Synthetic biology: Engineered cells detect diabetes and cancer
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The team rewired the genetic circuitry inside bacterial cells so that the cells recognized abnormal glucose levels in urine, signaling diabetes. The custom-designed bacteria show the practical promise of the fledgling field of synthetic biology, which

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Engineered bacteria detect cancer and diabetes in urine
Science /AAAS
This week, two groups of synthetic biologists seeking to repurpose living microbes for human benefit report genetically modifying bacteria to detect cancer in mice and diabetes in humans. Clinicians have sought to exploit microbes for more than a century.
Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetesLos Angeles Times
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Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study
WebMD
"Our findings suggest that women with diabetes may be predisposed to more advanced-stage breast cancer, which may be a contributor to their higher cancer mortality," Dr. Lorraine Lipscombe, a scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Diabetes May Predispose to More Advanced Breast CancerDoctors Lounge

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Cancer Rates Higher in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
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The researchers say that close follow-up, given right after a diabetes diagnosis, might partly explain the increased cancer risk seen. But these factors "do not explain increased risks 2 years following diabetes diagnosis, particularly for cancers of
Cancer Screening May Benefit Diabetes PatientsdailyRx

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Eli Lilly Bets Big on Diabetes, Cancer Drugs
Fox Business
Eli Lilly (LLY) is betting new oncology and diabetes drugs will propel its top line over the next few decades. The drug giant's chief executive, John Lechleiter, said in an exclusive interview with FOX Business's Maria Bartiromo on Friday that the …

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Cancer patients with insulin-treated diabetes have 4 times higher mortality
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People who have diabetes at the time they are diagnosed with cancer are more likely to die early than those without diabetes, concludes research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes). The research

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Diabetes and Cancer: Deadly Dual Diagnosis?
MedPage Today
Outcomes appeared to be worst for diabetes patients with cancer who were being treated with insulin — significantly increasing the mortality risk for both men and women compared with those with cancer who didn't have diabetes, Kristina Ranc, MSc, of
Diabetes Linked With Lower Cancer Survival: StudyPhilly.com
Diabetic Cancer Patients Using Insulin at Risk of Early DeathGuardian Liberty Voice
Pre-existing diabetes increased mortality rate in patients with cancerHealio
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Pharmaceutical Scouts Seek New Star Drugs for Cancer, Diabetes
Wall Street Journal
But finding new ways to attack tough diseases—diabetes, for example, and Alzheimer's—is proving more difficult than once thought, leading to many costly failures of experimental drugs. So drug makers are looking beyond their labs, hoping to more

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Surgeon general links colon cancer, diabetes for smoking
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(CNN) – Fifty years ago smoking to cancer was associated in the first surgeon general’s report on tobacco. On Friday, Dr. Boris Lushniak, the acting surgeon general, issued on 32 Report on tobacco, saying his goal: “Enough is enough.”: Elimination of
Smoking Causes diabetes , colon cancer, new report says USA TODAY
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Smoking causes diabetes, colon cancer, new report says
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A new report from the surgeon general finds that smoking causes even more physical and financial damage than previously estimated, killing 480,000 Americans a year from diseases that include diabetes, colorectal cancer and liver cancer. The report 

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