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Insulin signaling suppressed by decoys
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:37:33 EST
The discovery of an insulin 'decoy' molecule shakes up understanding of insulin signaling, with implications for diabetes, longevity and aging research.
The effects of obesity mirror those of aging
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:29:54 EST
R esearchers argue that obesity should be considered premature aging. They look at how obesity predisposes people to acquiring the kinds of potentially life-altering or life-threatening diseases normally seen in older individuals: compromised genomes, weakened immune systems, decreased cognition, increased chances of developing type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular disease, cancer and other illnesses.
A promising new strategy to help broken bones heal faster
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:38:35 EST
To improve how broken bones heal in people with diabetes, researchers are leading work to develop an affordable oral therapy -- grown in plants.