Mother has pioneering treatment using cells from dead patients that could potentially cure diabetes

Mother has pioneering treatment using cells from dead patients that could potentially cure diabetesAnn Adair, who suffers from type one diabetes, is one of only a handful of people to have successfully had the operation The ground-breaking procedure takes cells from dead patients and transplants them to the livingExperts hope it could lead to a cure for hundreds of thousands of diabetes sufferers | UPDATED: 17:09 GMT, 27 November 2012 Deputy headteacher Ann Adair had a ground-breaking procedure which transplants cells from dead patients.

Diabetes breakthrough as experts learn how to completely reverse the condition in mice

Diabetes breakthrough as experts learn how to completely reverse the condition in mice Study mice were able to produce their own insulin following human stem cell transplant | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 27 June 2012 Scientists have successfully reversed diabetes in mice using stem cells, paving the way for a breakthrough treatment for the illness.

Sausage and cancer: Pancreatic cancer warning over processed meat

A sausage a day could lead to cancer: Pancreatic cancer warning over processed meat Eating one sausage a day or two rashers of bacon raises the risk of pancreatic cancer by a fifth, according to research. Scientists have found that even relatively small amounts of processed meat increase the chance of developing this deadly illness

Selenium and nickel-rich diet may help cut the risk of deadly pancreatic cancer

Why a mushroom omelette could cut pancreatic cancer risk – selenium and nickel-rich diet has a protective effect Condition kills 80 per cent of sufferers in less than a year after diagnosis High levels of the trace elements selenium and nickel may help cut the risk of deadly pancreatic cancer, according to new research. The elements, which are found in certain foods, appear to offer a protective effect against the disease.