Drugs, dialysis and surgery are the main treatments for diabetic kidney disease, but all are costly and provide limited protection. Photograph: University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust /PA Wire

NUI Galway is leading a €6 million research project to test a stem-cell therapy treatment for diabetic kidney disease. Some 48 patients with the co(...)

Dr Ger Flaherty (centre) and third-year medicine student Tariq Esmail (right) with speakers at the TedMed Live event at NUI Galway. photograph: aengus mcmahon

What do you get when you cross the Prince of Darkness with a medical conference? You get TedMed: an event in which innovation, imagination and (...)