Not only did patients' Hba1c results improve by more than 10 percent on average at eight years' follow-up, but participants were also able to reduce their insulin intake. This in itself, Faustman explained, is remarkable and potentially life-changing for the patients involved. "[Diabetes is] a tortuous disease. You're living on the edge every day, 24/7, and things can go wrong any single day, let alone the long-term complications," the researcher, based at Massachusetts General Hospital, added. "To be able to get blood sugars into the safe range with something that doesn't require an injection every day, doesn't require a pill, is extremely long-lasting and is something that will certainly be welcomed." … [Read more...] about Type 1 Diabetes: Tuberculosis Vaccine Could Offer “Major Advancement” in Treatment
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While Vaishali narrowly survived a serious motorcycle accident three years ago, Supriya is a cancer survivor. Vaishali is returning to the road for her first long-distance trip after the accident, while for Supriya it is her first brush with long-distance biking after battling stage-II cancer. … [Read more...] about Women bikers from city to embark on 3,000-km road trip
“Market Street is going to undergo a total rebuild,” said Mohammed Nuru, San Francisco’s director of public works. “Everything from its infrastructure, the water, the sewer lines, all the way to the lights, the sidewalk widths … the first phase is a three-block phase and that is between Fifth and Eighth.” … [Read more...] about San Francisco to Prohibit Private Vehicles on Major Section of Market Street
All findings were being compiled towards a claim for the ministry and the council's insurance provider for funding to replace the earthenware pipe system over the next decade. … [Read more...] about Quake-money question: Is human poo in river a ‘major disruption’?
“What discourages the industrialists from coming to the state is another industry i.e. transfer and posting industry that is running in full swing under the Kamal Nath government for obvious reasons. There is a chaotic situation in the state secretariat and the CM doesn’t enjoy his control over bureaucrats,” he added. … [Read more...] about Madhya Pradesh claims major investment after CM’s Davos visit, BJP dubs it lip service