News tagged with adult stem cells
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Two studies appearing in a recent issue of Cell Transplantation (20:11-12), now freely available online, evaluate stem cells derived from dental tissues for characteristics that may make them therapeutically useful and appr ...
Medical research May 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new stem cell in the adult brain. These cells can proliferate and form several different cell types - most importantly, they can form new brain cells. Scientists ...
Medical research Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Japanese researchers have successfully grown hair on hairless mice by implanting follicles created from stem cells, they announced Wednesday, sparking new hopes of a cure for baldness.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (13) | 0
The Texas Medical Board on Friday approved new rules on experimental stem cell therapies such as the one Gov. Rick Perry underwent during back surgery last year, despite objections they don't do enough to protect patients ...
Health Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Powerful new cells created by Cardiff University scientists from cheek lining tissue could offer the answer to disorders of the immune system.
Ophthalmology Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has received a complaint against a company that stored adult stem cells from Texas Governor Rick Perry for use in an experimental procedure to treat his back pain.
Other Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Queensland scientists have developed a world-first method for producing adult stem cells that will substantially impact patients who have a range of serious diseases.
Medical research Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Chemicals in pharmaceutical drugs can obviously save lives. But as more and stronger chemicals have been introduced, our basic knowledge of the broader health impact of all these chemicals has not kept up with the rapid pace ...
Medical research Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The University of Kentucky will be the first site in the state and one of a select few in the entire country participating in the first stages of a groundbreaking study to investigate the effects of MultiStem, a human adult ...
Medical research Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research highlights the possibility of reversing ageing in the central nervous system for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. The study is published today, 06 January, in the journal Cell Stem Cell.
Medical research Jan 06, 2012 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
High-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation (HDC-ASCT), for previously untreated patients with advanced follicular lymphoma (FL) does not improve overall survival compared with conventional-dose chemotherapy ...
Cancer Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
When a muscle is damaged, dormant adult stem cells called satellite cells are signaled to "wake up" and contribute to repairing the muscle. University of Missouri researchers recently found how even distant satellite cells ...
Medical research Dec 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Among the many hurdles to be cleared before human embryonic stem cells can achieve their therapeutic potential is determining whether or not transplanted cells can functionally integrate into target organs or tissues.
Neuroscience Nov 21, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Ever since scientists started talking about the potential of embryonic stem cells, curing Type 1 diabetes has been a dear dream.
Medical research Nov 11, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The experimental stem cell procedure that Texas Gov. Rick Perry underwent this summer could be restricted or even blocked under new rules being considered Friday by the state's Medical Board.
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1