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Blood Test Could Predict Diabetes Years Before it Strikes

Scientists have identified metabolites in the blood that accurately predict whether a woman will develop type 2 diabetes after experiencing a transient form of illness during pregnancy. This discovery could lead to a test that would help doctors identify patients at greatest risk and help them potentially avert the disease through interventions including diet and exercise.
May 21 / 2020

Treatment with Antiviral Quickens Recovery of COVID-19 Patients in Exploratory Study

Treatment with antivirals such as interferons may significantly improve virus clearance and reduce levels of inflammatory proteins in COVID-19 patients, according to an international study led by Canadian researchers. 
May 15 / 2020

U of T Researchers are Developing Rapid, Sensitive Antibody Test for COVID-19

A prick of blood that lights up in the presence of antibodies is being developed at U of T to help boost Canada’s immune-surveillance.
May 15 / 2020

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