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Newly Discovered Gut Virus Could Play A Role In Obesity

Newly Discovered Gut Virus Could Play A Role In Obesity, Diabetes

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A previously undetected virus, discovered in intestinal samples, could influence the behavior of common gut bacteria and could even play a role in conditions such as diabetes and obesity,...

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2014-07-28 12:54:29

UT Southwestern Medical Center A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found. The research potentially could lead to new therapies to treat obesity and diabetes, since the transcription factor involved – spliced X-box binding protein 1 (Xbp1s) – appears to influence the body's sensitivity to insulin and leptin signaling. Insulin and leptin are...

2014-07-28 08:30:27

CAESAREA, Israel, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LabStyle Innovations Corp. (OTCQB: DRIO), developer of the Dario(TM) Diabetes Management Solution, announced today that it has received approval from the Israeli AMAR for the marketing and sale of the Dario(TM) Smart Meter in Israel. The Israeli AMAR is a unit in the Ministry of Health and is responsible for certification of all activities concerning medical devices import, sale and export and is a precondition for the sale of medical...

2014-07-25 23:04:27

New report from the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance analyzes the JDRF’s revenue and spending during fiscal year 2013 to find research spending down by $50 million since 2008 peak, while all other expense categories increased. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 A report released by the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance reviews JDRF’s revenue and spending during fiscal year 2013 (July 1, 2012- June 30, 2013). Outside of the US government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), the...

2014-07-25 12:24:51

ALBANY, New York, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global and China Insulin Market (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, Modern and Human Insulin) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume), 2013 - 2019", the global insulin market was valued at USD 19.99 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2013 to 2019 to...

2014-07-24 23:10:16

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Sugar Alcohols markets. Global market for Sugar Alcohols is forecast to reach 5.5 billion pounds (lbs) by 2020, driven by increasing demand for low-calorie sweeteners among the growing base of diabetic & obese population, and strong consumption in food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics end-use sectors. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The market for sugar alcohols, commonly known as food...

2014-07-24 23:03:14

Register today before pricing increase! Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 On October 24-25th, 2014, hundreds of women with diabetes and their loved ones will descend upon the Embassy Suites LAX North for DiabetesSisters’ power-packed weekend conference. This will be the eighth Conference hosted by DiabetesSisters and the first time it has convened Los Angeles, CA area. It will also be the first time for the organization to open the entire event to both women with diabetes and their...

2014-07-24 11:35:43

American College of Cardiology Study underscores need to address risk factors such as diabetes, blood pressure, smoking While awareness campaigns may be getting women to go to the hospital more quickly during a heart-attack, a new look at hospital data shows women have longer hospital stays and are more likely than men to die in the hospital after a heart attack. In the study published online today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers from Yale School of...

2014-07-23 23:23:16

The human insulin market is segmented based on types of insulin, and branded drugs available in the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/human-insulin-market-229295783.html. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The “Human Insulin Market by Product Type [Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed)], by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2019” provides a...

2014-07-23 12:32:02

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expiring biologic human insulin market drugs' patents are set to create new opportunities for biosimilar drugs, which is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 35% from 2014-2019. This, as per the report titled "Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) -...

2014-07-23 12:31:32

Dr. Mark Sanders helps diabetic patients understand the importance of maintaining foot and ankle health - provides free health assessment HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark S. Sanders MD FACS of the Sanders Clinic for Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is a featured participant in the American Diabetes Association Expo July 26 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Reliant Center, Hall B - Booth 858. Over 8000 attendees are expected to participate in the event....


Latest Diabetes Reference Libraries

Diabetes (journal)
2012-05-12 21:44:48

Diabetes is a peer-reviewed medical journal published since 1952 by the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is a separate journal from the journal Diabetes Care, which is also published by the ADA. Diabetes covers research about the physiology and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus, including any aspect of laboratory, animal or human research. Emphasis is on investigative reports focusing on areas such as the pathogenesis of diabetes and its complications, normal and pathologic...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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