About 400 people a year die in the UK because they are left waiting for a donor, despite the fact that 13m people are signed up to the register.
Two US doctors have suggested the sale of organs such as kidneys should be legalised to meet the rising demand.
Source: Consanesco- Health Blog
September 3rd, 2008 Now there is a new hope for type 1 diabetics as the researchers of Tel Aviv University has developed a new cure which is based on beta cell therapy. This beta cell therapy involves the formation of insulin producing beta cells from human tissue outside the human body and then injecting the same cells in the pancreas to make insulin.New Drugs Slows The Progress of Juvenile Diabetes
March 8th, 2006 An international research led by New York's Columbia University shows promise of slowing the progress of Juvenile diabetes, also known as Type 1 diabetes. The researchers say their effort includes using drugs normally given to organ-transplant patients.Drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis to close some research labs, review status of others in restructuring
June 30th, 2009 Sanofi-Aventis to close some plants, restructurePARIS — French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis SA announces a major corporate restructuring on the heels of new safety concerns that could hurt sales of a key drug, its once-a-day insulin Lantus. The world's third-largest pharmaceutical firm says it is reorganizing research operations to boost innovation.UC's Pancreatitis Cure May Cause Diabetes but Worth It
May 8th, 2008 As part of chronic pancreatitis treatment, the doctors at the University of Cincinnati’s Pancreatic Disease Center has offfered the surgical solution to remove the pancreas to harvest islet cells from the organ, and then re-implanted the cells into his body to help manufacture insulin. The hospital has completed around 100 such treatment successfully, as the process has cured many from debilitating pain, said surgeon Syed Ahmad.Students Walk for Diabetes Cure
April 4th, 2006 Longview Regional Medical Center's student dedicated their annual walk for Diabetes cure. Students raised money by selling items they've made to support the American Diabetes Association and will walk during their physical education classes.Ultrasound-Targeted Microbubble Destruction - New Hope for Type 1 Diabetes Cure
June 8th, 2006 Researchers in the U.S. (at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and The Baylor Research Institute in the United States) have found a new method for potential treatment of type-I diabetes.To raise fund for Diabetes research, two little mind organizes a competition
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