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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Diabetes 'cured' with brain stem cells

Stem cells taken from a rat's brain using a simple procedure have been made to produce insulin and used to cure diabetes in the same rat.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/diabetes-cured-with-brain-stem-cells/

Gene suppression in type 2 diabetes

Blocking the action of a gene called Sirtuin-1 reduced the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in rats, scientists have found.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-suppression-in-type-2-diabetes/

Animal research and diabetes

In this film we hear from Chloe, who has diabetes, and Dr Aileen King, who researches into diabetes.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/animal-research-and-diabetes/

World Diabetes Day - 14 November

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/world-diabetes-day-14-november/

Street-smart insulin

Mouse research has revealed a link between bone remodelling, blood sugar and diabetes.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/street-smart-insulin/

Why fatty diet can lead to type 2 diabetes

Rates of diabetes have doubled in the last 30 years and doctors say rising levels of obesity are the main contributing factor.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/why-fatty-diet-can-lead-to-type-2-diabetes/

One dog, 90 years, millions saved

Before January 1922, a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes was in effect a death sentence; many died of starvation.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/one-dog-90-years-millions-saved/

Watch and read - Where do medicines come from?

We've produced a new leaflet and accompanying video that is being distributed to GP waiting rooms throughout the UK for the next six months.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/watch-and-read-where-do-medicines-come-from/

Rat pancreas grows in mouse

An ultimate goal of regenerative medicine is the generation of organs derived from a patient's stem cells.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/rat-pancreas-grows-in-mouse/

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