Stem Cell News

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Article Title
10/10/2007
Study Probes Difference Between Embryonic, Adult Stem Cells

Each develops in unique ways, researchers say

9/19/2007
Stem Cells From Testes Produce Wide Range of Tissue Types

Work with mice might lead to treatments for diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's

9/12/2007
Stem Cell Therapy Disappoints Against Rare Kidney Ailment

Transplanted cells don't boost AL amyloidosis outcomes, study finds

8/27/2007
Embryonic Human Stem Cells May Help Repair Heart Muscle, Lab Study Shows

Problems with cell survival, functioning may have been solved in rat experiments

8/13/2007
Scientists Create Breast Tumor Stem Cells

Achievement could spur research into cancer's spread, experts say

8/9/2007
Stem Cell Trouble Slows Healing of Aging Muscle

Prodding cell signaling might help speed repair, scientists say

8/2/2007
Korean Cloning Fraud Case Advances Stem Cell Research

Scandal's silver lining was a new way to create embryonic stem cells, experts say

7/26/2007
Gene Holds Key to Blood Stem Cells

Discovery points the way to new leukemia treatment targets, researchers say

7/16/2007
Patch Helps Heart Grow New Cells

Rat study suggests a way of repairing lost cardiac tissue

7/12/2007
Critics Accuse Bush Administration of Trumping Science With Politics

They cite ex-surgeon general's testimony that White House tried to 'weaken or suppress' health reports

7/9/2007
Patient's Own Body Fat Used in Breast Remodeling

Procedure is first being tried on breast cancer survivors, developers say

6/27/2007
Researchers ID New Type of Mouse Stem Cell

Discovery could provide a better understanding of human stem cells

6/22/2007
Study Will Test Stem Cells Against Heart Attack

British team hopes treatment will improve patient outcomes

6/21/2007
Fertility Patients Favor Donating Unused Embryos for Research

Potential supply of stem cells could be much larger than prior estimates, survey finds

6/20/2007
Study Tests Blood Stem Cells to Boost Immune System

Effort could one day help patients who've undergone chemotherapy, bone marrow transplants

6/8/2007
Stem Cells Can Be Cancer Cell Lookalikes

Whether they help drive malignancy is still not clear, scientists say

6/6/2007
Stem Cell Advances Announced

Findings could surmount ethical, technical issues surrounding the research

4/13/2007
Human Bone Marrow Used to Create Early Stage Sperm Cells

Researchers hope further studies will produce treatment for male infertility

4/10/2007
Stem Cell Therapy May Combat Type 1 Diabetes

Small trial offers hope, but much more research is needed, experts say

3/15/2007
Stem Cell Finding Could Help Fight Autoimmune Disease

Build-up of dead cells may trigger these illnesses, researchers say

3/1/2007
Gene Helps Guide Embryonic Heart Formation

Discovery could advance cardiac stem cell research, scientists say

2/12/2007
Scientists Clone Mice From Hair Follicle Stem Cell

The cells might someday be as useful as embryonic stem cells, experts say

2/4/2007
Aplastic Anemia: A Rare Disease With a Better Prognosis

Advances are prolonging the lives of people with this once-fatal illness

2/1/2007
Scientists Find Cancer Stem Cells in Pancreatic Tumors

Discovery could lead to development of new treatments for the deadly disease

1/22/2007
Mom's Stem Cells Might Treat Child's Diabetes

Maternal cells can become insulin-producing cells in offspring, study suggests

1/16/2007
Small Blood Vessels Linked to Brain Tumors

Study with mice shows that drugs diminished malignancy growth

1/8/2007
New Source of Stem Cells Discovered

Amniotic fluid cells don't come with ethical concerns that surround embryonic cells, researchers say

12/29/2006
Rising Number of Uninsured Tops Health News for 2006

Worries about food safety, antidepressants and stents also made headlines

12/21/2006
Stem Cell Technique Could Help Kids Avoid Root Canal

It allows the tooth's regenerative cells to continue making strong teeth

12/15/2006
Adult Stem Cells Found in Hair Follicles

Researchers say finding means patients could be their own donors

12/6/2006
New Research Yields Clues to Brain Cancer

Mouse study suggests promising target for treating deadly glioblastomas

11/28/2006
Top Scientific Journal Ponders Tighter Publishing Guidelines

South Korean stem cell cloning scandal prompted review of procedures, committee reports

11/22/2006
Embryonic Stem Cells Yield Full Range of Heart Tissues

The finding brings experts a step closer to stem cell-based treatments

11/14/2006
Amniotic Stem Cells Offer Hope Against Congenital Heart Defects

Condition causes more deaths in first year of life than any other birth defect

11/2/2006
Stem Cell Fish Research Shows Heart Regeneration

Zebrafish re-grow damaged hearts, so perhaps humans could, too, experts say

10/18/2006
Research Yields Clues to Radiation-Resistant Brain Cancer

Stem cells spur tumor recurrence, but chemotherapy may keep them at bay

10/16/2006
Stem Cell Transplant Shows Promise Against ALS

It slowed disease progression in rats, scientists say

10/9/2006
Gene Key to Taste Bud Development in Embryos

Mouse study shows SOX2 stimulates stem cells on tongue in process likely occuring in humans

9/22/2006
Stem-Cell Trial for Neurodegenerative Pediatric Disease to Get Under Way

The goal is a treatment for Batten disease, a rare and fatal disorder

9/20/2006
2 Trials Show Stem-Cell Therapy Benefits Heart-Attack Patients

But third trial shows no gain at all, researchers report

9/7/2006
Stem Cells Improve Child Brain Cancer Outcomes

Researchers call new therapy an advance, but not everyone agrees

8/23/2006
Scientists Harvest Stem Cells Without Destroying Embryo

Breakthrough technique might get around moral issues, experts say

7/20/2006
Brain's Stem Cells Hold Clues to Cancer

Over-stimulation of these cells could trigger tumors, new study shows

7/20/2006
Stem Cell Legislation Could Alter Science Forever

Experts say if a federal-funding bill is ever passed, direction of research would change

7/7/2006
Stem Cells Transformed Into Immune Cells

But researchers stress that lab results may take years to duplicate in humans

7/4/2006
Scientists Turn Stem Cells Into Disease-Fighting T-Cells

Achievement could be a milestone for AIDS research, they say

6/27/2006
Stem Cell Receptors May Fight Autoimmune Diseases

Finding could lead to new treatments for lupus and leukemias, study says

6/20/2006
Stem-Cell Therapy Restores Movement in Paralyzed Mice

Achievement hailed as a breakthrough, but success in humans may still be years away

6/14/2006
Molecule Helps Turn Regular Cells Into Stem Cells

Discovery is important, but clinical success could be years away, experts say

4/28/2006
Stem Cells Might Treat Genetic Kidney Disease

Therapy reverses Alport syndrome in mice, researchers report