24 Jul 2009 07:19 am

Chinese scientists create fertile live mice from skin cells

MELBOURNE - In a breakthrough study, Chinese researchers have been able to create live fertile mice by reprogramming skin cells into powerful stem cells.

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23 Jul 2009 06:00 pm

Chinese scientists make major progress on stem cells made without embryos, produce live mice

Non-embryonic stem cells pass major hurdle in mice

WASHINGTON — Two teams of Chinese scientists have made a major advance in mice in the development of a new kind of stem cell that doesn’t involve destroying embryos.

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21 Jul 2009 08:36 am

Master regulator gene’s discovery takes scientists a step closer to possible diabetes cure

WASHINGTON - Identifying a master regulator gene for early embryonic development of the pancreas and other organs, scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have moved a step closer to coaxing stem cells into pancreatic cells as a possible cure for type1 diabetes.

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20 Jul 2009 11:45 am

Obama cements stem cell research “pitch” in Vatican

el-papa-y-obamaObama made it clear to Pope Benedict XVI that US will no longer bear the same step motherly attitude to stem cell therapy, and he drew the lines for his design.

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20 Jul 2009 11:07 am

Stem cells hold great promise for regenerating insulin-secreting tissues

NEW DELHI - Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by a deficit in cell mass and a failure of glucose homeostasis. Both circumstances result in a variety of severe complications and an overall shortened life expectancy.

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18 Jul 2009 11:02 am

Indian stem cell therapy will be monitored by ICMR from now-on

dental-collegeThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will soon have a separate mechanism for reviewing and monitoring stem cell research in the country. This will ensure that patients are not being mislead in the name of stem cell therapy or miracle cure. Full article »

18 Jul 2009 10:14 am

“Stem cell restoring beauty” - or the truth is half told?

beauty-parlour-4-thumb622614Cosmetic companies are capitalising on the headline-grabbing allure of “restoring beauty with stem cell”, with anti-ageing creams that are the fastest-growing section of Britain’s £673 million skincare industry.

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17 Jul 2009 12:40 pm

Stem cell donation increases your life

ennerdale_three_children_huggingConfused? But true. Think about it, by donating your stem cells you are helping a life to relive. In this way your cells are getting incorporated within that person, and you are living in him or her, too. Whenever you are depressed you can go to him or her and you will be welcomed with a smile that will take away all the tensions from your life. And it is a well proven fact that with a lower mental stress you can live long.

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17 Jul 2009 11:32 am

Inner stem cell regulatory drugs bring down hurdle of stem cell transplant

hurdlesFate Therapeutics, a startup based in La Jolla, CA, aims to harness the body’s ability to heal itself by developing drugs that stimulate resident stem cells. Its innovative techniques are optimistic to get rid of the complications related to stem cell transplants.

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09 Jul 2009 11:59 am

Stem cell technology receives some new financial booster doses

boston biotechA team of influential venture capitalists and medical researchers with strong ties to Boston’s biotechnology community is putting cash and top-drawer talent into the new wave of stem cell technology.

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