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2011-10-28 07:00:00

According to the regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, they will need three more months of research to determine the approval status of a new type of diabetes medication developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 According to the regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, they will need three more months of research to determine the approval status of a new type of diabetes medication...

2011-10-16 21:36:13

Presentation by leading expert in reproductive endocrinology among highlights at meeting sponsored by the American Physiological Society One in 15 women of childbearing age is diagnosed with a disorder commonly referred to as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The condition is one of the most common causes of women not ovulating and thus causes difficulty in conceiving. Fertility is not the only health consequence these women face, however. PCOS has been associated with an increased risk...

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...