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Saturday | Star Tribune

U doctors chase cure for diabetic kidney disease in cheap pill for gout

If the study succeeds, the medication, called allopurinol, could be to diabetic kidney disease what baby aspirin is to heart attacks, said Dr. Luiza Caramori, an endocrinologist helping to oversee the study at the U. Medical Assistant Kevin Foster finished drawing blood from Paul Wild, as Luiza Caramori an M.D. and Ph.D. at the University of ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gout, Allopurinol (generic), Zyloprim, Lopurin, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Diabetes, University of Minnesota

Saturday Jul 19 | Nerve News

Researchers make IVF safer for women

Researchers could have just made IVF - an assisted fertilisation therapy - treatment safer for women after successfully using a new method to stimulate ovulation.


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Moore Regional makes magazine's best-hospitals list3:56 pm | 0

The magazine U.S. News & World Report has again ranked FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital among the best hospitals in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Rockingham, NC, Moore County, NC, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Jul 15, 2014

5 Spectrum Health programs nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Five of Spectrum Health's medical specialties rank among the nation's finest, according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2014-15 rankings.


Related Topix: Spectrum Health, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Gastroenterology, Urology, Nephrology

The Spectator

Why lobbying against sugar misses the point

Everybody knows that obesity is a massive problem. According to the World Health Organisation, it is now linked to more deaths than malnutrition and starvation.


Related Topix: Medicine


ALR Technologies Announces Remote Insulin Dosing Consultations by World-Renowned Diabetologist

Dr. Davidson's endocrinology practice will provide the dosing opinion based on review of actual blood glucose data, provided electronically by ALRT's Health-e-Connect System, along with other key data that is necessary for prescribing, such as current insulin dosage, gender, height and weight.


Related Topix: Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Diabetes, Health

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bethesda North named best hospital in region

Bethesda North named best hospital in region U.S. hospitals from U.S. News & World Report magazine lists area hospitals high Check out this story on Bethesda North Hospital is the best hospital in the Cincinnati region and the third best in Ohio, according to the latest list of the best U.S. hospitals from U.S.


Related Topix: Medicine, University Heights, OH, University of Cincinnati


Edward Horton, M.D. Receives the Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE) Award

Edward Horton, M.D., Senior Investigator at Joslin Diabetes Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, received the Master of the American College of Endocrinology Award at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 23rd Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress in Las Vegas this past May. The MACE Award is given to an AACE ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Battling Thyroid Conditions

Within the past several months are you feeling like your normal self or does something feel off? If you feel off, but you can't explain why, it might be your thyroid.


Related Topix: Thyroid (generic), Armour Thyroid, Medicine


Stanford researchers invent nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes

An inexpensive, portable, microchip-based test for diagnosing type-1 diabetes could improve patient care worldwide and help researchers better understand the disease, according to the device's inventors at the Stanford University School of Medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Inventions, Startups, Stanford University

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Indian Express

Diabetics must be cautious during Ramadan fasting: experts

Fasting during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year, is a personal choice for diabetes patients and should be done only under medical supervision, according to doctors.


Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Medicine, Diabetes

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Science Daily

Why weight-loss surgery cures diabetes: New clues

Scientists are a step closer to understanding why diabetes is cured in the majority of patients that undergo gastric bypass surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Nutrition

Bury Free Press

West Suffolk Hospital patient's award for managing diabetes

Andrew Donovan, presented with Robert Lawrence medal at West Suffolk Hospital, by Dr John Clark consultant Diabetes and Endocrinology, for managing his typr 1 diabetes for 60 years Andrew Donovan, of Wetherden, was presented with the Robert Lawrence medal by Dr John Clark, consultant in diabetes and endocrinology at the hospital.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Atlantic

The Size of a Healthy Baby

One foot, 7.5 inches. That's the average height of a newborn baby born to a healthy, well-nourished mother, worldwide, according to a new study published yesterday in The Lancet, Diabetes and Endocrinology .


Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

PhysOrg Weblog

Advantages of standardizing diabetes treatments

Medical treatment guidelines are suggestions that international organizations such as the American Diabetes Association, the European Society for the Study of Diabetes and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, used to set the tone in the control of the disease and how to apply a better therapy, depending on the physical condition ... (more)


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Metformin (generic), Glucophage, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Life, Food, Nutrition

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Detroit News

UM's new Northville Health Center will offer full menu of services

Dr. Edward Hurvitz talks to UM tech Julie Agbabian in part of the Northville Center's comprehensive musculoskeletal center.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health

National Public Radio

The Secret History Behind The Science Of Stress

The modern idea of stress began on a rooftop in Canada, with a handful of rats freezing in the winter wind.


Medical Daily

Smartphone Stress Hormone Test App May Be Able To Measure Cortisol Levels: What Are Signs Of Stress?

This smartphone app may predict your cortisol levels with just a simple saliva sample, but what are the signs of stress you should look for? Deadlines, frustrations, and demands can lead to increased stress at home, school, or work, subsequently becoming so commonplace that they're seen as a way of life for some of us.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Stress


Novo Nordisk's Insulin Degludec/Liraglutide is Set to Become the ...

Decision Resources Group finds that Novo Nordisk's fixed-dose combination therapy insulin degludec/liraglutide is set to become the clinical gold-standard among FDCs used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes.


Related Topix: Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Medicine, Health, Diabetes

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Management of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients in non-critical...

The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism , Vol. 97, No. 1. , pp. 16-38, doi:10.1210/jc.2011-2098 The aim was to formulate practice guidelines on the management of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients in the non-critical care setting.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes