Ginkgo Biloba, a popular herbal supplement, may help in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. The supplement had a promising effect on beta cells of Langerhans in rat models of the disease. Additionally, Ginkgo Biloba reduced oxidative stress associated with type 2 diabetes.
For those who find it difficult to exercise, taking a hot bath can help improve inflammation and glucose levels, a new study reports.
New research sheds light on why images of enticing food affect us less when we are full.
According to a new study, diabetic episodes of hypoglycemia may increase the risk of developing dementia, while having dimentia could increase the risk of experiencing low blood sugar levels.
Study in rats reveals sex differences may play a key role in the effectiveness of exercise as an appetite regulator. Exercising female rats ate more than those who did not partake in physical activity. The same effect was not seen in males.
The absence of a specific type of neuron in the brain can lead to obesity and diabetes in mice report researchers. The outcome, however, depends on the type of diet that the animals are fed.
Researchers have discovered a possible new treatment for Alzheimer's disease after noticing the way in which insulin signaling works in the brains and pancreas of diabetic patients.
Researchers report keeping levels of KYNA low throughout a worm's life can help prevent the onsite of age-related cognitive decline.
Study sheds light on the role brain insulin plays in weight and visceral fat accumulation.
NPGL, a recently discovered protein, influences fat storage in the human body, even when on a calorie restricted diet. Researchers believe this mechanism had evolutionary benefits and the protein could be a potential target to treat obesity.
A new study reports high sugar and fat based diets that lead to obesity, coupled with the normal aging process, may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
The simple sight and smell of a meal prior to consumption triggers insulin release. This insulin release depends on a short-term inflammatory response. In those who are overweight, this inflammatory response is so excessive it can impair insulin secretion.