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US approves inhaled insulin to treat diabetes

US approves inhaled insulin to treat diabetes

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:09

US authorities have approved a fast-acting inhaled insulin to improve glycemic control in adults with diabetes.

Government funding only hope for patients with rare diseases

Government funding only hope for patients with rare diseases

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 16:45

LSDs are a group of around 45 rare genetic disorders caused by deficiency of a specific enzyme in special compartments (lysosomes) of the cells.

Brain signal that may help in drug de-addiction

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 13:54

Researchers have discovered a new form of neurotransmission that influences long-lasting memory created by addictive drugs like cocaine and opioids and the craving for them.

3D brain view may help treat Alzheimer`s, Parkinson`s

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 13:39

In a breakthrough that may help in developing drugs for Alzheimer`s and other neurological disorders, researchers have developed a 3D view of an important receptor in the brain.

New compound that could halt Alzheimer`s progression identified

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:14

Sidney Strickland`s Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics at Rockefeller University have identified a compound that might halt the progression of Alzheimer`s by interfering with the role amyloid-beta, a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer`s brains, plays in the formation of blood clots.

Menopausal sex hormone changes leave women at risk of heart disease

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:03

A new study has revealed that the change in hormone levels during the transition to menopause affects the quality of a woman`s cholesterol carriers, leaving her at greater risk for heart disease.

Noroviruses leading cause of diarrhoea and vomiting: Lancet

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 09:09

New estimates have suggested that noroviruses cause around a fifth of all cases of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) across all age groups.

Thyroid treatment may prevent heart disease in diabetics

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:56

Restoring thyroid hormones in heart may prevent cardiovascular disease resulting from diabetes, according to a new study.

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