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Whey helps diabetics control blood sugar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:00

Controlling blood sugar levels may be a lot easier for diabetics as researchers have discovered that consuming whey protein before a regular breakfast reduces the blood sugar spikes seen after meals.

Insulin pumps more affective than multiple shots in type 2 diabetes

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 17:40

A new study has revealed that insulin pumps are significantly more effective at controlling blood glucose (sugar) in people with type 2 diabetes.

US approves inhaled insulin to treat diabetes

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:09

US authorities have approved a fast-acting inhaled insulin to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes.

Arvind Kejriwal has high blood sugar level, to start insulin course: Family doc

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 01:33

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who has been dogged of late by health problems, was on Monday examined by his family doctor at the Secretariat here and started a course of insulin to bring down his high blood sugar levels.

New worm research could help humans live for 500 years

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 15:36

If what works for worms can be applied to humans, then living to the ripe old age of 500 might be a possibility for us too, a new study has shown.

Biocon inks pact with Mylan to develop three insulin products

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 13:39

The Bangalore-based firm has entered into a definitive agreement with Mylan for an exclusive strategic collaboration for the global development and commercialisation of generic versions of its three insulin analog products, Biocon Ltd said in a statement.

Biocon inks pact with Bristol-Myers for insulin drug candidate

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 15:04

Biotechnology major Biocon on Friday said it has entered into an agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb for it's oral insulin new drug candidate IN-105.

NPPA says no to demand from pharma companies for insulin price hike

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 16:36

Drug price regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has turned down request from major pharma firms, including, Eli Lilly and Biocon, to increase price of insulin used for diabetes treatment.

Haryana: Free insulin injections for diabetics

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 18:27

The Haryana government will provide insulin injections free of cost to diabetics in OPDs of government hospitals.

Biocon-Pfizer $350 mn deal scrapped, shares hit 52-week low

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 11:50

Biocon and US drug major Pfizer on Tuesday called off USD 350 million global alliance to commercialise the Bangalore-based firm's biosimilar versions of insulin and insulin analog products.

Biocon sees oral insulin partner by March

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 16:40

Biocon Ltd, India's largest listed biotechnology company, expects to find a deep-pocketed global partner for its experimental oral insulin pill by end-March, its top executive said on Wednesday.

How your brain could help fix your diabetes

Last Updated: Friday, October 07, 2011, 13:58

The cure for diabetes could be sitting in our brains, Japanese researchers say.