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April 24, 2015

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Researchers have for the first time shown how a specific protein receptor on the surface of breast cells promotes the progression of breast cancer.
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Researchers at Inserm and Paris Descartes University have just taken an important step in research on stem cells and dental repair.

April 22, 2015

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A pair of topical medicines already alleviating skin conditions each may prove to have another, even more compelling use: instructing stem cells in the brain to reverse damage caused by multiple...

April 21, 2015

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Understanding the molecular signals that guide early cells in the embryo to develop into different types of organs provides insight into how tissues regenerate and repair themselves.

April 20, 2015

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Pre-eclampsia is a disease that affects 5 to 8 percent of pregnancies in America.

April 16, 2015

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Researchers are optimistic that a stem cell treatment they successfully tested in rats will slow or reverse the effects of early-stage age-related macular degeneration in humans.
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Researchers create a free public library of versatile stem cells from ALS patientsFast Facts: More than 30,000 people in the U.S.
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An injection of stem cells into the eye may soon slow or reverse the effects of early-stage age-related macular degeneration, according to new research from scientists at Cedars-Sinai.

April 15, 2015

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New research published online in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), reports that children with "bubble boy disease" who undergo gene therapy have fewer infections and...
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Research led by the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute has identified a gene critical to controlling the body's ability to create blood cells and immune cells from blood-forming stem...
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Discovery offers a new way to fight cancer by targeting the Pin1 enzymeTargeted cancer therapies work by blocking a single oncogenic pathway to halt tumor growth.

April 13, 2015

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Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), a team led by Mount Sinai researchers has gained new insight into genetic changes that may turn a well known anti-cancer signaling gene into a driver of...
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The Fountain of Youth has been discovered and it's not in Florida as Ponce de Leon claimed. Instead, it was found in the mammary glands of genetically modified mice.

April 10, 2015

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Scientists show mice injected with healing hydrogel made of fibrin and amniotic stem cells grow more robust networks of blood vessels than those injected with fibrin-only hydrogel.
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YAP1-OCT4 protein interactions control SOX2 protein and stem cell self-renewalLung cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the number one cause of cancer-related mortality.

April 9, 2015

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Dr. Joshua Hare, director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has co-authored a new study titled PPARĪ³ Denitrosylation via...
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Understanding healthy cell division could have implications for cancer patients, embryosDividing cells--whether they're in an embryo or an adult--rely on the right processes happening at the...
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Blocking key 'survival' proteins is a promising tactic for treating cancer, however new research suggests care should be taken as these proteins are also vital for emergency blood cell production.
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It is well known that neurological diseases and injuries pose some of the greatest challenges in modern medicine, with few if any options for effectively treating such diagnoses, but recent work...

April 8, 2015

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Mitomycin-treated embryonic stem cells shown to be a safe and effective therapeutic strategy for Parkinson's disease, reducing symptoms and not generating tumors in miceBrazilian researchers at...