Curing type 1 diabetes by blood stem cells!

SHAFAQNA- Increasing levels of a certain protein in blood stem cells so that the immune system stops attacking insulin cells in the pancreas could be a way to halt type 1 diabetes, according to a new study reported in Science Translational…

First implants derived from stem cells to ‘cure’ type 1 diabetes

SHAFAQNA- By Andy Coghlan Last week, two people with type 1 diabetes became the first to receive implants containing cells generated from embryonic stem cells to treat their condition. The hope is that when blood sugar levels rise, the…

Stem cell-based therapy for targeting skin-to-brain cancer

SHAFAQNA- Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have a potential solution for how to kill tumor cells that have metastasized to the brain. The team has developed cancer-killing viruses…