February 2009

28 Feb 2009 04:02 pm

Obama silent about federal funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

stem-cell-disappointmentEvery body involved with the Stem Cell technology are waiting keenly for the executive order that would fund the studies on much controversial embryonic stem cell research. But to the great disappointment the present US president is apparently showing no interest in this vital matter. This was clear when he made no mention about stem cells in his speech last Tuesday.

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26 Feb 2009 06:27 pm

Urgently Required: Donors for Bone marrow transplants

bone-marrowYes, the requirement is immediate. Thousands of Americans suffer from several killer diseases like blood cancer, lymphoma, myeloma, thalassemia, sickle cell anemia etc. To cure these diseases experts recommend bone marrow transplants which ensures almost 100% remedy. But due to lack of willing donors many patients lose their life.

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26 Feb 2009 06:27 pm

Stem Cell Therapy to realise tennis dreams

tennis-dream“Karmyn wants to play tennis and I want that dream to become a reality,” said Krishna. Well nothing unusual. Every parent want their children to become some celebrity be it in the sports world or in the movie domain.

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26 Feb 2009 11:47 am

Stem Cell Therapy heals man with spinal cord injuries

stem-cell-healsA new feather in the cap of stem cell therapy. Cheers and hip hip hurrah! Well you would feel the same if you see the smiling face of Michael Flounders.

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24 Feb 2009 05:11 pm

Telomere dysfunctioning in skin stem cells increases cancer

Xeroderma-Pigmentosum-XPThe researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Center in Madrid, Spain prepared a mouse model of Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP). It is a disease in which patients have increased sensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

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24 Feb 2009 04:34 pm

Brain’s reserve cells can activated on emergency

brain-activation A recent investigation by the scientists at Karolinska Institute showed that new nerve cell formation can be activated by switching signals in brain. The study was led by Professor Jonas Frisén at the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology.

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24 Feb 2009 04:16 pm

Embryonic stem cells help in the study to fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease

Lou-Gehrig's-diseaseAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis is popularly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease after  Lou Gehrig, a famous baseball player being diagnosed with the disease. A deadly, potentially devastating neurodegenerative disorder, ALS, has no cure as such.

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24 Feb 2009 03:16 pm

Hematopoietic stem cells capable of producing blood substitute: A study

red-blood-cellsAccidents or blood-linked diseases? Whatever may be the case, you need loads of blood units. Rush to the nearest blood bank. What do you observe? Either you receive very limited supply of the required blood group or you are shown the exit door.

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24 Feb 2009 01:43 pm

Vet-Stem provides new scope for human clinical trials

petVet-Stem, California is famous for providing regenerative solutions in the field of veterinary science.

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23 Feb 2009 12:37 pm

Stem Cell Therapeutics presents positive results of Phase IIa BETAS trial

Stemcell-Therapeutics-CorporationStem Cell Therapeutics Corp. is a Canadian public biotechnology company (TSX VENTURE: SSS) focused on the development and commercialization of drug-based therapies to treat central nervous system diseases. They develop treatments that utilize drugs to stimulate patient’s own stem cells.

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