News tagged with metabolic syndrome

The pig and its pancreas

The increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes places a huge burden on its victims and poses a tremendous challenge to healthcare systems. Half of all heart attacks and stroke cases, but also many other deleterious conditions, ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Medical research
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Doctors miss major cause of infertility and obesity

Gail Donnelly's classmates nicknamed her "Knobby" because she was so skinny all her bones seemed to poke out from under her skin. But when Donnelly turned 27, that once knobby frame disappeared under mysteriously ballooning ...

dateFeb 02, 2010 in Health
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