Scripps Research Institute

Immune cell with 'Superman' power offers diabetes cure hope

Disguise is just another one of Superman's many powers and now, a team of researchers has revealed a previously unknown type of immune cell that shares the same quality.

Apr 06, 2016, 16:53 PM IST

Diabetes drug may help obese, overweight adults lose weight

The results showed that blood glucose levels of the group that underwent liraglutide prescription dropped to normal and their waist circumference was found to be smaller.

Apr 05, 2016, 22:57 PM IST

Novel compound to tackle Type-2 diabetes found

Scientists have deployed a new drug discovery technique to identify an anti-diabetes compound with a novel mechanism of action.

Dec 08, 2015, 12:59 PM IST

Potential 'new osteoporosis' therapy identified

Researchers have identified a new therapeutic approach that, while still preliminary, could promote the development of new bone-forming cells in patients suffering from bone loss.

Jun 14, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Now, an elixir of life pill to make you live longer

Now we may be able to live a healthier and longer life, thanks to the class of drugs that scientists have recently discovered.

Mar 10, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

New breakthrough brings `effective` hepatitis C cure closer to reality

Researchers have determined the most detailed picture yet of a crucial part of the hepatitis C virus, which the virus uses to infect liver cells.

Nov 29, 2013, 13:24 PM IST