Stem Cell News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/25/2005
Brain Stem Cells Coaxed to Produce Insulin

Finding could eventually lead to cure for diabetes, researcher suggests

4/14/2005
Report: Set Federal Standards for Cord Blood Banks

Stored umbilical cord blood an increasingly useful source of stem cells

3/31/2005
Can Stem Cells Reverse Heart-Attack Damage?

Therapy might revolutionize treatment of heart patients

3/29/2005
Lab May Have Answer to Stem Cell Contamination

Growing cells with human protein avoids threat of animal taint

3/28/2005
Hair Today, Stem Cells Tomorrow

Mouse whisker study shows follicle stem cells grow into brain cells

3/21/2005
Adult Stem Cells Can Produce Brain Cells

In chick embryos, specific chemical environment brings results

3/14/2005
Brain's Own Stem Cells Might Fight Alzheimer's

Novel strategy would avoid the use of transplanted cells

2/23/2005
Scientists Identify Stem Cell On/Off Switch

One gene may tell skin stem cells to change, or stay as they are

2/17/2005
Stem Cells Promise Better Plastic Surgery

Safer, more durable implants made from natural tissue, researchers report

2/9/2005
Cardiac Stem Cells Found in Newborns

Discovery provides new hope for repairing damaged hearts

1/27/2005
Nervous System Development Detailed

Study outlines role of proteins in maintenance of neural stem cells

1/25/2005
Biologists Find Stem Cell Regulator

Study defines signaling system between stem cells and the niche cells that harbor them

1/23/2005
U.S. Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Contaminated

Animal-based molecule could render cells useless for therapy, researcher claims

1/19/2005
Spleen Surprise Source of Stem Cells

May hold pocket of primitive, embryonic cells, researchers discover

1/10/2005
Cord Blood Stems Heart Attack Damage

Umbilical stem cells restored heart pumping function to near normal in rats

1/10/2005
Delirium Can Be Side Effect of Stem Cell Transplant

Suffered by half of cancer patients who had it, researchers say

12/27/2004
MRI Helps Judge Heart Attack Size

Accurately measures extent of damage in dogs

12/23/2004
Gray Hair Shares Genetic Root With Melanoma

Study finds genes that lead to both

12/20/2004
Embryonic Stem Cells Keep Heart Beating

They acted like pacemaker in animal trials

12/10/2004
Inflammation Sends SOS to Body Defenses

Researchers find the brain summons stem cells for help

12/2/2004
Some Stem Cells Don't Work

Those from bone marrow didn't regenerate

11/29/2004
Stem Cells Offer Hope for Urinary Incontinence

Women maintaining bladder control a year after new treatment

11/24/2004
Molecule Promotes Growth of Heart Muscle

Helps repair heart attack damage in mice

11/18/2004
Protein Key to Stem Cell-Based Nerve Repair

A single protein governs development of visual depth perception

11/17/2004
Stem Cells That Fuel Brain Cancer Found

Discovery offers hope of finding drugs that could target them

11/9/2004
Stem Cells Reverse Damage of Heart Attacks

Therapy tried in pigs could one day be used on humans, researchers say

10/29/2004
Discovery Shines Ray of Hope on Eye Diseases

Human retinal stem cells grew in eyes of lab animals

10/11/2004
Reeve Lauded as Real-Life Superman

Accolades for quadriplegic actor who died Sunday

10/9/2004
Stem Cell Research: Slow but Steady Progress

Despite the promising headlines, there have been no treatment breakthroughs

10/7/2004
Stem Cell Molecules Repair Genetic Damage

They sent signals that fixed damaged heart cells in mice, study says

9/29/2004
Stem Cells Reduce Stroke Damage

Those derived from umbilical cord blood cut scope of attack by 40%, research finds

9/28/2004
Trial Therapy May Fight Genetic Disorders

Gene, stem cell combination rebuild damaged livers in mice

9/15/2004
Mouth Cells Coaxed to Repair Eye Damage

New outer layer grown for cornea, Japanese researchers say

9/3/2004
New Help to Heal Wounds

Bone marrow stem cells could also fight infection, study says

9/2/2004
Stem Cells Found in Hair Follicles

Researchers say they could be used to treat burn wounds, skin injuries

8/23/2004
Pancreas Could Harbor Stem Cells

Potential stem cells may lead to new diabetes treatments

8/12/2004
New Trick Improves Odds in Bone Marrow Transplants

Knocking out key enzyme helps healthy stem cells thrive

8/11/2004
Targeted Therapy May Fight Leukemia

Study centers on stem cells that trigger cancerous growth

8/3/2004
New Light Shed on Deadly Lung Disease

Study finds traveling cells contribute to pulmonary fibrosis

7/28/2004
Stem Cell Research Goes on Despite Curbs

Alzheimer's unlikely to be a big beneficiary

7/26/2004
Fetal Stem Cells Help Repair Stroke Damage

Animal study first to show success with technique

7/8/2004
Stem Cells Repair Heart Attack Damage

Advances prompt call to scientists to plead their own case

7/6/2004
Researchers Hunt for New Stem Cell Sources

Adult cells may be more useful than previously believed

6/22/2004
Scientists Spot Fat Cell 'On' Switch

Single protein tells stem cells to turn into fat cells, researchers say

6/10/2004
Reagan's Death Renews Alzheimer's Interest

Advocates hope it means more research money

6/1/2004
Fat Cells Can Be Turned Into Nerve Cells

Research suggests limitless resource could be used to treat nerve damage

5/18/2004
Recovery From Leukemia, Lymphoma Can Take Years

Particularly when the treatment involves stem cell transplantation

5/13/2004
Expert: Women's Heart Woes Have Stepchild Status

Urges more attention be paid to top killer

5/5/2004
Cord Blood Stem Cells Saving Kids With Rare Disorder

Hurler's syndrome typically kills victims before they turn 5

5/5/2004
Source of Insulin-Secreting Cells Found

Discovery opens new avenues to type 1 diabetes research