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Purified fish oils could help treat rare disease affecting newborn babies

A rare and potentially lethal disease of newborn babies whose bodies make too much insulin may be treatable with fish oils, according to researchers...

Engineer studies flow of blood vessels in diabetes, heart disease

People with diabetes develop early and severe heart disease, specifically atherosclerosis, a condition in which plaque builds up inside the arteries. Alisa Clyne, a...

Congenital heart disease causes hypoglycemia

In a new study, scientists from University of Copenhagen document a connection between congenital arrhythmia and the bodies’ ability to handle sugar. The results...

Exercise counters the physiological effects of Christmas excess

Daily exercise lessens many of the harmful physiological effects of short-term overeating and inactivity, shows a new study in The Journal of Physiology,...

Ultrasound, Nanoparticles May Help Diabetics Avoid the Needle

A new nanotechnology-based technique for regulating blood sugar in diabetics may give patients the ability to release insulin painlessly using a small ultrasound device,...
Personality factors are best defense against losing your job to a robot

When your body needs calories, you’re more inclined to help the...

Imagine that you have not eaten anything for the past few hours. It is almost lunch time, and you are getting hungry. You receive...

Harvesting Insulin-Producing Cells Offers an Alternative to Diabetes Transplant Surgery

The latest approach to islet transplantation, in which clusters of insulin-producing cells known as islets are transplanted from a donor pancreas into another person’s...

Approved cancer drug may help treat diabetes

A pair of studies by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine has identified a molecular pathway — a series of interaction among...

Gut taste mechanisms are abnormal in diabetes sufferers

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered that the way the gut "tastes" sweet food may be defective in sufferers of type 2...

Why type 2 diabetes sometimes disappears after gastric bypass surgery

Though existing research has shown that gastric bypass surgery resolves type 2 diabetes, the reason has remained unclear. A research team led by Nicholas...

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