Breakthrough in treating diabetes

Promising new treatment options for diabetes are on the horizon, thanks to a breakthrough by scientists at Tufts University. By engineering cells that produce increased levels of insulin when exposed to light,...

$3.9M to progress diabetes drug

A Canadian life sciences company has secured US$3.9 million to take forward trials of a daily drug designed to combat low blood glucose  levels (hypoglycemia). The money from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsl...

Diabetes’ days are numbered

This year could spell the beginning of the end for diabetes. Affecting more than 400 million worldwide, researchers are closer than ever to producing game-changing treatments and cures for those living with ...

New wearable sensors monitor diabetes

(USA) Researchers at the University of Texas have developed biosensors that can monitor diabetes from minuscule amounts of sweat. The wearable diagnostic biosensor - made by a team of biomedical engineers...

Tear drops could detect illness

|4 April 2017| USA Tear drops could provide information leading to the early detection of diseases, scientists in America have said. Research presented at the 253rd National Meeting & Exposition of...

Major investment in fight against diabetes

|5 November 2015| A spin-out company from the universities of Glasgow and Southern Denmark has secured a multi-million pound investment package to support its work in tackling Type 2 Diabetes. Caldan Th...