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2015-01-28 08:32:21

JERUSALEM, January 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2015-01-23 16:23:01

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Insulin Resistance - Pipeline Review, H1 2015" to its store. This report provides an overview of the Insulin Resistance's therapeutic pipeline. DALLAS, Jan.

2015-01-21 23:03:38

A newly launched clinical research study at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is examining whether an artificial pancreas (AP) can prevent too low blood sugar levels or hypoglycemia

insulin type i diabetes
2015-01-21 15:01:21

Experts at Saint Louis University have found a way to prevent Type I diabetes in a mouse model by blocking the autoimmune processes responsible for destroying pancreatic beta cells.

2015-01-20 23:04:33

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM); the total CGM market is forecast

cone snail insulin poison
2015-01-20 11:24:17

With their slow traveling speeds and lack of obvious offensive weapons, cone snails might not seem like much of a predator, but a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study indicates that these creatures have a secret weapon: a toxic form of insulin.

obesity
2015-01-19 16:37:13

A pair of naturally occurring hormones could be a secret weapon in the battle against obesity, according to research published last week in the peer-reviewed journal Cell.


Latest Insulin Reference Libraries

Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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