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Drug combo might beat type 1 diabetes

Drug combo might beat type 1 diabetes

New inhaled diabetic drug too costly for the NHS

New inhaled diabetic drug too costly for the NHS

$6.5 million in funding to support innovations in the delivery of health care to New Yorkers

$6.5 million in funding to support innovations in the delivery of health care to New Yorkers

Short acting insulin analogues versus regular human insulin in patients with diabetes mellitus

Short acting insulin analogues versus regular human insulin in patients with diabetes mellitus

Only 43 percent of older people with diabetes receive medicines that could protect their heart and kidneys

Only 43 percent of older people with diabetes receive medicines that could protect their heart and kidneys

Approval of integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose system a significant step towards artificial pancreas technology

Approval of integrated insulin pump and continuous glucose system a significant step towards artificial pancreas technology

Swine disease in China caused toxic shock syndrome

Swine disease in China caused toxic shock syndrome

Scientists use corrective gene to block a protein in the kidneys that triggers high blood pressure

Scientists use corrective gene to block a protein in the kidneys that triggers high blood pressure

Research finds blood type, age may be pivotal in transfusion success

Research finds blood type, age may be pivotal in transfusion success

Rapamycin (sirolimus) may be effective in treating kidney disease

Rapamycin (sirolimus) may be effective in treating kidney disease

Vaccinated adults less likely to die from pneumonia

Vaccinated adults less likely to die from pneumonia

Management of diabetic patients in a primary care setting can be improved by an intervention aimed at physicians

Management of diabetic patients in a primary care setting can be improved by an intervention aimed at physicians

Best seller Lipitor shown to improve kidney function

Best seller Lipitor shown to improve kidney function

Nebivolol may restore damaged cardiovascular functions in African Americans

Nebivolol may restore damaged cardiovascular functions in African Americans

Thalidomide improves remission in myeloma

Thalidomide improves remission in myeloma

Pre-eclampsia kidney disease link

Pre-eclampsia kidney disease link

Pfizer acquires worldwide rights to Exubera

Pfizer acquires worldwide rights to Exubera

GenoMed awarded second patent, for avoiding dialysis in acute kidney failure

GenoMed awarded second patent, for avoiding dialysis in acute kidney failure

Genetic variations help predict risk for salt-induced high blood pressure

Genetic variations help predict risk for salt-induced high blood pressure

Cellular discovery suggests possibilities for drug therapy for kidney disease

Cellular discovery suggests possibilities for drug therapy for kidney disease