Cuba carried out for the first time a central nervous system stem cell transplant in a fully paraplegic 32-year patient, who is satisfactorily recovering just three months after having undergone surgery.
A new US study offers insights into the way stem cells from umbilical cord blood can be used to successfully treat diabetes.
Six Year Old Sumaiya Aziza’s eye was damaged when a packet of wet lime or chuna had exploded into her eyes as she was playing with it at her home near Dhaka.
Mice Embryonic Stem Cells Closely Resembles Human Embryonic Stem Cells Raising Hope for Issue Free Embryonic Stem Cells
Two separate teams at Cambridge and Oxford universities have discovered a type of embryonic stem cell in mice which is strikingly similar to human embryonic stem cells. The findings, published in the journal Nature, could help turn cells into treatment for an array of ailments like diabetes, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s disease and cystic fibrosis, without the use of human embryos.
About half the patients being treated at US fertility clinics say they’d be willing to donate their unused embryos for stem cell research, a new survey reports.
British scientists are to try out a new way to repair damage caused by heart attacks. By injecting patients’ damaged hearts with stem cells from their own bone marrow scientists hope to regenerate tissue.
US President George W Bush has, for a second time, vetoed legislation aimed at lifting restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. The debate on stems cells is now expected to feature in the run-up to the 2008 Presidential elections.
More adults in the United States would like their federal government to change its current policy regarding stem cell research, according to a poll by Gallup released by USA Today.
A team of Canadian scientists have identified which genes help decide a stem cell’s fate; a discovery that one day could lead to drugs that invoke their regenerative power.
ThermoGenesis and the Stem Cell Program at the University of California to develop stem cell therapies based upon ThermoGenesis’ AutoXpress, BioArchive and CryoSeal Fibrin Sealant blood processing systems.