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FDA-Approved Fetal Stem-Cell Treatment for Eye Disease Being Tested for ...
Stem cells derived from human fetuses will be injected into the eyes of a dozen patients suffering from age-related macular degeneration, under a clinical trial approved early this year by the U.S.
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Stem cells boost brain tumor treatments for some patients, study finds
The stem cells form a shield of sorts against the toxic side effects from chemo, according to the researchers behind the study.
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Harvard Stem Cell Institute Sees Growth
With important potential applications such as the generation of cells and tissues that could be used for cell-based therapies, stem cells are at the forefront of scientific research. Stem cells, which can differentiate into specific cell types, offer ...
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Skin cells transformed into beating heart tissue, fueling heart failure ...
(CBS News) A new study of patients with heart failure found a novel treatment approach might reverse the damage that has long been considered irreversible: Fixing their damaged hearts using stem cells derived by their own skin cells. Stem cells heal ...
Skin Cells Turned into Healthy Heart Muscle in a Patient, for First Time
Skin Cells Turned Into Beating Heart Muscle  Huffington Post
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Genomic Health, OncoMed Team Up on Personalized Cancer Drug Work
Genomic Health will use its DNA-sequencing instruments and software to look for specific biomarkers to find patients who have the best chance of benefitting from targeted antibody drugs OncoMed is developing to interfere with cancer stem cells�which ...
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IPierian turns its stem cell technology on Alzheimer's, antibody drugs
After fits and starts, iPierian Inc. will focus on developing monoclonal antibodies targeting Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.
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Butler County boy's cupcake dream motivates doctor
The boy's plea captivated Hackam, a pediatric surgeon who has spent two years creating an intestine. Although Hackam's team mastered a way to culture stem cells removed from the gut, they were unable to create a scaffold structure where cells can grow.
Study Links Pneumonia and Restless Sleep
Results showed significant increases in satellite stem cells of skeletal muscle in both groups of calorie-restriction mice compared with controls.
Stem Cell Therapy: Get The Facts (VIDEO)
In the future, stem cells may hold the key to treating some of mankind's most challenging diseases. Unfortunately, the future is not now.
Ohio State spinoff Nanofiber growing with lab dishes that grow cells
Nanofiber Solutions is the latest entry into the field of regenerative medicine, or using stem cells to help the body grow its own replacement tissues in a broad range of disease and injury.