Archive for June, 2013

Signatures of Old Versus Young Stem Cells, Differentiated

The team also distinguished histone-signature differences between quiescent and active stem cells in the muscles … This is because only a fraction of a cell’s genes are actually “turned on” — actively involved in the production of one or another …

Bone marrow stem cell transplant reduces insulin usage in type 2 diabetes patients

Washington, June 29 (ANI): A new study has found that patients with type 2 diabetes transplanted with own bone marrow stem cells required less insulin post surgery.

House probe on stem cell treatments sought

A MEMBER of Congress on Saturday sought a congressional inquiry parallel to the probe being conducted by medical groups on stem cell treatments being done in the country.

Philippine gov’t to tighten rules on stem cell therapy

Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) – Hospitals offering stem cell therapy have until Aug. 31 to seek or renew their accreditation from the Department of Health (DOH), a Philippine official said Friday.

Warning vs stem cell treatment

Malacañang issued this warning to the public following reports of deaths arising from complications in alleged unsafe stem cell treatment.

Gov’t to tighten rules on stem cell therapy

Hospitals offering stem cell therapy have until Aug. 31 to seek or renew their accreditation from the Department of Health (DOH), a Palace official said Friday.

Palace warns public on stem cell therapy

MALACAÑANG warned Friday the public from seeking stem cell therapy following the complaint by a government official of feeling weaker after undergoing this kind of treatment.

Lab Notes: Gene Tx Combats Ca Stem Cells

New studies in rats support previous suggestions that mast cell degranulation may play a role in migraine attacks, researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark said. Experiments in rats, reported this week at the International Headache …

Pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons may be a viable Parkinson’s disease treatment

Researchers transplanted human embryonic stem cells into primate laboratory animals modeled with Parkinson’s disease and found “robust survival” of the cells after six weeks and indications that the cells were “well integrated” into the host animals. H…

Type 2 Diabetes Patients Benefit From Bone Marrow Stem-Cell Transplants, Reduces Insulin Use

Transplanted bone marrow stem cells received in patients with type 2 diabetes may be able to help patients suffering … bone marrow-derived stem cell therapy in patients with T2DM can result in a significant decrease in insulin dose requirement.