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2014-07-28 12:54:29

UT Southwestern Medical Center A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found. The research potentially could lead to new therapies to treat obesity and diabetes, since the transcription factor involved – spliced X-box binding protein 1 (Xbp1s) – appears to influence the body's sensitivity to insulin and leptin signaling. Insulin and leptin are...

2014-07-25 12:24:51

ALBANY, New York, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Global and China Insulin Market (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, Modern and Human Insulin) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast (Value and Volume), 2013 - 2019", the global insulin market was valued at USD 19.99 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2013 to 2019 to...

2014-07-23 23:23:16

The human insulin market is segmented based on types of insulin, and branded drugs available in the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/human-insulin-market-229295783.html. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The “Human Insulin Market by Product Type [Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed)], by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) - Forecast to 2019” provides a...

2014-07-23 12:32:02

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expiring biologic human insulin market drugs' patents are set to create new opportunities for biosimilar drugs, which is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 35% from 2014-2019. This, as per the report titled "Human Insulin Market by Product Type (Human Insulin (Short Acting, Intermediate Acting, Premixed), Modern Human Insulin (Rapid Acting, Long Acting, Premixed), by Brand (Lantus, Apidra, Levemir, NovoRapid, Novomix, Tresiba, Others) -...

obesity
2014-07-20 10:34:28

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute Study finds that the NBR1 protein plays a critical role in regulating obesity-induced inflammation that leads to metabolic disease A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) has identified a new signal that triggers the events leading to insulin resistance in obesity. The signal causes inflammation in adipose tissue and leads to metabolic disease. The study, published July 17 in Cell Metabolism,...

2014-07-18 16:23:18

DUBLIN, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3txjqf/global_type_1) has announced the addition of the "Global Type 1 Diabetes Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3txjqf/global_type_1 ] report to their offering. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder characterized by high blood glucose levels. In this condition, the immune system is activated against self-insulin producing cells. This,...

2014-07-17 23:05:17

Over the last two years, a dream team of diverse and talented scientists has been assembled at the University of Iowa’s Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) in collaboration to find new keys to preventing and curing this devastating disease. The community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) presented a $6 million donation to the University of Iowa at its national convention on Sunday, July 13, fulfilling a $25 million commitment made in 2008. Los...

2014-07-17 16:25:37

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research announced today ViaCyte, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company, has filed an Investigational New Drug application (IND) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes. The trial would evaluate the safety and efficacy of the VC-01(TM) product candidate, a stem...

diabetes cure
2014-07-17 11:28:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Managing Type 2 diabetes may include the need for daily medications or regular insulin injections, but a new study indicates that a protein called FGF1 could be the key to longer-lasting, more effective medications. [ Watch the Video: Discovery Of Molecule’s Role May Lead To A Diabetes Cure ] Published in the journal Nature, the new study discovered that treatment together with the protein doesn't merely maintain blood sugar, but...

2014-07-17 08:30:21

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a cell replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, today announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug application (IND) with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with type 1 diabetes. The trial would evaluate the safety and efficacy of ViaCyte's VC-01(TM) product candidate, a stem...


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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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