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News ID: 39754
Publish Date: 11:54 - 23 May 2019
TEHRAN, May 23-Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers.

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetesTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, identifying one potential trigger in a new study.

New research suggests that coxsackievirus decreases the number of insulin-producing β-cells, or beta cells, raising the risk for type 1 diabetes in lab mice, according to findings published Wednesday in Cell Reports.

source:upi

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