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Tuberculosis Vaccine Possibly Reverse Diabetes
2012-08-10 09:09:08

Researchers recently discovered that a tuberculosis vaccine could decrease autoimmunity and boost insulin production in patients who have long-term Type 1 diabetes.

2012-08-09 10:28:55

A phase I clinical trial has confirmed that use of a generic vaccine to raise levels of an immune system modulator can cause the death of autoimmune cells targeting the insulin-secreting cells of the pancreas and temporarily restore insulin secretion in human patients with type 1 diabetes.

2012-03-23 09:41:10

In type 1 diabetes (T1D), pancreatic beta cells die from a misguided autoimmune attack, but how and why that happens is still unclear.

2012-03-06 10:34:04

Understanding why immune cells, called T-cells, attack the body is vital in the war against autoimmune diseases like diabetes.

2012-02-24 06:20:20

New research has found that insulin production may persist for decades after the onset of type 1 diabetes. Beta cell functioning also appears to be preserved in some patients years after apparent loss of pancreatic function.

2012-02-23 06:21:32

New research has found that insulin production may persist for decades after the onset of type 1 diabetes. Beta cell functioning also appears to be preserved in some patients years after apparent loss of pancreatic function.

2012-02-21 23:12:34

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research has found that insulin production may persist for decades after the onset of type 1 diabetes.

2011-12-02 01:47:29

A war is being waged in the pancreases of millions of people throughout the world.

2011-06-27 14:15:49

Promising results of the Phase I clinical trial of the generic drug BCG (bacillus Calmette-Guerin) to treat advanced type I diabetes were announced today at the American Diabetes Association scientific sessions in San Diego.

2011-06-06 15:14:05

An experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes has a nearly 80 percent success rate in curing diabetic mice.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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