Technology assisting people with type 1 diabetes edges closer to perfection. The data clearly demonstrate the benefits of the artificial pancreas when used over several months Roman Hovorka An artificial pancreas given to children and adults with type 1 diabetes going about their daily lives has been proven to work for 12 weeks – meaning […]
In collaboration with the Teleman lab (Heidelberg) the Vidal-Puig laboratory has identified a mechanism where by production of stearate by the enzyme Elovl6 is necessary to maintain appropriate mitochondrial function. Cells grown in media lacking stearate exhibited low mitochondrial respiration and fragmented mitochondria. Stearate acts to prevent mitochondrial fragmentation by blocking Transferrin receptor 1 activity […]
The new threshold for diabetes in pregnancy recently introduced by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) misses a significant number of women at risk of serious complications, a report published today in the journal Diabetologia shows.
A simple supplement could be a safe and cost-effective way of reducing heart disease in individuals born with a low birth weight, suggests research from the University of Cambridge. The study, carried out in rats, also raises the possibility of developing a blood test to indicate how much damage there is in the aortas of […]