Tag: Glucose

NASA Launches New Competition To Turn CO2 Into Energy

NASA has launched a contest aiming to crowdsource a design that can convert carbon dioxide into glucose as an energy source. The effort is part of the space agency's plan to send humans to Mars by 2030.

Earth/Environment September 3, 2018

Study Explains How Cancer's 'Sweet Tooth' Is Related To Tumor Aggressiveness

Scientists have discovered how the growth of cancer cells is related to the consumption of sugar. The discovery could enable other scientists to delve deeper into the mysteries of how cancer can multiply.

Medicine October 20, 2017

Here's Why Using More Sugar May Cause Alzheimer's Disease

According to a new study, glucose disables an enzyme that resists Alzheimer's disease. The new finding will help in devising a new approach to finding a cure for Alzheimer's.

Public Health February 24, 2017

Higher Glucose Levels During Pregnancy Associated With Worse Maternal, Birth Outcomes

For mom and baby to stay happy, their health must be cared for. According to researchers, high glucose levels in pregnant women are associated with worse outcomes for both mother and child.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 15, 2016

Diabetes And Meditation: Daily Mindfulness Linked To Healthier Glucose Levels

One of the potential benefits of mindfulness is healthy glucose levels, a factor closely related to the occurrence of type 2 diabetes. In a new experiment, obesity and sense of control were also found to be key mediators in the association.

Life February 25, 2016

Enzyme That Regulates Sugar Metabolism May Help Treat Obesity

Scientists have discovered a new enzyme that can zap excess sugar in the body, and consequently treat obesity and type 2 diabetes. It may seem out of reach, but it could become a reality someday.

Life January 12, 2016

Newly Developed Antibody May Potentially Treat Type 2 Diabetes

A new antibody developed preclinically showed that it could potentially cure metabolic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. The new antibody worked by targeting the hormone aP2, which is also known as FABP4, in fat-storing tissues.

Life January 5, 2016

Here's Why Sodas And Other Sugary Drinks Up Your Heart Attack Risks By 35 Percent

Sugary beverages such as sodas increase risks for stroke, diabetes and heart attack. Researchers said this has something to do with how fructose behaves in the body.

Life October 1, 2015

Google's Life Sciences Division Strikes Deal To Make Miniature Glucose Monitoring Devices

Google's Life Sciences division and Dexcom will work together on disposable, bandage-sized glucose monitors.

Wearable Tech August 12, 2015

Eating Protein Before Carbs May Have Major Effect On Diabetes Patients

Experts suggest that people with diabetes may lower their blood glucose and insulin levels by modifying the order at which they consume their meals. A new study found that eating protein-rich food before carbs may have a major impact on obese and diabetes patients.

Life June 26, 2015

Teens Who Skip Breakfast Should Increase Protein Intake During Mornings

Breakfast skippers who start to eat breakfast should increase their protein intake to improve glycemic control, which could affect a person's risks for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular complications.

Life February 27, 2015

This Tattoo is Sweet News for Diabetics: Here's What it Can Do

Diabetics may soon do away with the painful needle pricks with the arrival of a new tattoo that can check their blood glucose levels for them.

Life January 20, 2015

Does Fructose Rich Food Make People Hungry?

Fructose-rich food items and beverages may make people hungry when compared to glucose rich food. Ingesting fructose releases smaller amount of hormones such as insulin that does not give the feeling of being full.

Life December 12, 2014

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