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Latest Stem cells Stories

2014-03-05 10:35:00

Stem cells from patients offer model and drug-discovery platform for early-onset form of disease Harvard stem cell scientists have successfully converted skins cells from patients with early-onset Alzheimer's into the types of neurons that are affected by the disease, making it possible for the first time to study this leading form of dementia in living human cells. This may also make it possible to develop therapies far more quickly and accurately than before. The research, led by...

2014-03-04 00:22:40

Blue Horizon International Founder and Others Attend 2014 Winter Olympics, Discuss Stem Cell Treatments for Sports-Related Injuries, Recovery NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned stem cell-researcher and founder of Blue Horizon International (BHI), Brian Mehling, MD, attended the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in Sochi last week. The New York-based orthopedic trauma surgeon was joined by Blue Horizon International team members Eddie Amarante, Manuel McDonald, and...

2014-02-28 23:24:52

Prominent Indianapolis Plastic Surgery Practice Adds New Facial to Its Roster Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Chernoff Cosmetic Surgeons is excited to bring Phytoceutical science to Indianapolis, offering patients an innovative new treatment in the form of the Apple Stem Cell Facial. A phytoceutical is a plant-derived compound with skin and health benefits. The benefits of phytoceuticals and apple stem cells have been witnessed in Europe and some Asian Countries, but have...

2014-02-27 23:03:57

Miami Stem Cell Treatment Center offers free educational seminars to the public about the use of stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The Miami Stem Cell Treatment Center, PC, located in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and Boca Raton, Florida, announces a series of free public seminars on the use of stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be provided by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, Surgeon-in-Chief, and, Dr. Nia...

Researchers Create New Neurons In Brains And Spinal Cords Of Living Adult Mammals
2014-02-27 12:50:49

UT Southwestern Medical Center UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers created new nerve cells in the brains and spinal cords of living mammals without the need for stem cell transplants to replenish lost cells. Although the research indicates it may someday be possible to regenerate neurons from the body's own cells to repair traumatic brain injury or spinal cord damage or to treat conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, the researchers stressed that it is too soon to know whether...

2014-02-26 23:34:03

Adler Footcare New York is now offering a treatment called Stem Cell Replacement Therapy to treat foot problems such as plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, osteoarthritis, and soft tissue damage. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Adler Footcare of Greater New York is offering an advanced treatment option for chronic foot problems like plantar fasciitis, as well as common foot problems like Osteoarthritis, Achilles tendonitis and torn soft tissue. In the past these...

2014-02-26 08:29:53

SAN BRUNO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) announces that the company's abstract submission titled Prevalence of Diseases and Conditions Amenable to Stem Cell Transplant or Infusion Among Families Storing Newborn Stem Cells at a Large Private Cord Blood Bank has been accepted for poster presentation at the combined annual meetings of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and the American Society of Blood and...

2014-02-25 23:30:30

RoosterBio Inc is a new biotech start-up supplying human bone marrow-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (hBM-MSC) for tissue engineering research and stem cell-based product development into the high growth Synthetic Biology and Regenerative Medicine fields. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 RoosterBio Inc is a new biotech start-up supplying human bone marrow-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (hBM-MSC) for tissue engineering research and stem cell-based product development into the high...

2014-02-25 23:22:28

The market for mice model services is segmented into breeding, cryopreservation, quarantine, rederivation, genetic testing, model in-licensing, and other services (surgical and line rescue) - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/mice-model-market-1308.html. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 This report studies “Mice Model Market - By Type [Inbred, Knockout, Conditioned], Technology [Microinjection, Embryonic Stem Cell], Disease [Oncology, Immunology, CNS], Service [Breeding,...

2014-02-25 14:21:48

Our cells don’t live in a vacuum. They are surrounded by a complex, nurturing matrix that is essential for many biological functions, including growth and healing. In all multicellular organisms, including people, cells make their own extracellular matrix. But in the lab, scientists attempting to grow tissue must provide a scaffold for cells to latch onto as they grow and proliferate. This engineered tissue has potential to repair or replace virtually any part of our bodies....