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Researchers Use Fruit Flies To Unlock Mysteries Of human Diabetes
2014-08-11 03:05:27

For the first time, the tiny fruit fly can be used to study how mutations associated with the development of diabetes affect the production and secretion of the vital hormone insulin.

2014-07-28 12:54:29

A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism.

2014-07-07 08:28:53

BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yabao Pharmaceutical Co, Inc.

2014-01-15 14:38:58

Despite having mild hyperglycemia for approximately 50 years, patients with a mutation in the gene encoding the enzyme glucokinase had a low prevalence of clinically significant vascular complications, findings that provide insights into the risks associated with isolated mild hyperglycemia.

Type 1 Diabetes In Dogs Cured, Human Cure Could Soon Follow
2013-02-07 11:11:56

Researchers have made leaps and bounds, claiming that they have created a cure for type 1 diabetes in dogs, paving the way to a human cure.

Appetite Heightened By Ingestion Of Fructose
2013-01-02 04:38:43

A new study from Yale University School of Medicine examines possible factors regarding the association between fructose consumption and weight gain.

2012-04-09 09:28:25

In their extraordinary quest to decode human metabolism, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered a pair of molecules that regulates the liver's production of glucose---- the simple sugar that is the source of energy in human cells and the central player in diabetes.

2011-11-07 17:17:28

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have demonstrated for the first time that the brain is a key player in regulating glucose (sugar) metabolism in humans.

2011-09-12 14:17:33

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have identified the key signal that prompts production of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas -- a breakthrough discovery that may ultimately help researchers find ways to restore or increase beta cell function in people with type 1 diabetes.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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