UC Davis researchers find dual cytokine blockage as a novel treatment against graft-versus-host disease in blood stem cell transplantations

Via Peters

Cytokines TNF and IL-6 can cause severely damaging inflammatory effects as a result of stem cells attacking host cells of blood cancer patients By BRANDON NGUYEN — [email protected]  Researchers at the UC Davis Medical Center recently discovered a novel treatment against graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), a potentially lethal inflammatory condition that […]

Could a New Stem Cell Treatment Cure Type 1 Diabetes?

Via Peters

Key Takeaways Researchers have developed a new type 1 diabetes treatment that has functionally cured a patient. For the treatment, individuals receive an infusion of cells that teach the pancreas to produce insulin. Experts say these results are revolutionary and promising. A man living with severe type 1 diabetes who […]