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Sleep Deprivation Elderly Blood Sugar
2013-12-12 08:42:00

Normal aging may exacerbate the negative effect of sleep deprivation on pancreatic cells that maintain normal blood sugar levels.

2012-01-09 17:25:30

New research reveals that insulin applied in therapeutic doses selectively stimulates the formation of new elastic fibers in cultures of human aortic smooth muscle cells.

2011-05-16 14:37:57

Gene expression is the process of converting the genetic information encoded in DNA into a final gene product such as a protein or any of several types of RNA.

2010-03-29 07:36:53

Novel approach may circumvent lost response in insulin due to obesity.

2005-08-11 19:20:00

Using the newest DNA chip technology, scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have discovered a new gene implicated in the cause of type 2 diabetes.

2005-07-20 16:20:00

A study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has shown that a protein found in fat cells is a newly discovered cause of insulin resistance, establishing a previously unidentified molecular link between obesity and type 2 diabetes and offering a potential new target for the development of drugs to treat diabetes. The findings appear in the July 21, 2005, issue of the journal Nature.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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