Stem Cell News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/30/2004
Blood Cells Can Become Brain Cells

Finding may lead to treatments for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

4/29/2004
Bone Marrow Cells Can Become Brain Stem Cells

Transplants from patient's body may someday fight Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

4/26/2004
Stem Cells Stem Heart Damage

Study finds injections improved function in those with severe congestive heart failure

3/29/2004
An Alternative to Bone Marrow Donation

Stem cells may do the job just as well without genetic matching issues

3/22/2004
Stem Cells May Not Be Answer to Heart Repair

Studies find they couldn't rejuvenate damaged heart muscle

3/18/2004
Level of Immune Cells Predict Chances Against Leukemia

Dendritic cells fight off cancer relapse following stem cell transplant

3/15/2004
Master Blood Cell Gene Identified

Finding could lead to new leukemia treatments

3/4/2004
Risks Found in Stem Cell Therapy for Heart

Studies find complications in humans and dogs

3/3/2004
Scientists Create 17 New Embryonic Stem Cell Lines

Breakthrough could circumvent restrictive U.S. policy

2/23/2004
Self-Renewing Spinal Nerve Cells Created

New line could someday be used to replace dead or dying cells in damaged spines

2/19/2004
Stem Cell Source Found in Human Brain

Could mark a step toward repairing brain damage

2/17/2004
Cord Blood Cells Transform Into Heart Muscle

First-time finding showed cells from donor were present in recipient

2/12/2004
Embryo Clones Bear Stem Cells, Controversy

Researchers reach a genetic milestone

1/1/2004
Way to Grow Young Nerve Cells Found

Researchers say they can turn back the developmental clock

12/1/2003
From Stem Cells a Jaw is Made

Researchers create ball structure of human joint

11/24/2003
The Future of Heart Health

Stem cell transplantation, accessible defibrillators among innovative research

11/21/2003
Paralysis Breakthrough

Brazilian scientists claim they've restored feeling two years after injury

11/10/2003
Stem Cells Can Help Lungs and Hearts

Researchers see promise in bone marrow

10/28/2003
Stem Cells May Stem Hearing Loss

Inner ear hair cells grown in animals

10/21/2003
Stem Cells Rescue Damaged Nerves

They can do the job up to six months after injury, researchers add

9/22/2003
Possible Advance Against Parkinson's

Cloned nerve cells may cure disease in mice, researchers say

9/16/2003
Stem Cells May One Day Treat Hearing Problems

Two animal studies look at ways to grow healthy ear cells

8/27/2003
Treatment Setback for Parkinson's Patients

Study says stem cell transplantation not effective, has side effects

8/25/2003
Seeing Again After 43 Years

But brain doesn't always know how to interpret the images, case study finds

8/11/2003
New Hope for Stem Cells Repairing Hearts

Rat study finds engineered ones restore function

8/4/2003
Why Some Stem Cells Die in Developing Brain

Researchers discover it's a survival mechanism in mice

7/24/2003
New Hope for Retinal Transplants

Transplanted brain stem cells don't trigger immune response, study finds

7/17/2003
Loss of Stem Cells Linked to Atherosclerosis

Aging affects ability of bone marrow to send out cells to repair arteries

7/10/2003
Breakthrough for Muscular Dystrophy

Newly discovered stem cells deliver genes to muscles in mouse study

5/7/2003
Buying Time for Myeloma Patients

High-dose therapy adds a year of life

5/1/2003
Eggs Coaxed from Stem Cells in Lab Dish

Scientists say they also developed into embryos

4/21/2003
Will the Tooth Fairy Don a Lab Coat?

Pulp of baby teeth a reservoir of stem cells

4/21/2003
Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Heart Failure

Early trial shows safety, effectiveness

4/14/2003
Studies Indicate Heart Can Repair Itself

New discoveries may improve heart attack treatments

4/9/2003
Stem Cell Transplant Should Be Tried First With Multiple Myeloma

Expert panel recommends it over standard chemotherapy

3/31/2003
Stem Cells Show Promise With ALS

They helped tissue regenerate in mice with neurodegenerative disease

3/31/2003
Vitamin C Helps Stem Cells Become Heart Cells

Experts warn application to humans a long way off

3/12/2003
From Bone Marrow Comes Heart Tissue

Special cells may rejuvenate heart, study finds

2/24/2003
Just a Few Hostile Cells Fuel Breast Cancer Growth

Powerhouse 'factory' cells may be key targets for drugs

2/21/2003
A Precursor to Stem Cells?

Researcher finds new cell type in stomach that could make four main kinds of tissue

2/12/2003
Handymen Cells May Hold Key to Heart Disease

Vessels in worse shape in those with lower counts

2/7/2003
Legs May Provide Stem Cells for Failing Hearts

International trial set to test procedure

12/30/2002
Cord Blood Stem Cells Are Long-Lived

They're still good after 15 years in fight against blood disorders

12/20/2002
Study: Stem Cells Could Bypass Ethical Quagmire

Researchers harvest, reprogram cells from patients

10/22/2002
Cord Blood's Precious Gift

Researchers find way to grow umbilical stem cells in lab

9/6/2002
A Setback for Adult Stem Cell Research

Scientists say multiple tissue experiment failed

8/29/2002
These Stem Cells Stick Around

Finding in animals upsets current belief

7/30/2002
Stem Cells Hold Promise for Eye Diseases

Help correct vessel damage in mice, study says

7/9/2002
Human Neurons Help Repair Spinal Cord Injuries

Transplants restore function in animals

6/3/2002
Therapeutic Cloning Takes Step Forward

Experiment shows cloned tissues are not rejected by immune system in cows