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Breakthrough DNA Reverse Vaccine May Combat Diabetes, Stanford University and Leiden University Medical Center Study  
6/27/2013 8:01:44 AM

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An early stage study suggests an experimental vaccine may be able to tame bits of the immune system that go haywire in people with type 1 diabetes, offering hope for a new way to delay or prevent the autoimmune disease, researchers said on Wednesday. For more than four decades, scientists have tried different ways of manipulating the immune system to stop the destruction of insulin-producing cells that is responsible for type 1 diabetes. The disease affects as many as 3 million Americans.

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