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Electroacupuncture restores learning, memory loss

October 13, 2008  
Filed under Acupuncture, Diabetes, Heart health

CM NEWS – Electroacupuncture has been demonstrated in the lab to be able to significantly restore learning and memory impairment induced by and cerebral ischemia. Read more

Curry offers hope to fight obesity, diabetes

June 22, 2008  
Filed under Diabetes, Dietary

curryCM NEWS – Turmeric, an Asian spice found in many curries, has a long history of use in reducing inflammation, healing wounds and relieving pain. And now, it might be able to prevent diabetes, or even obesity. Read more

Black tea may beat diabetes

March 3, 2008  
Filed under Diabetes, Dietary

black-tea1.jpgCM NEWS, NHS news – “Scientists claim a cup of tea may help cure diabetes,” according to the Daily Mirror. The Daily Mirror and other news sources (BBC) report on research that found that some constituents of black (theaflavins and thearubigins) mimic the action of insulin in the body. For a long time green has been believed to have beneficial health properties and it is now suggested that black may also have some potential. Read more

Fat-free milk may help ease hypertension

February 21, 2008  
Filed under Diabetes, Dietary

milk2.jpgCM NEWS – Women who drank more fat free milk and had higher intakes of calcium and vitamin D from foods, and not supplements, tended to have a lower risk for developing hypertension or high blood pressure, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association journal, Hypertension. Read more

Stress hormone impacts memory, learning in diabetics

February 17, 2008  
Filed under Diabetes

NIH release – Diabetes is known to impair the cognitive health of people, but now scientists have identified one potential mechanism underlying these learning and memory problems. Read more

Curry substance prevents diabetic complications

August 18, 2007  
Filed under Diabetes

CM NEWS – If you’re diabetic, next time you scoop up that hot yellow curry, you might be taking in valuable antioxidant that protects your brain against potential vascular complications. Read more

Oyster mushroom cuts blood glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure in diabetics

July 8, 2007  
Filed under Diabetes

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CM NEWS – The value of yummy oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus) might not be limited to their good taste. Studies have shown that the mushroom could lower blood glucose and cholesterol in diabetes patients.

A study done at Department of Diet and Nutrition, Dhaka assessed the effects of reducing blood glucose, cholesterol and triglycerides in diabetic patients. Additionally, this study addressed whether there was any hepatic and renal toxicity of mushroom. Read more

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