Diabetes type 2 warning – do your eyelids look like this? Hidden signs of high blood sugar

Diabetes is a common condition that affects more than four million people in the UK and around 90 per cent of cases are caused by type 2 diabetes. The condition is caused by the body not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. Without enough insulin, the body struggles to convert sugar in the […]

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Mechanism of impaired wound healing in diabetes identified

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a mechanism that can explain the impaired wound healing in diabetes which can lead to diabetic foot ulcers. The study is published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In diabetic mice, wound healing improved when the identified signalling pathway was blocked. Diabetic foot ulcerations are a common […]

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Study: air pollution, more people die than by Smoking

Air pollution reduces life expectancy by two years Researchers are sounding the Alarm: According to the latest findings, the health hazards caused by air pollution in Europe, twice as large as previously thought. A current reassessment of the health risks showed an unexpectedly high mortality rate due to contaminated air. Germany takes even the sad leadership in Europe. According to […]

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Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains

Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less healthy brains, according to research published in the European Heart Journal today. The study examined the associations between seven vascular risk factors and differences in the structures of parts of the brain. The strongest links were […]

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‘Test and Treat’ reduces new HIV infections by a third in southern Africa communities

New HIV infections in southern Africa could be reduced substantially by offering entire communities voluntary HIV testing, and immediately referring those who test positive for HIV treatment in line with local guidelines, according to new research presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle, USA today. The HPTN071 (PopART) trial found that new HIV infections were […]

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Adipocyte glucocorticoid receptors play a role in developing steroid diabetes

Steroids are used for treating various diseases such as allergic disorders, but they occasionally cause adverse effects, such as steroid diabetes and other metabolic disturbances. Since steroids act throughout the body, how these adverse effects are caused and by which organ are not well understood. Researchers at Osaka University focused on glucocorticoid receptors (GRs), the receptors for the body’s endogenous […]

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Researchers declare success: Diabetes for the first time with a new therapy healed!

New hope for Diabetes Sufferers An international research team has recently managed for the first time, to heal Diabetes in mice. According to the researchers, the underlying treatment is also in humans is feasible. A key role of flexible cells, which are implanted in the pancreas. An international Team, consisting of researchers from the University of Bergen, the Université de […]

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Breakthrough: for the First time to cure Diabetes!

New hope for Diabetes Sufferers An international research team has recently managed for the first time, to heal Diabetes in mice. According to the researchers, the underlying treatment is also in humans is feasible. A key role of flexible cells, which are implanted in the pancreas. An international Team, consisting of researchers from the University of Bergen, the Université de […]

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