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2012-06-25 21:19:39

An experimental medication safely increases muscle strength and physical functioning among cancer patients with low testosterone levels.

2012-06-25 21:18:24

Researchers have developed a new scoring system that may better identify adolescents with the metabolic syndrome, a group at increased risk of later developing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

2012-06-25 21:17:07

A pre-diet measurement of two hormones related to weight regulation can help predict which dieters will be more likely to maintain their weight loss and who will not.

2012-06-25 21:16:07

Adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke have higher rates of obesity and Type 2 diabetes than do nonsmokers without environmental exposure to tobacco smoke.

2012-06-25 21:15:04

Being physically fit may improve survival rates among diabetes patients with a particular type of heart abnormality.

2012-06-25 21:13:29

The diabetes drug sitagliptin appears to reduce the severity of reactive hypoglycemia, a form of low blood sugar that occurs after a meal.

2012-06-25 21:12:15

Compared to another popular drug, three widely used diabetes medications are associated with a greater risk of death.

2012-06-25 21:11:16

An experimental insulin drug prevented low blood sugar among diabetic patients more often than a popular drug on the market.

2012-06-25 21:10:18

Obese adults with poorly controlled Type 1 diabetes can better control their blood sugar by adding liraglutide, a Type 2 diabetes drug, to their insulin therapy.

2012-06-25 21:09:02

Obese older adults can reduce their chance of developing the metabolic syndrome by losing weight through dieting alone, but adding exercise to a weight loss program has even more benefit.


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