New stem cell treatment could 'cure' type 1 diabetes

January 25, 2016 10:08 PM

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It would effectively eliminate the need for daily injections.

Researchers at MIT and Harvard figured out how to produce pancreatic beta cells -- the ones that produce insulin -- in large quantities back in 2014. The same intercollegiate team announced in the journal Nature on Monday that they've now managed to implant those cells into mice that have been genet...

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