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University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) stem cell researchers have shown that insulin and nutrition keep blood stem cells from differentiating into mature blood... Read More »
Our ability to control human fertility is astounding. The numerous advances made in assisted reproductive technology allow “infertile” couples to... Read More »
Here are the top medical innovation stories making headlines this week! EU reports decline in cancer mortality rates Good news: cancer mortality rates are on... Read More »
Despite the promise of the therapeutic use of human stem cells, a complete understanding of the mechanisms that control whether a stem cell becomes a specific cell... Read More »
A*STAR  (Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore) scientists have, for the first time, identified that precise regulation of polyamine levels is... Read More »
For the first time, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have isolated egg-producing stem cells from the ovaries of reproductive age women and shown these ... Read More »
Scientists in Japan have discovered that hydrogen sulphide (H2S), the odorous compound that causes halitosis, or bad breath, increases the ability of adult stem cells ... Read More »
Scientists at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a microfluidic device that can rapidly isolate cells. It is sometimes necessary to sort through... Read More »
Patients’ own cardiac stem cells regrow heart muscle Many heart attacks leave behind scar tissue, which inhibits cardiac functions for a patient’s... Read More »
Every year in the United States alone, 785,000 people will have a first heart attack and 470,000 more will suffer a repeat heart attack, according to the Centers for... Read More »
Shiva SinghGood to know we have healing within us.
Feb 16, 2012
Aurora SterlingHeart disease is one of the most common causes of death. Hopefully, research like this will one day change that stat.
Feb 15, 2012
Researchers at the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center report for the first time that radiation treatment, despite ... Read More »
Recent research from the University of Cambridge has enabled scientists to view critical aspects of embryonic development which were previously unobservable. For... Read More »
Results from a Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute clinical trial show that treating heart attack patients with an infusion of their own heart-derived cells helps damaged... Read More »
Two new studies published today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), show hopeful advances in the treatment of Amyloid Light-chain (AL)... Read More »
A research team led by the University of Minnesota has made a key finding in understanding whether stem cells proliferate or differentiate. The mechanism by... Read More »
Researchers at the University of South Florida have discovered more benefits of umbilical cord blood. A new study shows that when mice modeling amyotrophic lateral... Read More »
The brain is what makes us human, so it is understandable that people fear the wide-ranging symptoms that can accompany brain injury. These symptoms include impaired... Read More »
Bill HarringtonMy daughter was 19 at the time of her crash that left her TBI. She's now 36 and has shown little improvement through the years. I wish this were available for her. I would love to have a better quality of life now.
Feb 6, 2012
Ann ConkleVery exciting research!
Feb 6, 2012
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rockefeller University and the Medical College of Wisconsin have developed liver-like cells from induced... Read More »
Scientists with Children’s Research Institute at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center identified the cells responsible for creating the... Read More »
Researchers have discovered a way to examine the processes of schizophrenia in cells from the nose. Neural stem cells can be used in the study of the mechanisms of... Read More »