Archive for July, 2013

Stem-cell gene therapy for sickle-cell disease advances

Researchers at UCLA’s Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have successfully established the foundation for using hematopoietic (blood-producing) stem cells from the bone marrow of patients with sickle cell diseas…

UCLA Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease Advances Toward Clinical Trials

UCLA Researchers have successfully established the foundation for using hematopoietic (blood-producing) stem cells from the bone marrow of patients with sickle cell disease to treat the disease.

ResearchMoz.us: Stem Cells Market (Adult, Human Embryonic, Induced Pluripotent, Rat-Neural, Umbilical Cord, Cell …

ALBANY, New York, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports Database Stem Cells Market (Adult, Human Embryonic, Induced Pluripotent, Rat-Neural, Umbilical Cord, Cell Production, …

Vitamin C helps control gene activity in stem cells

The discovery might eventually lead to the use of vitamin C to improve results of in vitro fertilization, in which early embryos now are typically grown without the vitamin, and also to treat cancer, in which tumor cells abnormally engage or release th…

Cancer hospital adds stem cell unit

Stem cell research is becoming a burgeoning tool for cancer researchers. Cancer Center Treatment Center’s Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia opened a $14.5 million Stem Cell Transplant and Cell Therapy Unit Monday. The 17,000 …

FCT Controversy: MY STEM CELL THERAPY STORY

Over the last few days, Fresh Stem Cell Therapy (FCT) got into the headlines due to some controversy involving alleged deaths and complaints mentioning prominent names blaming stem cell treatment for their alleged negative effects.Naturally, just like any controversy, the … Continue reading →

VITAMIN C MAY HELP IVF, STEM CELL QUALITY, FIGHT CANCERS

Vitamin C may increase the success rate of in vitro fertilization, improve the quality of human embryonic stem cells and help treat some cancers. These findings by a team including three San Diego scientists were published Sunday in the journal Nature.

NeoStem Inc: A Stem Cell Company With an Attractive Valuation

Medical researchers believe that stem cell therapy has the potential to dramatically change the treatment of human disease. A number of adult stem cell therapies already exist, such as bone marrow transplants that are used to treat leukemia.

Drugs watchdog thwarting UK progress in stem cell therapy, report says

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence models are inappropriate for assessing cell-based treatments, report says Britain’s hopes of leading the world in revolutionary therapies that regenerate damaged body parts are under threat because the …