regenerative medicine

Mechanism discovered to help treat inflammation


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 3 (IANS) The discovery of a crucial step in the body's process for healing wounds could open a new way of treating inflammation, which is the immune system's ... Read more...

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New antibody shows promising results in spinal cord injury


August 30th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) A new antibody has shown promising results in reversing the damage caused by injury to the spinal cord, according to new research.The body produces an inflammatory ... Read more...

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Zebra fish’s self-healing could help spinal injury victims


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) Scientists have decoded the secrets of the zebra fish's amazing ability to heal its spinal cord after injury. The findings could eventually pave the way to ... Read more...

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British lab growing human body parts


May 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) British experts are growing human body parts like nose and ears in laboratory, Daily Mail reported Sunday."This is a nose we're growing for a patient next ... Read more...

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Blue-green algae used for treating Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice model


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): In a new study, University of South Florida neuroscientists found that nutritional supplementation with Spirulina, a nutrient-rich, blue-green algae, provided neuroprotective support for dying motor neurons in a ... Read more...

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Multiple sclerosis ‘could be reversed by activating stem cells in brain’


December 6th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the damage caused by multiple sclerosis could be reversed by activating stem cells that can repair injury in the central nervous system.Researchers ... Read more...

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Bone marrow stem cells may aid in stroke recovery


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new research has found that bone marrow stromal stem cells may aid in stroke recovery.The study from the Farber Institute for Neurosciences and the Department of Neuroscience ... Read more...

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Patients’ own stem cells could be used as treatment for their heart disease


November 18th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists are revolutionizing treatment of cardiovascular disease by using patients' own stem cells to regenerate heart and vascular tissue.Chief investigator Douglas Losordo, director of the Program in ... Read more...

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Human Skin Can Be Turned Into Blood, Study Says


November 8th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) McMaster University in Hamilton has come up with a very useful research program that can save a number of patients from any kind of fatal blood ... Read more...

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Human skin turned into blood by Canadian scientists


November 8th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in Canada have managed to turn human skin into blood. The feat is very important because it will give scientists the breakthrough they need in finding ... Read more...

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Scientists create liver cells from patients’ skin


August 26th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists at Cambridge University have created liver cells in a lab for the first time by reprogramming stem cells taken from human skin, paving the way for potential ... Read more...

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‘Smart’ adult stem cells repair heart in ‘landmark work’


August 17th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): In what is being touted as "landmark work", researchers at Mayo Clinic with Belgian collaborators have demonstrated that rationally "guided" human adult stem cells can effectively heal, repair ... Read more...

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Mexican salamander helps uncover evolution, genetics of stem cells


July 12th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A Mexican aquatic salamander called an axolotl has helped scientists uncover the mysteries of stem cells and evolution.Dr Andrew Johnson and his team from the University of Nottingham ... Read more...

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New way to discover drugs that aid regenerative medicine


July 12th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): A new approach to screening of drugs that target stem cells has been developed, which could eventually help in harnessing stem cells in regenerative medicine.Professor Fiona Watt has ... Read more...

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Advance made towards development of transplantable replacement livers


June 14th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): A team led by researchers from the Center for Engineering in Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed functional, transplantable rat liver grafts.The technique may someday allow ... Read more...

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Aging-related gene plays role in stem cell differentiation


June 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Researchers from the Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine and the Department of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University claim that a gene shown to play a ... Read more...

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Now, ‘printer’ that creates made-to-measure human organs


June 4th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Patients needing transplants would soon ask doctors to 'print' new organs for them, it has been claimed.The California-based regenerative medicine company Organovo has already unveiled a prototype machine ... Read more...

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Now, device that prints human tissue


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): In a scientific breakthrough, researchers have created what could be called the "world's first production model 3D bio-printer"-a device that could print human tissue.Invetech has delivered the first ... Read more...

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Vitamin C helps reprogram adult cells into stem cells


December 25th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): Vitamin C helps boost the reprogramming of adult cells into stem cells, according to a study.Senior study author Dr. Duanqing Pei, South China Institute for Stem Cell Biology ... Read more...

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‘Holy Grail’ of regenerative medicine found?


November 4th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study of zebrafish has put scientists in the U.S. a step closer to unravelling the mechanism behind body part regeneration, a power possessed by some animals ... Read more...

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Gene therapy may heal injured human donor lungs before transplant


October 29th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): For the first time, a team of scientists in Canada have successfully used gene therapy to repair injured human donor lungs, making them potentially suitable for transplantation into ... Read more...

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Azad bats for therapeutic cloning


September 18th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday urged the scientists to tap the potential of therapeutic cloning to heal and regenerate damaged body parts and find treatment for ... Read more...

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Bladder cancer stem cell discovered


August 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Stanford's School of Medicine researchers have identified the first human bladder cancer stem cell."This is first time we've found this 'don't eat me signal' in a stem cell ... Read more...

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Age may influence how stem cell therapy works


June 26th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have found that genes important for forming muscle cells in embryos and newborns are not needed in adult muscle stem cells to regenerate muscles after injury.The discovery ... Read more...

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Stem cell transplant in embryo protects mice from cardiac injury in adulthood


May 15th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Stem cells, when transplanted into mouse embryos, have been found to halt or reverse cardiac injury after heart attack in adulthood, according to a new study.The researchers ... Read more...

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Stem cells transplanted into mice embryo protect heart


May 15th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Stem cells help rejuvenate heart muscles by drawing on cells that develop into heart muscle, according to a new research conducted on mice. In the past, stem cells have ... Read more...

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Scientists coax skin cells to behave like muscle cells


May 6th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Scientists have now shown that skin cells can be coaxed to behave like muscle cells and muscle cells like skin cells. The fickleness of the cells, and the relative ... Read more...

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First trial in the U.S. to treat heart failure using patient’’s own stem cells


November 18th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A team of researchers at the University of Utah is recruiting people in a new clinical trial to treat ischemic and non-ischemic heart failure using patients own ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapies for heart disease come closer to reality


October 31st, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Taking a crucial step towards stem cell therapies, scientists have revealed that our bodies'' ability to respond to an internal ''mayday'' signal may ultimately pave the way ... Read more...

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Stem cells repair congenital heart defect in mice


September 12th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 12 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic have shown that stem cells can be used to regenerate heart tissue to treat dilated cardiomyopathy, a congenital defect.Their study is based ... Read more...

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Bangalore to have Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine


July 24th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for the establishment of an Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (SCSRM) in Bangalore.The SCSRM institute would ... Read more...

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Chemotherapy shown to cause delayed neurological damage in mice


April 22nd, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time shown that chemotherapy may make patients susceptible to chemobrain, a syndrome of delayed degeneration in the central nervous system (CNS).Their finding ... Read more...

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Scientists close in on creating new immune system using stem cells


November 23rd, 2007 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): New studies in mice have brought researchers closer to the goal of transplanting adult stem cells to create a new immune system for people with autoimmune or genetic ... Read more...

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Protein that helps salamanders re-grow limbs identified


November 14th, 2007 - 8:20 am ICT by admin
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