'Smart' insulin hopes to change treatments for diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 10th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists are hopeful that "smart" insulins which are undergoing trials could revolutionize the way diabetes is managed.

Type 1 diabetes: Women more likely to die

Posted in Medicine on 7th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Women with type 1 diabetes face a greater risk of dying from a range of diseases compared with men with the same condition, research suggests.

How the brain controls the burning of fat

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

The findings give new insights into how the brain regulates body fat, and may lead to more effective ways to lose weight and prevent obesity.

Experimental food additive makes people feel full sooner

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Inulin-propionate ester (IPE) could be added to foods, causing them to suppress the consumer's appetite.

Cure for Type 1 diabetes imminent after Harvard stem-cell breakthrough

Posted in Medicine on 11th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Harvard University has produced the vast quantities of insulin-producing cells needed for transplants.