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Novel Stem Cell Therapy From Cellonis Biotechnologies Can Help Children With Diabetes Get Back Their Normal Lives

Novel Stem Cell Therapy From Cellonis Biotechnologies Can Help Children With Diabetes Get Back Their Normal Lives

BEIJING, Cellonis Biotechnologies, a Beijing and HK-based medical research and application company, has recorded some remarkable results in the treatment of a twelve-year-old boy with diabetes using their stem cell therapy in a Beijing partner hospital.

Enhanced Access To Diabetes Treatments

Enhanced Access To Diabetes Treatments

People with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are set to benefit from recent decisions by Government drug funder PHARMAC.

The moves include providing greater access to some medicines and diabetes management products, and funding new medicine. These are:

Diabetes Medicine Available To More People

Diabetes Medicine Available To More People

Wellington. Aug 16 NZPA - People with type 1 and type 2 diabetes will now have greater access to some medicines and diabetes management products after funding provided in this year's budget.

Round 16 Collingwood V St Kilda Clash To Support SVI Discovery Day

On Saturday 17th July, St Vincents Institute (SVI) will hold a fundraising lunch for Discovery Day at the MCG, to coincide with the blockbuster Round 16 Collingwood v Saints match.

Pig Cell Implants Reduce Insulin Dose For NZ Patient

Pig Cell Implants Reduce Insulin Dose For NZ Patient

Wellington, Dec 4 NZPA - The first New Zealand patient implanted with pig cells in the latest round of xenotransplant clinical trials has been able to reduce his daily insulin dose.

Age Care Service Accuses DHB Of `Witch Hunt'

Wellington, Nov 18 NZPA - A major elderly care operator has accused Palmerston North health authorities of a "witch hunt" over the closure of a rest home where a 103-year-old woman was photographed tied to the bed with a filthy bed sheet.

Family Unhappy As Rest Home Closed And Mother's Dignity Exposed

Wellington, Nov 18 NZPA - Investigators are looking into conditions in a Palmerston North rest home where a 103-year-old woman was allegedly tied to her bed with a squalid sheet amid claims from her family her privacy has been breached and the home unfairly targeted.

Rest Home Shut Down After Audit Over Pics Of Woman Tied To Bed

Wellington, Nov 17 NZPA - A Palmerston North rest home has been shut down after an inspection team found a 103-year-old woman tied to her bed with a sheet.

First NZ Diabetic Given Pig Cells In Latest Trials

Wellington, Oct 7 NZPA - A New Zealand biotech company has implanted cells from a pig pancreas into a long-term diabetes patient at Middlemore Hospital in South Auckland.

The pig cells were expected to help the man, 47, manufacture his own insulin to combat type-1 diabetes.