Study: Maternal Obesity And Diabetes Bring 'Multiple Hits,' May Raise Autism Risk In Children
One expert says any woman thinking about becoming pregnant should make sure her health is as good as it can be -- in terms of nutrition, weight, infection -- all of these are factors can can affect risk of autism in children.
Research News Flash: Scientists Grow Cells For Possible Diabetes Cure
Doug Melton, the superstar Harvard stem cell researcher said in a news conference earlier this week: "This finding provides a kind of unprecedented cell source that could be used both for drug discovery and cell transplantation therapy in diabetes."
Let's Explore Diabetes With Honeybees (Seriously — It Could Work In Urban Slums)
No joke: Researchers find that trained honeybees can detect diabetes in a person's breath, and they are finalists for a $1 million prize that would let them try to use the technique to screen for diabetes in urban slums in developing countries.