Researchers offer first analysis of new human glucose disorder
Often accompanied by liver and muscle disease, this inability to process and store glucose can have many different causes, and can be difficult to diagnose. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri who have studied enzymes involved in metabolism ...
Medical Xpress - Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:45

Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Metabolic Disorders
Mice fed artificial sweeteners for 11 weeks develop glucose intolerance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes, due to alterations in the composition of their gut microbes, researchers from Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science have reported (Suez J et al ...
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:07

Diabetes: The good in fat
Obesity is associated with elevated levels of multiple kinds of fat, and fat accumulation in tissues is thought to contribute to the development of the unholy trinity of disorders that characterize type 2 diabetes: failure to respond to the glucose ...
Nature.com - Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:02

A Game-Changing Company Fighting One Of America's Most Expensive Diseases
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by a malfunctioning pancreas. All food turns into sugar through ... Insulin, a hormone secreted by the pancreas' beta cells, helps usher glucose through the cell's semi-permeable membrane. Without insulin ...
Nasdaq - Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:22

Orexigen Announces Allowance of New U.S. Patent for ContraveB. (naltrexone ...
Activation of Mania: Prior to initiating CONTRAVE, screen patients for history of bipolar disorder and the presence of risk factors for bipolar disorder (eg, family history of bipolar disorder, suicide, or depression). Angle-Closure Glaucoma: The ...
CNNMoney - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:56



What To Do with a Football Lineman, When He Stops Being a Football Lineman
Obviously, with a lower level of activity, many of the markers consistent with the development of metabolic disorders and cardiovascular disease increase. These players should be provided with an exit strategy to self-monitor their diets and exercise ...
The Eagle (blog) - Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:11

11beta-HSD1 focused library from OTAVA
Chronically increased levels of glucocorticoids are associated with the development of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease (the metabolic syndrome) and impairments in memory. Dysregulation of 11beta-HSD1 has been reported to be involved in all of ...
Bio-IT World - Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:21



New Neuregulin 4 Hormone Could Potentially Treat Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes ...
The researchers discovered, using animal models, that a formerly unknown hormone neuregulin 4 (NRG4) secreted by the so-called brown fat cells communicates, i.e. behaving as a messenger, with the liver to regulate the conversion of glucose (sugar) into ...
Diabetes News Journal - Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:18


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