20 Jul 2009 01:05 pm

induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cell gets success in repairing heart damage in mice

burning heartResearchers have managed to reverse some of the damage caused by a heart attack using stem cells that were induced from connective tissue cells, according to a study published Monday.

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17 Jul 2009 12:38 pm

Stem cell production at commercial level gets a green signal

stem cellMadison stem cell firm Cellular Dynamics International Inc. said Wednesday it has licensed a pair of patents that will advance its effort to mass produce stem cell-derived cells for pharmaceutical companies.

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15 Jul 2009 01:39 pm

Neuralstem sponsors stem cell research for heart patients

heartNeuralstem (CUR) will sponsor stem cell research at the China Medical University & Hospital of Taiwan. The work will help prepare for a human clinical trial using Neuralstem’s human spinal cord neural stem cells to treat patients who have suffered a stroke.

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08 Jul 2009 01:58 pm

Muscle stem cell therapy for heart failure enters final clinical trial

BioHeartBioheart, Inc, announced that they would be going into the final phase of clinical trial with muscle stem cell in cardiovascular disease treatment.

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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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01 Jul 2009 12:15 pm

Ejection fraction of heart increased by stem cell therapy, did it make you breathe deeper?

stem-cell-research-blogLOWERING of ejection fraction of heart is a serious case in heart patients. Often people suffer from breathing problems and low heart rate due to lowering of ejection fraction of heart after a person experiences a cardiac attack. But stem cell once again hovered its magic stick round, and it has been seen that regeneration of new heart muscles and veins has improved the percentage about 30%.

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