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Reading Eyes May Give Clues To Health Of The Pancreas
2013-11-19 06:05:40

An innovative way to study glucose regulation in the body has been discovered by a research team from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. By transferring the vital insulin-producing cells from the pancreas to the eye, the team found that the eye can serve as a window through which health reports can be obtained from the pancreas.

2010-02-05 14:12:57

Could hold the key to reversing the disease.

2008-11-26 09:02:30

Researchers identified a new source of insulin-producing cells.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.