Nature Reviews: Endocrinology

Medical research

New target receptor discovered in the fight against obesity

The team of scientists from King's College London and Imperial College London tested a high-fat diet, containing a fermentable carbohydrate, and a control diet on mice and looked at the effect on food intake of those with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The mechanisms of diabetes induced bone fragility

Recent research has shown that bone health is compromised in people with diabetes, resulting in a significantly higher risk of fragility fracture.


A 'Kit' for increasing insulin production

Scientists from Western University in London, Canada and the Children's Health Research Institute, an Institute within the Lawson Health Research Institute, have identified the critical role of a receptor called c-Kit in ...


McGill discovery: Alzheimer's drugs make bones stronger

(Medical Xpress) -- The drugs commonly used to treat memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients can make bones stronger, according to a recent study led by Faleh Tamimi, assistant professor at McGill University's Faculty of ...

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