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.

Modified Bacteria Enable Weight Loss In Mice

Posted in Medicine on 14th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Mice given genetically-tweaked E. coli in their water gained less weight than controls when placed on a high-fat diet for 8 weeks.

More weight loss operations for diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.

Sugar May Harm Brain Health

Posted in Medicine on 9th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

High levels of blood glucose are linked to memory impairments.