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Researchers Have Made Insulin-Producing Cells From Human Skin Cells

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and theUniversity of California, San Francisco, have managed to convert human skin cells into fullyfunctioning, insulin-producing pancreatic cells. The new study in Nature Communications reveals that this novel approach to cellular reprogramming not only works, but has the potential to be scaled up in order …

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Gluten-Free Food Is Not Healthier But Costs More

Despite the dramatic growth in popularity of gluten-free food,studies have failed to find that they provide any health benefits topeople who have no diagnosed intolerance to gluten.New research has now produced the largest database of gluten-free products, showing that gluten-free products are not nutritionally superior to gluten-containing counterparts, but they …

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