Sunday, April 26, 2009

Vaccine for Diabetes ???

Scientists discovered a link between family of viruses and diabetes.A team in Britain found proof that type I diabetes is caused by a virus after they spotted traces of an infection more than 60 % of sufferers.They have claimed that ,they will identify the exact virus involved and subsequently a vaccine to prevent the disease.

Finding:In their study ,the scientist tested the pancreas of 72 young diabetes patients who died of type 1 diabetes over the past 20 years.The findings showed that 60% of cases ,the children’s organ contained evidence of infection by enteroviruses.


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