Endocrinology - SOAT1 enzyme offers a promising therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer
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 Is medication exposing us to hormone-disrupting chemicals?Is medication exposing us to hormone-disrupting chemicals?
 
News-Medical speaks to Dr. Robert M. Sargis about his research into whether medication is exposing us to hormone-disrupting chemicals.
 
   SOAT1 enzyme offers a promising therapeutic target for pancreatic cancerSOAT1 enzyme offers a promising therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer
 
Researchers from CSHL have discovered that the growth of pancreatic cancer cells can be stopped by disrupting the way cholesterol is stored by the cells.
 
   Angpt2 hormone can help treat obesity-induced metabolic disordersAngpt2 hormone can help treat obesity-induced metabolic disorders
 
Obesity is usually categorized into metabolically healthy obesity (MHO) and also into an unhealthy version of obesity.
 
 Study: Plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivity
 
Study: Plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivityPlant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivity and other health markers in individuals with type 1 diabetes, according to two case studies published by researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in the Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism.
 
 
 Long-term culture of human pancreatic slices as a model to study regeneration of beta cells
 
Long-term culture of human pancreatic slices as a model to study regeneration of beta cellsScientists from the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have developed a method allowing for the long-term culture of "pancreatic slices" to study the regeneration of the human pancreas in real time.
 
 
 Stress hormone is a crucial component of diabetes management, shows study
 
Stress hormone is a crucial component of diabetes management, shows studyA new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University College of Medicine documents a clear link between the stress hormone cortisol and higher blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.
 
 
 Simple urine test could speed up adrenal cancer diagnosis
 
Simple urine test could speed up adrenal cancer diagnosisUsing a simple urine test alongside routine imaging for patients with adrenal masses could speed up adrenal cancer diagnosis, improving patient's prognosis and reducing the need for invasive diagnostic procedures, a new multi-centre study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology has found.