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2012-02-07 08:00:00

Collaboration will evaluate menstrual stem cells for future potential diabetes therapy Oldsmar, Fla (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 Cryo-Cell International,

2012-01-13 06:51:32

Type 1 diabetes is caused by the body's own immune system attacking its pancreatic islet beta cells and requires daily injections of insulin to regulate the patient's blood glucose levels.

Educating T-Cells With Stem Cell Therapy Reverses Diabetes
2012-01-10 07:31:18

A new method described in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine uses stem cells from cord blood to re-educate a diabetic's own T cells and consequently restart pancreatic function reducing the need for insulin.

2011-12-13 22:44:57

Insulin signaling is altered in the pancreas, a new study shows for the first time in humans.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.