Gene Mutations in Newborns Linked to Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus

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May, 2015

Gene Mutations in Newborns Linked to Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus

  • Posted on May 14, 2015 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious condition that affects the young and old. One of the most shocking realizations is when parents learn their newborn baby has a form of this disease. Neonatal diabetes mellitus presents itself in the first few months of a baby’s life as mild-to-severe hyperglycemia. A published paper from The New England Journal […]

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Feb, 2015

New Study Sheds Light on Extending Lifespans

  • Posted on February 17, 2015 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

Most of us would love to live forever or at least longer than usual. Scientists have spent centuries attempting to uncover ways of elongating our lives. In fact, new treatments like vaccines or antibiotics and life-saving procedures like heart surgery have doubled our life expectancy over the last 150 years. More recently, investigators discovered a […]

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Jan, 2015

Study: Artificial Sweeteners Expose the Population to Diabetes

  • Posted on January 29, 2015 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

Over the years, the scientific community has found more results supporting the health risks of sugar such as cancer development, obesity, and diabetes. While food manufacturers have attempted to curb the problem by offering products with artificial sweeteners, studies continue to show that diet soda and similar synthetic sweets also have hazards. Science Magazine reports […]

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Dec, 2014

Bone Marrow Stem Cells Revolutionizing Diabetes Treatments

  • Posted on December 08, 2014 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

A study led by Andreea Ianus of New York University could transform diabetes therapies for patients in the future. Researchers from NYU used a mouse model to illustrate that bone marrow cells are capable of turning into insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. The journal Science reported that this may be a step in the right […]

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Nov, 2014

Autoimmune Arthritis Associated with Distressing Diabetes

  • Posted on November 25, 2014 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

In 2001, a mouse model showed that there is a genetic link between rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes, according to the Science journal. The research was presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Scientists discovered that one strain of genetically-similar mice develops diabetes while a second strain acquires rheumatoid […]

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Nov, 2014

Brilliant Advances in Stem Cell Therapy May Cure Diabetes

  • Posted on November 20, 2014 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

An intriguing category of scientific research that has revolutionized the biological sciences is stem cell therapy. This type of therapy uses stem cells, which are undifferentiated biological cells often found in bone marrow and embryos, to treat or prevent a medical condition. Today, bone marrow transplants are the most common and widely used form of […]

13
Nov, 2014

From Mice to Man: Innovative Therapy Mitigates Type 1 Diabetes

  • Posted on November 13, 2014 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

Researchers have now developed an antibody therapy to treat Type 1 diabetes through the use of mouse models. A human clinical trial is now underway to see if the therapy rituximab is just as effective in people, according to the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Type 1 diabetes is a serious disorder that […]

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Jul, 2014

New Diabetes Remedy: Putting a Stop to Insulin Deterioration

  • Posted on July 30, 2014 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

Diabetes is caused by an inability to regulate blood glucose that over time can cause life-threatening deteriorations of multiple organ systems. Due to this, diabetes is often difficult to treat. Diabetes is diagnosed by testing blood glucose levels, which are significantly higher  in diabetes patients than in the general population. Basic treatments include medications, following […]

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Jun, 2014

Recent Advances in Diabetes Research Bring Us Closer to a Cure

  • Posted on June 11, 2014 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

Over the past 20 years, the diet in the United States has seen a dramatic rise in the use of added sweeteners, such as high-fructose corn syrup, which in turn has lead to  a increase in obesity rates and an epidemic of obesity related diabetes. Diabetes has always been a difficult disease to treat, but […]

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May, 2014

Lessons Learned from Murine Models of Wound Healing

Wound repair involves a number of highly complex biological processes that can be studied in a comprehensive manner through in vivo studies. Various murine models of wound healing have been effectively utilized to address several wound types. Hundreds of mouse models provide more validated reagents than other animals, and over 1,000 generated mutant loci, often […]