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Diabetes breakthrough: Insulin-producing cells formed using malaria drugs
 

Diabetes breakthrough: Insulin-producing cells formed using malaria drugs

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Researchers from the Austrian Academy of Sciences may have found a way to transform alpha cells into insulin-producing beta cells using a common drug.
 
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3 Dec 2016 - General
 
Thank you for sharing this article with us Tahira Nawaz . Alpha cells in pancreatic islets of Langerhans are known to produce glucagon hormone which counteract the function of Insulin prod...
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According to CDC diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the US and it has currently affected about 29 million Americans. Therefore researchers have been trying to replace insulin cells of the pancreas that are destroyed by the disease sin...
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