Both major forms of diabetes -- type-1 and type-2 -- result from the same mechanism, suggests a 20-year-long research.
More US women are seeking hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms from anti-ageing clinicians, feeling that conventional doctors do not take their suffering seriously, according to a new study.
Researchers have developed a new technique to measure insulin levels in fruit flies, an advance that allows for the use of this insect in diabetes research.
If you often feel sleepy during the day, chances are that your bones may also be fragile. Researchers have found that orexin proteins - blamed for spontaneous daytime sleepiness - also play a crucial role in bone formation.
Scientists have identified a hormone which regulates the iron supply needed for red blood-cell production.
A new study has shown how FTO, a gene commonly associated with obesity, contributes to weight gain.
Researchers from Ohio-based University of Akron have discovered leptin in the mallard duck, peregrine falcon and zebra finch, marking the first time the hormone has been found in birds.
A new study has revealed that lowering morning and higher evening cortisol levels contribute to frailty in older individuals.
A team of researchers is working on a pill that could help people lose weight, avoid diabetes and even hold off the effects of old age.
A cardiologist has revealed that being involved in a healthy, loving relationship is good for the heart.
Researchers have now found proof that men have less sex after they become a father for the first time.
High levels of a key thyroid hormone may be the reason why bonobos are peaceful creatures, scientists have found.
Scientists have discovered a gene encoding a hormone that could potentially be used as a therapeutic molecule to treat heart diseases.
A US plastic surgeon has linked smoking cannabis to gynecomastia, commonly known as "man boobs".
A new study has found that older men whose testosterone levels were neither low nor high tended to live longer.
A new research has found that a synthetic gene module controlled by the happiness hormone dopamine produces an agent that lowers blood pressure.
Scientists have identified a new hormone that promotes follicle development and stimulates ovary growth, and could act as a potential `game-changer` in human fertility treatment.
Scientists have linked diabetes and poor growth to a protein involved in hormone regulation, says a study.
Scientists have been trying to understand the mechanisms that control the action of leptin, the appetite-regulation hormone that was discovered in 1994.
In an attempt to treat obesity and diabetes, scientists have shown that the joint effect of two hormones, important in metabolism, can work to reduce appetite.
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