October 2005

Parkinson's Disease& Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell31 Oct 2005 10:01 am

Parkinson’s and Spinal Cord Injury (Paralysis) Patients Application Seeked for World Stem Cell Center Research

World Stem Cell Center in Seoul, run by famous stem-cell scientist Hwang Woo-suk, is seeking test subjects suffering from Parkinson’s disease and spinal cord paralysis.

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Stem Cell31 Oct 2005 09:48 am

Stem Cell Trigger Identified for Growing Human Organ Tissue Using Embryonic Stem Cells

US scientists moved closer to growing human organs in laboratory after they identified a key trigger to turn embryonic stem cells into endoderm, a layer of cells in human embryos that eventually develops into organs.

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Heart& Parkinson's Disease& Stem Cell29 Oct 2005 01:54 am

Stem Cell Intl. Announces Successful Stroke Treatment with Stem Cell Transplantation Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy International, Inc. (OTC: SCII), a leading company in the field of research and development of stem cell transplantation (SCT) therapy and regenerative medicine, announced today the successful results of a case of stem cell transplantation recently concluded in Kiev, Ukraine, on Ian McBride, 49, a stroke victim from Belfast, Ireland.

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Advocacy& Stem Cell28 Oct 2005 01:53 am

Perspective on World Stem Cell Research Foundation

South Korean scientists lead by Professor Woo Suk Hwang announced the creation of World Stem Cell Foundation. It will be headquartered at Seoul National University with satellite laboratories in Oxford and San Francisco.

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Advocacy& Stem Cell28 Oct 2005 01:40 am

Missouri Governor Matt Blunt Reaffirms Support for Stem Cell Research at Baptist Convention

Missouri Governor Matt Blunt on Tuesday reaffirmed his support for stem cell research during a speech to the Missouri Baptist Convention.

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Heart& Stem Cell28 Oct 2005 01:32 am

New Stem Cell Heart Treatment Rushes to Fix Heart Like “Ambulances to an Emergency Scene”

Italian researchers are using stem cells repair hearts damaged by heart attacks .

Turin University heart specialist Sebastiano Marra said the stem cells produced by hormone injections “rush to the site of the damage like ambulances to an emergency scene”.

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Stem Cell16 Oct 2005 06:26 am

Indian President Dr. Kalam Promotes Stem Cell Research in India

Indian President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam stressed the need for stem cell research as it had tremendous potential in ophthalmology.

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Diabetes& Stem Cell15 Oct 2005 10:48 pm

Successful Stem Cell Implant on Diabetic Patient in Peru

Peru has conducted a successful intra-arterial stem-cell implant in the panchreas of a diabetic patient according to the Central Military Hospital (HMC).

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Stem Cell15 Oct 2005 12:13 pm

Experimental Stem Cell Drug Gives Baby with Osteopetrosis a Second Chance

“He was too big, too strong, too beautiful” said Nelly Rojo about her child - Luis Fernando.

Luis was unfortunately born with osteopetrosis, a rare and potentially fatal disease that occurs when the body cannot produce enough cells that destroy bone tissue (osteoclasts). As a result, too much bone is created, resulting in stunted growth, deformity, blindness and deafness.

In the first 11 months of his short, frail life, Luis Fernando Rojo has endured more than most adults ever will in their lifetime: two cord blood transplants, three stem cell transfusions, an intubation and, just a few months ago, the verdict that he had only a 5 percent to 10 percent chance to live.
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Advocacy& Cancer& Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell13 Oct 2005 09:49 pm

Cord Blood: More Parents Donating to Save Lives

Thousands of children like Peter Bernard Storm today starts their life as big contributors - donators of cord blood which is being used to treat over 80 serious diseases including most prevalent types of leukemia. Your child could be one too.

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