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Latest Glucose Stories

2012-05-02 13:18:13

The latest episode in the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series focuses on adaptation of the ubiquitous personal glucose monitor, typically used to test blood sugar levels, for possible home use in testing for viruses and bacteria in human body fluids, food and other substances.

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.

2012-03-29 10:04:35

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered a key protein that regulates insulin resistance—the diminished ability of cells to respond to the action of insulin and which sets the stage for the development of the most common form of diabetes.

2012-02-13 08:00:00

Unicity International, global leader in glucose management products, recently set up distribution centers in India to combat the growing diabetes problem. Salt

2012-02-06 22:38:00

Taste receptors on the tongue help us distinguish between safe food and food that's spoiled or toxic.

2012-01-19 04:20:01

Tokyo, Jan 19, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co. Ltd and its diagnostics subsidiary EIDIA Co.

2011-12-20 18:12:13

It's rubbed on the skin to reduce signs of aging and consumed by athletes to improve endurance but scientists now have the first evidence of one of vitamin E's normal body functions.


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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.