Stem Cell News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/27/2006
New Approach May Boost Spinal Cord Repair

In rats, transplanting 'support cells' worked better than using stem cells alone

4/9/2006
Stem Cells Could Boost Stroke Recovery

In rat studies, they also show promise against cerebral palsy

4/7/2006
Techniques Push Stem Cells to Repair Damaged Nerves

Potential breakthroughs from marrow transplants and seaweed

3/8/2006
Disgraced Korean Researcher's Cloned Dog Is Real

Experts confirm what may be Dr. Hwang Woo-Suk's sole achievement

2/28/2006
Stem Cell Treatment for Heart Attack Ineffective

But experts say the field remains full of promise

2/28/2006
Neural Transplant Extends Huntington's Survival

Three out of five patients gained real benefit, researchers say

2/23/2006
Stem Cells Might Fight Circulatory Disorder

Peripheral artery disease can lead to leg ulcers, amputation

2/2/2006
Stem Cells Offer Hope Against Heart Failure

No breakthroughs yet, but getting the 'recipe' right will be key, experts say

1/31/2006
Stem Cell Transplant Fights Lupus

It's a last resort for patients who aren't helped by other treatments

1/30/2006
Muscle Stem Cells Transformed Into Cartilage

Could be potential treatment for joint damage caused by arthritis, study suggests

1/26/2006
Fake Research Puts Medical Journals Under Microscope

Those in the industry rethinking the way studies are judged fit for publication

1/23/2006
'Cocktail' Helps Adult Stem Cells Thrive in Lab

Discovery could aid bone marrow transplants, gene therapy, researchers say

1/20/2006
Science Creates a Living Bandage for Broken Hearts

'Cardiac patch' and other advances are on the horizon, researchers say

1/16/2006
Study Finds Cloned Stem Cells Safe

Results reassure those who worried lines created without fertilized embryo might go awry

1/10/2006
Scandal Won't Kill Stem Cells' Promise, Advocates Say

South Korean fraud is disappointing but the dream remains alive, they contend

1/10/2006
Fat-Building Pathway Figured Out

Finding could lead to treatments for obesity, diabetes, researchers say

12/28/2005
Clinical Trial to Test Stem Cells for Pediatric Brain Injuries

The technique could offer new hope, better results, researchers say

12/17/2005
Journal Ready to Retract Controversial Stem Cell Paper

Ethics lapses surround study that suggested possible treatments for disease

12/15/2005
'Engineered' Stem Cells May Help Treat Parkinson's

They are able to penetrate the brain's blood barrier, researchers report

12/14/2005
Vaccinating Bone Marrow Donor Helps Protect Recipient

It shields patients from a deadly pneumonia, sudy finds

11/14/2005
Progenitor Cells Stem Damage After Heart Attack

Study found infusions doubled the improvement in heart pumping function

10/21/2005
Getting More Stem Cells Out of Cord Blood

Researchers use technique to get higher yields from umbilical cords

10/19/2005
Research Seeks to Expand Use of Stem Cell Transplants

Technology could be used to treat a variety of diseases, experts say

10/19/2005
World Stem Cell Foundation Announced

South Korean scientists would create disease-specific lines, sell them abroad for study

10/16/2005
Scientists Find New Ways to Derive Embryonic Stem Cells

If successful, techniques could dampen ethical concerns, researchers say

10/14/2005
New Stem Cell Drug Gives Baby Second Chance

Infant with rare genetic disorder recovers from Graft-Versus-Host Disease

10/8/2005
Amniotic Stem Cells Fix Defective Windpipes

Study using fetal sheep could lead to treatment for humans, study says

9/19/2005
Stem Cells Treat Spinal Cord Injury in Mice

Procedure regenerated tissue, improved mobility, researchers say

9/16/2005
Stem Cell Transplant Can Leave Long-Term Health Woes

These effects are non-life-threatening but should be monitored, experts say

9/16/2005
Mouse Stem Cells Repair Sheeps' Hearts

Opinions differ on whether cross-species transplants would work in humans

9/7/2005
New Technique Tracks Stem Cells' Progress

Scientists watched as the cells made their way to the heart and beyond

8/22/2005
Scientists Explore New Route for Creating Stem Cells

If successful, the technique could sidestep controversy over embryonic stem cell research

8/17/2005
Embryonic-Like Stem Cells Found in Umbilical Cord Blood

If confirmed, the cells could offer way around current ethical issues

8/8/2005
Compound Can Hasten Harvest of Stem Cells

Mouse study finds chemical speeds movement of cells from bone marrow to bloodstream

8/5/2005
Lung Function Predicts Outcome of Stem Cell Transplant

Low test score linked to raised risk of respiratory failure, death, study found

8/5/2005
Dog Cloning Could Lead to Insights Into Human Disease

But the benefits will take time to realize, experts predict

8/4/2005
Stem Cell Transplant Bests Chemo for Common Childhood Leukemia

Five-year survival rates were better than with high-dose chemotherapy, study says

8/3/2005
Stem Cells Play Minor Role in Lung Damage Repair

It may still be possible to make the idea work, researcher suggests

7/26/2005
Stem Cells Restore Heart Function in Pigs

Trials in heart attack patients to begin soon, researchers say

7/14/2005
Experts Ponder Ethics of Ape Brain Research

Could human neural stem cell transplants change primate consciousness?

7/8/2005
New Approach Works Against Leukemia, Lymphoma

Using stem cells from two umbilical cords a breakthrough for adult patients

7/7/2005
Bone Marrow Cells Transformed Into Muscle Cells

Could lead to treatments for diseases like muscular dystrophy, researchers say

6/29/2005
Thalidomide Helps Combat Multiple Myeloma

Once-banned drug aids dexamethasone to improve stem cell therapy, study says

6/23/2005
Gene Therapy Improves Heart Stem Cell Treatment

Tweaking a gene got rid of arrhythmia complication, researchers report

6/21/2005
Aging Stem Cells Linked to Leukemia in Elderly

Study found they increased risk of infection, disease

6/17/2005
Technique May Ensure Boys' Fertility After Leukemia

Pre-treatment removal of sperm stem cells offers hope, mouse study suggests

5/19/2005
New Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Created

South Korean researchers note breakthrough was done with unfertilized eggs

5/18/2005
Umbilical Cord Stem Cells May Save Infants

They offer hope for those with Krabbe disease

5/2/2005
Protein Can Help Heart Heal Itself

Studies found TGF-beta could be targeted to help repair or prevent cardiac damage

4/29/2005
The Many Mysteries of Stem Cells

Emerging field befuddled by questions of science, ethics