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Diabetes drug can cut build-up of liver fat

In people with Type 2 diabetes, NAFLD is common and can progress to a severe liver disease known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Mar 20, 2018, 18:03 PM IST

Trying to lose weight? This diabetes drug may help you

This is a good news for all those people who want to shed their extra kilos.

Mar 19, 2018, 16:09 PM IST

Boost for Alzheimer's treatment through diabetes drug?

This is the first time that a triple receptor drug has been used which acts in multiple ways to protect the brain from degeneration.

Jan 01, 2018, 12:32 PM IST

New diabetes drug in the offing: You could be saying farewell to insulin shots soon!

The new potential drugs have a completely different action than the most commonly prescribed anti-diabetic, Metformin, which acts on the liver to reduce glucose production

May 19, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

Some hope for breast cancer patients with this diabetes drug

Over 70,000 people die from breast cancer in China every year, according to the national cancer centre.

Mar 19, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

Alzheimer's disease has a cure in form of diabetes drug

Alzheimer`s is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions.

Mar 09, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

Diabetes drug may help prevent heart diseases: Study

A new study has revealed that diabetes drug may help prevent the risk of developing heart diseases.

Aug 27, 2016, 00:04 AM IST

Diabetes drug lowers risk of heart and kidney disease

A new study finds that an injectable drug which is widely used to lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes helps in reducing the risk of dying from heart disease and advanced kidney disease.

Jun 15, 2016, 00:34 AM IST

Diabetes drug may help obese, overweight adults lose weight

The results showed that blood glucose levels of the group that underwent liraglutide prescription dropped to normal and their waist circumference was found to be smaller.

Apr 05, 2016, 22:57 PM IST

Now, diabetes drug can elevate risk of bladder cancer

Pioglitazone belongs to a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones and helps to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Mar 31, 2016, 12:54 PM IST

Diabetes drug slows down growth of pancreatic cancer

Researchers are likely to have uncovered a novel mechanism behind the ability of the common diabetes drug - metformin -- to inhibit the progression of pancreatic cancer.

Jan 17, 2016, 14:18 PM IST

This diabetes drug could let us live past 120

The trials are expected to take five to seven years.

Nov 30, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

Diabetes drug curbs heart failure risk

Treatment for heart failure is limited and prior efforts to treat patients with Type-2 diabetes drugs showed no benefit for heart failure. 

Nov 10, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

Diabetes drug can't help advanced heart failure patients

Heart failure, a chronic condition in which the heart does not pump enough blood through the body, affects more than 5 million Americans.

Nov 09, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

New synthetic path to potential diabetes drug

 A new study has revealed a new synthetic route to potential medicines for type 2 diabetes.

Sep 16, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Drug to prevent Type-1 diabetes shows promise

A drug currently used in Europe and Asia for treating gallstone-related spasms has been found effective in preventing the onset of Type-1 diabetes in mice, according to a study.

Sep 15, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Common diabetic drug that can prevent hemorrhage identified

 A team of scientists has discovered a common diabetes drug that could prevent hemorrhage and fatal blood loss.

Sep 02, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Common diabetes drug can lower 'bad' cholesterol

A common diabetes drug Metformin can also help lower “bad” cholesterol that is known for promoting cardiovascular diseases by hardening the arteries.

Aug 07, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Diabetes drug may not lower baby's birthweight

Treating obese pregnant women with a diabetes drug does not stop their babies from being born overweight, research has found.

Jul 12, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

AstraZeneca launches diabetes drug, stock up 20%

AstraZeneca Pharma on Thursday said it has launched diabetes drug 'Forxiga' in India.

Jun 11, 2015, 12:35 PM IST