Thursday, November 30, 2023

Fruit Consumption, Not Juice, Shown to Reduce Type-2 Diabetes

Eating more fruit, particularly blueberries, apples and grapes, is linked to a reduced risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. Blueberries cut the risk of developing Type-2...

Strawberry Flavonoids May Help Diabetes and Nervous System Disorders

A recent study from scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggests that a strawberry a day (or more accurately, 37 of them) could keep not just one doctor away, but an entire fleet of them, including the neurologist, the endocrinologist, and maybe even the oncologist.

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,...

Scientists Discover New Class of “Good” Fat That Fights Diabetes

Scientists at the Salk Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston have discovered a new class of molecules produced in human...

Researchers Detail Link Between Stress and Diabetes

A Rice University study has found a link between emotional stress and diabetes, with roots in the brain's ability to control anxiety. That control lies...

Nobelist Offers New Theory for Cause of Type 2 Diabetes

At 85, Nobel laureate James D. Watson, the co-discoverer of the double-helix structure of DNA, continues to advance intriguing scientific ideas. His latest, a...

Type 2 Diabetes: Attacking Root Cause to Reverse Disorder Shows Encouraging...

Type 2 diabetes affects an estimated 28 million Americans according to the American Diabetes Association, but medications now available only treat symptoms, not the...

Traditional Chinese Medicines Stall Progression of Diabetes

Traditional Chinese herbal medicines hold promise for slowing the progression from prediabetes to an official diabetes diagnosis, according to new research accepted for publication...

Getting Enough Sleep Could Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Men who lose sleep during the work week may be able to lower their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by getting more hours...

Soda Consumption Increases Overall Stroke Risk

Researchers from Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Institute and Harvard University have found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and low-calorie sodas is associated with a higher risk of stroke. Conversely, consumption of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee was associated with a lower risk.

Baldness Linked To Increased Risk Of Coronary Heart Disease

Male pattern baldness is linked to an increased risk of coronary heart disease, but only if it's on the top/crown of the head, rather than at the front, finds an analysis of published evidence in the online journal BMJ Open. A receding hairline is not linked to an increased risk, the analysis indicates.

Injection Reverses Type 2 Diabetes in Mice

In mice with diet-induced diabetes—the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans—a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to...