type 1 diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes On The Rise In China

New research reveals a rise in the number of Chinese being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, with adults accounting for most of the new cases.

Advances In Medical Care Led To Type 1 Diabetes Boom

Thanks to better medical care, life expectancy has increased dramatically in recent decades, with unintended consequences.

Tiny Seaweed Beads Could One Day Replace Insulin Injections

Microfluidics could help make pancreatic islet transplants more effective for patients with type 1 diabetes.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Professor Kazutoshi Mori

In this edition of Asia's Scientific Trailblazers, we feature Professor Kazutoshi Mori, who won the 2014 Lasker Prize for his work on the unfolded protein response.

Early Clinical Trial Success For Rheumatoid Arthritis Vaccine

A small clinical trial has shown that a dendritic cell-based vaccine against citrullinated peptides could treat rheumatoid arthritis.

Type 1 Diabetes Hits Women Harder

Compared to the men, women with type 1 diabetes are 40 percent more likely to die, according to an analysis of studies involving over 200,000 people.

Autoimmunity Linked To Unstable Proteins

HLA alleles that encode for more unstable proteins are associated with type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease.

Type I Diabetes Alters White Blood Cell Count

A study has found that having type I diabetes alters the white blood cell count in the body, causing inflammatory effects and further disease.