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 - Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:08

How bacteria in your gut could be making you fat, allergic, or anxious
But scientists are also now finding evidence that when our microbial ecosystems fall out of balance, they can end up related to all sorts of problems — obesity, allergies, and possibly even some mental illnesses. The science around our bodies ...
Vox - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:30

Type 1 diabetes: a simple breath test may aid early diagnosis in children
Around 1 in 4 children with type 1 diabetes are unaware they have the condition until they develop diabetic ketoacidosis - a potentially life-threatening complication. But in a new study, researchers claim to have identified a chemical marker for type ...
Medical News Today - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:56

Awareness of juvenile diabetes symptoms could save lives
Adult-onset diabetes, such as my mother had, is Type 2, a metabolic disorder wherein the pancreas still produces insulin but the body loses the ability to effectively use it. (Type 2 is about 95 percent of all diabetes.) A more sinister form of ... It ...
Arizona Daily Star - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:07

What doctors prescribe for a common cause of infertility
NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH)– A new focus on a common cause of infertility, when it comes to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, early diagnosis and treatment can help control symptoms and prevent long term problems. The most effective treatments may ...
WTNH - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:01

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

Nestle researching “exercise in a bottle” to overclock your metabolism
It has been a major target of study for diabetes researchers since it can control the body's metabolism of glucose, and obesity research has looked into whether it could make our bodies burn more fat with less exercise. More to the point, what if we ...
Geek - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:26

Food for thought in best and worst carbohydrates
Blamed for a range of health issues ranging from obesity to neurological disorders, it is important to remember that we are talking about a humble grain or vegetable as opposed to a deadly virus that is "out to get us". When it comes to carbs, ... The ...
Sydney Morning Herald - Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:15

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