News tagged with diabetes

Researchers discuss sugar's highs, lows

America's growing sweet tooth is super-sizing waistlines and the nation's health care price tag, warn University of California researchers. People in the U.S. are eating 21 times more sweet stuff today than the pilgrims and ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Health
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Making skinny worms fat, fat worms skinny

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers exploring human metabolism at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have uncovered a handful of chemical compounds that regulate fat storage in worms, offering a new tool for understanding ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Trigger found for autoimmune heart attacks

People with type 1 diabetes, whose insulin-producing cells have been destroyed by the body's own immune system, are particularly vulnerable to a form of inflammatory heart disease (myocarditis) caused by a different autoimmune ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Medical research
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