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Testosterone levels increase by weight loss

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

A new study has found that the reduction in the bodyweight increases the levels of testosterone in men. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Andrew A. Dwyer, MD. The study was supported and funded by the American Diabetes Association. The results of the study were presented at the annual conference […]

Weight loss surgery reduces risk of diabetes

Friday, June 29th, 2012

A new study has found that the surgery for weight loss called gastric bypass surgery helps in curing type 2 diabetes. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Yessica Ramos, M.D. from the Mayo Clinic. The results of the study were presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society. […]

Moderate exercise reduces risk of breast cancer

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Moderate exercise can help women to prevent themselves from getting breast cancer after menopause, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Lauren McCullough from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. The results of the study were published in the magazine “Cancer”. The aim of the study […]

Sleep could improve motor functioning in Parkinson’s patients

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

The motor functioning in the patients who suffer from Parkinson’s disease could be improved through a good night’s sleep, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Sebastiaan Overeem, MD, PhD from the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in the […]

PTSD increases risk of heart attack in survivors

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

A new study has found that a majority of the people who survived from heart attack experience the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Donald Edmondson from the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. The results of the study were published in […]

Levels of fatigue determine hospitalization in COPD patients

Monday, June 25th, 2012

A new study found that the level of fatigue and energy levels in the patient will help in determining the risk of hospitalization in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Dr. Johanna Susan Paddison from the Repatriation General Hospital in Adelaide, Australia. The results of […]

Development of autoimmune disease may be linked with Psoriasis

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Study findings indicate psoriasis patients are twice likely to develop to an autoimmune disease than patients who don’t have psoriasis. The study report shows strong relation between psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. Jashin Wu (Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, California, USA) and co-authors say there is strong evidence to support that psoriasis shares a lot […]

Combination of standard chemotherapy and Metformin eliminates pancreatic cancer

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Metformin is the new low-cost, proven medication to treat cancer. This medication has successfully treated pancreatic cancer stem cells. Metformin which is widely used in diabetes treatment was used in combination with standard chemotherapy to treat pancreatic cancer. This combo therapy successfully destroyed pancreatic cancer cells in one go. Once wiped out, the pancreatic cancer […]

Psoriasis increases risk of diabetes

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

A new study has found that the psoriasis patients are more prone to developing type 2 diabetes. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Joel Gelfand from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. The results of the study were published in the magazine “Archives of Dermatology”. The aim of the study […]

Chemotherapy before surgery increases lifespan of lung cancer patients

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

A new study has found that the patients who suffer from large-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) and limited stage small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) live for a long time if they get chemotherapy before the surgery. The study was conducted by a group of researchers from the Surgical Centre Marie Lannelongue in Le Plessis Robinson in France. […]

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