Stem Cell News

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7/12/2010
Coping Therapies Unlikely to Ease Kids' Stem Cell Treatment: Study

Massage, relaxation intervention produced no significant benefits, researchers say

5/28/2010
Potential New Source of Stem Cells for Heart Repair

Amniotic membrane used by Japanese researchers to rejuvenate damaged heart muscle in rats

5/26/2010
Waiting to Clamp the Umbilical Cord May Be Better for Babies

Cord blood and stem cells continue to flow to newborn in minutes after birth, review finds

5/13/2010
Effort to Cure Some Types of Hearing Loss Gets Big Boost

Scientists used mice to create functional inner-ear cells

4/27/2010
Bone Stem Cells Located

Next step is to harness them to repair damaged or malformed bone, study says

4/22/2010
Cell Transplantation Eyed as Treatment for Cerebral Palsy

Researchers saw neurological function improve without serious side effects

4/13/2010
Magnets Might Boost Stem Cell Therapy

In animal studies, they drew more stem cells to damaged heart tissue

4/9/2010
Scientists Grow Replacement Blood Vessels From Stem Cells

These grafts worked well in animals, but testing in humans is still a few years off

3/29/2010
Bone Marrow Cancer Patients May Benefit From Drug Combo

Small study had successful results in myelodysplastic syndrome patients

3/24/2010
Gene Holds Key to Embryonic Stem Cell Rejuvenation

Discovery could pave way for advances in cancer and aging research, report suggests

3/15/2010
Stem Cells Might One Day Treat Severe Asthma

Mouse study suggests treatment aimed at immune system could work in humans

3/11/2010
Scientists Find Stem Cells in Hair That Can Become Skin

Finding could lead to better wound care, baldness treatments, experts say

2/24/2010
Heart Stem Cells Move Closer to Human Treatments

'Patch' for damaged heart is just one of several promising developments

2/8/2010
Stem Cell Research Makes Another Advance

Using a new method, scientists reprogram adult cells to develop into myriad cell types

2/1/2010
Stem Cell, Bone Marrow Transplants Both Benefit Leukemia Patients

Little difference in survival found 10 years after therapies, study says

1/29/2010
Targeting Cancer Stem Cells May Eradicate Tumors

New approach could change the direction of cancer research, scientists say

1/27/2010
Scientists Turn Mouse Skin Cells Into Nerve Cells

Finding could revolutionize stem cell therapy, but much research remains to be done

1/27/2010
Aging of Blood Stem Cells May Be Reversible

Older mice 'rejuvenated' when treated with blood factors from younger mice, researchers found

1/19/2010
Stem Cells Become Functioning Neurons in Mice

Finding moves research closer to helping people with spinal injuries, experts say

1/7/2010
Streamlined Stem Cell Procedure May Speed Up Research

Approach could 'open up the whole embryonic stem cell field,' scientist says

1/5/2010
Stem Cells Likely to Help Genetic Disorders First

Drugs developed without animal testing could be one result, some predict

1/4/2010
Experimental Drug May Help in Brain, Prostate Cancers

Study finds that imetelstat targets mechanism that allows cancer cells to divide

12/30/2009
Stem Cells Might Reverse Heart Damage From Chemo

Cancer patients could one day take potent therapies, get heart fixed later, researchers say

12/24/2009
Stem Cell Research Gets a Boost From Vitamin C

Antioxidant may help adult cells generate embryonic-like cells, study finds

12/17/2009
Most Stem Cells Used in Research Come From Whites

Blacks, other minorities might not reap full benefit from breakthroughs, experts say

12/8/2009
Stem Cells May Hold Hope for Eye Disease

In study on mice, one type of umbilical cell cleared cloudy corneas

12/4/2009
Adult Stem Cells Can Repair Damaged Heart

Small study found they spurred blood vessel growth after heart attack

12/2/2009
U.S. Approves New Stem Cell Lines for Publicly Funded Research

13 added batches now available, many more to come, NIH director says

11/30/2009
Cord Blood Stem Cells May Help Treat Heart, Lung Disorders

Two lab studies report safe transplant results in animals

11/19/2009
New 'Skin' From Stem Cells

Technique used in mice may offer hope to burn patients awaiting grafts

11/18/2009
Lifelong Exercise Keeps Seniors Young at Heart

Separate study finds stem cell therapy improves exercise capacity in patients with enlarged hearts

11/17/2009
Stem Cells May Improve Heart Bypass Results

Patients who had bone marrow transplant with surgery did better, study finds

11/6/2009
Stem Cells May Offer Alternative to Lung Transplants

Novel protocol could provide new lung tissue for certain patients, researchers say

11/5/2009
Stem Cells Repair Acute Lung Injury in Mice

Study findings may lead to way to prevent this cause of death in people

10/28/2009
Stem Cells Coaxed to Make Precursors to Egg, Sperm

In long term, advance may lead to better fertility treatments, experts say

10/16/2009
Transplant May Treat Metabolic Disorders in Womb

Cord-blood stem cells given early in pregnancy might save infants most at risk, researchers say

10/16/2009
Scientists Provide First Map of Complete Human Epigenome

The information may help accelerate research into diseases and treatments, experts say

10/15/2009
Liver Cells Made to Order

Stem cell breakthrough may lead to better treatments, researchers say

10/15/2009
Stem Cells Grow Heart Tissue in Lab

New technique described as a Band-Aid for damaged muscle

10/14/2009
Stem Cells Being Tested to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

It may be possible to stop tumor growth without harmful therapies, study suggests

10/12/2009
Lab Study Makes Strides in Mending Hearts

Mouse stem cells are being used to help develop a heart muscle patch

10/8/2009
New Way to Make Stem Cells?

Chemicals can do the work previously handled by genes, researchers find

10/8/2009
Stem Cell Research Offers Hope for Colon Cancer Vaccine

Mouse study suggests it may be possible to generate an immune response to cancer

9/2/2009
New Technique Offers Hope for Kids With Immune Deficiency

Stem-cell transplant without chemo can help avoid treatment toxicity, research shows

8/31/2009
Researchers Make Insulin-Producing Cells From Adult Skin Cells

May provide research model, possible treatment for type 1 diabetes in future

8/19/2009
Treatment May Limit Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Problem in stem-cell transplants is common when donor, recipient are not related

8/17/2009
Special Stem Cells Build 'Biological Bypass'

In dog study, researchers saw new human coronary arteries form

8/13/2009
Compound Targets, Destroys Cancer Stem Cells in Mice

Finding could lead to new therapeutic possibilities, researchers say

8/11/2009
Stem Cell Advance May Further Disease Research

Uses for newly engineered white blood cells could include drug testing, researchers say

8/7/2009
U.S. Stem Cell Research Seems to Focus on Two Lines

Experts urge federal government to preserve study options