News tagged with embryonic stem cells
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(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have gained insight into how second-hand tobacco smoke damages the earliest stages of human embryonic development.
Medical research Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Huntington's disease, the debilitating congenital neurological disorder that progressively robs patients of muscle coordination and cognitive ability, is a condition without effective treatment, a slow death ...
Neuroscience Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The genetic pathway that regulates the way cells align themselves relative to each other has been found to act as a "stop sign" that signals organisms when to halt cell growth, according to new research published ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
One of the world's leading researchers into spinal cord injuries says China could hold the key to a cure that he has been searching for since he met late actor Christopher Reeve in the 1990s.
Medical research Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, developed single-cell genome sequencing technology and published two research papers for cancer single-cell sequencing in the research journal Cell. In the papers, which were p ...
Genetics Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Embryonic stem cells grown in a laboratory culture can organize themselves into a partial pituitary gland that is fully functional when transplanted into mice, a team of researchers led by Yoshiki Sasai of ...
Medical research Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Monkeys suffering from Parkinson's disease show a marked improvement when human embryonic stem cells are implanted in their brains, in what a Japanese researcher said Wednesday was a world first.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Reviving a theory first proposed in the late 1800s that the development of organs in the normal embryo and the development of cancers are related, scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have ...
Cancer Feb 07, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Parkinson's disease researchers at the University at Buffalo have discovered how mutations in the parkin gene cause the disease, which afflicts at least 500,000 Americans and for which there is no cure.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
A Cambridge University research team has for the first time discovered a method of generating different types of vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs) - the cells which make up the walls of blood vessels - using cells from ...
Cardiology Jan 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at UCLA's Jules Stein Eye Institute and colleagues who successfully transplanted specialized retinal cells derived from human embryonic stem cells into the eyes of two legally ...
Medical research Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The first use of embryonic stem cells in humans eased a degenerative form of blindness in two volunteers and showed no signs of any adverse effects, according to a study published by The Lancet on Monday.
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 0
For the first time ever, stem cells from umbilical cords have been converted into other types of cells, which may eventually lead to new treatment options for spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, among other nervous ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have shown that iPS cells, viewed as a possible alternative to human embryonic stem cells, can mirror the defining defects of a genetic condition ...
Medical research Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |