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This Is What Weight Loss Does To Your Brain

Posted in Medicine on 30th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

New research shows weight loss surgery can reverse the negative effects body fat may have on the brain.

New diabetes treatment would turn liver cells into insulin producers

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

When pancreatic islet allo-transplantation therapy was first introduced, it provided hope for countless diabetics tired of daily insulin injections.

A laser to measure blood sugar levels without drawing blood

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Making the technique portable could allow diabetics to check their blood sugar levels without pricking themselves to draw blood.

2 out of 5 Americans to develop type 2 diabetes during their life

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

The future looks worse for some ethnic minority groups, with one in two Hispanic men and women and non-Hispanic black women predicted to develop the disease.

One injection stops diabetes in its tracks:

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Treatment reverses symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice without side effects.