Researchers are investigating islet-cell transplantation as a way to help patients to come off insulin or reduce their use of it. Most research in recent years has focused on an islet-transplantation procedure called the Edmonton protocol.
This procedure has only been used in clinical trials, but it has helped some patients with severe type 1 diabetes to become free of insulin injections. However, many of these insulin-independent patients...Read more
Why is it that we realize we take life for granted only after it's almost lost? After my stroke in 2001, that's how I felt. When I... Read more »
An Italian study has shown that people who have both Migraines and hypertension have a higher probability of cerebrovascular events than... Read more »