New Therapy Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes In Humans And Dogs

Researchers at Purdue University and Indiana University School of Medicine (IU) are working with man’s best friend to cure one of his most insidious diseases. The scientists say a new therapy shows promise for long-term reversal of Type 1 diabetes in both humans and dogs. Purdue reported this week that scientists achieved normal glucose levels…

Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod to market 2 products

Drug firm Zydus Cadila today said it has received final approval from the US health regulator to market Gemfibrozil tablets and Aripiprazole orally disintegrating tablets in the US. The company has received USFDA‘s final clearance to market Gemfibrozil tablets in strength of 600 mg and the other product in strengths of 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg, and 30…

Wine polyphenols could fend off bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease

Evidence suggests that sipping wine may be good for your colon and heart, possibly because of the beverage’s abundant and structurally diverse polyphenols. Now researchers report in ACS “Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry “that wine polyphenols might also be good for your oral health. 2nd International Conference on Dental & Oral Health scheduled on November 26-27,…

Are apples good for people with diabetes?

People with diabetes must watch their carbohydrate intake to make sure their blood sugar levels stay stable throughout the day. It makes sense, then, to monitor any foods that contain carbs and sugars. According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), there are about 25 grams (g) of carbs in total in a medium-sized apple,…

Combining antibiotics changes their effectiveness

In the first large-scale screening of its kind, scientists profiled almost 3000 drug combinations on three different disease-causing bacteria. The research was led by EMBL group leader Nassos Typas. Overuse and misuse of antibiotics has led to widespread antibiotic resistance. Specific combinations of drugs can help in fighting multi-drug resistant bacterial infections, but they are…

Small molecule inhibitor prevents or impedes tooth cavities in a preclinical model

In the presence of the molecule, Streptococcus mutans — the prime bacterial cause of the tooth decay called dental caries — is unable to make the protective and sticky biofilm that allows it to glue to the tooth surface, where it eats away tooth enamel by producing lactic acid. Meetings International proudly announces the Global Experts Meeting on 2nd International…

Alcohol and heart health: Consistency may be key

The latest study to peer at the relationship between heart health and alcohol concludes that shifting drinking patterns across the years might increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Alcohol has been addling minds since it was first brewed millennia ago. Consumed in virtually every country on earth, understanding its health implications is important. Already, scientists…

Diabetes Increases in Children and Teens

A recent study found that rates of new cases of diabetes in children and teens rose during 2002 to 2012. The researchers reported increases in the rates of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. A recent study found that rates of new cases of diabetes in children and teens rose during 2002 to 2012….

Researchers discover new approach to alleviate chronic itch

Two receptors in the spinal cord and the right experimental drug: Researchers at the University of Zurich have discovered a new approach that suppresses itch. In a series of experiments in mice and dogs they successfully alleviated different forms of acute as well as chronic itch. For the latter, current treatment options are very limited….