Italy To Make Vaccinations Mandatory For Schoolchildren

By: Robin Adrews/IFL Science Echoing a similar move by Australia, Italy’s Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin has announced that any children without the appropriate vaccinations will not be allowed to attend state-funded schools. After a cabinet meeting, she told reporters that her authored white paper on the matter had been seen by ministers and that by the…

A Patient With Diabetes No Longer Needs Insulin After Receiving A Bioengineered “Pancreas”

By: Kristin Houser/Futurism  A year after receiving a new type of islet cell transplant to treat her severe diabetes, a patient continues to do well and no longer needs insulin injections to manage her disease. A HAPPY ANNIVERSARY Even the most exciting breakthrough medical treatment can be rendered obsolete by a particularly insurmountable obstacle: time. If…

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