03 Dec 2008 05:53 am

Can British researchers bring an end to heart transplant?

London researchers are on their way to find a technique what can be called a groundbreaking success in heart disease and research. The research is likely to put an end to the use of heart transplant.

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01 Dec 2008 05:51 am

Researchers to look at impact of one’s own stem cell in heart treatment

In the first study of its kind, stem cell researchers is on a clinical trial to find out the determine if injecting a patient’s own stem cells will help patients in heart failure.The yearlong, five-center study will look at safety and whether injecting “cardiac repair cells” improves heart function. It’s the first study in the country on treating both ischemic and non-ischemic heart failure, including the 40 percent for which no cause is known.

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26 Nov 2008 10:56 pm

Stem cell therapy for Pulmonary Hypertension

For the first time, stem cell presents a hope for the Pulmonary Hypertension. Dr. Leonel Fernandez Liriano, Professor of Medicine at Pontifical Catholic University School of Medicine (PCUSM), announced nine month follow up results for the first patient treated with engineered stem cells in a clinical study of primary pulmonary hypertension. Moreover, the stem cells were taken from the patient’s own blood.

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25 Nov 2008 07:03 am

Russia comes forward in stem cell reserach

As a step to keep pace with the world in stem cell research, Russia announced to invest 120 million Russian rubles. The research will focus on three aspects of stem cell research: developing stem cell technologies and treatment for traumatic skin injures; diabetes stem cell therapy and the utilization of stem cells in treating cardio-vascular diseases, including heart attacks.

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18 Nov 2008 03:09 am

Patient’s own stem cell used for heart failure

In the first research of its kind, researchers in the University of Utah are trying to use body’s own stem cell to treat heart failure.

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17 Nov 2008 07:14 am

Doctor successfully use patients’ own stem cells to treat cardiac diseases

Dubai doctor is successful in treating the end-stage cardiac diseases using Autologous Adult Stem Cell Therapy. The doctor, Zannos Grekos, MD presented clinical data this week to the Dubai Congress on Regenerative Biomedical Technologies.

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12 Nov 2008 10:52 pm

cardiosphere-derived stem cells proved better than purified stem cells in heart attack

Los Angeles based leading biotechnology company Capricor Inc. today announced results of the preclinical studies of its cardiosphere-derived stem cells. The study shows possibility to protect the heart significantly better, when the cell is transplanted into a well-established mouse model of myocardial infarction (MI).

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11 Nov 2008 09:21 am

Children’s own cord blood may help repair their faulty hearts

According to cardiologists hundreds and thousands of babies born every year with defective hearts, heart valve abnormalities are one of the most common kinds of inherited heart defects In these babies.

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04 Nov 2008 07:29 am

Researchers find another hope for stem cell use in heart disease

It can be called a major step towards the use of stem cell therapies for heart disease. The researchers in the University of Bristol, found that our bodies’ ability to respond to an internal ‘mayday’ signal may hold the key to success for long-awaited regenerative medicine. Their findings also provide a practical step to advance progress in stem cell therapies.

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31 Oct 2008 03:11 am

Own bone marrow stem cell effective for heart patients

A Britain stem cell clinical trial has raised hope for those heart patients. The study finds that a heart patient could dramatically improve survival and quality of life, if the stem cell from his own heart can be delivered into his heart.

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