Deficiency of intestinal enzyme one of leading causes of diabetes, finds study

It has been long known that diabetes is caused by a variety of factors such as genetic influences, insulin resistance, and physical inactivity, but now a team of Bangladeshi scientists has come up with a new cause of the disease.
Deficiency of intestinal enzyme, Alkaline Phosphatase, is one of the leading causes of developing diabetes among people, said a study revealed in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on

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Trial for vitamin A-rich rice soon

Bangladeshi scientists ready for developing further the genetically-engineered variety
Bangladesh is all set for developing further the world’s first-ever vitamin A-rich rice.
A genetically engineered variety, the Golden Rice will go through Green House and field tests before advancing into production phase.
And if everything goes well, Bangladesh, within 5 years, will be able to fight vitamin A deficiency in expecting mothers and children through the most-consumed food item.
The deficiency causes blindness and child death in acute cases.
The country’s most

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