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Type 1 diabetes: is prevention finally in sight?

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Type 1 diabetes: is prevention finally in sight?

New antibody therapies lessen need for insulin, may one day eliminate it

The discovery of insulin by Canadian Nobel laureate Sir Frederick G. Banting, M.D., and his student Charles H. Best, M.D., in the early 1920s transformed childhood diabetes from a death sentence to a serious chronic disease, but the therapy they pioneered—multiple...

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Yale lab hones virus that selectively kills brain tumor cells

Yale lab hones virus that selectively kills brain tumor cells

When Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in May, Americans were reminded of the gloomy prognosis faced by many brain tumor patients. According to the National Cancer...

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On-the-spot blood tests make surgery quicker

On-the-spot blood tests make surgery quicker

Ever take a medical vacation? Stay in a hotel, take in the sights and fit in some surgery? That’s a reality for some of the hundreds of patients each year who come to Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) for parathyroid...

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