Inflammatory disorders

Sensor tracks cortisol levels in real time

Skoltech researchers have developed a prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor for continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time, which can help monitor various health conditions. The paper was published in ...

Diabetes

FDA approves continuous glucose monitoring system

(HealthDay)—The Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system, which has a fully implantable sensor to detect glucose, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in people age 18 years and ...

Immunology

Keeping a lid on inflammation

Regulatory T cells (Treg cells) are part of the system of checks and balances that prevents the immune response from going overboard and causing autoimmune disease. Although critically important for shaping the immune response ...

Diabetes

Sensors to simplify diabetes management

For many patients diagnosed with diabetes, treating the disease can mean a burdensome and uncomfortable lifelong routine of monitoring blood sugar levels and injecting the insulin that their bodies don't naturally produce. ...

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