Pesticides May Be Causing Your Thyroid Disease

As more and more people are being diagnosed with thyroid problems, it’s hard not to question why and what is causing this uptrend? Many researchers and medical professionals will tell you science is just getting better at detecting the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease. However, other factors that play into a person’s risk for thyroid dysfunction, like stress, radiation, …

Artificial Beta Cells Show Promising Results for Diabetes Treatment

A recent study has revealed some promising data for those suffering from diabetes. Researchers from the University of North Carolina and NC State have developed artificial cells that automatically release insulin into the bloodstream when glucose levels rise. These “artificial beta cells” (AβCs) mimic the functions of the body’s natural glucose-controllers, the insulin-secreting beta cells of the pancreas. The loss …