Stem Cell News

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1/27/2014
Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope

Writing lyrics, making videos helped them get through grueling treatment, connect with others, study found

1/9/2014
Could Stem Cells Cure Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis?

Small, early study found treatment was safe, possibly more effective than standard antibiotics

12/6/2013
Stem Cell Discovery Might Someday Help Treat Colitis, Crohn's

Researchers envision ability to replace disease-damaged organs

10/31/2013
Early Stem Cell Transplant May Benefit Some Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients

Study found increased survival rate but only for those with highest-risk disease

10/24/2013
Stem Cell Transplants May Harm Recipient's Sex Life

Doctors and patients need to talk more about this potential problem, researchers say

10/23/2013
First Windpipe Transplant Holding Up Over Time: Report

Five years after surgery, recipient enjoys normal life, researchers say

10/21/2013
'Body Clock' May Explain Why Some Body Parts Age Faster Than Others

Nature has a way of keeping time within the human anatomy, study suggests

9/27/2013
Stem Cells From Fat Might Improve Plastic Surgery

Early study found 'enriched' transplants from liposuction appeared to last longer

9/18/2013
Advance Seen in Turning Adult Cells Into Stem Cells

Israeli researchers find molecule that blocks the rapid transformation

8/28/2013
Scientists Grow 'Model Brain' From Stem Cells

The tiny 'organoids' have many of the same tissues as nine-week-old fetal brains

7/15/2013
Scientists Create Blood Vessels in Mice Using Human Stem Cells

They say research could lead to advances in treatment of cardiovascular disease

7/11/2013
Scientists Use HIV to 'Cure' 2 Rare Genetic Diseases

'Viral vector' from the AIDS-causing virus was key to stem cell therapy that helped several children, study says

7/3/2013
Ice Pops Interfered With Hospital Patient's Lab Tests: Report

Food additive might have led to false positive results for fungal infection

7/3/2013
First Organ Grown From Stem Cells Alone: Report

Researchers say their advance, with livers for mice, may one day increase availability of human transplants

7/3/2013
No Trace of HIV After Stem-Cell Transplants, Researchers Say

Two more patients undergo 'sterilizing cure,' advancing understanding of the process

6/5/2013
Stem Cell Therapy Cures Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

Whether the new approach would work in humans is unknown, experts say

5/15/2013
Scientists Use Cloning Technique to Produce Human Stem Cells

Breakthrough bypasses need to use cells from fertilized embryos

5/14/2013
Alligator Study Gives Clues to Regrowing Lost Teeth

Researching the process in animals may one day help people replace missing teeth

4/24/2013
Many Kids Who Undergo Stem Cell Transplants Must Return to Hospital

Study found readmissions for fever, infections and gastro problems

4/16/2013
Ultrasound Waves, Bone Marrow Cells Show Promise in Heart Failure Patients

But experts caution that larger studies of combined treatment are needed

4/12/2013
Stem Cells to Relieve Low Back Pain?

Early study says maybe, but experts say much more research on treatment is needed

3/7/2013
Human Brain Cells Used to Make Mice Smarter

Findings could advance research on conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, experts say

2/20/2013
Injected 'Hydrogel' May Help Repair Failing Hearts

Testing in pigs shows it serves as platform for growth of healthy tissue; human trials are planned

1/31/2013
Scientists Find Clue to Aging Reversal in Mice

'Longevity' gene inserted into mouse stem cells seemed to turn back clock on some age-related decline

1/9/2013
Stem Cell Transplants in Mice Show Promise for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Rodents with the nervous system disorder increased lifespan, neuromuscular function, study shows

1/3/2013
Stem Cell Technology May Help Rejuvenate Immune Cells

Manipulation of aging T-cells might help them defend against diseases such as HIV and cancer, researchers say

12/12/2012
Blood Cancer Patients May Benefit From New Transplant Technique

Cord-blood expansion method could speed recovery, researchers say

11/6/2012
Two Years On, Stem Cells Still Healing Damaged Hearts

Latest data from small study suggests therapy could fight heart failure, but larger trials are needed

11/6/2012
Stem Cells From Donor May Help Heal Heart

Study found little difference in outcomes whether patient's own cells were used or not

11/2/2012
Stem Cell Therapy Reversed Chemo-Linked Infertility in Male Monkeys

Preliminary research looked at infertility caused by some cancer therapies

10/29/2012
Stem Cells to Cartilage? Promising Results Seen in Mice

Arthritis treatment is one long-range possibility, researcher says

10/17/2012
Blood or Bone Marrow Better for Stem Cell Transplants?

Study found no survival differences, but blood cells may be associated with more chronic side effects

10/12/2012
Could Stem Cells Treat Autism? Newly Approved Study May Tell

Children will receive infusion of stem cells from their own umbilical cord blood

10/3/2012
Stem Cell Transplant May Spur Heart Disease Risk: Study

Chemotherapy, radiation before transplant linked to elevated threat

9/13/2012
Scientists Map Genetic 'Blueprint' of Heart

Study using mouse stem cells provides clues to how some birth defects occur, researcher says

9/12/2012
Human Stem Cells Restore Hearing to Deaf Gerbils in Study

Next step is to determine if procedure is safe and recovery persists

8/7/2012
Study Uses Stem Cells to Boost Red Blood Cell Production

New method could dramatically increase transfusion blood supply, researchers say

8/1/2012
Evidence Grows That Cancer Has Its Own Stem Cells

Three new studies in mice may explain why some tumors resist aggressive treatment

7/26/2012
HIV Undetectable in 2 Men After Bone Marrow Transplants: Study

But whether procedure or continued medication is responsible remains unclear

7/26/2012
Teen Doing Well 2 Years After Stem Cell Windpipe Transplant

Treatment may offer hope for other ill children, researchers say

7/25/2012
Lab-Grown Blood Vessels May Improve Heart Bypass

Researchers grow small vessels using stem cells from fat gathered through liposuction

7/23/2012
Stem Cells Show Promise as Heart Failure Treatment

In cellular and animal studies, a key protein helped the cells rejuvenate damaged cardiac tissue

7/16/2012
Patients' Skin Cells Yield Research Model for Alzheimer's

Cellular model might bring insights since it more closely mimics human disease, experts say

7/10/2012
Cell-Based 'Tracking Devices' Might Help Monitor Treatments

Following trail of tiny iron filings, docs might observe heart changes, stem-cell treatments

7/6/2012
Scientists Use Stem Cells to Mimic Huntington's Disease

Discovery marks a step closer to a cure, researchers say

7/5/2012
Myelodysplastic Syndrome Linked to Abnormal Stem Cells

Bone marrow cells must be wiped out to improve cure rates, researchers say

6/14/2012
Scientists Develop New Method for Growing Bone

Using fresh, purified stem cells worked better, faster than cultured cells in early animal study

6/14/2012
First Stem Cell Vein Implant Helps Young Girl

Improved quality of life for 10-year-old with rare condition, researchers report

6/7/2012
Skin Cells Turned Into Brain Cells in Lab Study

Transformed cells could lead to better ways of testing drugs for Alzheimer's, researchers say

6/6/2012
Stem Cells Behind Clogged Arteries, Mouse Study Reveals

Researchers identify type of cell that blocks blood vessels, and may lead to heart attack, stroke