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2013-12-05 23:58:25

New research by University of Vermont Associate Professor of Medicine Jeffrey Spees, Ph.D., and colleagues has identified a new tool that could help facilitate future stem cell therapy for the more than 700,000 Americans who suffer a heart attack each year. The study appeared online in Stem Cells Express. Stem cells, which can come from embryos, fetal tissue and adult tissues, have the potential to develop into a variety of cell types in the body, such as muscle cells, brain cells and red...

2013-12-02 23:03:44

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Market for Primary Cells & Stem Cell-Derived Cells: Current and Future Opportunities. London (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Study Objectives This study of the academic and pharma/biotech sectors in North America and Europe provides an analysis of the market for primary cells and an assessment of the brand equity for the leading companies who serve this market. This report also describes the emerging market for stem...

2013-12-02 09:57:42

Scientists and surgeons at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered a promising new approach to treating colorectal cancer by disarming the gene that drives self-renewal in stem cells that are the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the Western world. "This is the first step toward clinically applying the principles of cancer stem cell biology to control cancer growth and advance the...

2013-11-26 16:24:38

The blood stem cells that live in bone marrow are at the top of a complex family tree. Such stem cells split and divide down various pathways that ultimately produce red cells, white cells and platelets. These “daughter” cells must be produced at a rate of about one million per second to constantly replenish the body’s blood supply. Researchers have long wondered what allows these stem cells to persist for decades, when their progeny last for days, weeks or months before they need to...

Spanish Team Grows Fake Skin Using Stem Cells From Umbilical Cord
2013-11-22 14:54:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Granada in Spain have announced the development of artificial skin, grown from umbilical cord stem cells. The development could be a massive step forward for the treatment of burn victims or other patients who have suffered severe skin damage. According to a report, published in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine, the research team wrote that they were able to use stem cells derived from the...

2013-11-18 21:01:06

Alan W. Heldman, M.D., of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and colleagues conducted a study to examine the safety of transendocardial stem cell injection (TESI) with autologous mesenchymal stem cells and bone marrow mononuclear cells in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy. An effective proregenerative treatment for ischemic cardiomyopathy would address a major unmet need for many patients. An unresolved issue is whether mesenchymal stem cells have similar safety and...


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