Monthly Archives: January 2012

Stem Cell Educator for diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is a form of diabetes mellitus that is caused by the body’s own immune system attacking its pancreatic islet β cells. These cells would normally produce insulin, which regulates glucose metabolism. Therefore, type 1 diabetic patients require life-long daily insulin injections in order to avoid health complications such as atherosclerosis, neuropathy and… Read more »


Lessons from Avahan

"Launched in 2003 with financial backing from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Avahan is the world’s  largest HIV prevention programme. ‘Learning from large scale prevention efforts – findings from Avahan’ is a newly published supplement in BMC Public Health, Edited by Lalit Dandona and Eric Benotsch, that documents the role of the initiative in… Read more »