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2014-05-26 12:23:17

MUMBAI, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominate the Stem Cell Product Market by Making Smarter Decisions Faster Stem cells are still a relatively new discovery, as the first mouse embryonic stem cells were derived from embryos in 1981, but it was not until 1995 that the first successful culturing of embryonic stem cells from non-human primates occurred and not until 1998 when a technique was developed to isolate and grow embryonic stem cells from human blastocysts. Soon...

2014-05-23 12:24:31

GERMANTOWN, Md., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that data from the NSI-189 Phase Ib study in major depressive disorder (MDD) will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting in Hollywood, Florida, on June 17th at 4:15 EDT. NSI-189 is Neuralstem's first-in-class, lead neurogenic small molecule compound. In pre-clinical studies, NSI-189 was shown to promote the formation of new neurons (neurogenesis) in...

2014-05-22 23:10:34

Market Size - $37.88 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 24.0%, Market Trends – Growing R&D initiatives to develop novel therapies New Report By Grand View Research. View Complete Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/stem-cells-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The global market for stem cells is expected to reach USD 170.15 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing prevalence of chronic diseases such as...

2014-05-22 23:01:07

Cellular therapy procedure can have miraculous results on people suffering from chronic back pain or disc degeneration in particular - as was proven in the case of Beth, a 28-year old patient at MetroMD in Los Angeles diagnosed with degenerative disc disease (DDD). Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 According to MetroMD Institute of Regenerative Medicine, cellular therapy procedures can have miraculous results on people suffering from chronic back pain or disc degeneration in particular...

2014-05-22 10:32:28

University of Cambridge A new method of generating mature nerve cells from skin cells could greatly enhance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, and could accelerate the development of new drugs and stem cell-based regenerative medicine. The nerve cells generated by this new method show the same functional characteristics as the mature cells found in the body, making them much better models for the study of age-related diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, and for the...

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...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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