The Ghanaian Chronicle - Apr 13 8:43 AM
High blood pressure (hypertension) is often called a silent killer because you can have it for years without knowing it. It causes early death through stroke, heart attack, heart failure and kidney failure.Save to My Web

Once-daily metformin effective in type 2 diabetes
Muzi - Apr 10 7:35 PM
One daily dose of a new extended-release formulation of metformin is as safe and effective in treating type 2 diabetes as a conventional twice-a-day dose of immediate-release metformin, researchers report.Save to My Web

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - James D. Watson Helix Awards Presented to Biotech's Outstanding


James D. Watson Helix Awards Presented to Biotech's Outstanding
Yahoo! News (press release) - 4 hours ago care, Novo Nordisk in June 2005 won FDA approval of Levemir (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) for the treatment of diabetes mellitus (type 1 and type

Passive smoking raises diabetes risk
999 Today, UK - Apr 7, 2006 There are two main types of diabetes, Type 1 diabetes and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes - also known as insulin-dependent - results from

Bayhill Therapeutics Doses Patients With Multiple Sclerosis in a
Business Wire (press release), CA - Apr 11, 2006 platform, current investors paid additional funds into Bayhill to advance its second antigen-specific drug candidate, BHT-3021 for Type 1 diabetes, into Phase I

Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment Has Passed The First Clinical Trial
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Apr 11, 2006 levels of drug were tested - 1, 5, 15 and 30 milligrams) and placebo in the other leg and were examined at 1, 2, 3 Most of the subjects had type 2 diabetes.

Long-acting diabetes drug OK'd for American market
Trenton Times, NJ - Apr 11, 2006 Levemir is designed for use in once- or twice-daily injections for the treatment of adults and children with type 1 diabetes and adults with type 2 diabetes.

Now more people qualify for the disability credit
Times & Transcript (subscription), Canada - Apr 10, 2006 the decision making process. As an example, this means that children with Type 1 diabetes should now qualify under the program.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Children's Hospital Announces $5 Million Gift from Bristol-Myers (Diabetes Mellitus)


Children's Hospital Announces $5 Million Gift from Bristol-Myers
Business Wire (press release), CA - Apr 10, 2006 Today, Type 2 diabetes, which is associated with obesity, accounts for up to 45 percent of all newly diagnosed diabetes in pediatric patients.

Transfer Ka Bel to a Hospital outside Camp Crame, Doctors
Bulatlat, Philippines - Apr 10, 2006 diseases and ailments noted in their diagnosis included hypercholesterolemia, gouty arthritis, nutritional anemia, diabetes mellitus Type 2, and hypertensive

Endoart completes $ 10.5 million venture capital financing
American Venture Magazine (press release), CA - Apr 10, 2006 Severe obesity decreases life expectancy and also increases the risk of suffering from type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol.

Children prescribed diabetes drugs double
Columbia Missourian, MO - Apr 6, 2006 LOUIS The number of children ages 5 to 19 taking prescription drugs used to treat or prevent Type 2 diabetes has doubled in the past four years, according

Dermisonics, Inc. Recruits Patients to Proceed With Human Pilot
Yahoo! News (press release) - Apr 6, 2006 on type-1 diabetics and children suffering Type-1 diabetes." Redding adds available with either hypodermic needle injection, insulin pumps or type-2 medications

Number of Kids on Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Doubles
Forbes - Apr 7, 2006 7 (HealthDay News) -- In a four-year span, the number of US children and teens taking prescription drugs to treat or prevent type 2 diabetes has increased two

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Monday, April 10, 2006

Significant improvement noted in diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) management using chronic


Significant improvement noted in diabetes management using chronic
EurekAlert - PITTSBURGH, APRIL 4 Educating people with diabetes in a primary-care setting with sustained, comprehensive intervention resulted in significant improvement in disease management and overall health, according to a study published in the current

Books : Heal Your Heart : The New Rice Diet Program for Reversing
Science Daily - "Heal Your Heart combines the best of ancient spiritual wisdom and the best of modern nutrition to provide a holistic program for real living." Morton T. Kelsey, Professor Emeritus, University of Notre Dame Author of The Other Side of Silence and

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Better health care doesn't erase racial gap
Reuters - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Efforts to improve health care quality can help reduce some -- but not all -- of the inequalities in medical care provided to black patients compared with whites, a new study shows. Four years after launching a program to

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Books : Your Body's Many Cries for Water
Science Daily - As a result of extensive research into the role of water in the body, the author, a medical doctor, believes that he has found chronic dehydration to be the cause of many conditions including asthma, allergies, arthritis, angina, migraine headaches

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Sunday, April 09, 2006

Diabetics' acidity hikes kidney stone risk


Diabetics' acidity hikes kidney stone risk
DailyIndia.com, NY - Apr 5, 2006 DALLAS, April 5 (UPI) -- University of Texas scientists say people with type 2 diabetes have highly acidic urine, putting them at risk of developing uric-acid

FDA Approves Inhalable Insulin
Reader's Digest, NY - Apr 6, 2006 that hormone into the body since it was discovered in 1921 -- and a new treatment option for many of the 21 million Americans with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Benefits of cinnamon, cloves
Health24.com, South Africa - Apr 6, 2006 function the cholesterol goes down, triglycerides go down, glucose goes down, and all this goes towards the alleviation of type 2 diabetes," said Richard A

The luck factor
London Free Press, Canada - Apr 8, 2006 Today, Type 2 diabetes is emerging as a bona fide epidemic, fuelled by a sharp upturn in cases of obesity in both children and aging baby boomers.

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Saturday, April 08, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Severe calorie restriction reduces aging-related cell damage


Severe calorie restriction reduces aging-related cell damage
USA Today - Apr 04 2:41 PM
Longevity researchers say they've shown for the first time that following a strict low-calorie diet can decrease DNA damage linked with aging. The findings are provocative, but preliminary. Longer-term research will try to sort out whether such changes can meaningfully extend people's lives.Save to My Web

Medical Anthropologist Offers a New Cultural Diet to Fight the Obesity Epidemic for African Americans
[Press Release] PR Web - Apr 05 12:22 AM
Providing a cultural and comprehensive analysis of African American food preferences, medical anthropologist Eric Bailey shows us how African Americans generally perceive health, body image, food, dieting, physical fitness and exercise and how each of these factors play a significant role in his new "cultural diet" plan for African Americans. [PRWEB Apr 5, 2006] Trackback URI: Save to My Web

Researchers Say Low-Cal Diet Cuts Aging
WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Apr 04 3:15 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - Longevity researchers say they've shown for the first time that following a strict low-calorie diet can decrease DNA damage linked with aging. Some people who took part in the six-month diet study ate as little as 890 calories a day.Save to My Web

Smoking & Heart Disease
WKYT 27 - Apr 07 9:48 PM
Most people associate cigarette smoking with breathing problems and lung cancer. But did you know that smoking is also a major cause of heart disease for men and women? About 20% of all deaths from heart disease in the U.S. are directly related to cigarette smoking.Save to My Web

Takeda Submits New Drug Application for Extended-Release Diabetes Medication
Newswise - Apr 03 7:19 AM
Takeda Global Research & Development Center today announced that the company has submitted a New Drug Application for an extended-release version of the combination medication ACTOplus met(tm) to the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

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Diabetes Mellitus - Cinnamon May Help Treat Diabetes


Cinnamon May Help Treat Diabetes
CBS News - Twenty days after the patients stopped taking cinnamon, those effects were fading but were still significant, meaning that they didn t seem to be due to chance, according to the study. (WebMD) Cinnamon has jumped from the kitchen to the science lab

First-Time Generic Approvals: Glucotrol XL, Retrovir, Salagen
Medscape News - April 7, 2006 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved first-time generic formulations of glipizide 2.5-mg extended-release tablets for the management of type 2 diabetes; zidovudine 100-mg capsules for use with other antiretroviral

State debates budget for embryonic stem cell research
Independent Florida Alligator - TALLAHASSEE - Supporters of spending state money on embryonic stem cell research were rebuffed Thursday when they tried to include money for the controversial but potentially promising medical research in the state budget. The effort to specify that

Wednesday, April 05, 2006
Daily Herald - ATLANTA -- The United States is one of the world's heavyweights, and it doesn't look like that will change anytime soon. The government's latest obesity report shows larger proportions of Americans are overweight and obese than ever before. Even more

National Study Reveals Doubling in Type 2 Diabetes Prescriptions Among
dBusinessNews.com - ST. LOUIS -- Express Scripts today announced results of a study of prescription claims for millions of U.S. children ages 5 to 19 revealing a four-year doubling in those taking medication typically used to treat or prevent Type 2 diabetes. This rapid

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Friday, April 07, 2006

Cinnamon and (Diabetes Mellitus) Cloves May Fight Diabetes


Cinnamon and Cloves May Fight Diabetes
NewsMax.com - Cinnamon and cloves may well be effective diabetes fighters according to interesting findings presented at the Experimental Biology meeting, in San Francisco. The studies from the USDA nutrition lab in Beltsville, Md., show that the spices help

State debates budget for embryonic stem cell research
Independent Florida Alligator - TALLAHASSEE - Supporters of spending state money on embryonic stem cell research were rebuffed Thursday when they tried to include money for the controversial but potentially promising medical research in the state budget. The effort to specify that

Health care threatened for most needy
Seattle Post Intelligencer - When Megan Charney was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes two years ago at age 5, she and her daddy, David, made a deal. One penny would go into Megan's piggy bank each time she had to poke her finger to check her blood sugar and each time she got an

Sangamo BioSciences Announces First Clinical Results From Trial of ZFP
Genetic Engineering News - SAN DIEGO , Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today positive results from the Phase 1 human clinical trial of SB-509, the Company's ZFP Therapeutic(TM) for the treatment of diabetic

Passive smoking increases risk of diabetes: study
Earthtimes - Being exposed to secondhand smoke can up your risk of developing diabetes, a study, by researchers from Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Alabama, has said. We identified passive tobacco exposure in people who have never smoked as a

Children may be planting seeds for acceptance of vegetarian diet
Louisville Courier-Journal - They said you won't get enough nutrients to fuel your body, particularly if you are an avid exerciser, as I was. You'll become deficient in key vitamins and minerals, like vitamin B12. The first time you smell a T-bone on the grill, you'll be back

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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Researchers reverse juvenile diabetes in animal model


Researchers reverse juvenile diabetes in animal model
News-Medical-Net - Apr 04 4:01 AM
Groundbreaking human clinical trial for type 1 diabetes to start this spring in Pittsburgh - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC researchers reverse juvenile diabetes in animal model; Phase 1 clinical trial approved by FDA.Save to My Web

Calcium May Lessen Stroke's Toll
HealthDay via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 11:02 AM
THURSDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- High dietary calcium intake appears to lessen the severity of a stroke should one occur, and improve the likelihood of good post-stroke recovery, a new study finds.Save to My Web

New Data Presented on Satisfaction, Productivity and Long-Term Safety of a Single Tablet Containing Sumatriptan
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Apr 06 5:00 AM
New data from several clinical studies presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology describe multiple benefits of a single tablet containing sumatriptan succinate and naproxen sodium for the acute treatment of migraine headaches.Save to My Web

How safe are our foods?
Ghanaweb.com - Apr 06 11:40 AM
Accra, April 6, GNA - An ancient Ghanaian adage has it that "one's stomach must be full before he or she could blow a trumpet," but should the stomach be filled with any thing one lays hands on just to satisfy the stomach's request?Save to My Web

Why things flash hot in the night
Daily Press - Apr 06 6:18 AM
Of the many new books received by the Daily Press, one of the shortest (12 pages) but also one of the funniest is "June Is Hot" by Kathy Walsh, of Wrightwood.Save to My Web

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Diabetes Mellitus - Vitamin C and Vitamin D show no positive effects


Vitamin C and Vitamin D show no positive effects
Softpedia - Recent research suggests that high doses of vitamin supplements may raise the risk of preeclampsia for pregnant women, rather then protecting them from the disease. Preeclampsia, which causes blood pressure to rise so that it becomes dangerous for

JAPAN AND FRANCE TO COMPARE GENES TO FIGHT DISEASES
Tocqueville Connection - T OKYO, April 6, 2006 (AFP) - Researchers are preparing to compare genes of thousands of patients in Japan and France to better understand the racial dimensions of diseases in a bid to improve treatment, a scholar said Thursday. Scientists

Latest News
dBusinessNews.com - St.Louis: New Features Enhance Web Site Launched to Help Businesses Operating Near Johnson's Shut-Ins, Taum Sauk Restoration Area ST. LOUIS -- AmerenUE has added a range of new St.Louis: Realtor Jason Nowlin in Columbia Missouri offers his

Many Women Still Misinformed About Heart Disease
Heart Info - FRIDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- It's a health message that doctors have been directing at women for some time, but too often it fails to get through: The classic sign of a heart attack isn't always searing pain in the chest, usually lasting

Too Many Ignore Symptoms of Mini-Stroke
Heart Info - THURSDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than half of the people in a new study who felt the symptoms of a "mini- stroke " sought medical attention quickly, and just one in 10 went to an emergency room. "These figures are a cause for concern

Outpatient Gatifloxacin Therapy and Dysglycemia in Older Adults
New England Journal of Medicine - Background Gatifloxacin has been associated with both hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. We examined dysglycemia-related health outcomes associated with various antibiotics in a population of approximately 1.4 million Ontario, Canada, residents 66 years

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Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Riverview patients denied sugar as part of healthy-eating effort (Diabetes Mellitus)


Riverview patients denied sugar as part of healthy-eating effort
MaineToday.com - AUGUSTA -- Patients at Riverview Psychiatric Center awoke Tuesday to find no sugar for their coffee and vending machines filled with diet soda and sugarfree candy. Locked inside the state psychiatric hospital, patients discovered during a

Cinnamon, Cloves May Spice Up Health
National Womens Health Information Center - Two new studies suggest that cinnamon and cloves boost insulin function while lowering cholesterol. The reports were presented Tuesday at the Experimental Biology meeting, in San Francisco. One study reinforced previous research indicating that as

Web site assists diabetic patients
Daily Illini - A new interactive Web site has been launched through the University's Extension urban programs that can help people with diabetes better manage their diet to live a healthier life. The site contains a guide to eating for target blood glucose levels

Outpatient Gatifloxacin Therapy and Dysglycemia in Older Adults
New England Journal of Medicine - Background Gatifloxacin has been associated with both hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. We examined dysglycemia-related health outcomes associated with various antibiotics in a population of approximately 1.4 million Ontario, Canada, residents 66 years

HHMI Investigators Joan Steitz and Ronald Evans Honored with Gairdner
Howard Hughes Medical Institute - HHMI investigators Joan A. Steitz and Ronald M. Evans were among five scientists honored today with the prestigious Gairdner International Award in recognition of their contributions to medical science. Presented to medical scientists worldwide whose

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Tuesday, April 04, 2006

New Bipartisan Mental (Diabetes Mellitus) Health Caucus Announced By U.S. Senators Domenici, Kennedy, Smith and Harkin


New Bipartisan Mental Health Caucus Announced By U.S. Senators Domenici, Kennedy, Smith and Harkin
RedNova - Apr 03 5:02 PM
WASHINGTON, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators Pete V. Domenici (R-NM), Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA), Gordon H. Smith (R-OR) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) have announced establishment of a Senate Caucus on Mental Health Reform.Save to My Web

Heart and Stroke patients to benefit from project
Brandon Sun - Apr 04 11:30 AM
Brandon became the site of a new pilot project yesterday that stands to improve the care and treatment received by stroke victims.Save to My Web

National Study Reveals Doubling in Type 2 Diabetes Prescriptions Among Children
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Apr 04 3:05 PM
Express Scripts today announced results of a study of prescription claims for millions of U.S. children ages 5 to 19 revealing a four-year doubling in those taking medication typically used to treat or prevent Type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Celebrex may fight cancer but raises heart risks
MSNBC - Apr 03 8:43 AM
Celebrex, a treatment for arthritis, may help prevent colon cancer in high-risk patients, but it also raises the risk of heart attack and stroke, researchers said.Save to My Web

Statement from Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD, Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
EurekAlert! - Apr 04 1:19 PM
Today, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies released a report on the status of academic sleep research and sleep medicine in the United States. The report includes recommendations to improve public awareness and strengthen the field of sleep medicine.Save to My Web

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USDA funds genetic mapping of barley (Diabetes Mellitus)


USDA funds genetic mapping of barley
Food Navigator - 4/3/2006 - A $5m project aimed at identifying and improving the genetic make-up of barley could lead to higher yields and a better quality crop, said the US Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns on Friday. The new research project, funded by the US

Almost Two Million Children Overweight In UK, 700,000 Are Obese
Medical News Today - The number of overweight schoolchildren in the UK is almost two million, of which about 700,000 are obese, according to a study carried out by the International Obesity Taskforce. Over 25% of girls and 20% of boys are overweight. The number of UK

Exercise can be life-threatening
Medford Mail Tribune - The deaths of two runners during last week s Los Angeles Marathon are a sobering reminder that doing something good for yourself can sometimes have a bad outcome. In people with heart disease those who know it and those who don t recent

Having That Hope Is Something To Look Forward To'
KOMO-TV - SEATTLE - He races the Ironman and is getting ready to help set a new record for riding coast to coast. Bob Heyer is an extreme athlete and a diabetic. "In the 26 years that I've had this disease, I've never spent one night in the hospital because of

Diabetes challenge postponed until fall
Fort Francis Times - The Valley Diabetes Education Centre will wait until September to hold its celebrity challenge, during which local personalities spend a week living as though they had Type 2 diabetes. George Bartlett, who s headed up the challenge for well

Abdominal Fat Linked To Higher Death Rate In Men, New Study Shows
Science Daily - A new study by Queen's University researchers shows for the first time that visceral fat in the abdomen is directly associated with a higher risk of mortality in men. According to Physical and Health Education doctoral student Jennifer Kuk, who is

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