Sci-Tech

Relief in sight

Sleeveballoon is a device that combines a balloon with a connected sleeve, which covers the initial parts of the small intestine

Side effects

Trial using rats showed the drug metformin repaired nerve damage caused by the disease

Latest trends

This form of energy releases insulin in mice. That might someday help control blood sugar in people

New discoveries

In order to improve therapy, researchers have identified a protein called S100A9 which seems to act as a blood sugar and lipid regulator while avoiding the most harmful side effects of insulin

New technology

Ericsson and its partner, Brighter, commercially introduce Actiste, the world’s first complete IoT-health solution for monitoring and treating insulin-dependent diabetes