Animal Research Creates Treatments and Advances for Type 1 Diabetes

This is the first installment of a 3-part series covering some of the contributions animals have made to treatments for diabetes. Read part two and part three. Diabetes was one of the first diseases ever described – around 1500 BCE, both Indian and Egyptian physicians described a condition affecting patients’ urine. In 250 BCE the Greek physician […]

The Evolution of Uterine Transplants

The Evolution of Uterine Transplants

The recent announcement of the first uterine transplant (UT) to take place in the United States is the latest success in an exciting saga of medical progress. Uterine transplantation is a surgical procedure whereby a healthy uterus is transplanted into a woman whose own uterus is infertile or who was born without a uterus. FBR has compiled a […]

3D vaccine for cancer?

3D vaccine for cancer?

Researchers have created a novel vaccine for cancer- a 3-dimensional vaccine! No, you don’t need special glasses for this one, the 3D action takes place after the vaccine has been administered. So why a vaccine for cancer in the first place? Unfortunately, a lot of cancer cells slip under the radar of the human immune […]