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Eye rich source of flexible adult stem cells


January 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Patients need not look any further than their own eyes to obtain perfectly matched neural (nerve) stem cells, say scientists. Researchers have identified adult stem cells ... Read more...

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Stem cells injected into the brain of stroke patient in world first


November 17th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): In a pioneering attempt to repair the damage caused by a stroke, a Briton has had millions of stem cells injected into his brain.Another 11 patients will be ... Read more...

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Blueberries, green tea may boost memory in old age


July 21st, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A combination of nutrients called NT-020- made from blueberries, green tea, and amino acids, such as carnosine-successfully promoted adult neural stem cell proliferation in aged rats and boosted ... Read more...

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Longevity gene could help maintain cognitive function during aging


November 6th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A gene known for its link with longevity in roundworms and humans could affect the function of stem cells that generate new neurons in the adult brain, according ... Read more...

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Tumour suppressor gene in flies holds promise to prevent human brain tumours


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore have identified a tumour-suppressing protein in the brains of fruit flies, called PP2A (protein phosphatase 2A), which has a counterpart ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy may reverse brain birth defects


December 30th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Using stem cells to replace defective brain cells, scientists at Hebrew University of Jerusalem have successfully reversed brain birth defects in animal models.Prof. Joseph Yanai and his ... Read more...

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Stem cells for spinal cord repair identified


July 22nd, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) A promising discovery by MIT researchers has possibly shown the way to non invasive treatment of debilitating spinal cord injuries. It hinges on certain stem cells within the ... Read more...

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Stem cells for spinal-cord repair identified


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers have identified stem cells within the spinal cord that, if persuaded to differentiate into more healing cells and fewer scarring cells following an injury, may lead ... Read more...

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Early stem cell mutation linked to autism


July 1st, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A breakthrough study on mice has shown that mutations in neural stem cell development may be linked to autism.Reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy ... Read more...

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Neuron birth process modulates learning, memory


February 1st, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 1 (ANI): An animal study by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has revealed that a process by which neural stem cells remain in proliferative state, known as ... Read more...

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Non-invasive method to track nerve-cell growth in live human brain developed


November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin
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