07 Jul 2009 02:29 pm

Stem cell treats first human with heart attack (MI)

heart-attack1Wonders may not cease where stem cell treatment is concerned. Recently stem cell treatment has been applied on human, as a case of Phase I trial and the doctors are quite optimistic since it has been successful in animals.

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07 Jul 2009 09:06 am

Embryonic stem cell research boosted by new NIH guidelines

zerhouni_kingston0305The rules, the agency said, lay out which research is eligible for federal funding and help “ensure that NIH-funded research in this area is ethically responsible, scientifically worthy and conducted in accordance with applicable law.”

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06 Jul 2009 02:40 pm

Stem cell therapy touches another milestone in spinal cord injury

sw_stairsStem cell has been a boon to the modern medical research, and it has been creating success stories almost everyday. The research regarding stem cell therapy creates another success story again in treating spinal cord injury. Full article »

06 Jul 2009 02:17 pm

Stem cell treatment promises to cure atherosclerosis and alzheimer disease

blood_vessel2A team leaded by an Indian Scientist, Dr. Deepak Srivastava, discovered a new mechanism in molecular biology, which are the primary reason of the  diseases such as atherosclerosis and Alzheimer disease. Will stem cell treating these defects find a cure to these diseases?

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04 Jul 2009 04:03 pm

Stem cell research gets help from cancer cells for survival

memorial_hall__stanford_universityA new protein known as TERT has been discovered which was previously known to be effective in regenerating DNA telomere. But presently a research shows that this preotein is potent to make  adult stem cells divide. What does that indicate?

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04 Jul 2009 02:24 pm

Alzheimer may find cure by blood stem cell growth factor injection

elderlyCan we see a new light in Alzheimer treatment with the injection of GCSF, a human growth factor? While, application has been success in mice, but when is the human clinical trial?

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04 Jul 2009 02:22 pm

Embryonic stem cell effectivity depend upon stage of extraction

xyRecently a group of Dutch researchers have revealed that inactivation of one of the X chromosome happens to occur before the female embryo gets implanted to the mother’s womb. This revealation has long way to go in ES cell research.

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03 Jul 2009 12:38 pm

Embryonic stem (ES) cells differs from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells at molecular level

troywoodAlthough genetically identical how can the ES cells differ in phenotype from the iPS cells? In a recent finding by the UCLA researchers, it has been proved that the molecular signatures are distinct. But still tests are pending to reveal the mystery.

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03 Jul 2009 12:13 pm

Master cardiac stem cell discovered by Harvard scientists

master heart stem cells cellsStudying with human embryonic stem cells Harvard University scientists able to discovered a master heart stem cell, which con provide new fast and authentic ways for drug development.

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03 Jul 2009 09:41 am

Stem cell now repairing retinal degenerative diseases

injectStem cell is all ready to set another array of success story in ophthalmic treatment. Congenital retinal degeneration or retinal degeneration, a major cause of blindness,  related to ageing can be repaired by the incorporation of stem cells. It has not been tested clinically till now, but has been successful in animal testing. It promises a bright future.

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