Here are featured articles for you to view. You can click the date and title to read the full press release.
A preclinical trial of Mesoblast's adult stem cells suggests that use
of the cells could significantly extend the window for treatment and improve
recovery in stroke victims.
What was once only a dream has become a reality– the Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center will host its inaugural in-depth educational conference about adult stem cell treatments Saturday, Nov. 23 in Kansas City. See details at www.continuinged.ku.edu/kumc/cell-therapy.
Maria skips high-heeled around Manila with energy she hasn’t felt in years, after a treatment she recommends to fellow 60ers. She is, at 67. a member of the Philippine Olympic Committee and a former medical tourism government executive. She credits her vitality to repair stem cell therapy.
What do singer Randy Travis and Dick Cheney have in common? They both have a device that keeps the heart pumping until a transplant becomes available. But now researchers think that adding stem cells at the same time could eventually make heart transplants obsolete.
Millions of people with type 1 diabetes depend on daily insulin injections to survive. They would die without the shots because their immune system attacks the very insulin-producing cells it was designed to protect. Now, a University of Missouri scientist has discovered that this attack causes more damage than scientists realized. The revelation is leading to a potential cure that combines adult stem cells with a promising new drug.
New research suggests that the body’s internal clock and its circadian rhythms adjust the modulation of skin stem cells based on the time of day — and that disruption to this cycle can cause tissue aging and lead to predisposition to skin cancer.
The first Baby Boomers turn 65 this year, and as their bodies slow down and the setbacks of old age begin to take a toll, they're expected to put a major strain on the U.S. health care system. Doctors are pushing hard for new treatments, if not outright cures, to everything from heart failure to Alzheimer's isease to strokes and broken hips. Stem Cells might just be a catch-all answer, scientists say.
has approved a brand new path involving the employment of stem cells as an Investigational New Drug (IND).
Using people's own stem cells from their body fat could aid in plastic surgery procedures such as post-cancer breast reconstruction, a small, preliminary study suggests.
A Utah man who once was given a life sentence of never walking again by doctors is surprising everyone.