September 2008

Embryonic Stem Cell& Stem Cell30 Sep 2008 02:20 am

California to approve bill to facilitate stem cell research in state

In what can be called a major boost in stem cell research, Hollywood superstar and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed SB 1565. The bill aims to make stem cell therapies and diagnostics funded by California’s multibillion-dollar stem cell research agency affordable and accessible. It will also help the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to fund research beyond politically charged embryonic stem cells.

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Stem Cell& Veterinarian30 Sep 2008 01:47 am

Veterinary research likely to get benefit from bone marrow stem cell therapy

The veterinary world is divided on the clinical benefits, of bone marrow-derived stem cell therapy for tendon injuries in horses.

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Embryonic Stem Cell29 Sep 2008 07:17 am

Massachusetts launched new stem cell inventory in UMass

Latest news reveals about the opening of new stem cell bank at UMass with a state grant of $7.7 million. This bank in its initial stage will be used as an inventory, which can hold more than 100 types of stem cells.

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Adult Stem Cell& Embryonic Stem Cell& Stem Cell29 Sep 2008 05:34 am

Stem cells helps in regrowing limbs

Now there is a good news for the patients who have somehow lost their finger partially or completely, as the U.S. Army Institute for Surgical Research in Fort Sam Houston, Texas, is currently working with the University of Pittsburgh’s McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine using stem cells, on a project to regrow soldiers’ limbs.

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Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell29 Sep 2008 05:30 am

Experts emphasized on human trial of stem cell research

On the last day of the World Stem Cell Summit, the researchers have raised the question of whether stem cell therapy is good for human trial.

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Stem Cell29 Sep 2008 02:40 am

Legislature to review stem cell institutes in the state

In response to a request by several organizations and nonprofit organization, the Legislature, has decided to do an inquiry of the structure and governance of the state stem cell institute.The state’s Little Hoover Commission, an advisory body to the governor and Legislature took the decision.

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Adult Stem Cell& Embryonic Stem Cell& Parkinson's Disease& Stem Cell27 Sep 2008 07:32 am

Ethical debate over embryonic stem cells likely to get over

In a major research of its kind, the Harvard University stem cell researcher have found an alternative to embryonic stem cells. Thus it is likely to bring an end to the political and ethical tempest that has embroiled hopes for a new generation of medical treatments.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell27 Sep 2008 07:31 am

New cord blood bill votes for use of placenta

Here is really a good news for stem cell researchers worldwide. In a situation where politics and ethics seems to be up against stem cell research, Southgate MP, David Burrowes has decided to draw a new bill on the use of cord blood.The bill is already passing through the house.

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Adult Stem Cell& Embryonic Stem Cell& Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell27 Sep 2008 05:36 am

NIH announces opening of new bone marrow center for treating diseases without surgery

As a way to regrow injured muscles, tendons, and bones without resorting to surgery, NIH today announces to open a new bone marrow center which will specially reside within the treatment for Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

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Cord Blood Banking27 Sep 2008 05:30 am

Eva Winston thanks Umbilical cord blood cells for saving her life

Umbilical cord blood cells has again saved a life. This time the survivor is Eva Winston-Hart, 4 years.

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