• Genetic study identifies six new gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes in children

    8 monthes ago - By News Medical

    This article outlines a recent study which identified six novel gene regions in children who are at risk of type 1 diabetes.
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  • Breastfeeding for 6 Months or More can Reduce Risk of Diabetes by Half

    Breastfeeding for 6 Months or More can Reduce Risk of Diabetes by Half

    8 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Breastfeeding for six months or longer cuts the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly half.
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  • Scientists discover possible cause of colonial-era epidemic in Mexico

    8 monthes ago - By News Medical

    An international team of scientists has identified the possible cause of a colonial-era epidemic in Mexico. Using new techniques in ancient DNA research, experts from the Max Plank Institute, Harvard University and the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History, identified Salmonella enterica Paratyphi C in skeletons left behind from the 1545-1550 cocoliztli epidemic.
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  • Scientists identify six new gene regions that may help treat type 1 diabetes

    8 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Six novel chromosomal regions identified by scientists leading a large, prospective study of children at risk for type 1 diabetes will enable the discovery of more genes that cause the disease and more targets for treating or even preventing it.
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