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2011-11-18 07:10:41

Metabolic syndrome biomarkers predict subsequent decline in lung function after particulate exposure, according to new research involving rescue personnel exposed to World Trade Center (WTC) dust. In a nested case-control study of 327 non-smoking FDNY 9/11 rescue workers, metabolic syndrome biomarkers measured within six months of exposure to WTC dust predicted decline of forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) over the next six years. "Study participants with dyslipidemia,...

2011-10-22 16:15:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Byetta, a Type 2 diabetes medication created by Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for use in concert with insulin glargineâ”the most popular type of insulin, used around the world by diabetics as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Byetta, a Type 2 diabetes medication created by Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for use in concert with...

2011-08-10 15:15:00

SAN DIEGO, INDIANAPOLIS, and WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Alkermes, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged the companies' BYDUREON(TM) (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension) resubmission. The FDA has categorized it as a Class 2 resubmission requiring up to six months for review and assigned a new Prescription Drug...

2011-08-09 14:58:21

A newly-identified protein may hold the key to keeping appetite and blood sugar in check, according to a study by York University researchers. Suraj Unniappan, associate professor in York's Department of Biology, Faculty of Science & Engineering, is delving into the metabolic effects of a protein called nesfatin-1, abundantly present in the brain. His studies found that rats administered with nesfatin-1 ate less, used more stored fat and became more active. In addition, the protein...


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