August 7, 2009

Of Mice and Men: More Insulin-producing Cells, At The Flip Of A 'Switch'

Key word: Mice.

Science Daily as a story on turning on beta cells in mice and how it may lead to T1 treatments.

It didn’t say how many mice or how long the improved beta production lasted. How many and how long are always good places to go after the big it was in mice asterisk is applied.

It does say hope and might before although "a lot of ifs remain before we will know whether it could be taken to the clinic,"

That said, head on over and have a read if you are so inclined.