Diabetes sufferers need to watch their diet, avoid obesity and take regular exercise. They also need to keep a close eye on their blood sugar levels and take medicine.
US scientists have found out that the impaired mice lose a significant portion of their body weight - and not because they eat less. The study's head researcher calls it one of his lab's "most interesting discoveries."
The number of people who urgently need to lose weight has shot up over the past 35 years. Almost a third of people worldwide are now overweight or even obese, an international research team says.
Many of us make New Year's resolutions to get into better shape, maybe by joining a gym or starting running. All too often, we don't last the distance, and a mouse study might yield clues as to why.
Diabetic patients in Cameroon are facing a severe shortage of insulin. Concerns are rising that many could end up dying if they don't get the drug. The government has put the blame on the pharmaceutical supply chain.
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