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Stem cell news

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

March 5, 2015

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A protein that helps embryonic stem cells (ESCs) retain their identity also promotes DNA repair, according to a study in The Journal of Cell Biology.
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Damage to myelin, the fatty insulator that enables communication between nerve cells, characterizes multiple sclerosis (MS) and other devastating neurological diseases.

March 4, 2015

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Scientists report using embryonic stem cells to generate new, healthy-looking cartilage in rats without adverse side effects like abnormal, disorganized tissue or tumors.
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A team of European researchers has devised a strategy to ensure that adult epidermal stem cells are safe before they are used as treatments for patients.
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Cells provide individualized model for studying obesity and testing treatmentsColumbia researchers have developed a method to generate hypothalamic-like neurons from human pluripotent stem...

March 3, 2015

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Dr. Joshua Hare, founding director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, co-authored a study released in the Journal of The American...
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However, the findings reveal striking variations between countries and regions in the use of this lifesaving procedure and high unmet need due to a chronic shortage of resources and donors that is...
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Manchester scientists have a developed a new method to monitor the effect of anti-cancer drugs on very rare leukaemia stem cells.
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Neurotrophin pathway signaling controls brain stem cell growth and survivalGlioblastomas are a highly aggressive type of brain tumor, with few effective treatment options.

March 2, 2015

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High dose chemotherapy and transplantation of patients' own blood stem cells may be more effective than standard treatment with the approved drug Mitoxantrone in severe affected patients with...
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An industry-academic research collaboration yields a new strategy for delivering stem cells to the right locationResearchers identified a small molecule that can be used to program mesenchymal...
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Exposure to TGF-beta prompts changes that help mouse tumor stem cells evade drugsTo see how the growth signal TGF-beta influences cancer cells, the researchers used a red tag (top) to mark...

February 27, 2015

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Methods to multiply pluripotent cells for potential therapies raise worries about cancerThe therapeutic promise of human stem cells is indisputably huge, but the process of translating their...
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University of Manchester scientists have used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells while not harming other cells.

February 26, 2015

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New research shows graphene oxide may have potential as a new type of anticancer agent by selectively targeting cancer stem cells and stopping their proliferation.
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A new study led by researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the University of California (UC), San Diego School of Medicine shows that certain stem cell culture methods are...
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The signal molecule, retinoic acid, is a product of vitamin A which helps to instruct how different types of tissue are to be formed in the growing embryo.

February 25, 2015

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Stem cells from the dental pulp of wisdom teeth can be coaxed to turn into cells of the eye's cornea and could one day be used to repair corneal scarring due to infection or injury, according to...

February 24, 2015

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Pluristem Therapeutics Inc., a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapy products, has announced the positive results of a recently completed trial conducted by the U.S.
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The clinical trial aims to demonstrate safety and preliminary efficacy of sequential intravenous infusion of the ex vivo expanded mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) derived from cord tissue and the cord...