August 2007

31 Aug 2007 07:02 am

Stem Cell Cures Chronic Wounds In Elderly Diabetics

Thailand’s National Innovation Agency chief Supachai Lorlowhakarn declared that they have experimented stem cell therapy on chronic wounds on the feet of several diabetes patients, aged from 50 to 72 and it was a success.
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31 Aug 2007 06:55 am

Experimental Drug Cyclopamine Shows Promise In Adult Brain Cancer Treatment

After a series of laboratory and animal experiments, Johns Hopkins scientists show that a drug which shuts down a critical cell-signaling pathway in the most common and aggressive type of adult brain cancer successfully kills cancer stem cells thought to fuel tumor growth and help cancers evade drug and radiation therapy.
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25 Aug 2007 06:50 am

Forced Expression of Chromatin Remodeling Factor Brg1 Induces Mesenchymal Stem Cells Cycle Arrest And Death

Researchers from the Sbarro Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine and Second University of Naples in Naples, Italy, have discovered that forced expression of chromatin remodeling factor Brg1 induces cell cycle arrest, death and deterioration in mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), upsetting this delicate harmony.
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25 Aug 2007 06:22 am

Newly Identified Gene Family UTX-JMJD3 Essential for Embryonic Stem Cell Development

UTX-JMJD3, a new gene family which controls the expression of genes crucial for stem cell maintenance and differentiation has been identified by the researchers at BRIC, University of Copenhagen. These results have been obtained by using both human and mouse stem cells, as well as by studying the devel-opment of the round worm, C. elegans.
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24 Aug 2007 08:02 am

Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Supported by Canadian Diabetes Association

The Canadian Diabetes Association, country’s foremost organization disseminating information to Canadians on the disease supports using human embryos in destructive research.
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24 Aug 2007 07:48 am

Cartilage Repairing Adult Stem Cell Used in Osteoarthritis Treatment

According to the researchers of Murdoch University, osteoarthritis, causing loss of cartilage which cannot repair itself after injury, can be treated with adult stem cells. According to the researcher the special power of the stem cell to protect cartilage is very helpful in treating osteoarthritis.
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