Friday, December 15, 2006

Have Canadian Researchers Found a Cure for Diabetes?

In a discovery that has stunned even those behind it, scientists at a Toronto hospital say they have proof the body's nervous system helps trigger diabetes, opening the door to a potential near-cure of the disease that affects millions of Canadians. Diabetic mice became healthy virtually overnight after researchers injected a substance to counteract the effect of malfunctioning pain neurons in the pancreas.

You can read the full article on the National Post website.

I am not directly affected by this disease, but I know enough people who unfortunately are to realize that this has the potential to tremendously change a lot of people's lives, if it does lead to anything even remotely viable for humans.

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