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Diabetes New Insulin Sensitizers Discovered

A new study, led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, indicates that it may be possible to improve insulin sensitivity while avoiding these adverse effects. The findings were published online in Cell. Insulin, a hormone made in the pancreas, signals cells to grab glucose out of the bloodstream and use it

New Insights Into How the Mind Influences the Body

Specifically, the findings shed new light on how stress, depression and other mental states can alter organ function, and show that there is a real anatomical basis for psychosomatic illness. The research also provides a concrete neural substrate that may help explain why meditation and certain exercises such as yoga

Intensive Medical Treatment Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment using oral medications, insulin and lifestyle therapies, according to a study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Type 2 diabetes is typically thought of as a chronic condition. As it progresses, individuals with type 2 diabetes

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