Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 23:24
In a new ray of hope for the deadly pancreatic cancer patients, scientists have identified a protein that can be targeted for treating the disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 09:11
People with Type 1 diabetes walk an endless tightrope daily, monitoring their blood glucose levels and manually taking insulin by injection or from a pump. Not any more.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 18:59
Scientists have discovered a cellular pathway that is responsible for keeping blood sugar levels low in obese or pre- diabetic people, and may prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 22:02
Pancreatic cancer is so dangerous because it generally grows and spreads silently before it`s discovered, and which is a major reason why it`s a leading cause of cancer death.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 14:18
How do stem cells decide whether to become liver cells or pancreatic cells during development?
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 19:44
Scientists have transformed ordinary skin cells into insulin producing pancreatic cells in animal models, a breakthrough that may bring an end to the agony of daily jabs for diabetics.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:52
Researchers have developed a technique in animal models that could replenish the very cells destroyed by type 1 diabetes, thus taking a step towards freeing patients from the life-long injections that characterize this devastating disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 13:59
The endocrine part of the pancreas, the Islets of Langerhans, produces and secretes insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels.