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2014-07-10 12:34:40

Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO) The pluripotency factor NANOG regulates cell proliferation in epithelia of the skin and oesophagus in adult organisms; blocking the action of the gene diminishes the capacity of tumour cells to divide Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have discovered that NANOG, an essential gene for embryonic stem cells, also regulates cell division in stratified epithelia—those that form part of the epidermis of...

2014-07-10 12:30:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far from being sharply divided, the American people are in broad support of more stem cell research, according to the results of an online survey released today by Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) to coincide with National Cord Blood Awareness Month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125951 The poll included responses from 1,130 individuals to reveal: their belief in the need for continued research to rapidly bring stem cell therapies...

2014-07-10 08:27:41

SHENZHEN, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Beike) has officially been accepted into the approval process for the Chinese Food and Drug Administration for the use of human umbilical cord (UC) derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for clinical translation and treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythamatosus (SLE). After a recent clinical study was published showing Beike's mesenchymal stem cells effective in treating SLE...

2014-07-09 12:30:16

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells : Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2212008/Induced-Pluripotent-Stem-Cells--Global-Markets.html This BCC Research report provides detailed market and industry analyses to help readers quantify and qualify the global market for induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). Important trends of the field and market segments are identified, and market sizes...

2014-07-08 11:11:21

Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group A spinal mass was identified in a young woman with complete spinal cord injury 8 years after she had undergone implantation of olfactory mucosal cells in the hopes of regaining sensory and motor function. The case is reported and discussed in "Autograft-derived spinal cord mass following olfactory mucosal cell transplantation in a spinal cord injury patient. Case report," by Brian J. Dlouhy, MD, Olatilewa Awe, MD, Rajesh C. Rao, MD, Patricia A....

2014-07-08 08:31:51

GRENOBLE, France, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunID announced today that Dr Miguel Perales, Deputy Chief, Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service and Director, Adult Stem Cell Transplant Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, is joining its Scientific Advisory Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124850 Dr Perales' clinical practice focuses on allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplantation for hematological malignancies as well as novel...

Stopping Spread Of Cancer By Blocking Cells' Movement
2014-07-07 03:13:10

University College London Insights into how cells move through the body could lead to innovative techniques to stop cancer cells from spreading and causing secondary tumors, according to new UCL research. Scientists discovered that cells can change into an invasive, liquid-like state to readily navigate the narrow channels in our body. This transformation is triggered by chemical signals, which could be blocked in order to stop cancer cells from spreading. Most cancer deaths are not...

2014-07-07 10:28:28

Neural Regeneration Research Researchers at the University of Birmingham, UK, led by Dr. Ben Scheven, Dr. Wendy Leadbeater and Ben Mead have discovered that stem cells isolated from the teeth, termed dental pulp stem cells (DPSC), can protect retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) from death following injury and promote regeneration of their axons along the optic nerve. RGC loss is the leading cause of blindness and can arise through traumatic injury or degenerative diseases such as glaucoma....

2014-07-07 08:28:39

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This July, in honor of African American Bone Marrow Awareness Month, Delete Blood Cancer DKMS will proudly debut a PSA about Zahara Weeks, a five-year-old currently battling sickle cell anemia, featuring Grey's Anatomy's star James Pickens Jr. Despite her young age, Zahara has already begun to inspire others to join the bone marrow registry and potentially become a lifesaving match for a patient in need. In observance of this month, Delete...

Schizophrenia genetic variants
2014-07-05 04:56:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to a new study appearing in the July 3 edition of the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have uncovered a new genetic variant that could result in certain people having a predisposition to schizophrenia. While there are many genetic variants that could increase the risk of developing a psychiatric disorder, they are insufficient to cause these diseases, the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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