Diabetes

Team invents nanotech microchip to diagnose type-1 diabetes

An inexpensive, portable, microchip-based test for diagnosing type-1 diabetes could improve patient care worldwide and help researchers better understand the disease, according to the device's inventors at the Stanford University ...

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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What blood platelets and endothelial cells may reveal about COVID-19

Yale researchers have helped identify the mechanisms behind a major cause of morbidity and mortality in COVID-19 patients. Extensive blood clots in both large and small blood vessels in the lungs and throughout many major ...

Diabetes

Conversion to type 2 diabetes declining

The number of people with pre-diabetes who go on to develop type 2 diabetes has been reducing over the past two decades, according to a study led by University of Manchester epidemiologists.

Diabetes

Smartphones may help detect diabetes

Researchers at UC San Francisco have developed a 'digital biomarker' that would use a smartphone's built-in camera to detect Type 2 diabetes—one of the world's top causes of disease and death—potentially providing a low-cost, ...

Neuroscience

Specialised nerve cells increase the appetite for high-fat foods

High-calorie, energy-dense foods are constantly available in our modern society. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Cologne have discovered that a group of nerve cells in the brains of mice ...

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