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Diabetes Drug Metformin Works Differently Than Previously Believed
2013-01-07 04:40:00

Metformin, the drug most frequently prescribed by doctors to treat Type 2 Diabetes, works differently than previously believed -- a discovery which could lead to new treatments that have fewer side effects.

2012-07-16 23:03:54

A recent study by researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), published in the July 3 issue of Cell Metabolism, has identified the link between metabolic disease and cancer.

2012-06-21 21:05:39

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have uncovered a new signal transduction pathway specifically devoted to the regulation of alternative RNA splicing, a process that allows a single gene to produce or code multiple types of protein variants.

2012-05-30 09:57:30

Mutations in the LRRK2 gene are the most common cause of genetic Parkinson's disease (PD).

2012-05-01 21:18:47

Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified a key mechanism of action for the TOR (target of rapamycin) protein kinase, a critical regulator of cell growth which plays a major role in illness and aging.

2012-01-24 10:43:55

A recent Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) study published in the journal Science investigating the molecular structure and function of an essential plant hormone could profoundly change our understanding of a key cell process, and might ultimately lead to the development of new drugs for a variety of diseases.

2011-11-07 11:44:27

In many pharmaceutical company and university laboratories, scientists are looking closely at kinase complexes because the enzymes play key roles in essential cell functions.


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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.