Medical research

Uncovering the whole story in diabetes

More than 400 million people worldwide suffer from type 2 diabetes, a disease characterised by increased blood glucose levels, because the body's normal way of controlling insulin release breaks down.

Medications

Denmark's Novo Nordisk buys UK insulin technology pioneer

Denmark's Novo Nordisk, the world's top insulin maker, said Friday it has acquired a British firm that is pioneering a new technology which could help people with diabetes inject themselves more safely with insulin.

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