Two glasses of cranberry juice a day might keep some disease away, according to a new study.
An implantable, microchip-based device may soon replace the injections and pills now needed to...
Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who...
Medella received an investment of $100,000 from the Thiel Foundation this month, a philanthropic funding organization created by well-known venture capitalist Peter Thiel.
Umbilical cord stem cells offer clues to mechanism by which obesity and diabetes are passed to next generation.
Researchers have found that augmenting a naturally occurring molecule in the body can help protect against obesity-related diseases by reducing inflammation in the fat tissues.
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Result shows importance of patients & doctors balancing risks & benefits of drugs to lower A1C levels, blood pressure and cholesterol/lipids.
Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed a new technology that turns a smartphone into a DNA-scanning fluorescent microscope. Lead researcher Aydogan Ozcan, Howard Hughes Medical Institute chancellor professor at UCLA, sat down with Bioscience Technology to talk about this advancement and its implications for resource-poor labs, and for personalized medicine.
Optimal size and shape allow implantable devices to last longer in the body.
It has been hailed as the equivalent of Google Maps for the human body by The New York Times, and now the award-winning mobile-friendly platform BioDigital Human is looking to change the way healthcare information is shared, consumed and understood.
Diabetes and Alzheimer’s could have a cause-and-effect connection, according to a study published this week.
The first natural birth to a mother with diabetes who has been fitted with an artificial pancreas took place this week.
Findings reveal severe diabetes worsens Parkinson's symptoms.
The team of investigators will present their findings this week at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting.
This company is offering a peculiar treatment.
Leaky calcium channels in pancreatic beta cells can lead to high blood sugar.
For the first time, a research team, led by a UC San Francisco biologist, has isolated energy-burning “beige” fat from adult humans, which is known to be able to convert unhealthy white fat into healthy brown fat. The scientists also found new genetic markers of this beige fat.
Brown fat tissue, the body’s “good fat,” communicates with the brain through sensory nerves, possibly sharing information that is important for fighting human obesity, such as how much fat we have and how much fat we’ve lost.
Kansas farmers are paying for genetic research to figure out exactly why some people struggle to digest wheat.
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have successfully tested a potent synthetic compound that prevents type 1 diabetes in animal models of the disease.
Thyroid hormones have important and diverse roles in human health and regulate metabolic rate. Thyroid disease is common (affecting 5-10 per cent of the population) and synthetic thyroid hormones are one of the commonest drug therapies prescribed worldwide.
Prenatal exposure to low doses of the environmental contaminants polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, change the developing brain in an area involved in metabolism, and some effects are apparent even two generations later, a new study finds.
Cells provide individualized model for studying obesity and testing treatments.
Research suggests anti-aging benefits of calorie restriction without the restriction.
Inflammation - the body's response to damaging stimuli - may have a protective effect against cardiovascular disease, according to a study published in the journal Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.
Unexpected findings have implications for anti-obesity therapies.
For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to keep them away from peanut-based foods.
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