Sunday, October 17, 2021

A Ton Of Bitter Melon Produces Sweet Results For Diabetes

Scientists have uncovered the therapeutic properties of bitter melon, a vegetable and traditional Chinese medicine, that make it a powerful treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Teams from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica pulped roughly a tonne of fresh bitter melon and extracted four very promising bioactive components.

Vaccine Alters Gut Bacteria to Block Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

A new vaccine that targets flagellin, a protein that allows bacteria to move about the gut, can beneficially alter the intestinal microbiota to reduce...

Extra Vitamin C Prevents Antioxidant Depletion of Metabolic Syndrome

A higher intake of vitamin C is crucial for metabolic syndrome patients trying to halt a potentially deadly cycle of antioxidant disruption and health-related...

Increase in Levels of Amino Acid Tyrosine Linked to Diabetes

Elevated levels of an amino acid, tyrosine, alter development and longevity in animals and may contribute to the development of diabetes in people, new...

Intermittent Fasting Reverses Type 2 Diabetes in New Paper

Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors writing in the journal BMJ Case Reports after three patients in their...

Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart, Stroke Risks by 30 Percent in Women...

The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 per cent in women with Type-2 diabetes, according to a new study from the...

Consuming Whey Protein Reduces Blood Glucose Spikes and Improves Diabetes Control

Blood sugar surges – after-meal glucose "spikes" – can be life threatening for the 29 million Americans with diabetes. Diabetic blood sugar spikes have been linked...

Vitamin D Prevents Diabetes and Clogged Arteries in Mice

In recent years vitamin D deficiency has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two illnesses that commonly occur together and are...

Insecticides Mimic Melatonin, Creating Higher Risk of Diabetes

Synthetic chemicals commonly found in insecticides and garden products bind to the receptors that govern our biological clocks, University at Buffalo researchers have found....

Artificial Sweeteners Change Gut Bacteria to Promote Glucose Intolerance and Metabolic...

Artificial sweeteners are promoted to aid weight loss and prevent diabetes. A new study in the journal Nature reveals that artificial sweeteners can actually...

Don’t Forget To Screen For Diabetes In CAD Patients, Says European...

While it is well recognized that patients with diabetes are at risk of developing Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), on World Diabetes Day, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) highlights the fact that patients with CAD are also at great risk of developing diabetes mellitus (DM).

40 Percent of Americans Expected to Develop Type 2 Diabetes in...

Close to half (40%) of the adult population of the USA is expected to develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their lifetime,...