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Single Cell Type Found To Cause Most Invasive Bladder

Single Cell Type Found To Cause Most Invasive Bladder Cancers: Study

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Invasive bladder cancer (IBC), a malignant disease that currently affects more than 375,000 people worldwide, has been found to be caused by a single type of cell in the lining of the...

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2014-04-22 23:13:31

(OTCQB:CCEL) Cryo-Cell International, Inc., the world’s first cord blood bank, announced today that parents are able to obtain better cord blood units for their babies through a new advanced processing technology. Cryo-Cell becomes the first nationwide private cord blood bank to license the new PrepaCyte CB technology from Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL). Oldsmar, FL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 New PrepaCyte® CB cord blood processing technology improves viable stem cell recovery and...

2014-04-22 08:34:42

Brian Mehling, M.D., was Keynote Speaker at Second Edition of International Medical Travel Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC) NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Brian Mehling, CMO of Blue Horizon International (BHI) spoke at a forum, "Stem Cell Treatments and the Potential for Public Health," last month at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, UAE. The event provided a unique setting for companies in the medical travel industry to showcase services and...

2014-04-21 20:21:37

Researchers study the benefits of regenerative medicine in spinal cord injury NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Horizon Stem Cells (BHSC), a division of Blue Horizon International, in cooperation with Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (WSU BSOM), recently received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for a retrospective study entitled Spinal Cord Injury Stem Cell Therapy. The study has been determined to meet Federal exemption criteria 45 CFR...

2014-04-21 20:21:35

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert, a 67-year-old physician, who lives in California is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys leading an active lifestyle. In 2011, after sustaining an injury while horseback riding, his ability to participate in many of his favorite past times was severely impacted. The busy physician was suffering from vertebral pain and, as a result, all of the activities he looked forward to doing in his free time were no longer enjoyable. "The injury and...

2014-04-21 08:26:18

CoolCell® cell freezing device and CoolBox(TM) ice-free cooling workstations chosen to support handling and processing of investigational cell therapy product in landmark clinical research trial. LARKSPUR, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioCision, LLC, a leader in advanced products to improve biomaterial handling and standardization, announced that several of the company's products used to support temperature control, as well as processing and handling of cell therapy...

2014-04-19 23:00:20

MetroMD, Institute of Regenerative Medicine enunciates to offer laser skin resurfacing treatment as one of its primary methods to combat aging and deal with skin imperfections. Laser Skin treatment, alternatively known as DOT therapy is a new breakthrough in wellness industry.Source: Devin Stone, METROMD Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 MetroMD, Institute of Regenerative Medicine enunciates to offer laser skin resurfacing treatment to combat aging and deal with skin imperfections....

2014-04-18 15:49:22

Studies carry implications for understanding cancer Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered an unexpected phenomenon in the organs that produce sperm in fruit flies: When a certain kind of stem cell is killed off experimentally, another group of non-stem cells can come out of retirement to replace them. The discovery sheds light on the tiny "environments" that stem cells occupy in animal bodies and may help explain how stem cells in tumors replenish themselves, the researchers report...

2014-04-18 11:24:08

The development of stem cell therapies to cure a variety of diseases depends on the ability to characterize stem cell populations based on cell surface markers. Researchers from the Finnish Red Cross have discovered a new marker that is highly expressed in a type of stem cells derived from human umbilical cord blood, which they describe in an article in BioResearch Open Access, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the BioResearch...

2014-04-17 23:10:13

Drehsen claims excellent results in past procedures using stem cell techniques. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 One of the most respected plastic surgeons in America is encouraging the FDA to move forward on approval of stem-cell based therapies — inspired in part by Matthew McConaughey's recent Oscar win for the film Dallas Buyers Club. In the film, McConaughey portrayed Ron Woodroof, who fought the Food and Drug Administration over his use and distribution of unapproved...

2014-04-17 14:30:27

Consider the marvel of the embryo. It begins as a glob of identical cells that change shape and function as they multiply to become the cells of our lungs, muscles, nerves and all the other specialized tissues of the body. Now, in a feat of reverse tissue engineering, Stanford University researchers have begun to unravel the complex genetic coding that allows embryonic cells to proliferate and transform into all of the specialized cells that perform myriad biological tasks. A team of...