Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Lucy Hinchion, aged 20 months, is the youngest person in the world to have her umbilical cord blood reinfused. Her umbilical cord blood was stored [...]

By | January 11th, 2017 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

Young men aged between 14-30 years are the top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages, drinking up to 1.5 litres a day, according to the Australian Bureau [...]

By | October 19th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Food and diet, Media Releases|Comments Off on Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

New study – type 2 diabetes prevention in men

Are you: male aged 50-74 overweight not diabetic? NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, The University of Sydney invites you to join a diabetes prevention study. This research [...]

By | September 11th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research|Comments Off on New study – type 2 diabetes prevention in men

Leading NSW diabetes researchers receive more than $1.1m in research grants

28 May 2015 Diabetes Australia awards $3.5m in research grants to leading Australian diabetes researchers Through the Diabetes Australia Research Program, Diabetes NSW announces grants worth [...]

By | June 1st, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Awards, Media Releases|Comments Off on Leading NSW diabetes researchers receive more than $1.1m in research grants

Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes

A past history of depression may increase the chance of women developing gestational diabetes, a Chicago study has found. The aim of the study led [...]

By | April 13th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research, Diabetes and a Healthy Mind|Comments Off on Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes

Type 2 diabetes in younger people: small but significant

There are seven recorded cases in England and Wales of girls, aged 5 to 10 years old, with type 2 diabetes and according to the [...]

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Australian research looks at alternatives to blood glucose testing

Professor Paul Dastoor is leading the way in diabetes research as he and his team work to develop a low-cost, saliva-based glucose test which could [...]

By | April 6th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research, Technology|Comments Off on Australian research looks at alternatives to blood glucose testing

Stem cell study shows promise in curing type 2 diabetes

A study using a combination of stem cell therapy and anti-diabetic medication successfully treated mice with type 2 diabetes. The study, run by lead researcher [...]

By | March 31st, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research|Comments Off on Stem cell study shows promise in curing type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease reversed in rats, study finds

Researchers from Yale have developed a controlled-release oral therapy which has reversed type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease in rats. Dr Gerald I Shulman, [...]

By | March 17th, 2015 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease reversed in rats, study finds

Can stress cause type 2 diabetes?

The idea that stress can cause type 2 diabetes is not new but recent media coverage of Dave Dowdeswell from the UK who, along with [...]

By | March 11th, 2015 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Can stress cause type 2 diabetes?
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