Probiotic treats diabetes in rats, could lead to human remedy

Posted in Science on 30th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Lowers glucose levels by 30 percent; could be delivered as pill instead of injections.

A Rub-On Tattoo for Diabetics Could Mean the End of Finger Pricking

Posted in Hardware on 15th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Pricking your finger for a blood glucose test is not fun. Scientists have been hard at work on a bloodless and needle-less alternative.

Sugar worse than salt row erupts

Posted in Featured, Medicine on 13th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have clashed over claims that sugar may be worse for blood pressure and heart health than salt.

Low-carbohydrate diet improved quality of life in diabetes patients

Posted in Science on 20th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Low-carb diet has a good effect on blood glucose, as well as on physical functions, bodily pain and general health, according to a study including patients with type 2 diabetes.

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.