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2011-09-05 11:40:18

Study finds inflammation may be part of the solution, not the problem Increased low-grade inflammation in the body resulting from obesity is widely viewed as contributing to type 2 diabetes. Going against this long-held belief, researchers from Children's Hospital Boston report that two proteins activated by inflammation are actually crucial for maintaining good blood sugar levels — and that boosting the activity of these proteins can normalize blood sugar in severely obese and...

2011-08-01 14:33:51

Research published in The Cochrane Library found that the risk of death and cardiovascular disease, such as stroke, was unchanged whether glucose control was intense or conventional. They did find, however, that when aiming to keep blood glucose levels at the lower intensive level, the chance of damaging small blood vessels in the body, potentially leading to damage in the eyes and kidneys, is reduced. But aiming for this lower level with the more intensive glucose control substantially...

2011-07-08 09:42:00

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: GNBT) (www.generex.com) today announced preliminary clinical results of two major trials using the Generex Oral-lyn(TM) formulation that will be used for registration and marketing. Unlike prior reported results from studies using older versions of the formulation, the combined data from the now completed 084 Trial in Type 1 patients and the Prevoral Trial in patients with...

2011-07-07 09:46:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, and the advocacy organization Children with Diabetes, Inc. (CWD) today announced a two-year partnership to develop and distribute resources that will help newly diagnosed children with type 1 diabetes adjust to their new lifestyle. Every year, approximately 15,600 children and adolescents in the United States are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a condition that occurs when the body does not produce...

2011-06-27 13:21:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemoCentryx, Inc. today announced that the Company's novel CCR2 antagonist significantly improves kidney function and hyperglycemia in experimental models. These data implicate CCR2-driven processes in the pathology of type 2 diabetes and associated complications such as diabetic nephropathy. Results were highlighted in a poster presentation entitled "CCR2 Antagonism Improves Renal Function and Hyperglycemia in Preclinical Models of...

2011-06-08 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the company's supplemental new drug application (sNDA) with the following updates to the Humalog label: continuous insulin infusion pump therapy in children 4 years of age and over with type 1 diabetes extension of the time-in-use in the external pump reservoir to a maximum of seven days; and extension of the time-in-use of the infusion...

2011-06-01 06:30:00

CHENGDU, China, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and other pharmaceuticals today announced TPI has received the production license for its anti-diabetic drug Gliclazide Tablets (80 mg formulation) from China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA). The national pharmaceutical certificate...

2011-05-27 07:02:22

Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A widely used combination of two common medications may cause unexpected increases in blood glucose levels, according to a new study. Researchers were surprised at the finding because neither of the two drugs "” one, an antidepressant marketed as Paxil, and the other, a cholesterol-lowering medication called Pravachol "” has a similar effect alone. "These kinds of drug interactions are almost certainly occurring all of the time, but, because they are not part...

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2011-05-26 08:35:00

Unexpected increases in blood sugar levels may be caused by the combination use of an anti-depressant medication and a cholesterol lowering drug, according to researchers. A study conducted at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University and Harvard Medical School discovered that the antidepressant drug marketed as Paxil, when taken together with Pravachol, a cholesterol-lowering medication, resulted in a spike in blood glucose level, even though the similar side effect...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.