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Latest Teratoma Stories

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2015-04-27 08:26:38

Odds are, most people at one point in their childhood blamed their “evil twin” when something went wrong or was broken. But as it turns out, doctors recently discovered an Indiana woman’s brain tumor actually was caused by an “evil twin”...sort of.

2014-06-17 12:28:46

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota performs first known minimally invasive Visualase surgery on rare mature teratoma tumor; results showcased on nationally syndicated talk show, The Doctors

Ovarian Tumor That Had Teeth And A Bone Fragment Inside Was Found In A Roman-age Skeleton
2013-01-25 11:44:35

A team of researchers led by the UAB has found the first ancient remains of a calcified ovarian teratoma, in the pelvis of the skeleton of a woman from the Roman era.

Faster, Safer Method For Producing Stem Cells Developed By Scientists
2012-12-04 13:11:48

The new method boosts cell yields and increases safety, helping to get another step closer to regenerative medicine

Rare Cancer Removed From Unborn Child
2012-06-23 07:28:54

Doctors at a Florida hospital announced this week that they had successfully removed an extremely rare tumor from the mouth of a 17-week-old fetus.

Researchers Use Noxious Gas To Convert Stem Cells To Liver Cells
2012-02-27 12:42:30

Japanese scientists have recently discovered that hydrogen sulfide (H2S) – the chemical responsible for such malodorous phenomena as human flatulence, bad breath and rotten eggs – can be used to efficiently convert stem cells from human teeth into liver cells.

2011-08-15 12:19:46

Like fine chefs, scientists are seemingly approaching a day when they will be able to make nearly any type of tissue from human embryonic stem cells.

2011-03-07 14:24:45

"Pluripotent" stem cells—which have the potential to mature into almost any cell in the body—are being widely studied for their role in treating a vast array of human diseases and for generating cells and tissues for transplantation.

2010-07-21 16:17:44

Scientists at the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center have described a population of cells that mark the very first stage of differentiation of human embryonic stem cells as they enter a developmental pathway that leads to production of blood, heart muscle, blood vessels and bone.

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2010-07-07 07:24:47

A team of biologists at UC San Diego funded by a grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the state’s stem-cell funding agency, has discovered a way to limit the formation of teratomas.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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