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How a dog can make it easier to manage diabetes

Dogs could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition, a new study shows. Specially trained canines can ‘sniff out’ blood sugar levels.

Honeybees may hold the secret to stem cell youth

The royal jelly that honeybees make to produce new queen bees seems to contain a secret ingredient that can keep stem cells ‘young’ and powerful.

Can dogs detect cancer?

Dogs have an incredibly sensitive sense of smell. They are able to detect various types of cancer through odor signatures in a person’s breath, urine, and skin. Here, we look at how dogs can detect cancer, the types of cancer they can smell, and how medical professionals can use dogs in cancer research and diagnostics.

Deadly venoms may drive medical advances

According to a recent paper, naturally produced venoms could help design treatments for a range of diseases, including diabetes and chronic pain.

Dogs: Our best friends in sickness and in health

Dogs really are a person’s best friend — not least because they impact both our physical and our mental health. In this Spotlight, we explain why and how.

Are the ‘sluggish’ more likely to survive?

New research asks which species are more likely to be able to survive environmental changes. Data on mollusks suggest that metabolic rates may be a factor.

Cancer research: Zombie genes and elephants

Elephants are affected by cancer much less frequently than humans. By unraveling their DNA, researchers gain new insight into anticancer mechanisms.

Cat lovers, this is how a feline friend can boost your health

Cats are loved for their elegance, their calming purrs, and the sweetness of their cuddles, but do you know how they can actually improve your health?

Eating crickets may benefit your gut health, scientists say

Have you ever been curious about introducing insects into your diet? New research suggests that eating crickets could help boost your gut health.

Inflammation: What can deep-diving seals teach us?

Inflammation is a part of many diseases, so researchers are keen to understand how it may be modified. A new study suggests that seals may offer insight.

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