Stem Cell News

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8/6/2009
Sperm Cell Insights May Aid Stem Cell Research

Scientists spot proteins that help sperm revert to stem cell state

8/3/2009
Scientists Bioengineer New Teeth in Mice

They hope feat will someday lead to organ generation for humans

7/24/2009
Coming Soon -- Stem-Cell Surgical Thread?

Novel technique could speed repair of ligaments, tendons, study shows

7/23/2009
Scientists Use Non-Embryonic Stem Cells to Create Healthy Mice

Achievement shows how 'plastic' these cells can be, experts say

7/23/2009
Stem Cells Used for 'Biological Pacemaker'

In experiments with mice, researchers corrected electrical problems of the heart

7/20/2009
Hope for Damaged Heart Muscle

In lab study, re-engineered cells show promise for cardiac treatment

7/15/2009
Stem Cell Decision Opens New Doors, May Spur More Research

Some avenues of scientific inquiry remain unfunded, however

7/7/2009
Final Rules Broaden Pool for Stem Cell Research

Older stem cell lines eligible for U.S. research dollars, NIH says

7/1/2009
Master Stem Cell for Human Heart Identified

Researchers say it may hold key to understanding how to repair the organ

6/30/2009
U.S. Doctors Treat Heart Attack With Man's Own Stem Cells

Pioneering procedure aims to repair damaged cardiac muscle, surgeons say

6/18/2009
Hysterectomies Could Be Source of Stem Cells

Researchers eye tissues that are normally discarded after surgery

6/3/2009
Pig Stem Cells Created

Organ transplants and other revolutionary uses predicted for humans, study says

5/19/2009
Stem Cell Study Offers Hope for Targeting Tumors

In mice, genetically engineered cells killed cancer but spared healthy cells

5/19/2009
Stem Cells May Offer New Way to Treat Blocked Arteries

Injections into heart restore blood flow in small study

4/26/2009
Fat-Derived Stem Cells Might Treat MS

Small study suggests they inhibit runaway immune system response

4/23/2009
Scientists Find New Way to Create Stem Cells

'Chemical' programming avoids problems genetic manipulation poses, study finds

4/20/2009
Science Makes Inroads Against Prostate, Other Cancers

In studies, an immune boost fights prostate tumors, and better drugs outwit brain, pancreatic malignancies

4/17/2009
NIH May Ease Some, But Not All, Stem Cell Restrictions

Agency says cells should come from fertility clinic embryos that otherwise would be discarded

4/14/2009
Stem Cells Buy Freedom From Insulin for Type 1 Diabetics

In small study, most of patients got temporary reprieve from daily injections

4/14/2009
Slow-Healing Bones May Get Boost From Drug

Full-fledged study will test effect on healing time and pain reduction

4/13/2009
Stem Cells Spur New Eggs in Ovaries of Adult Mice

Study upsets notion that females only receive finite number of eggs from birth

4/10/2009
Stem Cells Repair Damaged Corneas in Mice

Procedure may someday replace transplants in people, experts say

4/9/2009
Stem Cell Breakthrough May Lead to MS Treatments

Efforts produce human cells that might someday help repair damaged nerves

3/31/2009
Patient's Own Stem Cells Might Treat Heart Attack

Infusing cells into damaged area helped restore blood flow, researchers say

3/30/2009
Stem Cell Injections Seem to Reduce Angina Pain

Early study finds improved ability to exercise within 6 months

3/18/2009
Researchers Use Gene to End High Blood Sugar in Mice

Whether method might someday help people awaits further study

3/9/2009
Obama Lifts Ban on Stem Cell Research

Scientists applaud his action, which is expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

3/8/2009
Obama to End Stem Cell Ban Monday

Researchers applaud his action, which is expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

2/18/2009
Tumors Linked to Fetal Stem Cell Transplant

Russian boy's case is deemed rare, but caution is warranted, experts say

2/12/2009
Skin Cells Turned Into Working Heart Muscle

Research could lead to new treatments for organ's diseases that have genetic cause

2/9/2009
Scientists Heartened at Prospect of End to Stem Cell Ban

Move by Obama expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

1/30/2009
Stem Cell Transplants Help MS Victims

'Resetting' overactive immune system in early stages of disease worked, study finds

1/23/2009
FDA OKs 1st Embryonic Stem Cell Trial

Might improve function in paralyzed patients, experts say

1/21/2009
Targeting Cancer's Own Stem Cells to Fight Recurrence

In the lab, scientists used a virus to thwart tumor's comeback

12/24/2008
Scientists May Isolate Stem Cells From Rats, Other Mammals

Achievement would be a real advance since these cells more closely mimic those of humans

12/24/2008
Scientists Create New Means to Study Disease Origins

Availability of rat stem cells may help link genes to human disorders

12/3/2008
Bogus Stem Cell Therapies Sold on Internet

New guidelines are aimed at combating less responsible uses, claims, experts say

11/19/2008
Airway Transplant Aided by Stem Cells a Medical First

Woman gets historic procedure in which her stem cells were combined with donated organ tissue to replace diseased organ, scientists report

11/10/2008
Heart Valves Fashioned From Stem Cells in Umbilical Cord Blood

They could grow with kids who are born with heart valve defects, researchers say

11/5/2008
Trigger for Stem Cell Differentiation Detailed

Discovery could help scientists steer development of cells for therapies, study shows

11/3/2008
Scientists Make Clones of Mice Dead 16 Years

Feat represents another advance in stem cell research, experts say

10/22/2008
New Prostates Grown From Single Stem Cell

Researchers think feat could shed light on how cancer develops

10/8/2008
Researchers Create Embryonic-Like Stem Cells From Human Testes

Finding could sidestep ethical concerns surrounding use of cells from embryos

9/25/2008
Researchers Report Stem Cell Advance

Using cold virus to deliver pluripotent cells circumvents safety concerns, scientists say

9/17/2008
Team Tracks Cell That May Repair Skeletal Muscle Damage

Mouse study confirms stem cells surrounding fibers can repopulate and help heal injury

9/15/2008
Stem Cells Ease Stroke-Like Brain Damage in Mice

The strategy might someday help humans recover from similar events, scientists say

9/4/2008
Research Unveils Earliest Cell Changes in Down Syndrome

Mouse study shows disturbance of regulating gene starts domino effect altering development

8/27/2008
Pancreatic Cells Turned Into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

Researchers say feat could lead to treatment for diabetes

8/18/2008
Immune Response May Hinder Stem Cell Treatments

This unexpected reaction must be overcome to ensure therapeutic success, experts say

8/8/2008
Disease-Specific Stem Cell Lines Developed

Should advance both research and future treatments, scientists say