Diabetes

Gene therapy reduces obesity and reverses type 2 diabetes in mice

The obesity epidemic affects nearly half a billion people worldwide, many of them children. Obesity-related diseases including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and cancer are a leading cause of preventable death. Obesity ...

Genetics

New gene delivery method: Magnetic nanoparticles

Stent angioplasty saves lives, but there often are side effects and complications related to the procedure, such as arterial restenosis and thrombosis. In the June 2013 issue of The FASEB Journal, however, scientists report ...

Medical research

New hope for survivors of stroke and traumatic brain injury

A new ground-breaking study about to be published in the Adis journal CNS Drugs provides clinical evidence that, for the first time, chronic neurological dysfunction from stroke or traumatic brain injury can rapidly improve ...

page 1 from 2