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Medical News Today: Diabetes: Drug duo helps body replenish its insulin-producing cells

Scientists have taken a key step in the pursuit of a cure for diabetes that restores the body’s ability to make insulin. Researchers find that a ‘cocktail’ of two classes of drug can help the body produce insulin. They have created a new drug cocktail that can induce insulin-producing cells to regenerate at a rate… Read More »

Medical News Today: Diabetes and erectile dysfunction may be genetically linked

New research, published in the American Journal of Human Genetics, suggests that a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes may be a cause of erectile dysfunction. New research finds evidence that erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes are genetically linked. Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects approximately 30 million adults in the United States. There are several… Read More »

Medical News Today: How coffee might protect against Parkinson's

Coffee is thought to protect the brain against Parkinson’s disease. A recent study investigates which compounds might give coffee its neuroprotective powers. The findings may eventually lead to innovative new treatments. Understanding how coffee protects the brain could give Parkinson’s drug discovery a boost. More than 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the… Read More »