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A link between sugar and heart defects

A link between sugar and heart defects

Examining role of glucose in cardiac malformation, researchers look for ways to protect the infant heart.

It’s a heart-rending legacy: mothers who have uncontrolled diabetes during pregnancy are three times more likely to give birth to babies with malformed hearts than are mothers whose blood sugar...

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From the stomach to the brain: how a peptide hormone sparks appetite

From the stomach to the brain: how a peptide hormone sparks appetite

In recent years neurobiologists have taken a keen interest in a peptide hormone called ghrelin. The molecule appears to be involved in activities such as growth hormone release, energy homeostasis...

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Et Cetera

A DNA “mimic” to repair genes

A peptide nucleic acid (PNA) that mimics DNA holds the promise of repairing defective genes, according to Yale...

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Boost for protein, gene studies

The Center for Genomics and Proteomics, founded last year with a $200 million investment from the university, awarded...

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