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Stem cell news

Latest Health News and Medical News posted throughout the day, every day.

July 30, 2014

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Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that stem cells inside the soft tissues of the tooth come from an unexpected source, namely nerves.

July 29, 2014

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For years, researchers and patients have hoped that embryonic stem cells (ESCs) - capable of forming nearly any cell type in the body - could provide insight into numerous diseases perhaps even be...
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Scientists at The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute are one step closer to creating a viable cell replacement therapy for multiple sclerosis from a patient's own cells.

July 28, 2014

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Researchers in Germany and the U.S. have proven for the first time that specific individual cells of the immune system, termed central memory T cells, have all the essential characteristics of adult...

July 27, 2014

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The potential for clinical use of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology for transplant-based therapeutic strategies has previously been hindered by the risk of dysregulated cell growth...

July 25, 2014

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Stem cells offer much promise for treating damaged organs and tissues, but with current transplantation approaches stem cell survival is poor, limiting their effectiveness.

July 24, 2014

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Surgeons in Southampton have pioneered a new knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis - and extend sporting careers.
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Converting stem cell data into sounds could enable GPs to make instant, non-invasive cancer diagnoses during a routine check-up.
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A new study in mice reveals that mesenchymal (mezz-EN-chem-uhl) stem cells (MSCs) help rejuvenate skeletal muscle after resistance exercise.

July 23, 2014

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Interleukin-10 aids survival of cells transplanted to repair cardiac tissues after MIThe long-term, positive benefits of transplanted allogenic (other-donated) smooth muscle cells (SMCs) to...
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Researchers at the BBSRC-funded Babraham Institute, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Single Cell Genomics Centre, have developed a powerful new single-cell technique to help...

July 22, 2014

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An organism is healthy thanks to a good maintenance system: the normal functioning of organs and environmental exposure cause damage to tissues, which need to be continuously repaired.
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Current research on bone marrow stem cell transplantation and autologous or xenogenic nerve transplantation for peripheral nerve regeneration has mainly focused on the repair of peripheral nerve...
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New research also suggests common antibiotic might help treat the genetic defectResearchers from UC Davis School of Medicine and Shriners Hospitals for Children - Northern California have...

July 21, 2014

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Two patients achieved long-term remission of HIV following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) with HIV-susceptible donor cells, but the virus returned when they stopped...

July 18, 2014

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Stem cells can substitute the lost cells after central nervous system injury, decrease nervous tissue damage and promote neurofunctional recovery.

July 17, 2014

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Researchers at UC Davis School of Medicine have for the first time shown that a polysialylated glycoprotein that regulates neurodevelopment exists on the surface of cells in the adult inner ear.

July 16, 2014

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The ability to reliably and safely make in the laboratory all of the different types of cells in human blood is one key step closer to reality.

July 15, 2014

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Recent evidence has demonstrated that transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells can stimulate neurogenesis in the brain of adult rat or mouse models of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and improve tissue and...
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For breast cancer patients, the era of personalized medicine may be just around the corner, thanks to recent advances by USC Stem Cell researcher Min Yu and scientists at Massachusetts General...