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Tiny drug-delivering capsules could sustain transplanted insulin-producing cells.

Researchers have long explored ways to transplant pancreatic islets to treat type I diabetes in the long term to eliminate the need for continuous glucose monitoring and insulin injections. However, … Continue Reading Tiny drug-delivering capsules could sustain transplanted insulin-producing cells.

Resarchers have successfully transplanted olfactory cells to treat spinal cord injury in human trials.

Researchers from the Wenzhou Medical University state they have successfully repaired spinal cord injuries using the patients’ olfactory mucosa in human trials.  Three years after they treated patients with spinal … Continue Reading Resarchers have successfully transplanted olfactory cells to treat spinal cord injury in human trials.

In a world first, doctors transplant a ‘dead’ heart that had stopped beating.

Australian surgeons state that they have used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first that could change the way organs are donated.  Until now, doctors … Continue Reading In a world first, doctors transplant a ‘dead’ heart that had stopped beating.

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