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Wed Jun 26, 2013, 11:10 PM

Type 1 diabetes vaccine hailed as 'significant step' (BBC)

It may be possible to reverse type 1 diabetes by training a patient's own immune system to stop attacking their body, an early trial suggests.

Their immune system destroys the cells that make insulin, the hormone needed to control blood sugar levels.

A study in 80 patients, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, showed a vaccine could retrain their immune system.

Experts described the results as a "significant step".
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more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23064897

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Wed Jun 26, 2013, 11:22 PM

1. This would be amazing. n/t

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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:46 AM

2. du rec.

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