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2014-05-20 23:07:28

Okyanos Heart Institute Announces Addition of Adipose Stem Cell Research Pioneer to Okyanos’ Cardiac Cell Therapy Medical Team Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Okyanos Heart Institute has announced the addition of Dr. Todd Malan to their executive medical team as Chief Cell Therapy Officer and General Surgeon. He will perform and oversee the liposuction step of Okyanos treatment, removing a small amount of fat from patients from which their own stem cells are isolated. Cardiac...

2014-05-20 16:25:34

HACKENSACK, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Islander Greg Mucci participated in sports his whole life until a motorcycle accident in 2004. Unfortunately, his injury developed into avascular necrosis and sidelined his hopes for a pro athletic career. Mr. Mucci, 30, credits his steady recovery to Brian Mehling, M.D. and support from Dr. Mehling's Blue Horizon charities. Today, he works as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). At 6'2" and 230 pounds he has returned to bodybuilding,...

2014-05-20 00:21:00

New study examine government data WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While employers argue that there are not enough workers with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) degrees, a new analysis of government data by the Center for Immigration Studies finds no evidence that a general shortage of such workers exists. Consistent with most research on the subject, the findings show that the country has more than twice as many people with STEM degrees as there are STEM...

2014-05-19 23:02:20

A University of Maryland study of a rare genetic disorder that causes premature aging and early death may help explain the effects of normal aging on the cardiovascular system. The study was published online today, May 19, 2014 in Early Edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Children with progeria, a rare disorder that causes premature aging, die in their teens of ailments that are common in octogenarians: heart failure and stroke. Kan Cao, a...

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2014-05-18 03:00:47

Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have a potential solution for how to more effectively kill tumor cells using cancer-killing viruses. The investigators report that trapping virus-loaded stem cells in a gel and applying them to tumors significantly improved survival in mice with glioblastoma multiforme, the most common brain tumor in human adults and also the most difficult to treat. The work, led by Khalid...

2014-05-16 12:27:11

Abstract Presented at ASPHO Conference by Americord's Medical Director Dr. Robert Dracker NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breakthrough technology that harvests stem cells from the placenta was presented in an abstract written by Dr. Robert A. Dracker, Americord's Executive Medical Director, at the 27(th) annual meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO). The new stem cell harvesting technology enables parents to collect as many as twice the...

2014-05-16 08:27:03

/PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) CEO and President, Richard Garr, will present at the World Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress, on Thursday, May 22, at 11:35 a.m. BST in London, UK (http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/stem-cells/index.stm). Neuralstem is currently in a Phase II clinical trial to treat ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease) with its NSI-566 stem cells and has been approved to commence a Phase I study in spinal cord...

2014-05-16 08:26:45

DUBLIN, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6mvft5/circulating_tumor) has announced the addition of the "Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Technologies - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Technologies in US$ Million. The report provides separate...

2014-05-16 08:25:39

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Utah and University of California (UC), Irvine implanted human stem cells into their injured spinal cords. Remarkably, the mice recovered even after their bodies rejected the human stem cells. "When we implanted the...

2014-05-15 23:06:12

Local Stem Cell Clinic Celebrates Anniversary with Hundreds of Patients Treated Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 On Tuesday, May 20, Lung Institute is celebrating the first anniversary of its Tampa location. As a leader in regenerative medicine, Lung Institute has provided over 250 treatments to lung disease patients who previously had no hope for better breathing and regaining quality of life. Lung Institute treats lung diseases including pulmonary fibrosis and chronic obstructive...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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