July 2006


AIDS& Advocacy& Cancer& Cerebral Palsy& Diabetes& Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy& Heart& Multiple Sclerosis& Muscular Dystrophy& Parkinson's Disease& Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell29 Jul 2006 10:11 am

President Bush Prefers Throwing Embryos Into Dumpster Than Saving Millions of Lives by Stem Cell Research

When you are denying the hopes of millions of American families with loved ones suffering from diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, heart disease, cancer and spinal cord injuries, there is really is no good way to explain it.

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Parkinson's Disease& Stem Cell28 Jul 2006 09:33 am

Public Opposes President Bush’s Veto on Embryonic Stem Cell Research Funding

Nearly 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Bush’s decision to veto a bill that would have expanded federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

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Parkinson's Disease& Stem Cell28 Jul 2006 09:21 am

Embryonic Stem Cells Provide Important Advantages Over Adult Stem Cells

Embryonic stem cells are surely having important advantages over adult stem cells.

Firstly, embryonic stem cells are pluripotent, that is, they can form any adult tissue except placenta or fetus; adult stem cells can form only the parent tissue or very few others.

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Advocacy& Stem Cell28 Jul 2006 08:10 am

Quadriplegic Man Wins Legal Battle to Seek Overseas Stem Cell Treatment

A Melbourne based quadriplegic man will be able to seek radical stem cell treatment in China after winning a protracted legal battle.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell26 Jul 2006 08:18 am

Texas Cord Blood Bank Accredited by American Association of Blood Banks

Texas’ only state-sanctioned cord blood bank in San Antonio has reached a major milestone. With more than 800 units banked in the last year, the Texas Cord Blood Bank, housed at the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center, is now part of the National Marrow Donor Program and accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks.

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Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell26 Jul 2006 08:12 am

Stem Cells and Nerve-Friendly Chemicals Jointly Bridge Damaged Spinal Cord

Scientists have used stem cells and a soup of nerve-friendly chemicals to not just bridge a damaged spinal cord but actually regrow the circuitry needed to move a muscle, helping partially paralysed rats walk.

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Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell26 Jul 2006 07:55 am

Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy is Harmless for Acute Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

Transplanting human embryonic stem cells does not cause harm and can be used as a therapeutic strategy for the treatment of acute spinal cord injury, according to a recent study by UC Irvine researchers.

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Stem Cell24 Jul 2006 09:17 am

Stem Cells Might be Harvest from human Fat Tissue

Cord Blood America, says, that scientific studies indicate the stem cells harvested from human fat tissue have the ability to become nerve cells that could be used to treat brain and spinal-cord injuries and other disorders.

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Stem Cell24 Jul 2006 09:03 am

Stem Cell Tranasplant for Chemo-Radiation Therapy or Chemotherapy Recovery: Phase I Clinical Trial Completed

ViaCell, Inc. today announced that it has enrolled and treated the last patient in the CB001 Phase I clinical trial and has begun the 100-day post-transplant follow-up.

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Stem Cell24 Jul 2006 08:38 am

Arnold Schwarzenegger Funds Stem Cell Research

California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has authorised a $150m (about R10bn) loan to fund the state’s moribund stem cell institute, a day after United States President George W Bush vetoed a measure to expand federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

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