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2014-04-09 23:04:33

Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Two New Board Members Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (http://www.diasome.com) has announced that Frank McCaney, CEO of Corpak MedSystems, Inc., and Thomas McDonald, founder and CEO of McDonald Partners LLC, have joined its board of directors. Mr. McCaney’s career includes serving in senior management positions at Thermo Electron Corporation and Viasys Healthcare, where he played a lead role in spinning Viasys...

2014-04-08 08:30:26

--MBT Previously Reported Statistically Significant Positive Topline Results from this First Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial of a Microbiome Modulator for Diabetes-- BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroBiome Therapeutics(TM) LLC, (MBT) today announced that data from the company's clinical trial of microbiome modulator NM504 in development for type 2 diabetes and prediabetes has been accepted for a Poster Preview Presentation at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint...

2014-04-02 12:11:03

High levels of GDNF protein could help the body resist weight gain despite high-fat diet More than one-third of people in the US are obese. Obesity and its related health problems—including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, insulin resistance, and belly fat—affect so many, yet effective treatments are very few. In a new study, Simon Musyoka Mwangi and colleagues tested whether higher levels of a certain protein help fight the weight gain and health problems caused by...

2014-03-26 10:55:43

A study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) is the first to provide direct evidence that fetal brain response to a dose of sugar given orally to its mother is associated with the mother's insulin sensitivity. This may indicate that the risk of subsequent obesity and diabetes may be pre-programmed in the womb. The study is by Dr Hubert Preissl and Dr Andreas Fritsche, University of Tübingen, Germany and German Center for Diabetes...

2014-03-24 23:25:11

Two natural herbs that lower blood glucose levels and reduce risk of diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndrome are reviewed in a new article from Health News Wires. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Diabetes and high blood sugar levels cause serious health issues and death for millions of people each year. Doctors have demonstrated that diabetes can be managed, and even eliminated, by eating a health, anti-inflammatory diet designed to reduce blood sugar, lose weight, and reduce...

2014-03-19 08:28:25

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study for ISIS-ANGPTL3(Rx), an antisense drug targeting angiopoietin-like 3 protein (ANGPTL3), an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. ISIS-ANGPTL3(Rx) is designed to act as a broad dyslipidemia agent. By reducing ANGPTL3, ISIS-ANGPTL3(Rx) has the potential to reduce LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides, and to increase...

Critical Link Between Obesity And Diabetes Identified
2014-03-07 09:09:00

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Working via the immune system, the RBP4 molecule leads to inflammation of fat tissue and increased risk of diabetes It's by now well established that obesity is a major risk factor for diabetes. But what exactly is it about extra body fat that leads to insulin resistance and blood glucose elevation, the hallmarks of diabetes? Over the past several years, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) endocrinologist Barbara Kahn, MD, has developed...

2014-03-06 23:04:04

Hepatic Targeted Nanotechnology Focuses On Providing Better Liver Function To Assist In Weight Loss Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (http://www.diasome.com) has received notice from its licensor, SDG, Inc., that SDG has received a notice of allowance for its novel weight loss nanotechnology patent application. This patent, entitled “Orally Bioavailable Lipid Constructs,” covers composition of matter claims related to the use of the Company’s...

2014-02-28 23:20:55

Fructose administration rapidly induces oxidative stress that triggers compensatory hepatic metabolic changes leading to increased blood levels of insulin and triglycerides and increased insulin resistance. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 A study* performed by Castro, M.C. et al. on rats was undertaken to determine if the oxidative stress induced changes in liver carbohydrate metabolism could be prevented by the co-administration of a racemic form of alpha lipoic acid. Rats fed...

2014-02-27 23:02:35

A stunning new video reveals how weight loss can be achieved through simply controlling blood sugar, increasing insulin sensitivity, and decreasing insulin resistance. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 "The answer on how to lose weight naturally and effectively is much simpler than people actually realize," states fat loss expert Rick Porter. In a new video he reveals how weight loss can be achieved simply through controlling and naturally lowering the bodies blood sugar...


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