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A sugar rush of DNA methylation -
Diabetes predisposes to cancer development, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this tumour-promoting effect are poorly understood. Wu et al. now show that elevated glucose levels, which are a hallmark of diabetes, are directly linked to decreased ...

Hidden gem: Exploring an unspoiled natural retreat - The Daily Progress

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Fortune's Cove lies along the Piedmont and Blue Ridge regions of Virginia and hosts “a unique collection of fauna from both areas,” according to the Nature Conservancy website. The combination of plant species within the preserve is “extremely rare ...

The Natural Evolution of Motorbike Dashboard Displays - Yanko Design - Form Beyond Function

Yanko Design - Form Beyond Function
Look at any dashboard on a motorbike and you'll see a few key elements that haven't really changed for decades. Occupying the most amount of space is undoubtedly the speedometer, followed by the fuel gauge… but ask yourself this. How often do you ...

Leptin Reverses the Symptoms of a Rare Form of Diabetes

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Results of a 2002 NIH study.

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    NIH News Release-Leptin Reverses the Symptoms of a Rare Form of Diabetes--02/20/2002

Leptin in Diabetes, Univ. of Toronto
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Studying the influence of leptin on regulation of hypoglycemia by the HPA axis in diabetic rats.

10 Symptoms of Kidney Disease
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Many people who have chronic kidney disease don't know it, because the early signs can be very subtle. It can take many years to go from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to kidney failure. Some people with CKD live out their lives without ever reaching kidney failure. However, for people at any stage of kidney disease, knowledge is power. Knowing the symptoms of kidney disease can help you get the treatment you need to feel your best. If you or someo

Kidney Infection Symptoms

Kidney infections should be taken seriously into account and shouldnot be left untreated because they can cause blood poisoning or kidney failure which can result in death. Fortunately, the symptoms of a kidney infection are easy to recognize once you know what to look for. The following are symptoms that you may get with a kidney infection, you may not have all these symptoms, some people with a kidney infection will just feel generally unwell.

Archaebacteria: A Life Form On Mars?
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Asks if these unusual bacteria, which live in some very inhospitable places on Earth, could survive on Mars.

Volvox: a beautiful microscopic life-form
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Stunning photographs and video clips, and a description of Volvox, can be seen in this article by Maurice Smith and Ken Jones from Micscape Magazine.

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Physiologic effects, control of synthesis and secretion, and disease states.

Leptin and Resistin
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Information about studies in humans and mice.

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Information on the gene considered to be the major player in the regulation of the body fat.

Feline Diabetes
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Resource for information about diabetes in cats.

Diabetes In Pets Is Treatable

Diabetes is not a death sentence for your pet. Site focuses on dogs, but also has information for cat owners. Includes recipes, stories, photos, links, and more.