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Israeli cure for insulin-dependent diabetics available within 5 years

Jerusalem-based Betalin Therapeutics, that includes two Nobel laureates in chemistry, announce they may have found ‘the cure’ with their CEO, Dr. Nikolai Kunicher saying, “The patient should never have to inject insulin into his body again.”



A team of Jerusalem-based researchers and entrepreneurs claim they have a cure for diabetes that could hit the market as early as within the next few years.

Betalin Therapeutics has developed the first bio-artificial pancreas, composed of pig’s lung tissue and insulin secreting cells. The artificial pancreas would be implanted into the patient and connect with his or her blood vessels and then be able to measure the body’s sugar level and secrete an optimal amount of insulin needed to balance blood sugar. Continue Reading »

Israeli researchers finds artificial sweeteners may facilitate diabetes


Weizmann Institute of Science study find that artificial sweeteners alter the balance of microbes in certain people and make them more susceptible to metabolic diseases such as diabetes 

Researchers admit more work must be performed before reaching definitive conclusions.

Ilan Gattegno, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff


Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science.

Artificial sweeteners may not be so healthy [illustrative] – Photo: GettyImages

The study was released Wednesday by the journal Nature.

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