Toddler is on a low-carb diet to control his insatiable diet

Mother, 38, puts her two-year-old son on a strict low-carb, no-sugar diet because of a genetic condition that makes him constantly hungry Kirsty Milbanhac noticed her son Reggie was ‘floppy’ when he was born in 2017 After months of tests, was diagnosed with Prader-Willi Syndrome the next year Condition causes him…

Mechanical forces control cell fate during brain formation

A new study coordinated by the Research Group in Developmental Biology at UPF shows that during the embryonic development of the brain, the cells that are between adjacent segments detect the mechanical forces generated during morphogenesis to regulate the balance between progenitor stem cells and differentiated neurons. The study has…

Automated Insulin System Improves Glycemic Control

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 — The combination of an automated guidance system for insulin titration and support from health care professionals is safe and is associated with significant improvements in glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in The Lancet. Richard…