FDA-approved drugs to treat diabetes and obesity may reduce cocaine relapse and help addicted people break the habit

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress Cover Image:The green fluorescent ‘dots’ above show where Exendin-4, an FDA-approved drug used to treat diabetes and obesity, … Continue reading FDA-approved drugs to treat diabetes and obesity may reduce cocaine relapse and help addicted people break the habit

Nanoparticle-drug combo turns white fat to brown fat with potential to treat obesity, diabetes

In Notch signaling, a cell sends a signal to a neighboring cell to control that neighbor’s gene transcription and its identity. Disrupting that signal in a progenitor cell destined to become one of the undesirable white fat cells leads to the creation of brown fat.

A fasting diet could reverse diabetes and repair the pancreas, says new research

Researchers have been able to reverse symptoms of diabetes and restore pancreas functions in mice by putting them on a version of the fasting-mimicking diet. The diet tricks the body … Continue reading A fasting diet could reverse diabetes and repair the pancreas, says new research