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Experimental diabetes drug may lower blood sugar and reduce obesity

By Michael Le Page Andriy Popov / Alamy Stock Photo An experimental drug for treating type 2 diabetes appears to have many beneficial effects. Experiments in animals found that the drug reduces blood sugar levels and the amount mice eat, while maintaining muscle mass and increasing bone density. Type 2 diabetes develops when the body… Read More »

Facebook urges gay men to give blood, which can be a painful reminder they aren’t allowed to

Aaron Endre in San Franicsco Aaron Endre Aaron Endre, 33, of San Francisco, has listed himself on Facebook “as a man interested in other men” in his profile. He follows news about queer issues, and he is regularly targeted with ads in his feed that indicate that both Facebook and Instagram are aware of his… Read More »