Diabetes: Deep-sea diving tank combined with stem cells to treat condition

Deep-sea diving tank combined with injections of a patient's own stem cells to treat diabetes By Roger Dobson PUBLISHED: 03:48 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:38 GMT, 12 March 2013 Sitting in a diving chamber may be a new treatment for type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the condition.

Common diabetes drug may help combat ovarian cancer by slowing tumour growth

Common diabetes drug may help combat ovarian cancer by slowing tumour growth The drug, which costs 1.30 a day, has also been found to stop tumours spreadingOverian cancer is one of the deadliest types of the disease | UPDATED: 05:07 GMT, 3 December 2012 Breakthrough: A pill used to treat diabetes could double a woman's chances of surviving ovarian cancer A pill commonly taken for diabetes could double a woman’s chance of surviving ovarian cancer, researchers believe.

Diabetes prescriptions soar by 50 per cent in six years due to Britain"s obesity crisis

Toll of Britain's obesity epidemic exposed as diabetes prescriptions soar by 50 per cent in six years Diabetes prescriptions cost 760.3million last year – this was 8.9 per cent of the total NHS drugs billWe face the real possibility of diabetes bankrupting the NHS within a generation, says diabetes charity chiefAround 850,000 people are thought to have diabetes without realising it | UPDATED: 10:25 GMT, 14 August 2012 Diabetes prescriptions have for the first time topped 40 million a year in England and Wales according to official figures.

Men who hit the gym to shed middle aged spread get a boost in the bedroom

Men who hit the gym to shed middle-aged spread get a boost in the bedroom | UPDATED: 12:19 GMT, 26 June 2012 Men who take up exercise to shed their middle aged spread could find they gain a few inches just where they want it instead, according to a medical study.

Babies treated in the womb for obesity: Overweight mothers-to-be get diabetes pill to cut the risk of having a fat child

Babies treated in the womb for obesity: Overweight mothers-to-be get diabetes pill to cut the risk of having a fat childNHS trial has been started in attempt to halt obesity epidemicIf it is a success, treatment could be widespread in five yearsBut there is unease over problem that could be solved by exercise and diet | UPDATED: 06:50 GMT, 2 April 2012 Babies are being medicated in the womb in an attempt to prevent them from being born obese.