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Diabetes Drug May Improve Bone Fat-induced Defects of Fracture Healing

20/03/2017 DIfE German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke

A new study led by the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE), a partner of the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), shows that gliptins – well known from diabetes treatment – may oppose... more info

Men with Impaired Glucose Metabolism Should Avoid High-Carbohydrate Foods in the Evening

09/03/2017 DIfE German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke

According to a nutrition study led by the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE), a partner of the German Center for Diabetes Research, the so-called internal clock also influences how people... more info

Poster & PhD Award for young scientists at the 2nd International Symposium Healthy Ageing

06/03/2017 LFV Healthy Ageing

During the 2nd International Symposium Healthy Ageing, young researchers received the Poster as well as the Presentation Award. more info

Pizza, burgers and the like: A single high-fat meal can damage the metabolism and prepare the path to fatty liver disease and diabetes

03/03/2017 DDZ Deutsches Diabetes-Zentrum

In the current issue of the “Journal of Clinical Investigation”, DZD researchers working at the German Diabetes Center, in conjunction with the Helmholtz Center in Munich and colleagues from... more info

New Mechanisms of Gene Inactivation may prevent Aging and Cancer

03/03/2017 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging

Every cell in our body contains the complete DNA library. So-called methyl groups regulate that in body tissues only the genetic information is expressed that is indeed needed in this tissue. Now,... more info

Combating Iron in the Brain: Researchers Find Anti-Aging Micromolecule

14/02/2017 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging

During aging as well as during Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease, iron accumulates in the human brain. Now, researchers from German Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena and Italian Scuola... more info

Back to the Start: Re-activation of Embryonic Genes Leads to Muscle Aging

02/12/2016 FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

Developmental genes and pathways strictly regulate embryogenesis. The process is strongly driven by so-called Hox-genes. Now, researchers from the Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena, Germany,... more info