Cancer questions over popular diabetes drugs raise furor

Cancer questions over popular diabetes drugs raise furor
Since entering the U.S. market in 2005, incretin therapies have revolutionized diabetes treatment by mimicking natural human chemicals, called incretins, that increase secretion of insulin, the hormone that keeps blood sugar in check. Unlike injected …

Could Type 1 diabetes be cured by mini-stomachs 'grown' in a lab?
A potential new treatment has now been identified for Type 1 diabetes, by tricking stem cells from the stomach into becoming insulin-producing 'mini-organs' within the body. This image shows a section of the mini organ … The scientists then placed …
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With a pinch of rock salt
And that tulsi-adrak chai helps cure a headache. But how effective are they? Dr Anil Ballani, Consulting General Physician, Hinduja Hospital, says, "Home remedies offer cures with simple, ingredients such as honey, fruits, herbs and natural oils. They …
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Stop believing those lies! Diabetes is completely curable

Stop believing those lies! Diabetes is completely curable
While eating a healthy diet (which includes mini-fasting) and exercising regularly are necessary to lower blood sugar, these are not the only parts of our natural approach to managing diabetes. Nutritional support is also a key component of treating …
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Here's what you think about a sugar tax
A new Senate report is calling for a tax on sugary drinks, a ban on food and drink ads for children and government subsidies for healthy food, among other recommendations. But that has drawn the ire of critics including the food industry, who say the …

Novo Nordisk's weekly diabetes drug goes 5-for-5 in Phase III
The injected treatment, semaglutide, is a weekly therapy that, like Victoza, is an analog of the hormone GLP-1 that boosts the body's natural production of insulin. In a trial on 397 patients with Type 2 diabetes, semaglutide significantly improved …
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