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2011-10-14 15:25:00

A research team at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China has conducted a meta-analysis demonstrating that metformin treatment also appears to be associated with significantly lower risk of colorectal cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Metformin Therapy May Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer in Diabetics: If you have Type 2 diabetes, you should talk to your doctor about taking Metformin due to the lack of Cancer risk....

2011-09-21 07:00:00

A recent Phase III investigation by has demonstrated that a new medication for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes significantly lowers blood glucose levels in adults while exhibiting few side effects and maintaining positive results over the duration of the study as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 New Type 2 Diabetes Medication Reduces Blood Glucose Safely: A recent Phase III investigation has demonstrated that a new medication for the treatment of Type 2...

2011-09-11 07:00:00

A recent study that analyzed over 3,400 French adults over a period of 14 years found that those with Type 2 diabetes who received insulin treatment had a significantly increased risk of death as reported by diabeticlive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2011 Insulin Treatment Associated with Higher Mortality Rates: A study that analyzed over 3,400 French adults over a period of 14 years found that those with Type 2 diabetes who received insulin treatment had a significantly increased...

2011-08-16 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion's Research Division released today the second annual Prescription Index of the 20 most commonly prescribed medications by specialty among physicians using the company's Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system. Topping the list are prescriptions for blood pressure (Lisinopril, Family Practice), cholesterol (Simvastatin, Internal Medicine), infection (Amoxicillin, Pediatrics) and depression (Trazodone, Psychiatry). Since the release...

2011-07-25 18:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) announced today that Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., resubmitted two New Drug Applications (NDA) to the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for alogliptin and the fixed-dose combination therapy alogliptin/pioglitazone, which combines alogliptin with pioglitazone in a single tablet. The FDA will review the NDA resubmissions within the...

2011-07-21 06:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study for ISIS-PTP1BRx, an antisense drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes targeting protein tyrosine phosphatase-1B, PTP-1B. ISIS-PTP1BRx is designed to increase the body's sensitivity to the natural hormone insulin, resulting in better glucose control for patients with type 2 diabetes. Because of its unique mechanism ISIS-PTP1BRx has the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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