Recent research into why autoimmune disorders affect women four times more frequently than men has revealed several novel therapeutic targets that may lead to the development of future treatments.
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Researchers have discovered that type 1 diabetes patients have low levels of growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15) in their pancreatic β cells, unlocking a potential alternative to life-long type 1 diabetes disease management.
Scientists in the US have successfully controlled glucose levels in diabetic mouse models without the need for medication.
New research findings suggest that gut microbiota may regulate lupus flares in pregnant women, presenting a therapeutic target.
Hormones that signal the body's state of hunger and fullness could be the key to new treatments for drug and alcohol addiction...