UK drug that boosts immune cell could halt childhood diabetes

UK drug that boosts immune cell could halt childhood diabetesPioneering work could bring us a 'step closer to a world without diabetes' By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 03:33 GMT, 6 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:33 GMT, 6 February 2013 Although Type 1 diabetes most commonly develops in childhood, it can strike at any time A drug that could stop children from developing diabetes is being tested by British scientists. In future, youngsters could be screened for vulnerability at school, then given the drug to keep them healthy. Even delaying the onset of childhood, or Type 1, diabetes could have huge benefits in terms of long-term health.

So THAT"S why slimming makes us depressed: Ditching fat and sugar is similar to drug withdrawal

So THAT'S why slimming makes us depressed: Ditching fat and sugar is similar to drug withdrawal Consuming a high-fat diet was linked with greater anxiety, say experts This could make dieters vulnerable to a cycle of bingeing and fasting By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:39 GMT, 12 December 2012 | UPDATED: 16:16 GMT, 12 December 2012 The sight of a solitary carrot on your plate while your friends tuck into bags of crisps and chocolate is enough to make anyone feel glum.