December 2008


Stem Cell31 Dec 2008 03:54 am

Stem can cure animals: why not humans

If the stem cell treatment can work for the dogs, why it can’t work for the human? The question was raised by a dog-owner Glen Kothe whose pooch nursing a cartilage tear in the rear leg for a year was healed with a stem cell treatment.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell30 Dec 2008 09:03 am

India set for large scale Stem cell banking

Fillip in stem cell banking in India is a welcome news for all parents willing to offer their children a mechanism to fight against blood, genetic and immune system related disorders.

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Advocacy& Stem Cell& Veterinarian& skin30 Dec 2008 08:50 am

Can animal stem cell injections make you younger

Although stem cell therapy has not been legalized in the West, Eastern nations, specifically in Thailand the therapy is used on a large scale. Thailand plays a home to medical tourism. Millions of people across the world visit the country to seek medical care that are lacking in other countries. In a recent update, it was found that Bangkok was offering a facial wrinkle removal treatment for £2,000 to £20,000.

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Brain Disease& Embryonic Stem Cell& New study& Stem Cell29 Dec 2008 08:50 am

Stem cell therapy to treat birth time brain defects

There are several newborns who suffer from brain defects such as learning disabilities which are difficult to cure. However, Prof. Joseph Yanai and his associates at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School have been successful in reversing brain defects in animal models. This comes as a ray of hope for the infants born with brain defects.

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Cord Blood Banking& India& News27 Dec 2008 06:00 pm

Stem cell banking just got bigger in India

NEW DELHI - What could be more precious than gifting your unborn child a way to fight blood, genetic and immune system diseases for the rest of his or her life? Sure enough, many Indians are waking up to the magic of stem cell banking.

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Stem Cell26 Dec 2008 02:43 am

New stem cell therapy may relieve spinal muscle atrophy patients

An international team of scientist, led by University of Wisconsin- Madison, brings a sigh of relief for victims for spinal muscle atrophy. They have successfully generated nerve cells from skin cells. The research is significant breakthrough for those suffering the bane of muscle wasting disease.

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Americas& Embryonic Stem Cell& News25 Dec 2008 06:00 pm

Embryonic stem cells from rats to speed up disease research

WASHINGTON - Researchers have derived embryonic stem (ES) cells from rats, a breakthrough that will enable scientists to create far more effective animal models for the study of a range of human diseases.

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Stem Cell21 Dec 2008 10:36 pm

Director General of the Armed Forces Medical Colleges prefers stem cell therapy for common Indian

During his visit to Pune, the director general of the Armed Forces Medical Colleges Lt Gen Yogendra Singh  argued for more stem cell research across India. He says more and more Armed forces center should come forward for stem cell research for stroke, neurodegenerative disorders and spinal cord injuries.

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Adult Stem Cell21 Dec 2008 10:35 pm

FDA approves multiple myeloma drug to increase blood stem cells for bone marrow transplantation

It can be called good news for the adult population suffering from multiple myeloma or non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas.The FDA has approved a drug called Mozobil that promises to increase the number of blood stem cells for bone marrow transplantation in patients with certain forms of blood cancer.

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Stem Cell21 Dec 2008 10:34 pm

Neuralstem’s stem cell therapy for ALS awaits FDA approval

In its attempt to use stem cell technology to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Neuralstem, Inc. has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a clinical trial. The company aims to use its patented Human Neural Stem Cell technology for the treatment.

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