Genetics

Internal clocks drive beta cell regeneration

Certain body parts, such as the skin or liver, can repair themselves after damage. Cell regeneration is the phenomenon by which cells that are still functional proliferate to compensate for cellular damage. For the past 30 ...

Diabetes

Novel therapy approach for hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia

A new method to treat hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia has proven highly selective in targeting lesions and effective in slowing tumor growth, according to research published in the November issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. ...

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Beta cell

Beta cells (beta-cells, β-cells) are a type of cell in the pancreas in areas called the islets of Langerhans. They make up 65-80% of the cells in the islets.

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