Stem cell breakthrough could help cure type 1 diabetes

Sunday, February 3, 2019

If the research continues to bear fruit, though, it could offer a much more realistic solution for type 1 diabetes. Pancreas transplants can help, but they frequently fail and still require drugs that suppress your immune system. There are tests for safer and more targeted islet implants, but they still tend to require organs from dead donors. This breakthrough could lead to on-demand implants and make it relatively easy to gain (or regain) healthy insulin levels.

Source: Stem cell breakthrough could help cure type 1 diabetes

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Good news but wish it was a decade sooner.  :-(

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TECHNOLOGY: Tech whiz-turned-criminal stole $500K in 10 days: officials

Sunday, February 3, 2019

A fresh-faced tech whiz used a sophisticated “SIM swapping” scheme to steal half a million dollars in 10 days from more than 50 people across the US — without ever leaving the comfort of his

Source: Tech whiz-turned-criminal stole $500K in 10 days: officials

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That’s why you should NOT rely on a phone for your two factor authentication.

I use AUTHY a free multi-platform authentication program.

https://authy.com/

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