Diabetes

USPSTF advises screening for gestational diabetes mellitus

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) screening at or after 24 weeks of pregnancy in asymptomatic individuals. This recommendation forms the basis of a draft recommendation ...

Radiology & Imaging

COVID-19 associated with leukoencephalopathy on brain MRI

According to an open-access article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), COVID-19-related disseminated leukoencephalopathy (CRDL) represents an important—albeit uncommon—differential consideration in patients ...

Medical research

'Weak' and 'strong' cells bonding boosts body's diabetes fight

Scientists have broadened our understanding of how 'weak' cells bond with their more mature cellular counterparts to boost the body's production of insulin, improving our knowledge of the processes leading to type 2 diabetes—a ...

Diabetes

Scientists discover a promising new target for diabetes treatment

Researchers have discovered a novel and druggable insulin inhibitory receptor, named 'inceptor.' The latest study from Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, the Technical University of Munich and the German Center for Diabetes Research ...