brain stem cells

Scientists grow human brain stem cells in rats

December 11th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists in the US have made a major breakthrough that has the potential for people with brain damage, caused by epilepsy or Parkinson's for example, to use their ... Read more...

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Growth factor that keeps brain development on track identified

July 16th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found that a growth factor called Fgf10 helps keep the brain's development on track. The researchers say that just like ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for hypertension identified

February 1st, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers from Louisiana State University have identified a potential therapeutic target for hypertension.The team has discovered an enzyme known as Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) in the brain ... Read more...

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Short stature linked to increased risk of cancer

August 12th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Aug 12 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine have uncovered why people suffering from a childhood tumor syndrome are shorter than their peers.The ... Read more...

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Awakening dormant brain stem cells is possible, say scientists

June 7th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A team of researchers at Schepens Eye Research Institute claims to have identified specific molecules that can help awaken the sleeping brain stem cells.Dr. Dong Feng ... Read more...

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US creates multi-disciplinary centre to study human origins

March 5th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Los Angeles, March 5 (Xinhua) US scientists have founded a multidisciplinary centre bringing together various sciences to explore the origins of humanity, the University of California (UC) has said. The Center for ... Read more...

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Brain stem cells exceptionally sensitive to cosmic radiation

December 12th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 12 (ANI): Keeping in mind the importance of preventing astronauts from harmful effects of space radiation during extended missions to the Moon or Mars, scientists have shown that radiation targets ... Read more...

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