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cardiovascular disease

Emory Cardiologist Introduces World Heart Federation Roadmap on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention...

Emory University cardiologist Laurence Sperling, MD, introduced the World Heart Federation’s (WHF) new roadmap aimed at reducing the global burden of cardiovascular...
diabetes

One Gene, Many Targets

Variety is the spice of life; and variation is the substrate of evolution. One of the important ways nature creates diversity is...
diabetes

Getting to the Roots of Early-Onset Diabetes

For diabetic patients, carefully controlling sugar intake is not an option, but a necessity. A subset of diabetic patients suffer from maturity-onset...
diabetes

Link Between Diabetes and Heart Failure Stronger in Women Than Men

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health determined that this differential was greater in type 1 than type 2 diabetes. Type...
diabetes

Routine Blood Test Could Lead to Earlier Diabetes Diagnosis

The results of random plasma glucose (RPG) tests, which are commonly measured as part of routine outpatient laboratory testing, could help physicians...
Portable Glucose Sensor

Portable Glucose Sensor Could Improve Diabetes Treatment

The World Health Organization estimates that over 382 million people worldwide have diabetes, a metabolic disorder affecting blood sugar levels. The underlying...
diabetes

5 Ways Sydney Researchers Are Reducing the Burden of Diabetes

During National Diabetes Week, we take a look at 5 of our recent studies that aim to reduce the burden of diabetes,...
diabetes

Hydrogel Developed at EPFL Offers Real Promise in Treating Diabetes

Researchers at EPFL have developed a hydrogel that offers unrivaled protection against transplanted cell rejection. The School’s Technology Transfer Office has licensed...
Gluten-Free Diet

No Need to Recommend Gluten-Free Diet to Anyone

It has become increasingly popular among both Danish and foreign consumers to eat a diet containing less or no gluten. A major study from an...
cellular fats

Tampering with Cellular Fats Holds Great Promise

Today, much of the biology underlying cells’ compositions of lipids is a black box to scientists. Even though lipids are a major group of biomolecules,...
bacterial infection

Can an Exhausted Lung Cell of a Smoker Fight Bacterial Infection?

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have discovered how lung cell exhaustion affects a patient’s ability to fight diseases.Their findings are published in the American Journal...
type 2 diabetes

New Discovery Restores Insulin Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes

By blocking a protein, VDAC1, in the insulin-producing beta cells, it is possible to restore their normal function in case of type 2 diabetes....
Grip Strength

Grip Strength of Children Gives Clues about Their Future Health, Study...

Adolescents with a strong hand grip — an indicator of overall muscle strength — have better odds of being healthy over time, according to...
Glaucoma-Monitoring Sensor

For Glaucoma-Monitoring Sensor Design, Researchers Looked to the Butterfly Wing

An easy-to-use implant sensor for at-home glaucoma monitoring developed by researchers at Caltech and tested at UC San Francisco could significantly benefit patients by...
diabetes

This Gene Affects How Some Women Store Fat – and Increases...

A natural variation of the gene KLF14 causes some women to store fat on their bellies and hips and puts them at significantly increased risk of Type...
autoimmune diseases

New Spin-Off Ahead Therapeutics SL to Develop Novel Therapies for Autoimmune...

Ahead Therapeutics SL is a new spin-off signed last December between the Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP), the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience...
enough sleep

Americans Are Getting More ZZZZs

Although more than one in three Americans still don’t get enough sleep, a new analysis shows first signs of success in the fight for more shut...
Longevity Proteinvideo

Secrets of Longevity Protein Revealed in New Study

Named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life, Klotho proteins play an important role in the regulation of longevity and metabolism....
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More Evidence for Metformin

A*STAR researchers have provided strong evidence, using patient tumor grafts, that metformin, a common diabetes drug, might help fight colorectal cancer in humans.Metformin’s potential...
obese

Obese Fat Becomes ‘Inflamed’ and Scarred

The fat of obese people becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, which can make weight loss more difficult, research at the University of Exeter has...