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Making human beta cells reproduce

  Making human beta cells reproduce by Leslie Sedgeman A hallmark of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes is loss of insulin-producing cells (beta cells) within the pancreatic islet. Therefore, restoring normal beta cell mass by identifying molecules (mitogens) capable ...

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Music can be good medicine

The Center Stage Arts in Health program hires regional musicians to play in common areas of Hershey Medical Center, such as lobbies and waiting rooms. Image: Penn State Click for a full size image Music can be good medicine December ...

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What Makes a Neuron a Neuron

Image shows neurons from the cingulate cortex of mouse brain. CREDIT: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS. Click for a full size image What Makes a Neuron a Neuron? By Iqbal Pittalwala UC Riverside-led research finds clues in RNA-binding proteins in brain cells It ...

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