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I've lived in New York City my entire life -- here are the best places to actually eat

Zabar's<p>Bagel with lox.<p><b>What it is:</b> Appetizing counter and so much more. Every foodie's dream.<p><b>Where it is:</b> Upper West Side, Manhattan<p>I grew up just …

BCG vaccine could restore proper immune response in type 1 diabetes

The results of a new clinical trial testing a type 1 diabetes vaccine have been presented at the 75th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes …

Diabetes

Scientists Are "Tantalisingly Close" to Producing a Limitless Blood Supply From Stem Cells

Decades in the making.<p>Two papers published this week have revealed that scientists are "tantalisingly close" to being able to produce large …

Virus carrying and gene transfers could be used to reverse type 1 diabetes

University of Texas scientists say they have successfully managed to force pancreatic cells to start working again within type 1 diabetes. This study …

Diabetes

Drug Makers Accused of Fixing Prices on Insulin

A lawsuit filed Monday accused three makers of insulin of conspiring to drive up the prices of their lifesaving drugs, harming patients who were being asked to pay for a growing share of their drug bills.<p>The price of insulin has skyrocketed in recent years, with the three manufacturers — Sanofi, …

Pharma

Temporary Doctors on the Rise

Everyone gets burned out. Even doctors.<p>In fact, half of practicing physicians reported feeling burned out, according to a 2015 report in the journal …

Outcomes of Hospitalized Medicare Beneficiaries Treated by Male vs Female Physicians

This cross-sectional study examines whether patient mortality and readmission rates differ between hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries treated by …

Medical Journals

Space Could Leave You Blind, And Scientists Say They've Finally Figured Out Why

20/20 to 20/100 in 6 months.<p>A mysterious syndrome has been impairing astronauts’ vision on the International Space Station, causing untreatable …

9 hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

The Xbox One is an incredible gaming console with the capability to do all sorts of cool things, but unless you have your finger on the pulse of the latest Xbox news, you might be missing out on a few of its best features. Here are nine especially great features of the Xbox One that you may not …

Major Evolution Breakthrough: Blind Cavefish That Walks like a Four-Legged Creature Is Found

A team of scientists came to a stunning conclusion while studying a rare fish with no eyes that lives in the caves of northern Thailand.<p>The blind …

Scientists Have Created a Painless Patch That Can Control Diabetes Without Injections

This is awesome.<p>Scientists have been struggling for decades to free diabetics from regular insulin injections. One of the main goals has been to …

Diabetes

The Ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Travel Guide

Daenarys and Khal Drogo’s wedding scenes were filmed at the stunning Azure Window in Malta.

End of daily injections for diabetes as scientists restore insulin production

Injecting billions of immune cells back into the body boosts insulin production, preventing the need for daily injections<p>The end of daily injections for diabetes sufferers could be in sight after scientists showed it is possible to restore insulin production for up to a year by boosting the immune …

Diabetes

JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Research Updates: What You Need to Know

I am a lucky JDRF volunteer. I get to learn all about Type 1 diabetes research, have it translated for me into my own language (which is “regular …

Medtronic’s Pivotal Trial of its Hybrid Closed Loop System

Welcome to trial watch, where we keep an eye on the latest and greatest trials going on in the field of diabetes. Here, you can learn about new …

Diabetes

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

Google Flights

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

Here Is the Deal With the Bionic Pancreas

Managing type 1 diabetes is an all-day, time-intensive commitment, and scientists are hard at work trying to create one device to take the …

Bionic Pancreas Handles Ice Cream Sundaes, French Fries

The device takes over the duties of a typical pancreas in people with type 1 diabetes.<p>A new bionic pancreas for people with type 1 diabetes is showing promise in early field tests. So far, it's deftly handled ice cream binges and kids at camp, Bloomberg reports.<p>"The performance of our system in …

Diabetes

Scientists Create Personalized Stem Cells, Raising Hopes for Diabetes Cure

Insulin-producing cells could one day replace cells damaged by diabetes, a step toward curing the disease.<p>Regenerative medicine took a step forward on Monday with the announcement of the creation of the first disease-specific line of embryonic stem cells made with a patient's own DNA.<p>These cells, …

Primordial gravitational wave discovery heralds 'whole new era' in physics

Gravitational waves could help unite general relativity and quantum mechanics to reveal a 'theory of everything'<p>Scientists have heralded a "whole new era" in physics with the detection of "primordial gravitational waves" – the first tremors of the big bang.<p>The minuscule ripples in space-time are …

DNA sequencing goes mainstream as 23andMe begins TV ad push

It's become easier and easier to discover who you are and where you came from thanks to DNA analysis, and now 23andMe is trying to expand those interested in their genes from a group of dedicated enthusiasts to the general public. The company, which has been analyzing DNA for seven years now, …

A Cannabinoid That Looks Like THC Could Be Key To Diagnosing PTSD

Researchers have pinpointed a set of biological markers that could help diagnose PTSD--and, eventually, treat it.<p>A molecular imaging study has pinpointed a set of biological markers that could help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder more accurately, and might even lead to a pharmacological …

Ape-like ear bones found in hominin skull - Futurity

TEXAS A&M (US) — Ear bone fossils discovered in the skull of a hominin believed …

Texas A&M