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  • noticias8

    The global effort by scientists to find a way to grow human replacement organs in other animals may have been nudged forward by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla. A team led by the Salk’s Juan Carlos Izpisúa Belmonte says it has combined a newly identified type of human stem […]

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  • celuklas

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that mainly affects young adults. The pathology of MS involves demyelination of nervous cells along with the neuro-degeneration. The clinical manifestation of the disease includes severe brain inflammation, sensory disorders, weakness, pain, tiredness, depression, and organ paralysis. MS can be developed […]

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  • HUESO

    Three San Antonio doctors are bringing the science of stem-cell therapy treatments to orthopedic injuries, a burgeoning field that caters to patients seeking to have joints or tendons rebuilt without undergoing surgery. The physicians at The Stem Cell Orthopedic Institute of Texas — a recently created division of the long-standing South Texas Spinal Clinic — […]

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  • noticias5

    The findings are particularly encouraging for two reasons, said Dr. Steven N. Roper, a neurosurgeon and professor in the UF College of Medicine department of neurosurgery. Not only did the human stem cells survive after being transplanted, but they also developed into neurons that behave normally within the brain. The findings were published March 12 […]

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  • corazon infartado

    A London family man has become one of the first patients to receive an injection that “heals” damaged hearts. The prognosis for Owen Palmer, 52, was poor after he suffered a heart attack. Palmer says that afterwards he was barely able to walk and was unable to climb stairs. “I would just sit in a […]

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  • noticias investigación con células madre

    After 10 years of success at the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Congress, the World Cord Blood Congress was started from a need to build deposits, reduce costs, increase utilisation and improve quality. Born out of demand from our previous attendees, speakers and feedback over the years the World Cord Blood Congress aims to bring […]

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  • noticias8

    Twin boys from Leicestershire are to thought to be the first children in England to receive a stem cell transplant for an incurable disease. Seven-year-olds Luis and Kian King have the rare Juvenile-onset Krabbe Disease, which causes loss of motor skills and severely shortens life expectancy. A database of 25m potential donors eventually found a […]

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  • trasplanteCelulas

    A recent research by Cleaveland Clinic could establish mesenchymal stem cell transplantation as an innovative, safe, efficacious and cost-effective treatment for pain and opioid tolerance. Across the world, millions of people suffer under various pain states including cancer pain or other chronic pain and their treatment involves long-term opioid therapy through morphine injections. The flipside […]

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  • noticias4

    Richard Burt, MD, of Northwestern University is looking to harness the power of autologous, patient-derived stem cells for the treatment of systemic sclerosis. His previous work in a clinical trial with scleroderma motivated a new phase 3 clinical trial, entitled “Autologous Stem Cell Systemic Sclerosis Immune Suppression Trial (DIScl2011).” The trial is currently recruiting up […]

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  • noticias3

    Testing breast cancer cells for how closely they resemble stem cells could identify women with the most aggressive disease, a new study suggests. Researchers found that breast cancers with a similar pattern of gene activity to that of adult stem cells had a high chance of spreading to other parts of the body. Assessing a […]

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  • bebé prematuro

    Wang Cansen from China was diagnosed with leukaemia at the age of four. Doctors informed his parents that without a transplant, he would die so his parents had to apply for special permission to have a second baby. Baby girl, born on January is a perfect donor match for her brother. Doctors have been able […]

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  • ensayo

    Adriana was born in Italy in 2009 after an in vitro fertilization and her parents were finally achieving the dream of their lives. Everything appeared to be fine with the pregnancy until the last moment when the mother started to feel contractions and ran to the clinic. She had forgotten to bring the kit for […]

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