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Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism—the way the body uses digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food people eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body.
Study: Global human microbiome research is heavily biased in favor of wealthy countries

Study: Global human microbiome research is heavily biased in favor of wealthy countries

Healthy sleep pattern alleviates some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

Healthy sleep pattern alleviates some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

Tropical sea anemone stings could hold key to new pain-relieving drugs

Tropical sea anemone stings could hold key to new pain-relieving drugs

Scientists use CRISPRa to discover genes that play a role in immune cell biology

Scientists use CRISPRa to discover genes that play a role in immune cell biology

New method helps distinguish bacterial DNA from human and other non-bacterial cells

New method helps distinguish bacterial DNA from human and other non-bacterial cells

Using AI solutions to predict cell fates

Using AI solutions to predict cell fates

New model could improve the assessment of heart disease

New model could improve the assessment of heart disease

Mother's unhealthy vaginal microbiome may contribute to mortality and altered development in babies

Mother's unhealthy vaginal microbiome may contribute to mortality and altered development in babies

Lucky genes linked to lower risk of diseases in people with obesity

Lucky genes linked to lower risk of diseases in people with obesity

Late-life exercise may alleviate epigenetic aging in skeletal muscle

Late-life exercise may alleviate epigenetic aging in skeletal muscle

Largest nationwide study analyzes the link between food environment and dietary health

Largest nationwide study analyzes the link between food environment and dietary health

Immune cells in arteries can sniff out their surroundings and cause inflammation

Immune cells in arteries can sniff out their surroundings and cause inflammation

Risk linked to coronary arteriosclerosis may be explained by changes in gene networks

Risk linked to coronary arteriosclerosis may be explained by changes in gene networks

Changes in the activity of gene networks may explain arteriosclerosis risk

Changes in the activity of gene networks may explain arteriosclerosis risk

Exposure to phthalates may alter a hormone needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy

Exposure to phthalates may alter a hormone needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy

Researchers map the cellular landscape in diabetic foot ulcers

Researchers map the cellular landscape in diabetic foot ulcers

New model system reveals how tiny bacteria from the environment have adapted to live inside humans

New model system reveals how tiny bacteria from the environment have adapted to live inside humans

Study reveals a tug-of-war between genes inherited from the father and the mother

Study reveals a tug-of-war between genes inherited from the father and the mother

Monitoring strains of bacteria may provide better insights into the microbiome

Monitoring strains of bacteria may provide better insights into the microbiome

Blocking function of blood-clotting protein prevents bone loss from gum disease in mice

Blocking function of blood-clotting protein prevents bone loss from gum disease in mice