Stem Cell News

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5/23/2012
Cell Transplant Tested as Treatment for Nerve Pain in Mice

Findings might someday help people living with chronic pain

5/23/2012
Scientists Turn Skin Cells Into Cardiac Cells to Help Failing Hearts

Research with human cells worked well in rats, but trials in humans are years away

5/10/2012
Stem Cell Study Shows Promising Results Against Heart Failure

Injecting patient's 'enhanced' bone marrow into damaged heart improved symptoms

5/3/2012
Researchers Rejuvenate Blood-Forming Stem Cells in Mice

Scientists hope to apply findings to human aging in future

4/18/2012
Researchers Repair Damage Caused by Heart Attacks in Mice

Non-beating scar tissue was transformed into beating heart muscle

4/5/2012
Improved Stem Cell Line May Avoid Tumor Risk: Study

New line of stem cells may have application for disease-modeling, researchers say

3/26/2012
Stem-Cell Trial Failed to Treat Heart Failure

But small improvement detected in one measure of heart function, study found

3/20/2012
Stem Cell Therapy Could Boost Kidney Transplant Success: Study

Short-term rejection rates better for recipients than those taking standard drugs, study finds

3/7/2012
Transplant Procedure Creates 'Hybrid' Immune System to Combat Rejection

Bone marrow cell transfer possible way to prevent common problem with organ donation, preliminary study suggests

2/27/2012
Stem Cell Finding Could Expand Women's Lifetime Supply of Eggs

Research might lead to new reproductive technologies, older pregnancies, researchers say

2/14/2012
Stem Cell Treatment Might Reverse Heart Attack Damage

Patients' own cardiac stem cells reduced scarring in preliminary study

2/1/2012
Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Stroke, Studies Say

Patients may regain some function after treatment, preliminary research suggests

1/31/2012
Stem Cells May Further Hepatitis C Research

Using liver-like cells, scientists hope to learn how some people resist infection

1/23/2012
Small Stem Cell Study Claims Early Success in Treating Eye Disease

Two patients appeared to benefit from therapy for macular degeneration

1/11/2012
Novel Stem Cell Treatment May Hold Promise for Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists try to 're-educate' patient's immune cells to begin producing insulin

1/5/2012
Scientists Create First Monkeys With Mixed Genomes

Genetic material from six genomes made babies, researchers report

11/30/2011
Drug May Dampen Dangerous Side Effect of Stem Cell Transplants

Low doses of interleukin-2 eased most severe symptoms of graft-versus-host disease in cancer patients

11/24/2011
1st Artificial Windpipe Made With Stem Cells Seems Successful

Using patient's own cells to create custom airway cut risk for transplant rejection, scientists say

11/14/2011
Stem Cells Show Promise in Healing Damaged Hearts

3 studies show cells sourced from bone marrow or the heart itself may help after heart attack

11/10/2011
Stem-Cell Transplants Restored Pituitary Function in Mice

Expert said findings might someday help people with pituitary gland failure

11/1/2011
'Mini' Stem Cell Transplant May Help Seniors With Blood Cancer

One-third of study patients over 60 had improved overall 5-year survival, researchers report

10/7/2011
As One Life Starts, Another May Be Saved

Donating umbilical cord blood, rich with stem cells, could help others for decades to come

10/7/2011
Leukemia Survivor Credits Her Life to Tiny Blood Donors

Cord blood donation moves her from imminent death to 'good to go'

10/5/2011
Stem Cell Therapy Might Help Kidney Transplant Patients

In small, early trial, some recipients no longer needed drug 'cocktail' to prevent organ rejection

9/1/2011
Mouse Study Could Give New Clues to Fighting Baldness

Stem cells within skin's fatty layer seem to help trigger hair growth

9/1/2011
Scientists Use Stem Cells for Blood 'Self-Transfusion'

Though preliminary, process might help those too ill to donate blood before needing a transfusion

8/24/2011
Specialized Adult Stem Cells Re-Grow Fingertips

Study finds they are not 'jack of all trades' cells, as previously thought

8/4/2011
Stem Cell Therapy Holds Promise for Kidney Disease

Studies show that collected kidney cells can be reprogrammed to grow into any type of kidney cell

7/18/2011
Human Stem Cells Used to Fix Damaged Mouse Heart

Findings could help in the advancement of stem cell therapy, scientists suggest

6/16/2011
Mouse Study Uncovers the Roots of Gray Hair

A particular type of signaling between two types of stem cells may be to blame, study finds

5/11/2011
Discovery of Lung Stem Cells May Herald New Treatments

But the research is preliminary, so human benefits won't come any time soon

5/6/2011
Most Leukemia Patients Recover From 'Chemo Brain' After Transplant: Study

But nearly 42 percent had memory, motor skills issues that lingered 5 years post-treatment

3/24/2011
Progress Seen in Creating Eye Cells From Stem Cells

Lab success may someday help people with macular degeneration, researchers say

3/21/2011
Stem Cell Transplant May Help Aggressive MS: Study

But procedure is too risky, one expert counters

3/17/2011
Stem Cell Therapy Shrinks Enlarged Hearts

Study is small and more research is needed, but approach might someday be a breakthrough

3/4/2011
Scientists Use Stem Cells, Skin Cells to Create Brain Cells Lost to Alzheimer's

Breakthrough should be boon to research, but therapeutic uses still decades away, experts say

2/11/2011
Need for Blood and Organ Donors Continues to Grow

Many unaware of the ease of donating, and saving a life, experts say

12/15/2010
Scientists Spot Genetic Areas Key to Embryonic Development

More than 2,000 'enhancers' uncovered that activate at specific times

12/15/2010
Docs Claim Transplant Cured Man of HIV, But Experts Urge Caution

Treatment has beat back virus for 3 years but may be too risky, impractical for widespread use

12/14/2010
States Now Fund Most Embryonic Stem Cell Research in U.S.

Study finds federal government still contributes more overall on other types of stem cell research

12/13/2010
Researchers Turn Stem Cells Into Intestinal Tissue in Lab

Feat may further understanding of bowel-related diseases

12/13/2010
Sperm-Producing Cells Coaxed to Produce Insulin

Technique let researchers 'cure' diabetes in mice for a week, but effects in humans uncertain

11/16/2010
Study Hints at Stem Cells From Belly Fat as Treatment for Heart Attack

While results are 'promising,' the research is in its early stages, expert says

10/11/2010
First Patient Treated in U.S.-Approved Embryonic Stem Cell Trial

Unnamed individual is receiving controversial cells to treat spinal cord injury

10/7/2010
Most Americans Back Embryonic Stem Cell Research: Poll

Wide range of support, including Republicans, Catholics and born-again Christians, Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds

8/25/2010
Obama to Appeal Stem Cell Ruling

Experts say judge's injunction on using federal funds effectively halts work in labs across the country

8/24/2010
Scientists Dismayed by Stem Cell Research Ruling

Experts say the injunction on using federal funds effectively halts work in labs across the country

8/23/2010
Scientists Create Fertile Ground for Growing Stem Cells

New synthetic surface should 'make it easier for the cells to divide and grow,' they say

8/11/2010
Stem Cell Treatment May Offer Hope Against Fatal Skin Disorder

Therapy's potential could extend beyond care of epidermolysis bullosa, researchers say

7/21/2010
Procedure Rejuvenates Aging Arteries in Pigs

Combination of nanoparticles and stem cells cleans, heals clogged vessel walls, study shows