The pigs have the key to cure diabetes. Swine pancreas transplant was reported to treat three patients with type 1 diabetes in China.
Researchers have successfully mapped the genes of a parasitic worm in pigs which could lead to new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism, according to a new study.
Now, scientists at University of Missouri have shown that a new breed of genetically modified pigs will host transplanted cell without any risk of rejection.
A world leading geneticist theorized that humans could have come from pig-chimp mating.
Researchers found that pigs were domesticated in Europe in 4600 BC, 500 years earlier than previously believed.
Researchers found the pandemic H1N1 flu virus in marine animals.
Researchers found that some current strains of influenza in birds and pigs could potentially lead to a pandemic.