Archive for March, 2013

Spas, salons warned on stem cell therapy

MANILA, Philippines— Stem cell therapy at spa centers and salons? Watch out, government agents are coming.   Health Secretary Enrique Ona says no clinic or hospital in the Philippines can offer stem cell therapy without accreditation from the Department of Health (DOH).   Speaking to reporters last week, Ona noted that while many centers are advertising stem cell therapy treatment, none of them …

Stem cell practice regulation tops 16th Congress agenda

THE 16th Congress will include in its agenda the passing of a proposed law regulating the practice of stem cell and cell-based therapy to ensure public safety from medical malpractice, Speaker Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. said yesterday. This was in …

St. Luke’s takes a firm stand on stem cell therapies

ST. LUKE’S Medical Center takes a firm stand on the use of stem cell therapies. Concerned for the well-being of patients, St. Luke’s only endorses and makes available stem cell therapies that have already been established as safe after rigorous, long …

Using adult stem cells to heal joints

EDWARDS – Decades of hard skiing and lots of golf have given John Beeman a lot of fun. “I ski 35 to 40 days a year, golf 5 days a week and I walk with a bag,” Beeman said. It has also given the 61-year-old a worn out knee that he thought would need surgery …

Madison stem cell company Cellular Dynamics International opens California facility

April 1, 2013 9:32 a.m. | Madison-based stem cell company Cellular Dynamics International said Monday the company is opening a facility in Novato, Calif., in response to its receiving a $16 million grant award from the California Institute of …

Stem Cell Therapy Market in Asia-Pacific to 2018 Market Research Report Available at MarketResearchReports.biz

MarketResearchReports.biz Publishes Stem Cell Therapy Market in Asia-Pacific to 2018 Commercialization Supported by Favorable Government Policies, Strong Pipeline and Increased Licensing Activity. Buy the copy of this Report @ http://www.marketresearchreports. …

Neural Stem Cell Transplants May One Day Help Parkinson’s Patients, Others

The emerging field of regenerative medicine may one day revolutionize the treatment of heart disease and neurodegenerative disorders, solve the organ donor shortage problem, and completely restore damaged muscles, tendons and other tissues. The key …

Stem Cell-Like Gene Expression in Ovarian Cancer Predicts Type II Subtype and Prognosis.

Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Although ovarian cancer is often initially chemotherapy-sensitive, the vast majority of tumors eventually relapse and patients die of …

Mount Sinai Leads Global Program Using Stem Cells, Collaborates with The New York Stem Cell Foundation to Accelerate Cures for Alzheimer’s Disease

Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is leading an international team of researchers working to reprogram skin cells into brain cells to gain a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). New York, NY (PRWEB) March 27 …

Scientists slam Italy’s untested stem-cell therapy

ROME—European scientists are criticizing a decision by Italy’s government to allow a handful of children to be treated in public hospitals with an experimental stem-cell therapy. The adult stem-cell treatment was halted in May by the Italian …