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 New genetic technique shows the relationship between thyroid function and lipid profileNew genetic technique shows the relationship between thyroid function and lipid profile
 
The thyroid gland produces amino acid-based compounds known as thyroid hormones.
 
   Why is Water so Important for the Body?Why is Water so Important for the Body?
 
Water is an essential element for life. The prevention of dehydration is a critical component to survival: without water, humans can only survive for a few days.
 
   Researchers propose a new non-invasive method to distinguish thyroid nodules from cancerResearchers propose a new non-invasive method to distinguish thyroid nodules from cancer
 
A lump in the thyroid gland is called a thyroid nodule, and 5-10% of all thyroid nodules are diagnosed as thyroid cancer.
 
   Scientists outline new target for treating type 2 diabetesScientists outline new target for treating type 2 diabetes
 
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, a scientific breakthrough that transformed Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, from a terminal disease into a manageable condition.
 
   Virginia Tech graduate student receives NSF grant to examine new treatments for pancreatic cancerVirginia Tech graduate student receives NSF grant to examine new treatments for pancreatic cancer
 
Jessica Gannon, a recent graduate in mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, will continue her education and research as a doctoral student in biomedical engineering through Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University's School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences.