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2005-08-09 15:56:31

Moderately elevated levels of insulin increase the levels of inflammatory markers and beta-amyloid in plasma and in cerebrospinal fluid, and these markers may contribute to Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study posted online today from Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The study will be published in the October print edition of the journal.

2004-11-26 03:00:09

For the public, obesity is largely a cosmetic issue. For the doctor, it underlies disturbances of lipid and glucose metabolism that are posing one of the greatest threats to health the world has known. Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancers and anovulation are the principal manifestations.

2004-11-26 03:00:09

Key words: PCOS, INSULIN SENSITIVITY, ANDROGENS, METFORMIN, FLUTAMIDE ABSTRACT In addition to the reproductive consequences, polycystk ovary syndrome (PCOS) is characterized by a metabolic disorder in which hyperinsulincmia and insulin resistance are central features.

2004-11-26 03:00:09

Key words: INSULIN, INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-I, METFORMIN, POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME, REGULAR MENSES ABSTRACT We aimed to investigate whether metformin would reverse the endocrinopathy of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), allowing resumption of cyclic ovulation and regular menses, and whether metformin causes any change in the serum concentration of insulin- like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in patients with PCOS.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.