MELBOURNE - In a breakthrough study, Chinese researchers have been able to create live fertile mice by reprogramming skin cells into powerful stem cells.
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.
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.
Obama 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.
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.
The 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 »
Cosmetic 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.
Confused? 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.
Fate 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.
A 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.