First implants of stem-cell pouches to ‘cure’ type 1 diabetes
Stem cells have been cultured to treat many different of conditionsLewis Houghton/Science Photo LibraryBy Andy CoghlanLast 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 implants will release...
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