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One medicine, two benefits: This new diabetes drug can help you lose weight

A compound that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help obese people shed those extra kilos, according to a recent study. The compound, semaglutide, has a chemical structure that is very similar to the hormone glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), which regulates both insulin secretion and appetite. In December, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the semaglutide ... Read More »

Alternative medicine might help treat premature ejaculation

Reuters | Jan 28, 2017, 01.54 PM IST Alternative medicine might help treat premature ejaculation (Thinkstock Images) Complementary and alternative medicine options may help men manage premature ejaculation, according to a new review of existing research. The improvements were small, and the studies were of varying quality, but preliminary evidence suggests that acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Ayurvedic herbal medicineand a ... Read More »

Central bank medicine becoming ‘poison’: Expert

In an effort to boost financial markets, global central banks have sapped their momentum even more, one market watcher contended Friday. The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan have cut benchmark interest rates to negative territory, leading to speculation that theFederal Reserve may consider doing the same. By considering negative interest rates, the Fed could strike more fear into ... Read More »