Stem Cell News

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4/28/2016
Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?

Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

4/1/2016
Scientists Grow and Transplant Functioning Skin Onto Mice

It's a promising start, but human version may be a decade or more away, researcher says

3/30/2016
3/30/2016
Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth Defects

Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

3/16/2016
Scientists Say They've Created New Type of Stem Cells

Carrying just one copy of human DNA instead of two, they might treat diseases where genetically identical cells are better

3/9/2016
Scientists Use Stem Cells to Correct Infant Cataracts

Leaving these cells behind during removal of damaged tissue led to regeneration of new, clear lens

2/25/2016
In Mice, Scientists Turn Stem Cells Into Sperm

Researchers from China say lab tests produced fertile offspring

2/2/2016
Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face Bones

Discovery made in mice may help people with congenital deformities, trauma and cancer

1/21/2016
Simple Blood Test May Predict a Blood Cancer's Return

Results might help doctors decide which patients need a stem cell transplant after chemo

12/15/2015
12/7/2015
Gene Therapy Shows Early Potential for Rare Immune System Disorder

Without treatment, X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency leads to life-threatening infections

9/11/2015
Beware Unregulated Stem Cell Treatments, Experts Warn

Clinics selling treatments that are unproven, researcher says

7/30/2015
New Stem Cell Tactic Shows Promise for Heart Failure

Approach is 'simpler and probably safer' than earlier attempts, expert says

4/10/2015
Stem Cells, Fecal Transplants Show Promise for Crohn's Disease

But both trials were small and more research is needed

1/20/2015
Early Study Says Stem Cells May Reverse Multiple Sclerosis Disability

Small initial trial showed improvement for people with relapsing-remitting MS

1/1/2015
Random Mutations Responsible for About Two-Thirds of Cancer Risk: Study

Cancer often linked to 'bad luck,' Hopkins researchers say

12/31/2014
Stem Cell Therapy Fixes Post-Surgical Airway Abnormality

Technique could treat these abnormalities elsewhere in the body, researchers say

12/29/2014
Stem Cell Therapy for MS Shows Promise

Experimental treatment kills off, then 'resets' the immune system

12/24/2014
Scientists Get Closer to Producing Egg, Sperm From Stem Cells

British researchers say they've gotten embryonic stem cells to turn into precursors to reproductive cells

12/8/2014
Some NFL Players Use Unproven Stem Cell Therapies: Report

New treatments may not work, or may have unknown risks, expert says

11/24/2014
Researchers Find Stem Cells That Help Nails Regenerate

Normal function helps with growth, but if nail is damaged, cells focus on repair

10/29/2014
Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs From Stem Cells

Feat may help researchers learn more about causes of stomach diseases

10/20/2014
Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice

Research may provide model to study digestive diseases, future treatments

10/15/2014
Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Shows Long-Term Effectiveness, Safety

In small study, half of 18 people with a vision-robbing condition got some of their sight back

10/9/2014
Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure

In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells

9/12/2014
Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia

Findings could point to new drugs for the brain disorder, researchers say

8/26/2014
2 Cases Suggest Stem Cell Transplant Might Ease 'Stiff Person' Syndrome

Rare condition causes 'tin soldier' gait, uncontrolled muscle spasms, researchers say

8/7/2014
Scientists Inch Closer Toward Using Stem Cells for Spinal Injuries

New nerve fibers developed in lab animals from human skin

8/4/2014
Most Cosmetic Procedures Based on Stem Cells Are Bogus, Experts Say

Unproven, fraudulent claims may place patients' health at risk, researchers caution

7/30/2014
Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Study found that doing so in first few months of life improved survival odds

7/23/2014
Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds

Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry

7/11/2014
Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says

Treatment looked promising in small trial

7/2/2014
Scientists Use Stem Cells to Grow Human Corneas in Mice

New method of gathering rare limbal stem cells may help those with vision damage, researchers say

7/1/2014
Less Toxic Transplant Treatment Offers Hope for Sickle Cell Patients

Technique avoids ill effects related to long-term use of anti-rejection drugs, study says

6/10/2014
Human Stem Cells Used to Create Light-Sensitive Eye Cells

Researchers hope findings could eventually lead to eye-cell transplants that could stop or reverse blindness

6/5/2014
Study Supports Durability of Parkinson's Treatment

Transplanted brain neurons appear to remain healthy for up to 14 years, research shows

5/28/2014
Low-Power Laser May Trigger Tooth Repair

Findings could lead to noninvasive dental treatments, report authors of animal study

5/15/2014
Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive Cancers

Researchers say a rare and unique tumor cell appears to help a form of blood cancer mutate and spread

5/1/2014
Skin Cells of Infertile Men Turned Into Sperm 'Precursors' in Mouse Study

But whether this approach would work in humans is still unknown

4/30/2014
Stem Cells Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle in Monkeys

Scientists say clinical trials in humans could be ready within 4 years

4/30/2014
Doctors Regrow Large Areas of Muscle Lost in Injured Soldiers

Trauma patients regained some function in severely damaged legs with first-time procedure

4/23/2014
Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman

In research into longevity, they found her white blood cells had many seemingly harmless mutations

4/7/2014
Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery

Early study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement

3/31/2014
Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts, Study Suggests

Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

3/25/2014
Scientists Use Stem Cells to Study Bipolar Disorder

Approach may further understanding of this mental illness

3/18/2014
Smokers' Broken Bones May Heal Less Quickly: Study

British researchers compared bone-healing stem cells in smokers, nonsmokers

2/17/2014
Scientists Get Closer to Rejuvenating Aging Muscles

In mouse studies, Stanford researchers uncover potential reason behind muscles' decline in old age

2/12/2014
Newsman Tom Brokaw Has Many Treatment Options for His Blood Cancer

Doctors note advances in therapies have boosted survival rates

2/6/2014
Scientists Generate Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetic Mice

If early results translate to humans, need for daily injections might be eliminated in future, researchers say

1/28/2014
Baldness Cure May Have Inched a Bit Closer

In mouse study, scientists say they've used stem cells to grow large numbers of active follicles