Articles tagged with: diabetes

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Virtually all the modern medical miracles we know today began their road to routine practice through clinical trials. This includes vaccinations for flu, measles, and polio; cancer treatments, including radiation and chemotherapy; drugs to treat HIV, diabetes, and hypertension, as well as common antibiotics that are used to treat a variety of infections.

New NIH Study: Diet and Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Not Effective?

New NIH Study: Diet and Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Not Effective?

People with type 2 diabetes, all 24 million of them in the United States alone, have undoubtedly heard the chapter and verse – change your diet, lose weight, and exercise more – if you want to reduce the risk of heart disease...

Clinical Trial Finds Nanotube Sensor Can Monitor Cancer or Diabetes

Clinical Trial Finds Nanotube Sensor Can Monitor Cancer or Diabetes

Nanotechnology in Medicine

Most everybody knows about a litmus test, strips of paper impregnated with dyes that turn red in the presence of acid and blue if there is a base (alkaline). It’s a kind of chemical sensor. There are many kinds of chemicals that can similarly act like a sensor, detecting the presence of other chemicals...

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