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.

Clues to curbing obesity found in neuronal 'sweet spot'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Preventing weight gain, obesity, and ultimately diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain.

Study suggests probiotics could prevent obesity and insulin resistance

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

A pill that prevents obesity (even with a high-fat diet) could be on the horizon.

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.