"Insul-in" -- The Discovery Files
An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule -- about the size of a blueberry -- that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that people with Type 1 diabetes have to give themselves every day. In tests in animals, the researchers showed that they could deliver enough insulin to lower blood sugar to levels comparable to those produced by injections given through skin. (Source: The Discovery Files)
Source: The Discovery Files - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: National Science Foundation Source Type: podcasts

Podcast: Altering time perception, purifying blueberries with plasma, and checking in on ocelot latrines
This week, we chat about cleaning blueberries with purple plasma, how Tibetan dogs adapted to high-altitude living, and who ’s checking ocelot message boards with Online News Editor David Grimm. Plus, Science’s Alexa Billow talks to Joe Paton about how we know time flies when mice are having fun. Listen to previous podcasts. [Image: Joseph Sites/USDA ARS; Music: Jeffrey Cook] (Source: Science Magazine Podcast)
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - December 8, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

Battling Dementia with Proper Nutrition
In this aging podcast, Sally Smith talks with Dr. Lotta Granholm, the Center on Aging Director. Dr. Granholm discusses food products thought to be effective in battling dementia, focusing on antioxidant-rich foods such as blueberries, strawberries, green vegetables, and potatoes. She identifies her own diet to illustrate important foods to consume and emphasizes the need for variety. (Source: MUSC Aging Podcast)
Source: MUSC Aging Podcast - April 5, 2014 Category: Geriatrics Authors: Medical University of South Carolina Source Type: podcasts

Blueberries: A Triple Threat Against Triple-Negative Breast Cancers
City of Hope researchers and study authors Shiuan Chen, Ph.D., and Lynn Adams, Ph.D. discuss the results of a recent research study on the effects of blueberries on breast cancer. Chen, research f... Author: feeds Added: 08/30/2013 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - August 30, 2013 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts