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  • Curing Diabetes

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    2 weeks ago

    MIT scientists believe they are close to curing Type 1 diabetes, and hoping to make daily insulin shots obsolete. 

    Researchers at MIT reported in the journal Nature that they have successfully transplanted cells into mice that began producing insulin, that the body’s immune...

  • Awaiting transplant, family rallies with hope

    December 4, 2013 | 6:07 pm

    Michael Goldberg’s heart is working just fine.

    The University of Washington professor teaches a class on romantic comedies. From “Annie Hall” to “Pretty Woman,” he leads his students on a tour of film’s fondest genre.

    What Goldberg needs, however, is a new kidney, and it’s not...

  • New diabetes hope with AAT therapy

    October 16, 2013 | 11:47 am

    Israeli researcher Eli Lewis never forgot how a childhood friend with diabetes repeatedly injected himself with insulin shots. 

    “I thought he was a hero,” said Lewis, director of the Clinical Islet Laboratory at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. “I was blown away by...

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