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Stem cells promising in post-injury arthritis


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers may have found a promising stem cell therapy to prevent osteoarthritis (painful and stiff joints) after a joint injury.Injuring a joint greatly raises the odds ... Read more...

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Scientists grow human bones from fat


June 10th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Scientists have grown a human bone from stem cells taken from fat, paving the way for repair or replacement of broken bones with those grown from ... 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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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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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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Rare disease ‘paves way for creating stem cells’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Harvard researchers have found that by mimicking a rare genetic disorder in a dish, they can rewind the internal clock of a mature cell and drive it back ... Read more...

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Bladder regeneration using stem cells heralds organ replacement therapies


November 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): US researchers have created a model for bladder regeneration using stem cells - a study that could lead scientists towards new organ replacement therapies. "Advances in the use ... 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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How stem cells shape up to their surroundings


October 8th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Engineering the topography on which stem cells grow, and the mechanical forces working on them, can act as a powerful agent for change as their chemical environment, found ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells that do not age created


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): University at Buffalo researchers have engineered adult stem cells that do not age, which means that scientists can grow them continuously in culture.The discovery could speed development of ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem-cell therapy could treat acute lung injury: Study


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): Researchers have found more evidence to prove that bone marrow stem cells could be used to treat acute lung injury in patients.Drs. Michael A. Matthay and Jae W. ... Read more...

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Enough calcium in early life key to optimal bone health


May 14th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Not getting enough calcium when one is an infant could endanger bone health for life and perhaps trigger obesity, a new research says. During an 18-day trial involving newborn ... Read more...

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Proper calcium supplement early in life key to lifelong bone health


May 14th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that not only is calcium required for strong and healthy bones, it could also play a vital role in determining bone health for ... Read more...

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Lactate’s role in development of breast cancer


April 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Researchers from The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) have revealed the role lactate plays in the development of breast cancer cells and surrounding connective tissue.A known ... Read more...

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Umbilical stem cells help recover lost vision


December 9th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Umbilical stem cells may help recover lost vision for those with corneal disease, says a new study. Winston Whei-Yang Kao and colleagues in the University of Cincinnati's (UC) opthalmalogy ... Read more...

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Umbilical stem cells could help recover lost vision in people with corneal disease


December 9th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Umbilical stem cells could help in the recovery of lost vision for patients with corneal scarring, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC).Dr. Winston Whei-Yang ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells may mend broken hearts


December 3rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Adult stem cells could help repair heart tissue damaged by heart attack, reveals a new study.According to results from the Phase I study, stem cells from donor ... Read more...

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Umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant may help patients with lung, heart disorders


November 24th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Human-derived umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells transplanted in an animal model could help in developing therapies for specific lung and heart disorders, according to two separate studies.For ... Read more...

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New hope for people whose nerves degenerate


August 20th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) There is no known cure for diseases such as Huntington's, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's where the nerve system degenerates. But now there is hope as stem cells from the ... Read more...

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MRI methods can show bone marrow stem cells’ viability as brain-repairing therapy


August 20th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University have offered new hope for people with incurable neurodegenerative diseases like Huntington's, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's by showing that the viability of stem cells ... Read more...

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Fallopian tubes could offer new stem cell source


June 18th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers from Human Genome Research Centre at the University of Sao Paulo have claimed that discarded human fallopian tubes can be a rich source of stem cells for ... Read more...

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Now, a tissue scaffold that regrows cartilage, bone


May 12th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): In a novel study, MIT scientists have developed a new tissue scaffold that can stimulate bone and cartilage growth when transplanted into the knees and other joints.Lead researchers ... Read more...

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Stem cells may stop osteoporosis, promote bone growth


March 5th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has shown that tweaking a certain group of multipotent stem cells-mesenchymal stem cells-with a hormone called interferon (IFN) in our bodies, might stop osteoporosis ... Read more...

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Novel method for accelerated bone growth developed


January 31st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Using nanotubes and stem cells, engineers at the University of California at San Diego have developed a new method to help accelerate bone growth. The finding could lead ... Read more...

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Nanotube-stem cells combo helps accelerate bone growth


January 31st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Scientists have found a way of accelerating bone growth through nanotubes and stem cells, potentially leading to quicker and better recovery from orthopaedic surgery. Stem cells have been ... Read more...

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Revolutionary stem cell therapy could help fix broken bones


January 9th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): By using different new drug combinations, scientists at Imperial College London have tricked bone marrow into releasing specific kinds of adult stem cells into the bloodstream-a technique ... Read more...

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Scientists identify ”control knobs” for stem cells


December 4th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): By discovering that voltage changes across the membrane of adult human stem cells can control their differentiation, scientists have found what they call as ''control knobs'' for ... Read more...

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Pioneering stem-cell therapy helps treat stroke patient


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): In the only clinical trial of its kind, scientists have used a pioneering stem-cell therapy to successfully treat a stroke patient.And the patient, a 49-year-old man, has ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem cells may help control bowel disease


August 21st, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Researchers have found that infusions of a particular bone marrow stem cell seem to protect gastrointestinal tissue from autoimmune attack in mice. A team from Massachusetts General Hospital ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem cells may help treat inflammatory bowel disease


August 21st, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): A new study in mouse model has shown that infusions of a particular bone marrow stem cell appears to control inflammatory bowel disease. Researchers at the Massachusetts General ... Read more...

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Aspirin may help fight against osteoporosis


July 10th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): An aspirin a day may keep osteoporosis at bay, at least that''s what a new research suggests. Researchers at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry have ... Read more...

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Scientists discover messaging system to control adult stem cells


April 11th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Manchester have taken a major step forward in the development of an Adult Stem Cells (ASCs) treatment for damaged tissue, by ... Read more...

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Adult stem cells may help explain premature aging in kids


March 3rd, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Adult stem cells may help explain what causes Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS), a rare disease that triggers premature aging in kids, a new study has found.These findings, by ... Read more...

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Scientists find explanation for premature ageing in children


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 3 (IANS) Adult stem cells may help explain what causes a rare disease that triggers premature aging in children, a new study has found. These findings, the first to indicate ... Read more...

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Indian origin researcher highlights stem cell activations role in bone repair


January 26th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 26 (ANI): A new study authored by an Indian origin researcher suggests that a medication, which is used to activate stem cells to treat bone marrow cancer, may also offer ... Read more...

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