NASA has launched a contest aiming to crowdsource a design that can convert carbon dioxide into glucose as an energy source. The effort is part of the space agency's plan to send humans to Mars by 2030.
Earth/Environment September 3, 2018
Scientists have discovered how the growth of cancer cells is related to the consumption of sugar. The discovery could enable other scientists to delve deeper into the mysteries of how cancer can multiply.
Medicine October 20, 2017
According to a new study, glucose disables an enzyme that resists Alzheimer's disease. The new finding will help in devising a new approach to finding a cure for Alzheimer's.
Public Health February 24, 2017
For mom and baby to stay happy, their health must be cared for. According to researchers, high glucose levels in pregnant women are associated with worse outcomes for both mother and child.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 15, 2016
One of the potential benefits of mindfulness is healthy glucose levels, a factor closely related to the occurrence of type 2 diabetes. In a new experiment, obesity and sense of control were also found to be key mediators in the association.
Life February 25, 2016
Scientists have discovered a new enzyme that can zap excess sugar in the body, and consequently treat obesity and type 2 diabetes. It may seem out of reach, but it could become a reality someday.
Life January 12, 2016
A new antibody developed preclinically showed that it could potentially cure metabolic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. The new antibody worked by targeting the hormone aP2, which is also known as FABP4, in fat-storing tissues.
Life January 5, 2016
Sugary beverages such as sodas increase risks for stroke, diabetes and heart attack. Researchers said this has something to do with how fructose behaves in the body.
Life October 1, 2015
Google's Life Sciences division and Dexcom will work together on disposable, bandage-sized glucose monitors.
Wearable Tech August 12, 2015
Experts suggest that people with diabetes may lower their blood glucose and insulin levels by modifying the order at which they consume their meals. A new study found that eating protein-rich food before carbs may have a major impact on obese and diabetes patients.
Life June 26, 2015
Breakfast skippers who start to eat breakfast should increase their protein intake to improve glycemic control, which could affect a person's risks for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular complications.
Life February 27, 2015
Diabetics may soon do away with the painful needle pricks with the arrival of a new tattoo that can check their blood glucose levels for them.
Life January 20, 2015
Fructose-rich food items and beverages may make people hungry when compared to glucose rich food. Ingesting fructose releases smaller amount of hormones such as insulin that does not give the feeling of being full.
Life December 12, 2014
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