Stem cell breakthrough could help cure type 1 diabetes

Scientists have edged one step closer to a major treatment for (and possibly cure for) type 1 diabetes. A UCSF team has claimed it’s the first to turn human stem cells into the mature, insulin-producing cells that type 1 patients don’t have. The key was to acknowledge a reality in the development of islets, or […]

A new type of breast cancer treatment could help stop the spread of a highly aggressive form of the disease

Eric Gaillard/Reuters Researchers from Princeton University discovered a new breast cancer treatment method that could stop the spread of an especially aggressive form of the disease called triple-negative breast cancer. The new method uses a naturally occurring protein called Tingal1 to block the passageways in which triple-negative breast cancer could spread to other areas of […]