Reuters (Nov. 27, 2013) A cure for diabetes could be a step closer, following successful experiments in mice to turn immature embryonic cells into cells that produce insulin. Danish researchers created viable miniature ... watch video
Newsy (Mar. 12, 2014) South Nassau Communities Hospital sent out 4,247 letters to patients due to possible blood contamination through reused insulin pen reservoirs.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 18, 2014) Researchers at The National University of Singapore have invented a new microneedle patch that could offer a faster and less painful delivery of drugs such as insulin and painkillers.
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AP (July 3, 2015) Scientists are stumped by a sharp increase in Type 1 diabetes, which is usually diagnosed in childhood. Hundreds of children and adults are participating in a study to determine whether insulin pills ... watch video
July 3, 2015 A new method for culturing stem cells has been developed, which sees the highly therapeutic cells grow faster and stronger. Stem cell therapy is showing promising signs for transplant patients, and ... read more
July 3, 2015 It may be possible to predict early which rheumatoid arthritis patients will fail to respond to the biologic drugs given to treat them, a study of 311 patients has found. These findings could help ... read more
June 30, 2015 This study investigates the associations between changes in national food energy supply and average population body weight in 24 high-, 27 middle- and 18 low-income countries. The authors found that ... read more
July 2, 2015 A rapid response plan for children at a hospital quickly identified stroke and other neurological problems. One in four children with stroke-like symptoms were diagnosed with stroke and 14 percent ... read more
Oct. 1, 2014 Long-acting insulin is safer and more effective than intermediate-acting insulin for patients with Type 1 diabetes, according to new research. Researchers looked at once-daily and twice-daily doses ... read more
June 10, 2014 Largely attributable to the widespread adoption of insulin analogs, use of insulin among patients with type 2 diabetes increased from 10 percent in 2000 to 15 percent in 2010, and out-of-pocket ... read more