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Pancreatic cancer - survival rate unchanged in 40 years!

Last week on World Cancer Day, Cancer Research UK released the latest statistics showing that cancer deaths in the UK have fallen by almost 10% over the last 10 years. 371 more words


Diabetic Woman Becomes First in the World to Receive Pancreas Transplant Because of Needlephobia

A British woman has become the first person in the world to have a pancreas transplant because of a severe needle phobia, her doctors have said.

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Research: New stem cell treatment for type 1 diabetes - via Engadget

Engadget reports on research into type 1 diabetes by Harvard & MIT that could replace the need for daily insulin injections and ongoing medication with a single injection of pancreatic stem cells every couple of years. 7 more words


Surender wasn’t the typical patient suffering from cancer. A healthy north Indian male with a voracious appetite and a waist circumference substantiating it, he depicted no signs and symptoms of the ‘crab’ growing inside his pancreas. 1,206 more words

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David Bowie's Family Will Have Private Ceremony for Him

According to an official Facebook post, David Bowie’s family are set to have a private ceremony…

The family will not officially endorse any public concerts or tributes connected or dedicated to the star. 135 more words



Fully functional pancreatic cells have been cultured by scientists from human skin cells, potentially meaning the end of daily insulin injections for sufferers of the disease. 119 more words


How Bedwetting Saved My Child’s Life

Seven-year-old suddenly started wetting the bed a few weeks ago after not having done so for many years. The first night, I thought it was odd, the second, I was annoyed. 645 more words