07 May 2009 03:46 pm

Bone Marrow Stem Cell Donation Drive organized by Mom’s club of New Egypt

In the New Egypt Day that is May 16, the Mom’s Club of New Egypt will hold a stem cell bone marrow drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the municipal building, in memory of Matthew Brand, a teen died from leukemia, whose last wishes was to organise a bone marrow drive to save patients suffering from deadly leukemia.

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05 May 2009 05:17 pm

Embryonic stem cell derived fighter cells can kill cancer effectively

white-blood-cellsLed researcher Dr.Dan Kaufman, and his team at the University of Minnesota claimed that natural killer cells taken from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) are more effective at killing tumors than cells taken from other sources like umbilical cord blood.

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01 May 2009 04:17 pm

British Stem cell donor creates medical history

stem-cell-donationThis is the story of a 75 years old  Erica Henderson,  a British grandmother, who creates medical history by donating stem cells as the oldest donor ever to save the life of her brother.

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14 Apr 2009 01:07 pm

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia stem cells could be killed by combined drug effects

Researchers at Kimmel Cancer Center of Jefferson identified that leukemia drug imantinib (Gleevec) could be more lethal if combined with autophagy inhibitor chloroquine, it enhance the cell death effect in the in vitro treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) and even kills the CML stem cells. This research was published in the April 13 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

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14 Apr 2009 10:20 am

More Public umbilical cord blood banks are needed to encourage stem cell banking

In the absence of adequate public banking system, private banking is the only option for many parents.

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28 Mar 2009 03:30 pm

Leukemic stem cell killer ‘omacetaxine’ help rises Chemgenex’s share

ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals announced on March 26th, 2009 through online publication in the journal Leukemia, about the ability of omacetaxine to kill leukemic stem cells in mouse models with drug-resistant chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).

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05 Mar 2009 02:45 pm

Stem cell therapy in India help survive blood cancer patients

adult-stem-cell-therapyBinder Pal, 40 year old man from Phillaur and a 26 year old girl from Hoshiarpur would have died from killer lymphoblastic leukaemia and lymphoma respectedly, if they were not transplanted with stem cell .

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26 Feb 2009 06:27 pm

Urgently Required: Donors for Bone marrow transplants

bone-marrowYes, the requirement is immediate. Thousands of Americans suffer from several killer diseases like blood cancer, lymphoma, myeloma, thalassemia, sickle cell anemia etc. To cure these diseases experts recommend bone marrow transplants which ensures almost 100% remedy. But due to lack of willing donors many patients lose their life.

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13 Jan 2009 08:33 am

India’s biggest and most advanced cord blood banking facilities now in Kolkata

The leader in the private cord blood banking network in Asia Pacific, CordLife, today officially launches India’s most advanced and largest facilities in Kolkata.

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08 Jan 2009 06:08 am

First ever functional stem cell house created in an animal

Scientists while attempting to learn more about the development of stem cells, able to devise a micro-environment to regenerate new stem cells lair in an animal, which is called a niche.

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