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2012-01-19 06:21:24

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Killer T-cells protect the body from disease, but a new study suggests that these same cells, created to protect, may be inadvertently destroying cells that produce insulin for the body. Professor Andy Sewell, an expert in human T-cells from Cardiff University´s School of Medicine and his diabetic expert colleagues, among them Professor Mark Peakman from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at King´s College and...

2012-01-16 07:30:00

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LoneStar Heart Inc., based here, today announced that it has acquired a worldwide exclusive license from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) to commercialize a new class of patented small molecules known as Isoxazoles that markedly increase insulin production in human pancreas cells no longer able to produce insulin. Activating the entire biochemical pathway involved in insulin production,...

2012-01-13 06:51:32

(Ivanhoe Newswire)- Type 1 diabetes is caused by the body's own immune system attacking its pancreatic islet beta cells and requires daily injections of insulin to regulate the patient's blood glucose levels. A new method found in the BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine uses stem cells from cord blood to reeducate the T cells in a diabetic's blood to restart the pancreatic function and reduce the need for insulin. In Stem Cell Educator therapy, lymphocytes were separated from...

2012-01-12 07:00:00

ALLENDALE, N.J., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoStem's cell therapy manufacturing division, Progenitor Cell Therapy ("PCT"), a NeoStem, Inc. company (NYSE Amex: NBS) ("NeoStem" or the "Company"), announced today an agreement whereby PCT will provide contract manufacturing and regulatory services related to the development of Islet Sciences - PTM, which will be an injectable suspension of microencapsulated insulin-producing, pancreatic islet cells which are harvested from designated...

2012-01-11 06:35:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Newly diagnosed diabetes and hypertension patients may have more time to learn how to control their high blood pressure without medications. The consequences of delaying effective hypertension treatment for up to a year were small–only a two day reduction in quality-adjusted life expectancy–according to a study by University of Chicago researchers. "Most patients would prefer to control their blood pressure through diet and exercise rather than with...

2012-01-10 23:31:31

"Health Affairs" diabetes issue includes study and commentaries by three researchers at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health An Emory University study published in the January issue of Health Affairs assesses real-world lifestyle interventions to help delay or prevent the costly chronic disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans. Researchers from Emory´s Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) systematically reviewed the published literature and analyzed 28 studies that...

2012-01-09 14:05:46

Delaying blood pressure treatment in patients with diabetes for up to a year is unlikely to lead to complications Confronted with a high blood pressure value in a diabetic patient, most doctors would treat aggressively with medications. According to new research, however, delaying drug treatment for up to a year is unlikely to be harmful. The delay allows doctors and their patients to focus on lifestyle changes such as salt restriction, weight management, and exercise. According to Neda...

2012-01-05 08:00:00

A new way forward to help reduce the risk and severity of type 2 diabetes is needed. Diabetes Support Supplements in conjunction with proper diet and exercise is a new approach. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Type 2 Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions with nearly 26 million confirmed diabetics and 79 million pre-diabetics in the Unites States. Spending on diabetes will exceed $180 billion in 2012 according to US government statistics. Obesity is the second leading...

2012-01-04 08:00:00

ProactiveLife reports the new study, published in Nutrition and Metabolism, indicates that omega 3 fatty acids can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes along with protect against heart disease and stroke. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 A study published in Nutrition and Metabolism is the first to show how omega 3 fatty acids play a role in metabolic processes with respects to blood sugar and fat processing; reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes....

2012-01-03 07:10:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Beating Diabetes" is an encyclopedia of knowledge covering both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, from a physician who has had diabetes for more than 65 years. This unique eBook includes more than 1,000 questions from both patients and medical professionals. Learn from the physician who was the first to discover how to use a blood glucose monitor to manage diabetes and get over 1000 answers to questions your doctor may not know. "Beating Diabetes" will help...