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Cancer Drug To Treat Diabetes
2013-09-16 12:07:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from a team of American scientists has identified both a biochemical pathway involved in the development of diabetes and a drug already approved by the FDA for the treatment of cancer that is capable of regulating that pathway. Findings from the research were published as two separate online articles in Nature Medicine on Sunday. After a meal, blood glucose levels increase and insulin causes cells in the liver to store...

Macular Degeneration Treatment Hope
2013-09-15 04:15:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, medical researchers at the University of North Carolina are developing a promising new treatment for macular degeneration. Based on experiments with laboratory mice, a group of drugs known as MDM2 inhibitors proved exceedingly effective at mitigating the abnormal blood vessels responsible for the vision loss linked to the disease. “We believe we may have...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.