How Do Stem Cells Create Tumors?

By | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 19:00

A new development in the growth of stem cell tumors has found that upregulating or downregulating a certain signaling pathway can manage how the tumors grow.


Miniature Pancreas Grown By Danish Researchers From Stem Cells

By | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 18:50

Danish researchers believe they have found a potential new diabetes therapy through growing miniature pancreatic organs.

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Horse Jockey Regrows Bitten-Off Finger With Powder Made From Pig Bladders [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 16:56

A procedure that uses powder made from pigs' bladders to regrow tissue and bone helped one man regrow his finger after his horse bit it off.

Using Human Stem Cells, Scientists Create Functional Blood Vessels in Mice

Using Human Stem Cells, Scientists Grow Functional Blood Vessels In Mice

By | Mon, 07/15/2013 - 21:46

Advances in stem cell research have shown that many different parts of the body can be grown, providing hope that some of the most deadly diseases will one day be treatable.

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Japan Gives Approval For First Clinical Study To Cure A Form Of Blindness Using Stem Cells Made From Human Skin

By | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:19

The Japanese government has given the green light to pursue human trials using stem cells created from a person's skin to cure macular degeneration, a form of blindness.

Stem Cells In Fingernails Are The Key To Regrowing Amputated Finger Tips

By | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 13:15

NYU scientists find a new group of stem cells in fingernails that can promote the growth of bone and finger tips.

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Lou Gehrig’s Disease Treatment On The Horizon? Engineered Stem Cells Could Be The Key

By | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:19

Using stem cells as factories to produce growth factors, researchers found lab animals with Lou Gehrig's disease had better survival.

Boy's Stem Cells Successfully Treat Cerebral Palsy, Awakening Him From Vegetative State

Boy's Stem Cells Successfully Treat Cerebral Palsy, Awaken Him From Vegetative State

By | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 00:16

Four months after receiving stem-cell therapy, a boy who had been in a vegetative state from severe brain damage was almost able to function normally.

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New Development In Stem-Cell Cloning Fuels Longtime Ethical Debate

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 13:00

The announcement of the extraordinary cloning of human embryos has sparked a hot debate concerning legal regulations and moral implications of the process.

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Dolly Revisited: New Cloning Method Makes Human Embryonic Stem Cells [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 13:01

A major advance by Oregon researchers turns human skin cells into embryonic stem cells.


Putting Denture Manufacturers Out Of Business: Researchers Use Stem Cells To Make Teeth

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:24

Researchers are taking steps to create bioengineered teeth.

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Turning Skin Into Brain: Researchers Have New Hope In MS Treatment

By | Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:06

By reprogramming skin cells into myelin producing cells and proving they work, researchers are forging ahead in hopes of repairing damage seen in some neurological diseases.

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Radical New Technique Extracts Stem Cells From Cadavers

By | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:17

Corpses have long been used for organ transplants, but new research suggests that they may be able to serve as a vessel for stem cell donations as well.

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Scientists Successfully Turn Urine Into Brain Cells

By | Mon, 12/10/2012 - 13:44

Researchers have found a way to turn urine into brain cells. The technique uses the cells discarded in human waste to form neuron cells.

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Researchers Create Stem Cells From Blood

By | Fri, 11/30/2012 - 15:08

Researchers may have found a way to make stem cell therapy much less controversial: the conversion of blood cells into stem cells.