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Genetically engineered muscle tissue being developed to treat type 2 diabetes

Injections of genetically engineered muscle tissue hold great promise in treating type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to research to be presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for

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Study finds increased risk of type 2 diabetes after hysterectomy especially in younger women

Women (especially those aged younger than 45 years) who have undergone a hysterectomy may be at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study of more

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How does what we eat affect our health span and longevity? It’s a complex, dynamic system

How does what we eat affect how we age? The answer to this relatively concise question is unavoidably complex, according to a new study at the Butler Columbia Aging Center

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Maternal education and household income at birth can increase a child’s chances of overweight and obesity

A mother’s level of education can be an important predictor of early childhood overweight and obesity, according to a new international study. The paper, published in International Journal of Obesity,

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Two popular diabetes drugs outperform others in large clinical trial

In a large clinical trial that directly compared four drugs commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, researchers found that insulin glargine and liraglutide performed the best of four medications

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Investigational drug for genetic form of ALS improves disease’s molecular signs

An investigational drug developed to treat a rare, inherited form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) reduced molecular signs of the fatal, paralyzing disease and curbed neurodegeneration—but at six months, the

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Researcher discovers a muscle that can promote glucose and fat burning to fuel metabolism for hours while sitting

From the same mind whose research propelled the notion that “sitting too much is not the same as exercising too little,” comes a groundbreaking discovery set to turn a sedentary

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