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Published Blood test could determine diabetes risks (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A blood test could potentially be used to assess a patient's risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.
Published Red light can reduce blood glucose levels (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Shining a specific frequency of red light on a person's back for 15 minutes can significantly reduce blood sugar levels, according to a new study.
Published Researchers are using RNA in a new approach to fight HIV (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A pharmacy associate professor has developed a novel nanomedicine loaded with genetic material called small interfering RNAs (siRNA) to fight human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) using gene therapy.
Published Fasting-like diet lowers risk factors for disease, reduces biological age in humans (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Cycles of a diet that mimics fasting can reduce signs of immune system aging, as well as insulin resistance and liver fat in humans, resulting in a lower biological age, according to a new study.
Published Newly discovered genetic markers help pinpoint diabetes risks, complications (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
In the largest genome-wide association study to date on Type 2 diabetes, a team of international researchers has located 1,289 genetic markers associated with Type 2 diabetes (145 of which are newly identified) and generated risk scores for diabetes complications.
Published Double risk of dementia after mouth ulcer virus (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
People who have had the herpes virus at some point in their lives are twice as likely to develop dementia compared to those who have never been infected. A new study confirms previous research on whether herpes can be a possible risk factor for dementia.
Published Gargling away the 'bad' bacteria in type 2 diabetes (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have found that gargling with an antiseptic mouthwash can reduce so-called 'bad' bacteria in the mouths of patients with type 2 diabetes. Notably, this reduction in bacteria was accompanied by improved blood-sugar control in some patients. Given that the oral diseases caused by these bacteria have been linked to many other serious inflammation-associated diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease, this simple treatment may have widespread effects.
Published Type 2 diabetes alters the behavior of discs in the vertebral column (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Type 2 diabetes alters the behavior of discs in the vertebral column, making them stiffer, and also causes the discs to change shape earlier than normal. As a result, the disc's ability to withstand pressure is compromised. This is one of the findings of a new study in rodents from a team of engineers and physicians.
Published Heart organoids simulate pregestational diabetes-induced congenital heart disease (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
An advanced human heart organoid system can be used to model embryonic heart development under pregestational diabetes-like conditions, researchers report. The organoids recapitulate hallmarks of pregestational diabetes-induced congenital heart disease found in mice and humans. The findings also showed that endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and lipid imbalance are critical factors contributing to these disorders, which could be ameliorated with exposure to omega-3s.
Published AI model as diabetes early warning system when driving (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Based solely on driving behavior and head/gaze motion, the newly developed tool recognizes low blood sugar levels.
Published Males born to obese mothers more likely to suffer health issues as adults (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Males born to obese women are more likely to be overweight at birth and develop metabolic complications in later life, including liver disease and diabetes.
Published New weight loss medication may help lower blood pressure in adults with obesity (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Weight loss medication reduced both day and nighttime blood pressure levels, finds new study.
Published Disrupted cellular function behind type 2 diabetes in obesity (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Disrupted function of 'cleaning cells' in the body may help to explain why some people with obesity develop type 2 diabetes, while others do not. A study describes this newly discovered mechanism.
Published Researchers use the eye as a window to study liver health (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Researchers have developed a method to study liver function and disease without requiring invasive procedures. After transplanting liver cells into the eye of mice, the cornea can be used as a window into the body to monitor liver health over time.
Published Diabetes and liver cancer: Study suggests new screening guidelines (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new study identifies an easily measured biophysical property that can identify Type 2 diabetics at increased risk for liver cancer who don't meet current screening guidelines.
Published Diabetes medication class tied to lower risk of kidney stones (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased risk of kidney stones, but some forms of treatment for this condition may also have the benefit of lowering risk of kidney stones. Researchers found that there was an association between the use of sodium-glucose contratransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and a lower risk of developing kidney stones.
Published Researchers uncover potential non-opioid treatment for chronic pain (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new approach to treating neuropathic pain is making a key step forward. Neuropathic pain is among the most difficult types of pain to alleviate and current treatments are often ineffective. Researchers have identified a potential non-opioid treatment.
Published Popular diabetes drug may also reduce the risk of severe liver disease (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Ozempic and other GLP1 agonists are associated with a reduced risk of developing cirrhosis and liver cancer in people with type 2 diabetes and chronic liver disease, according to a nationwide study.
Published Few patients successfully treat their type 2 diabetes through weight loss (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new study finds that very few patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are able to achieve normal blood glucose levels through weight loss alone.
Published Simple and reliable early prediction of diabetes (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Diabetes often remains undetected until it has already damaged organs or nerves. This is partly due to the fact that diagnosis at an early stage is time-consuming and difficult. An international team of researchers has shown that a mathematical calculation based on just two values taken from a blood sample enables the reliable and inexpensive diagnosis of diabetes at an early stage.