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insulin

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Artificial pancreas tells your tablet when you need insulin

The continuous glucose monitor -- which checks levels every one to five minutes -- works with a smartphone or tablet to calculate the amount of insulin the patient needs and delivers it via a pump.

By June 19, 2013

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Is that the new iPod? No, it's my insulin pump

The FDA grants TandemDiabetes Care clearance to market what may be the smallest and possibly sleekest pump available today.

By November 16, 2011

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Researcher battles insulin pump maker over security flaw

Medtronic downplays security researcher's concerns about the medical device he was able to hack.

By August 26, 2011

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U.S. lawmakers alarmed over risks of insulin pump hacks

Lawmakers ask Government Accountability Office to look into report that researcher could hack his wireless-based lifesaving medical equipment.

By August 19, 2011

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A solid step toward vaccinating against type 1 diabetes

Scientists at Stanford are working on a vaccine to stop a type 1 diabetic's immune system from attacking the cells that make insulin.

By June 27, 2013

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How injectable nanogel could help fight diabetes

Nanotechnology could remove the finger prick from the daily routine of people with diabetes with an injectable gel that monitors blood-sugar levels and automatically secretes insulin.

By May 16, 2013

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Lab-made mini human to screen drugs, toxins

Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.

By March 26, 2014

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World's tiniest motor can fit inside a cell and spin as fast as a jet engine

At less than one micrometer in size, the microscopic nanomotor could revolutionise controlled medical drug delivery.

By May 20, 2014

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Drug overdose caused death of hacker

ATM hacker Barnaby Jack's death was an accidental drug overdose, said San Francisco's medical examiner's office.

By January 3, 2014

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Lab-made muscle repairs itself in supermouse

Duke University researchers create living skeletal muscle that looks and acts very much like the real thing -- even down to repairing itself. Then they attack it.

By April 3, 2014