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Blood groups A, B, AB at higher <strong>diabetes</strong> risk

Blood groups A, B, AB at higher diabetes risk

19 Dec 2014

London: Compared to individuals with blood type O, women with blood groups A, B and AB are at higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a study has found.

blood group,   diabetes risk,   Type 2 diabetes,   blood type O,   blood group A,   blood group B,   blood group AB,  
Anti-diabetic drug may help treat Tuberculosis

Anti-diabetic drug may help treat Tuberculosis

18 Dec 2014

Singapore: A drug used to treat diabetes can help boost the efficacy of tuberculosis (TB) medication without inducing drug resistance, researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have found. TB is an air-borne infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (Mtb), which often infects the lungs. Even though drugs are available to treat the disease, TB continues to be a major threat to public health, killing close to 1.5 million people every year.

Anti-diabetic drug,   Tuberculosis,   TB,   Drug,  Diabetes ,  Mtb,  MET,  ASTAR,  
Anti-diabetic drug new hope for TB patients: Study

Anti-diabetic drug new hope for TB patients: Study

18 Dec 2014

Singapore: A study has found that metformin (MET), a drug for treating diabetes can also be used to boost the efficacy of tuberculosis (TB) medication without inducing drug resistance.

tuberculosis,   TB,   diabetes,   metformin,   drug,   anti-diabetic drug,   air-borne infection ,  
Skipping meals makes kids obese: Study

Skipping meals makes kids obese: Study

16 Dec 2014

London: Children who skip meals are more likely to have excess body fat and an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease or stroke as early as 6 years of age, according to a new Finnish study.

meals,   heart disease,   risk of diabetes,   metabolic risk,   adiposity,   Obesity in Kids,   obesity,   sugar drinks,  
Artificial pancreas can treat <strong>diabetes</strong> efficiently

Artificial pancreas can treat diabetes efficiently

28 Nov 2014

Toronto: Compared to conventional diabetes treatment, an external artificial pancreas can improve glucose control and treatment of Type-1 diabetes, shows a study.

Artificial pancreas,   treat diabetes,   diabetes treatment,   Type-1 diabetes,   diabetes,   cardiovascular diseases,   insulin,  javascript:void(0),  
South Africa's Tutu gets prostate cancer <strong>treatment</strong>

South Africa's Tutu gets prostate cancer treatment

10 Dec 2014

Johannesburg: South African retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu has canceled travel plans for the rest of the year so he can undergo new treatment for prostate cancer, a foundation said.

South Africa ,   prostate cancer,   Archbishop Desmond Tutu,   Mpho Tutu,   Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation,   ,  
Smoking hampers alcohol abuse <strong>treatment</strong>: Study

Smoking hampers alcohol abuse treatment: Study

09 Dec 2014

New York: Smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, says a study, adding that it puts people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.

Smoking,   alcohol abuse,   alcohol,   alcohol treatment,   non-smokers,  
New drug may transform leukaemia <strong>treatment</strong>: Study

New drug may transform leukaemia treatment: Study

08 Dec 2014

Washington: A new type of cancer therapy has produced dramatic results in patients with advanced leukaemia in an early-phase clinical trial. Approximately 15 percent of acute myeloid leukemia patients have a mutated form of the IDH2 gene.

leukaemia medicines,   leukaemia drugs,   leukaemia treatment,   new drugs for cancer,   cancer therapy,   advanced leukaemia,   cancer clinical trial,   acute myeloid leukemia,  
Mindfulness <strong>treatment</strong> as effective as CBT for depression

Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression

29 Nov 2014

London: Group  mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study.

CBT,   cognitive behavioral therapy,   Lund University,   mindfulness treatment,   depression ,   anxiety ,  
Simple breath test may detect <strong>diabetes</strong> in kids

Simple breath test may detect diabetes in kids

26 Nov 2014

London: A simple, non-invasive test that detects a sweet-smelling chemical marker in the breath could diagnose children with type 1 diabetes, Oxford scientists have found.

breath test,   diabetes in kids,   type 1 diabetes,   Oxford scientists,   diabetes,   insulin levels,   diabetic ketoacidosis,   DKA,   glucose,  

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