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Medical News Today: Does diabetes start in the brain?

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 23:00
New research confirms previous suggestions that rising levels of amino acids in the brain are a precursor to onset of diabetes symptoms.

Medical News Today: RNA biomarker may lead to urine test for prostate cancer

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 07:00
Researchers have identified RNA molecules that are only detected in the urine and tissue of prostate cancer patients, potentially leading to new diagnostic options.

Medical News Today: CDC ramp up Ebola screening at five US airports

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 07:00
Following yesterday's tragic death of the first US Ebola patient, the CDC have ramped up screening at five airports, which receive nearly 95% of travelers from West Africa.

Medical News Today: Could grapefruit juice curb the effects of a high-fat diet?

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 07:00
Researchers from the University of California-Berkeley find that mice fed a high-fat diet gain less weight and have better insulin tolerance when they drink grapefruit juice.