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Human skin cells successfully converted into embryonic stem cells May 16, 12:39 pm
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has successfully reprogrammed human skin cells to become embryonic stem cells capable of transforming into any other cell type in the body.
Now, test-tube burger that tastes 'reasonably good' May 14, 11:25 am
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A scientist from Netherlands has genetically engineered a hamburger - made from billions of stem cells.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Two-year-old Hannah Warren lived her whole life in an intensive care unit with a breathing tube, as she was born without a windpipe and has been unable to talk, swallow, or eat on her own.
Human stem cells help restore memory, learning in mice Apr 22, 11:44 am
Washington, April 22 (ANI): In a study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, human embryonic stem cells have for the first time been transformed into nerve cells that helped mice regain the ability to learn and remember.
'Smart' stem cells repair damage from heart failure Apr 11, 2:15 pm
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Researchers have found that therapy with cardiopoietic (cardiogenically-instructed) or "smart" stem cells can improve heart health for people suffering from heart failure.
Embryonic-like stem cells collected from adults to grow bone Apr 7, 11:42 am
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and New York-based NeoStem Inc. are all set for the first known human trial to use embryonic-like stem cells collected from adult cells to grow bone.
Patients' own stem cells could build better blood vessels, improve tissue engineering Apr 7, 11:16 am
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Michigan (UM) have reportedly discovered a new way to overcome one of the major obstacles to growing new organs-replacement hearts, lungs and kidneys.
Adult stem cells isolated from human intestinal tissue Apr 5, 3:27 pm
Washington, April 5 (ANI): American researchers have for the first time isolated adult stem cells from human intestinal tissue.
Driving force behind prostate cancer identified Mar 28, 12:22 pm
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the existence of a cancer inducing DNA re-alignment in stem cells taken from human prostate cancers.
Amniotic fluid stem cells could help repair gut damage in babies Mar 25, 10:05 am
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Scientists have used stem cells taken from amniotic fluid to restore gut structure and function following intestinal damage in rodents, paving the way for a new form of cell therapy to reverse serious damage from inflammation in the intestines of babies.
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells cultivated on the surface of nanofibrous meshes could be a novel therapeutic strategy against post-prostatectomy erectile dysfunction (ED), researchers have claimed.
London, March 6 (ANI): Combining genetic repair with cellular reprogramming, researchers at the University of Minnesota's Lillehei Heart Institute have generated stem cells capable of muscle regeneration in a mouse model for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).
Liver stem cells grown in dish for first time Feb 26, 11:47 am
London, February 26 (ANI): Scientists at Oregon Health and Science University have become the first to grow liver stem cells in culture.
Implants make light work of fixing broken bones Feb 12, 11:50 am
London, Feb.12 (ANI): Artificial bone, created using stem cells and a new lightweight plastic, could soon be used to heal shattered limbs.
'Grow your own' hip replacement encourages real bone to re-grow Feb 10, 11:27 am
Washington, February 10 (ANI): A seven-year partnership between the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh has resulted in an artificial bone, created using stem cells and a new lightweight plastic, that could soon be used to heal shattered limbs.
How to fight fat with fat Feb 6, 1:04 pm
Washington, February 6(ANI): Scientists have discovered a trigger that turns muscle stem cells into brown fat, a form of good fat that could play a critical role in the fight against obesity.
London, February 5 (ANI): Scientists have identified the location and certain genetic characteristics of taste stem cells on the tongue.
3D printing brings artificial human organs closer to reality Feb 5, 2:42 pm
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Scientists are now a step closer to creating artificial human organs and using them for transplants, after using 3D printing to produce clusters of stem cells.
Washington, February 4 (ANI): Duke Medicine researchers have found that epidermal growth factor speed the recovery of blood-making stem cells after exposure to radiation.
New drug combo can destroy root of breast cancer cells Feb 4, 10:29 am
London, February 4 (ANI): Making a breakthrough in the battle against breast cancer, scientists have used a combination of drugs to target cancer stem cells that cause the disease to spread.
'Petri dish lens' promises cure for eye diseases Feb 1, 12:11 pm
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists at Monash University are closer to growing parts of the human eye in the lab and developing a cure for congenital sight impairment caused by lens damage.
Washington, January 31 (ANI): The Idu-Mishmi community of Arunachal Pradesh and RIWATCH (Research Institute of World's Ancient Traditions Cultures and Heritage) have made a great contribution in studying dormant Mycobacterium in TB that has affected nearly 4 billion people in the world and causing 1.9 million deaths yearly.
Stem cell 'first aid' may aid recovery after stroke Jan 28, 1:32 pm
London, January 28 (ANI): A Bolivian research team has suggested that injecting stem cells in the vital period immediately after a stroke may aid recovery.
Kidney tissue generated from iPS cells for first time Jan 23, 10:54 am
Tokyo, January 23(ANI): Kyoto University researchers have for the first time successfully generated kidney tissue from induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells.
Washington, January 11 (ANI): Researchers have come up with an innovative method for creating a stretched polymer scaffold that can support complex tissue architectures.
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