News tagged with bone marrow cells

Gene therapy as a new option for bone defects

(Medical Xpress)—Gene therapy involving modified stem cells obtained from fatty tissue and bone marrow could represent a new option for the treatment of severe orthopaedic injuries to the extremities. This treatment has ...

Dec 07, 2012
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Boosting immune responses against leukaemia

(Medical Xpress)—In the first of its kind, a translational study undertaken at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research has revealed that boosting the activity of a rare type of immune cell could be an ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Study: Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts

Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks. In a study, stem cells donated by strangers proved as safe and effective as patients' own cells for helping ...

Nov 06, 2012
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