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Siberian fragments may help resurrect mammoth


September 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Fragments from a well-preserved frozen woolly mammoth, discovered deep in the Siberian wilderness, may help scientists in cloning the pre-historic animal if they find its living ... Read more...

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Hope for arthritis treatment


May 28th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Hip replacements for some patients could be a thing of the past after surgeons pioneered a new stem cell procedure to tackle a bone disease that ... Read more...

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New shot could reverse arthritis


April 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) The discovery of a new molecule kartogenin may help encourage damaged cartilage regenerate and reverse debilitating conditions like arthritis. Currently these is no cure for the ... Read more...

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First vaccine against kala azar ready for trial


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) The first ever vaccine to prevent kala azar, or visceral leishmaniasis (VL), the world's second largest parasitic killer after malaria, is entering dual clinical trials in ... Read more...

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Woolly mammoth to be brought back to life in five years


December 4th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) The woolly mammoth, which became extinct 10,000 years ago, will now be brought back to life from a cloned bone marrow within five years, scientists have ... Read more...

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Immune system can abort stem cell regeneration


November 21st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The immune system's T-cells, which protect our body from invading pathogens and illnesses, can also abort stem cells from regrowing bone and tissue, a key factor ... Read more...

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Breast milk can be source for stem cells


October 18th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Stem cells can be sourced from breast milk and have the potential to help people suffering from debilitating diseases such as Parkinson's and diabetes, according to ... Read more...

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Mughal era broth evolves in old Delhi bylanes (Feature)


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) It was originally a morning meal for the poor. Rich in texture and weighty on the stomach, the meaty Mughal era broth called nahari used ... Read more...

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Exercise fights obesity by turning stem cells into bone


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 2 (IANS) Workouts can keep obesity at bay by turning influential stem cells into bone, not fat, boosting our capacity to make blood and improving overall health.The body's ... Read more...

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Lasers to treat human heart after attack


August 12th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) A new laser technology has been developed that helps stem cells in the heart to reduce scarring of the organ immediately after an attack, claim Isrealite ... Read more...

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Scientists alter genetic code to cure hereditary disease


June 27th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Scientists have altered the genetic code to cure a hereditary condition like haemophilia, which impairs our ability to control blood clotting or coagulation. They managed to ... Read more...

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Mandira Bedi to endorse stem cell bank


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Anchor-actress Mandira Bedi, who is expecting her first child, was Thursday appointed the official brand-ambassador of Cryo-Save, a stem cell bank. In her new role, ... Read more...

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MCD, DU students join on thalassemia awareness campaign


May 6th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will collaborate with the students of Delhi University (DU) to spread awareness on thalassemia, mayor Rajni Abbi said here ... Read more...

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How stress in brain increases inflammatory, behavioral responses


May 4th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Scientists from Ohio State University's Institute of Behavioral Medicine Research have discovered that a model of social stress can increase inflammation among brain cells, providing new insight into ... Read more...

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Menstrual blood stem cells can treat many ailments


May 4th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Menstrual blood has long been discarded as unsanitary and waste, but now stem cells from this very source can be stored and used for treating ... Read more...

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Technique to treat the donor larynx developed


May 1st, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): A technique to treat the donor larynx so that the recipient's body accepts it as its own have been developed by researchers.Paolo Macchiarini of the Karolinska Institute in ... Read more...

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EPO doping ‘can cut cerebral malaria related deaths’


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): EPO- the doping drug known from professional cycling- can significantly reduce cerebral malaria related deaths, according to the researchers at the University of Copenhagen.When more than 700,000 people ... Read more...

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Prostate and breast cancer usually recur in bone: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new University of Michigan study has found that prostate and breast cancer usually recur in the bone.And now, researchers believe they know why. Prostate cancer cells specifically ... Read more...

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Stem cells may help treat aggressive multiple sclerosis


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Replacing bone marrow with the body's own stem cells may hold some hope for patients with aggressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a long-term Greek study.For ... Read more...

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Stem cell injections shrink enlarged hearts, improve function


March 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A small human trial has proved that stem cells injected into enlarged hearts could reduce both heart size and scar tissue and improve function to injured heart areas.Researchers ... Read more...

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Stem cells could cure ’silent thief of sight’


March 12th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): In a first, medical experts have reported a major scientific breakthrough wherein stem cells could be used in the battle to cure blindness in humans.Using animals in lab ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem cells may provide treatment for brain injuries


March 11th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Scientists have safely used stem cells derived from a patient's own bone marrow in pediatric patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).This was part of a Phase I ... Read more...

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Turning diseased blood cells to stem cells may reveal cancer quickly


February 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A study has successfully turned healthy and diseased cells into stem cells, thereby paving way for observing the onset of the blood cancer leukaemia in the laboratory dish."This ... Read more...

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Leukaemia vaccine goes on clinical trial


February 1st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists in Britain are set to begin the first human trials of a revolutionary cancer vaccine that could save thousands of lives a year.The immune-boosting leukaemia jab will ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy used to save man’s leg


January 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Fifty five-year-old Bhadwan Dass from Haryana, a diabetic, was close to losing his leg due to gangrene. But a hospital on Delhi's outskirts has used stem cell ... Read more...

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Brit boy, 9, gifts younger brother his bone marrow for Christmas


December 27th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): A boy in Britain is set to donate his bone marrow to his younger brother as a Christmas gift after the latter was diagnosed with aplastic anaemia.Robert Sherwood, ... Read more...

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Baby boy makes medical history as UK’s first “saviour sibling”


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A baby boy in Britain has become the first "saviour sibling" to be created in the UK after doctors cultivated embryos that could provide stem cells to treat ... Read more...

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Researchers find new way to repair damaged heart


December 10th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) researchers have demonstrated a new way that could be used to deliver stem cells to targeted areas of the body to repair diseased or ... Read more...

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How TB bacteria to survive in infected organs


December 7th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Indian researchers at the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in New Delhi, have identified how tuberculosis bacteria thrive in infected organs.Tuberculosis, caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium ... Read more...

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Umbilical cord cells may be useful in arthritis treatment


November 16th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that umbilical cord stem cells can used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA).Animal and in vitro experiments have shown that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) taken ... Read more...

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Salman Khan In Charity Mode Again, Donates Bone Marrow


November 16th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Salman Khan is enjoying a rocking life these days starting from his films to his reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ to his stage performances. But there is ... Read more...

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Salman Khan to donate his bone marrow


November 14th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Nov.14 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan has pledged to donate his bone marrow to spread awareness on stem cell donation.Khan urged people to donate their bone marrow to ... Read more...

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New study paves for novel treatments for regenerating liver, bone marrow


November 13th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how the liver regenerates itself by demonstrating that endothelial cells-the cells that form the lining of blood vessels-play a key role.The ... Read more...

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Salman pledges bone marrow to help patients


November 12th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan's philanthropic side is well known and now the actor has gone ahead and pledged his bone marrow to help people suffering from life-threatening ... Read more...

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‘The Lion King’ star Shannon Tavarez dies


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shannon Tavarez has lost her long battle with acute myeloid leukemia. She was 11 years old and her fight with the disease got the attention of ... Read more...

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