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FASCINATING STUDY: Artificial Sweeteners May Tip Scales Toward Metabolic Problems (E.G., Diabetes)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Artificial sweeteners, Sweet'n Low, aspartame, sucralose, microbiome, diabetes, metabolic disease, fecal transplants, mice, humans, genes and cells, Science News )

Beth
- 21 days ago - sciencenews.org
Israeli scientists conducted several experiments using sweetener-doped water in normal mice resulted in abnormally high glucose and changed the guts' microbial makeup. Fecal transplants from humans into healthy mice produced similar changes.
Breeding Out Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Reproductive Genetics, Genetic Technology, Genetic Diseases, Familial Diseases, Cancers, Alzheimers, Diabetes, Benefits, Risks, Ethics, Eugenics )

Brian
- 28 days ago - cbsnews.com
"Norah O'Donnell looks into a controversial procedure that could stop the spread of dangerous genes that have stalked families for generations."
Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin
Health & Wellness  (tags: Diabetes, Insulin, Stem Cells, Research, Harvard )

Brian
- 47 days ago - npr.org
"A team of Harvard scientists said Thursday that they had finally found a way to turn human embryonic stem cells into cells that produce insulin. The long-sought advance could eventually lead to new ways to help millions of people with diabetes."
For Diabetics, Losing Weight May Delay Kidney Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, health, diabetes, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, treatment )

Cal
- 96 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2 diabetes, and new research suggests these steps may also delay or prevent chronic kidney disease.
Israeli Company Is On Its Way To Create The World's First Insulin Pill For Diabetes
Health & Wellness  (tags: Insulin pill, diabetes, Israel )

David
- 252 days ago - nocamels.com
The concept of oral insulin as a way to relieve diabetics of daily injections has been around for decades, but making it happen is extremely difficult. Its phase two clinical trials were declared a success by the US FDA.
How Soda Turns Us Into
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes, soda, sugar, health, risks, prevention, poet, Gabriel Cortez )

Nancy
- 278 days ago - good.is
Watch the amazing poet Gabriel Cortez raise awareness around Type 2 diabetes by connecting our diets with history in "Perfect Soldiers," a new film for The Bigger Picture project (thebiggerpicture.org).
What Should You Know About Diabetes and Foodborne Illness?
Health & Wellness  (tags: diabetes, foodborne illness, risks, medicine, health, food, disease, illness, warning, safety, humans, diet, research, study, treatment )

CarrieSIC
- 447 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Similar to any individual living with a weakened immune system or compromised body systems due to chronic disease, those with diabetes-related complications may be susceptible to increased risk and impact of foodborne illnesses.
Whole-Grain Foods Are Not Always Healthful, Review Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, health, heart disease, diabetes, whole grain foods, research, safety, study, nutrition, news, illness, interesting )

CarrieSIC
- 489 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Last month the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) reaffirmed in a report that fiber-rich whole grains lower the risks of diabetes and heart disease. Media outlets such as Reuters duly reported the news, but many failed to point out a crucial detail:
There Are Dangers in Drinking Diet Soda
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, study, safety, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, risks, diet, diet coke, nutrition, news, warning )

CarrieSIC
- 501 days ago - thedailybeast.com
A new study says the artificial sweeteners in soda can cause serious health problems, including weigh gain. Is that enough to make you give up Diet Coke?
High Fructose Corn Syrup: As Addictive As Cocaine
Health & Wellness  (tags: high fructose corn syrup, addictive, obesity, processed foods, diabetes, heart disease, inflammatory diseases, early death )

Brian
- 530 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the most common ingredients in processed foods, HF Corn Syrup has contributed to the wave of obesity sweeping the industrialized world than any other food item. And, it is addictive.
Is FDA About to Greenlight a Drug Banned in Other Countries? ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: fda, medicine, risks, avandia, drugs, diabetes, heart disease, health )

Nancy
- 532 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Last Thursday, in a combined meeting of separate FDA advisory committees, 20 of 26 panelists voted to recommend removing or modifying Avandia's highly restrictive label and distribution system. Five voted to keep the restrictions in place, while one panel
Groundbreaking Insulin Pill Nearing Market
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israel, diabetes, insulin )

David
- 640 days ago - israel21c.org
For 100 years, scientists searched for a way to deliver insulin orally instead of by injection. Now an Israeli team claims it's found the solution. Phase 2 clinical trials are coming.
The Five Worst Children's Hospital Food Environments
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, hospitals, diet, cafeteria, junk food, health risk, obesity, diabetes, heart disease )

Angelika
- 657 days ago - pcrm.org
Children's hospitals are supposed to help fight disease But many also host fast-food restaurants and cafeterias that seem to go against the hospital's mission to keep kids healthy. Patient menus feature high-fat, meat-heavy items that put children at risk
Tell Progresso to Stop Using BPA -- a Chemical That Has Been Linked to Cancer and Obesity -- in Its Soup Cans.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Progresso, soup, cans, bisphenol, BPA, Scientists, cancer, obesity, diabetes, heart, diseasefood, illness, prevention )

Reggie
- 881 days ago - change.org
Progresso lines its soup cans with bisphenol A, or BPA. Scientists have long warned of BPA's link to cancer, but a new study has found that it's related to obesity and diabetes as well.
Is a Soda Tax a Good Idea?
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diabetes, disease, food, health, prevention, obesity, tooth decay )

Kit
- 891 days ago - motherjones.com
Driving this surge was the rise of cheap high-fructose corn syrup, used heavily by the beverage industry beginning in the early 1980s, the consumption of which went from 19 pounds annually per capita in 1980 to more than 60 pounds by 1999.
 

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