Diabetes

Targeting the 'second brain' to fight diabetes

Patrice Cani (UCLouvain) and Claude Knauf (INSERM) have discovered a "jammer" that blocks communication between the gut and the brain, thus preventing proper regulation of sugar and causing insulin resistance in people with ...

Diabetes

Enzyme insight could lead to new diabetes treatment

Research led by the Centenary Institute has discovered that the lack of an enzyme in the liver called sphingosine kinase 2 (SphK2) results in pronounced insulin resistance and glucose intolerance, both symptoms of early stage ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study examines role of hyperglycemia in COVID-19 severity

As COVID-19 continues to rage across the U.S., researchers are digging deeper into how the virus wreaks havoc on the body, especially for those with a pre-existing chronic illness.

Health

How long should you fast for weight loss?

Two daily fasting diets, also known as time-restricted feeding diets, are effective for weight loss, according to a new study published by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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