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June 18, 2013 (Newswise) — A drug that mimics the activity of thyroid hormone significantly increases the amount of energy burned by fat tissue and promotes weight loss, an animal study of metabolism finds. The results were presented Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Humans and other mamma
Researchers at UT Southwestern Launch Study for Head-to-Head Comparison of Widely Used Diabetes Drugs
June 14, 2013 (Newswise) — UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are seeking 150 adults with type 2 diabetes to take part in the local arm of a major national clinical trial that will compare benefits and side effects of four widely used therapies to lower blood-sugar levels.
June 17, 2013 (Newswise) — A team from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute and the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center of Columbia University has generated patient-specific beta cells, or insulin-producing cells, that accurately reflect the features of maturity-onset d
June 3, 2013 (UI Hospital) — University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics is recruiting volunteers to participate in a study to compare the long-term benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating type 2 diabetes. Beginning recruitment in June, the project is called the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study.
June 2, 2013 (ADA) — The American Diabetes Association (Association) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) are pleased to announce the creation of a three-year collaborative research program aimed at better understanding diabetes care in older adults, many of whom are disproportionately affected by this disease.
The program, "American Diabetes Association and Lilly Clinical Research Award: Diabetes Care in Older Adults," will grant a total of $1.2 million for targeted research awards and was