Type 1 Diabetes Was A Death Sentence Before Insulin

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Sir Frederick Banting, the scientist who co-discovered insulin as a treatment for diabetes, is being celebrated by Google on what would have been his 125th birthday. The Canadian scientist, along with his colleague Dr Charles Best, spent years experimenting with ways to extract insulin from the pancreas, which had previously been thought to be an impossible task. In 1921, […]

Some Foods That Will Help You Sleep Well


Sleep well directly affects your mental and physical health and the quality of your waking life. There may be several reasons of not getting a sound sleep, which may include sleep apnea, stress or insomnia. However, the importance of sleep is directly proportional to our health and now according to studies poor sleep patterns are […]

Lupin Seed Extract To Regulate Blood Glucose Levels


Curtin University researchers say they are close to developing a food supplement which could prove more potent than some pharmaceutical drugs in tackling diabetes. Research team leader Professor Philip Newsholme said lupin seed extract was being used in laboratory trials to regulate blood glucose levels. He said research had shown broken down lupin seed could […]