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New cause of diabetes

Although insulin-producing cells are found in the endocrine tissue of the pancreas, a new mouse study suggests that abnormalities in the exocrine tissue could cause cell non-autonomous effects that promotes diabetes-like ...

Feb 18, 2016
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Metformin combats adipose tissue expansion via AMPK

(HealthDay)—AMPK activation by metformin is associated with inhibition of interstitial fibrosis and suppression of transforming growth factor β-1 (TGF-β1), according to a study published online May 13 in Diabetes.

May 24, 2016
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Pancreatic cancer: Aggressive behavior from the start

Pancreatic cancer is regarded as the cancer type with the lowest survival rates. Fewer than seven in 100 patients survive the first five years after diagnosis. Clinicians attribute this devastating prognosis to two circumstances: ...

Jun 01, 2016
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The brain needs cleaning to stay healthy

Research led by the Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), and the Ikerbasque Foundation has revealed the mechanisms that keep the brain clean during neurodegenerative diseases.

May 26, 2016
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