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2012-07-05 22:43:04

The discovery is an important step toward therapies that aim to repair the brain not by introducing new stem cells but rather by spurring those that are already present into action, says the study's lead author Freda Miller of the University of Toronto-affiliated Hospital for Sick Children.

2012-06-28 20:20:58

Intensive early treatment of type 2 diabetes slows down progression of the disease by preserving the body’s insulin-producing capacity.

Treating Diabetes Early, Intensively Is Best Strategy
2012-06-28 08:48:40

Intensive early treatment of type 2 diabetes slows down progression of the disease by preserving the body's insulin-producing capacity, a UT Southwestern study has shown.

2012-06-25 21:12:15

Compared to another popular drug, three widely used diabetes medications are associated with a greater risk of death.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.