viernes, 31 de octubre de 2014

Slumber benefits, diabetes treatment, sugar and sweeteners, Ebola update, and more

NIH Health Information

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The Benefits of Slumber

With so many demands on our time, we often sacrifice sleep to fit everything into our days. But sleep affects both mental and physical health. (From NIH News in Health)

Human stem cell-derived beta cells.

Developing Insulin-Producing Cells to Treat Diabetes

Researchers designed a protocol to transform human stem cells into pancreatic beta cells that produce insulin and respond to glucose. (FromNIH Research Matters)

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How Sugars and Sweeteners Affect Your Health

Is sugar really bad for you? How about artificial or low-calorie sweeteners? Learn about the sweet things most of us eat and drink every day. (FromNIH News in Health)

Ebola virus and development of therapeutics.

Ebola Update: Working Toward Treatments and Vaccines

Clinical trials of a second Ebola vaccine candidate have now started at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD. (From the NIH Director’s Blog)

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