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Needle-Free Injections: New Device For Insulin and Vaccines to Hit Market

Patients will often stop treatment out of their hatred of needles. This new device, however, delivers drugs to the person's body without any needles at all.

Painless ‘Smart Patch’ Delivers Insulin to Diabetics Without Needles

Treatment for certain diabetes cases involves constant monitoring of blood-glucose levels and daily insulin shots. But scientists are now developing a painless "smart" patch...

Insulin Pills, Artificial Pancreas Offer Hope of Easier Diabetes Treatments

Insulin pills and an artificial pancreas are two new tools being tested for preventing and treating diabetes. Each could free patients from daily blood...

Diabetes Breakthrough: Scientists Coax Human Stem Cells Into Making Insulin

Since his infant son Sam was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 23 years ago, Harvard scientist Doug Melton has dedicated his career to finding...

Miss Idaho Proudly Displays Insulin Pump During Bikini Walk

Everyone can agree that Miss Idaho is beautiful when she takes a stroll down the pageant runway for the swimsuit competition -- even with...
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Insulin Aided Memory in Alzheimer’s Study

A daily spritz of insulin in the nose helped improve memory skills in people with Alzheimer's-linked memory problems, U.S. researchers said on Monday. Patients...
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Cheaper Source of Insulin Found Blossoming on the Prairies

Canada made its mark in the fight against diabetes a century ago with the discovery of insulin, and now, that country may be...

Diabetes Patients May Soon Be Able to Say Goodbye to Needles, Thanks to These Capsules From MIT

Insulin shots may soon be a thing of the past now that MIT researchers have developed an oral capsule to deliver insulin.

‘For the First Time’, Researchers Use Healthy Stem Cells for Future Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Researchers have made a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes – and human trials are set to begin soon.

Good News in History, January 11

55 years ago today, the Surgeon General of the U.S. released a landmark report which concluded that smoking likely caused lung cancer and other diseases....

Scientists Develop Molecule That Can Finally Help Stop Arthritis From Wearing Down Joints

Though we have drugs that can alleviate arthritis-related pain, we don't currently have any treatments for reversing the joint deterioration.

‘Groundbreaking’ Type 1 Diabetes Drug Has Just Been Trialed on First Human Patients–With No Side Effects

The research facility is now looking for more adult patients to participate in the treatment.

Good News in History, July 27

65 years ago today, the devastating Korean War ended when the U.S., China, and North Korea signed an armistice agreement. The war between North...

FDA Approves First Ever Drug Designed Exclusively to Prevent Migraines

Patients in the clinical trials for the drug said that they did not even experience any more side effects than patients in the placebo group.

Instead of Plane Making Emergency Landing, Engineer Fixes Medical Device Using Only a Pen

The resourceful student credits his ingenious rescue to a freshman year engineering class that he had always “loathed.”

Good News in History, March 3

  Happy 73rd birthday to George Miller, the creator and director of the Mad Max franchise, hailed as containing some of the greatest action scenes of...

Diabetes Drug ‘Significantly Reverses Memory Loss’ in Mice With Alzheimer’s

A drug developed for diabetes could be used to treat Alzheimer's after scientists found it “significantly reversed memory loss” in mice through a triple...

These 5 Medical Breakthroughs May Help You Manage Your Diabetes

Diabetes is among the most widespread and most troubling health problems in the United States. Keeping the disease in check requires constant vigilance and...

Scientists Cure Type 1 Diabetes for a Year Without Side Effects

A potential cure for Type 1 diabetes looms on the horizon – and the novel approach would also allow Type 2 diabetics to stop...

Smart Watches Can Detect Illness, Diabetes, and Disease

According to a new study, your smart watch will be able to detect lyme disease, oxygen deprivation, illness, and diabetes.