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Common Diabetes Drug May Cut Weight in Autistic Kids

A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes may also be effective in reducing weight in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), finds a study. ASD is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. Individuals suffering from autism spectrum disorder ...

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Soy May Cut Health Risks in Women With Hormonal Disorder

Highlights Soy could benefit women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) Eating soy rich foods also reduced the levels of testosterone Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabol published the study Consuming a diet rich in soy may help women with a type of hormonal disorder associated with infertility prevent the risk ...

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Your Love for Sugary Beverages May Cause Prediabetes

Highlights Individuals who regularly consume sugar-sweetened beverages May be at an higher risk of developing prediabetes Blood sugar is high in prediabetes, but not enough for Type 2 diabetes Individuals who regularly consume sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, colas and other carbonated beverages, and non-carbonated fruit drinks such as lemonade ...

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Contact Lenses May Soon Monitor Glucose Levels

Highlights Diabetics soon be able to monitor their blood sugar with contact lenses Scientists developed a transparent sensor and it doesn’t obstruct vision The sensor developed by researchers from Oregon State University, U.S Diabetes patients may soon be able to monitor their blood sugar with contact lenses – spelling an ...

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Teenage Weight Tied to Odds of Diabetes-Related Death

Highlights Elevated BMI at adolescence increases diabetes mortality later in life Researchers found 481 deaths with diabetes as the underlying cause The average age at death was 50 years, diabetes caused 1.5 percent of all The increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes , and eventually dying from the disease, ...

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