At the very beginning of stem cell research Bone Marrow was the sole source. As it had some faltering effects, scientists moved on for embryonic stem cells. Again as because of the ethical issues, stem cell source changed its course towards umbilical cord blood cells. Presently three more sources are discovered as Placental Stem cell, dental stem cell and Menstrual Blood Stem cell. Each of these sources have their individual advantages and disadvantages. Lets see how according to situation and condition each of them complements each other. Full article »
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By Richa Sharma
Like all parents, Arvind Tripathi, a schoolteacher in India’s pink city of Jaipur, wants to gift his unborn child a disease-free future. As India walks the path of cutting-edge technology in healthcare, the once unthinkable is actually within grasp and Tripathi is planning to achieve his dream by banking his baby’s stem cells.
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induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPS) is a newer concept in the field of stem cell therapy. Let us see how it promises us a newer and brighter future…
India will going to have a menstrual stem cell bank for the first time for treating various disorders. Menstrual blood, is a rich source of stem cells, just like cord blood or dental stem cells.
Critics of the Notre Dame selection of the president to receive an honorary degree and deliver the commencement address say Obama’s support of legal abortion and embryonic stem-cell research made him an inappropriate choice for a Catholic university- But who cares? Do any body really cares?
WASHINGTON - Biologists have puzzled over why the heart begins beating so early in the foetus, before the tissues actually need blood infusion.
WASHINGTON - Researchers at Universiti de Montrial have successfully produced a large quantity of laboratory stem cells from a small number of blood stem cells obtained from bone marrow.
In the absence of adequate public banking system, private banking is the only option for many parents.