Archive for November, 2009

Canadian scientists make breakthrough in stem cell transplants

OTTAWA, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) — Canadian scientists have made a breakthrough in the research of stem cell transplants by making … They accumulate the drug, and when we turn on the light, this energy transfer results in the killing of only the cells …

New stem cell technology provides rapid healing from complicated bone fractures

A novel technology involving use of stem cells has been applied to provide better and rapid healing for patients suffering from complicated bone fractures.

Scottish families spend big in baby teeth stem cell hope

SCOTS families are spending thousands of pounds storing their children’s baby teeth – in the hope that stem cells they provide will help to cure serious illnesses.

Damaged hearts may heal with adult stem cells

Adult stem cells may help repair hearts damaged by heart attack — in part by becoming heart cells themselves. That was the finding of a new study, released Monday, that points to a promising new treatment for heart attack patients that could reduce mortality and lessen the need for heart transplants. Adult stem cells also could aid in healing damaged livers, kidneys, pancreases and other organs.

First study of “off-the-shelf” allogeneic stem-cell product for acute …

Hare says that use of allogeneic human MSCs has a number of important advantages over autologous bone-marrow mononuclear cells (BMCs), which have traditionally been employed in clinical trials for this indication. The new trial “serves as a benchmark …

UM study: Stem cells help heart patients

… a sea change in cardiac care as it shows stem cells from bone marrow appear to help heart attack patients recover better. Columbia, Md.-based Osiris Therapeutics commissioned the Phase I study of its product – a stem cell derived from bone …

Cord Blood Stem Cells May Help Treat Heart, Lung Disorders

MONDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) — Two new studies in animals suggest that stem cells from transplanted human-derived umbilical cord blood could help treat some lung and heart disorders.

EMI schemes boost demand for stem cell banking

The average cost for storing stem cells for a period of 21 years ranges between Rs 75,000-90,000 and customers can opt to pay upfront or by way of EMI. There has been an estimated 20 to 30 per cent growth in the stem cell banking industry in the …

New Stem Cell Technology Provides Rapid Healing from Complicated Bone …

The technology, involving isolation of the stem cells from bone marrow, was developed by Dr. Zulma Gazit, Dr. Gadi Pelled, Prof. Dan Gazit and their research team at the Skeletal Biotechnology Laboratory at the Hebrew University Faculty of Dental …

New stem cell technology developed at Hebrew University

A novel technology involving use of stem cells, developed by Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers, has been applied to provide better and rapid healing for patients suffering from complicated bone fractures..