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Type 2 diabetes: The best diet to eat to improve blood sugar levels and protect the brain

Type 2 diabetes, if untreated, can cause a wide-range of serious health complications, such as a heart attack or stroke. It can also inflict damage on another vital organ – the brain. Joseph C. Masdeu, MD, PhD, of the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute, explained: “With diabetes, you have an increased risk of damage to blood… Read More »

The 3D shape of a protein involved in regulating blood pressure has been determined

A team of researchers led by Cardiff University has solved the 3D structure of a protein involved in the regulation of blood pressure, an advance that will facilitate the discovery of new antihypertensive drugs. Blood pressure levels are tightly regulated by many enzymes in the body, including two proteins known as SPAK and OSR1. Various… Read More »