(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from Japan recently published a paper in PLoS One describing their successful growth and transplantation of new teeth created from the stem cells of mice.
Jul 13, 2011 report
As we age our thymus shrinks and is replaced by fatty tissue, losing its essential ability to grow and develop T cells and leaving us susceptible to infections, immune disorders and cancers.
Dec 22, 2017
UCLA scientists have discovered a link between a protein and the ability of human blood stem cells to self-renew. In a study published today in the journal Nature, the team reports that activating the protein causes blood ...
Nov 28, 2019
A clinical trial has begun which will use stem cell transplants to grow a new immune system for people with untreatable Crohn's disease—a painful and chronic intestinal disease which affects at least 115,000 people in the ...
Aug 06, 2018
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have identified a specific subset of adult blood stem cells that is exclusively responsible for repopulating the entire blood and immune system after a transplant.
Nov 01, 2017
A surgeon in China says he has constructed an extra nose out of a man's rib cartilage and implanted it under the skin of his forehead to prepare for a transplant in probably the first operation of its kind.
Sep 28, 2013
Q: Does a bone marrow transplant change your DNA?
Jan 19, 2018
Pioneering international research has found stem cell treatment in people with active multiple sclerosis stabilises the disease and improves disability.
Mar 26, 2018
Like volunteers handing out cups of energy drinks to marathon runners, specially engineered "helper cells" transplanted along with stem cells can dole out growth factors to increase the stem cells' endurance, at least briefly, ...
Aug 27, 2013
A research team from Tongji University in China have made a breakthrough in human lung regeneration technology. For the first time, researchers have regenerated patients' damaged lungs using autologous lung stem cell transplantation ...
Feb 09, 2018