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Reprogrammed cells: β cells expressing insulin (green) and the closely related δ cells expressing somatostatin (red). Blue staining shows cell nuclei. Many reprogrammed cells contain two nuclei (a unique feature of some exocrine cells) demonstrating their exocrine cell origin
18.08.2020

Why is reprogramming cells to cure diabetes so difficult?

endocrine glands
19.05.2020

A new model of autoimmune disease may solve some great outstanding riddles, including what causes T cells to attack and why only certain organs...

Joint Wellcome Trust – WHO Consultation on Transforming Nutrition Science for Better Health
26.12.2018

World-leading scientists meet to stimulate new, cutting-edge research to improve lifelong health outcomes

Missing Mitch
21.03.2016

 Mice lacking an energy-control gene stay lean

comparing rice only to normal diet
01.09.2015

The reproduction rates of the bacteria in one's gut may be a good indicator of health or disease

   

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bone loss_galectin
13.07.2015

A protein ties osteoporosis to high blood sugar and the spread of cancer to the bone

Mouse islet of Langerhans; insulin-containing vesicles within beta cells are shown in white
02.02.2015

Cells in the pancreas take on unusual shapes in order to carry out their vital work

 

sweetener -cartoon
17.09.2014

A new study reveals that certain gut bacteria may induce metabolic changes following exposure to artificial sweeteners
 

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