Archive for March, 2012

Stem Cells reports results of Neuralstem ALS Phase I trial

Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announced that safety results from the first 12 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) to receive its stem cells were reported online in the peer-reviewed publication, Stem …

Vatican Cancels Stem-Cell Conference After Scientists Refuse to Be Censored

The Catholic Church has never had a particularly easy relationship with science. After all, this is the institution that sentenced Galileo Galilei as a heretic for his theories on the universe during the Roman Inquisition. Two thousand years …

Vatican’s Stem-Cell Censorship Sham

The Church has canceled a stem-cell conference after scientists refuse to censor themselves.

Newly Identified Stem Cells May Hold Clues to Colon Cancer

Newswise — Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have identified a new population of intestinal stem cells that may hold clues to the origin of colorectal cancer. This new stem cell population, reported March 30 in the journal Cell, appears to be …

Interim Results Of Neuralstem ALS Stem Cell Trial

Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announced that safety results from the first 12 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) to receive its stem cells were reported online in the peer-reviewed publication, Stem Cell…

The Scambuster: an interview with Doug Sipp of Stem Cell Treatment Monitor

If you start looking into stem cell tourism, it doesn’t take long before you come across Stem Cell Treatment Monitor, a watchdog blog maintained by Doug Sipp.  Subtitled “a skeptic’s guide to stem cell pseudomedicine,” the tone of Stem Cell …

Stem cell segment in India to touch USD 8-billion mark by 2015

Hyderabad, Mar 28 (PTI) Lack of legislation and awareness coupled with quality and ethical Issues has been deterrent to the growth of stem cell therapy sector in India, where the bio-tech market is expected to achieve a market size of USD 8 …

Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy: Healthy Aging Leader Cenegenics Expands Heart Prevention Program, Joins Optimal Wellness Concierge Medical Network

Cenegenics® Medical Institute is partnering with the Optimal Wellness Network (OWN)—a hybrid medical management company and nationwide referral source—to add its renowned age management services to OWN’s concierge medicine programs and offer …

Ruling on Paying Stem Cell Donors Stands

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a 2011 ruling that declared it legal to pay people to donate hematopoietic stem cells. In December, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California decided unanimously that …

CEO of stem cell company responds to FDA warning letter

The head of a stem cell company has responded to a warning letter issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration citing several violations at the company which derives stem cells from adipose tissue or body fat. Dr. Steven Victor of IntelliCell BioSciences said it would be moving to a new facility next month that it [...]