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DNA methylation and mRNA expression of HLA-DQA1 alleles in type 1 diabetes mellitus.

This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 26854762 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] (Source: Immunology)<p>from …

Little People of Ecuador: Laron Syndrome May Unlock Cancer, Diabetes Cure

In the remote villages of Ecuador, 100 very small people may hold the key to a huge medical breakthrough.<p>They all suffer from Laron Syndrome, an incredibly rare genetic disorder that stops them from growing taller than 4 feet but also seems to protect them against cancer and diabetes and maybe even …

Diabetes

Scientists Make Progress Toward Better Diabetes Treatment, Cure

Excess sugar, or glucose, in your blood is not good. But a healthy body regulates it through insulin, produced in the organ called the pancreas.<p>If …

Artificial Pancreas Trials To Begin In The U.S.

In the U.S. alone, 1.25 million Americans suffer from type 1 diabetes, a potentially debilitating and life-changing condition. Every year, more and …

Biologists find an early sign of cancer - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Years before they show any other signs of disease, pancreatic cancer patients have very high levels of certain amino acids in their bloodstream, …

The World Today - Bio-sensor mouse could detect spread of pancreatic cancer 06/01/2016

SAMANTHA DONOVAN: Australian cancer researchers have come up with a new tool to help improve the survival rate of pancreatic cancer patients.<p>At the …

Type 1 diabetics have 'sleeping' insulin cells which could be woken, say scientists

The majority of type 1 diabetics still have a large reserve of dormant insulin cells and it might be possible to switch them back on<p>Type 1 diabetics have been offered new hope after scientists discovered that many of their insulin-producing cells are not dead, only dormant.<p>Diabetes is a condition …

Diabetes Basics

Print Page<p><b>Text Size:</b> A A A<p>This is the place to begin your education about diabetes.<p>This section of our site provides basic overviews of the major …

Diabetes drug metformin could impair progression of pancreatic cancer, research suggests

The diabetes drug metformin could be used to inhibit the progression of pancreatic cancer, according to American researchers.<p>Researchers at …

Diabetes Drug Metformin Prevents Progression Of Pancreatic Cancer

Metformin - a commonly used generic medication for type 2 diabetes - decreases the inflammation and fibrosis characteristic of the most common form …

Diabetes drug slows down growth of pancreatic cancer

The benefits of diabetic drug Metformin were most apparent in overweight and obese patients, the findings of the study indicated. (Source: Thinkstock …

Diabetes

Device delivers toxic chemo cocktail to pancreatic tumor, spares body

Researchers have found a way to hit pancreatic cancer hard with a drug-delivery device that puts a lethal combination of four chemo drugs directly …

Potential diabetes cure to begin human testing

Johnson & Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the …

Artificial pancreas works for teens with type 1 diabetes

An experimental “artificial pancreas” that pairs with a smartphone to monitor blood sugar and automatically deliver insulin may work better for teens with type 1 diabetes than using separate products already on the market, a small study suggests.<p>Researchers tested the artificial pancreas, formally …

Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes Research: Implantable Cells Produce Insulin Without Triggering Immune Response

One of the biggest hurdles is <i>any</i> type of transplant is trying to prevent the body from attacking the foreign organ, cells, or entity that was …

Scientists Make Breakthrough in Controlling Type 1 Diabetes

For the 1.25 million Americans with type 1 diabetes—in which the immune system attacks the pancreas, and makes it difficult for patients to control …

Young climber tackling Snowdon for JDRF on behalf of best friend with type 1 diabetes backed by Hollywood superstar Michael Sheen - JDRF

<i>A six year-old climbing extraordinaire, Isaac Norton, from south Wales will next month take on the mighty Welsh peak, Mount Snowdon to raise money</i> …

Scientists identify possible trigger for type 1 diabetes

AURORA, Colo., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Scientists have identified a hybrid insulin peptide as the possible trigger for the autoimmune response causing type …

Diabetes