Archive for September, 2012

RBCC: Could Stem Cells Hold the Key to Treating Traumatic Brain Injuries?

As part of Rainbow Coral Corp.’s mission to deliver effective new cures for traumatic brain injury, the company is investigating promising research on the potential of stem cell therapy to improve the lives of millions suffering from the affliction.

Stem cells may help in providing vision

Two legally blind women appeared to gain some vision after receiving an experimental treatment using embryonic stem cells, the scientists have reported. While embryonic stem cells were first isolated more than a decade ago, most of the research …

Researchers Find Similarities Between Cancer Cells And Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A research team from the University of California, Davis , has found evidence that a promising type of stem cell being considered for a variety of disease therapies is very similar to the type of cells that cause cancer. The cells, known as induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) show promise as a source of replacement cells and tissues to …

Hopes stem cell therapy can help diabetes sufferers

Scientists are hoping recent developments in the usage of stem cell therapy to treat common health problems can be transferred to diabetes.

Problem Stem Cells Weeded Out by Mayo Clinic Researchers

A way to detect and eliminate potentially troublemaking stem cells to make stem cell therapy safer has been identified by researchers at Mayo Clinic. Induced Pluripotent Stem cells, also known as iPS cells, are bioengineered from adult tissues …

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Product Market Fastest Growing Area of Stem Cell Research

Research Report “Mesenchymal Stem Cells – Advances & Applications” available at ReportsnReports.com provides latest market intelligence on the MSC and stem cell research market.Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent stem cells that can differentiate into a variety of cell types, including osteoblasts, chondrocytes, myocytes, adipocytes, beta …

Human stem cells restore hearing

For the first time, scientists have improved hearing in deaf animals by using human embryonic stem cells, an encouraging step for someday treating people with certain hearing disorders. “It’s a dynamite study [and] a significant leap forward …

Cancer, induced pluripotent stem cell similarities

SACRAMENTO — UC Davis investigators have found new evidence that a promising type of stem cell now being considered for a variety of disease therapies is very similar to the type of cells that give rise to cancer.

Multiple similarities discovered between cancer cells and induced pluripotent stem cells

Investigators have found new evidence that a promising type of stem cell now being considered for a variety of disease therapies is very similar to the type of cells that give rise to cancer.

Researchers find multiple similarities between cancer cells and induced pluripotent stem cells

( University of California – Davis Health System ) UC Davis investigators have found new evidence that a promising type of stem cell now being considered for a variety of disease therapies is very similar to the type of cells that give rise to cancer.