Tag Archives: insulin

Novo Nordisk Obesity Drug Wins FDA Panel Support

An FDA advisory panel recently recommended the approval of Novo Nordisk’s injectable drug liraglutide for the treatment of obesity.

http://www.highlighthealth.com/future-medicine/novo-nordisk-obesity-drug-wins-fda-panel-support/

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Study: Chocolate Pills to Help Your Heart

A new study is being launched to see if nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.

http://www.highlighthealth.com/cardiovascular-disorders/study-chocolate-pills-to-help-your-heart/

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9 Tips to Survive the Summer BBQ

Nothing says summer holidays like a good old-fashioned BBQ. Here are some tips for how to eat healthy and grill safely this summer.

http://www.highlighthealth.com/resources/9-tips-survive-summer-bbq/

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Electronic Contact Lenses for Blood Glucose Monitoring

Researchers from the University of Washington and Microsoft Research Connections are working together to develop a contact lens that monitors blood glucose levels.
http://www.highlighthealth.org/medical-device-tech/electronic-contact-lenses-for-blood-glucose-monitoring/

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Inactivity May Encourage the Body to Create New Fat in Fat Cells

Researchers recently found that preadipocytes subjected to prolonged periods weight load, like the kind we put on our body tissues when we sit or lie down, differentiate faster and retain larger fat droplets than those that are not.
http://www.highlighthealth.com/research/inactivity-may-encourage-the-body-to-create-new-fat-in-fat-cells/

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