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2014-02-18 08:30:35

--Statistically Significant Positive Results from First Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial of a Microbiome Modulator for Diabetes-- BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroBiome Therapeutics(TM)( )LLC, (MBT) today announced positive top-line results from the company's clinical trial of lead microbiome modulator NM504 in development for type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. NM504 is designed to improve glucose tolerance and other metabolic parameters in patients with...

2014-02-14 23:20:53

Researchers say the diabetes drug does not appear to reduce the risk of bladder cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 New research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center and reported by Cancer Monthly finds that patients on the popular type 2 diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) have about the same risk of getting bladder cancer as patients on another class of drugs called sulfonylureas . Both types of drugs carry a...

Chinese Medicine Prevents Diabetes
2014-01-17 11:20:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Traditional Chinese medicine has been around for thousands of years, and a new study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has found that a mixture of 10 Chinese herbal medicines called Tianqi may help stall the progression from a pre-diabetes condition to a formal diabetes diagnosis. Patients are considered to have pre-diabetes when they develop elevated blood sugar levels, but not to the point of those with type-2...

2014-01-13 16:25:24

CINCINNATI, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The diabetes drug metformin is also being tested in numerous clinical trials for treating different cancers, and several studies point to its apparent activation of a molecular regulator of cell metabolism called AMPK to suppress tumor growth. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) But new research appearing the week of Jan. 13 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) suggests that...

2014-01-10 23:19:58

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Research Report on China Antidiabetic Drug Market, 2014-2018" to its huge collection of research reports. Full Report With TOC @ http://www.researchmoz.us/research-report-on-china-antidiabetic-drug-market-2014-2018-report.html. Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 In 2013, the diabetes prevalence rate of grown-ups aged in 20 to 79 was 8.3% in the globe. The number of sufferers reached 382 million. 80% of the patients lives...

FDA Approves Novel AstraZeneca, Bristol-Meyers Squibb Diabetes Drug
2014-01-10 11:37:58

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The FDA has approved the use of a new Type 2 diabetes drug called Farxiga, developed by pharmaceutical companies Bristol-Meyers Squibb and AstraZeneca. Type 2 diabetes affects 24 million people in the US and nearly 350 million people worldwide. Conventional diabetes drugs work by reducing the amount of sugar the body absorbs from food or by boosting the production of insulin which disposes of excess sugar. Farxiga, however,...

2013-12-17 11:18:57

Treatment with the diabetes drug metformin appears to be associated with a modest reduction in body mass index (BMI) in obese children when combined with lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise, according to a study by Marian S. McDonagh, Pharm. D., of the Oregon Health & Science University, and colleagues. Childhood obesity is a health problem in the United States, with nearly 17 percent of children being obese. Metformin is approved by the Food and Drug Administration to...

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