Stem Cells

Machine-learning Approach Helps Discover New Ways Of Controlling Spatial Organization Of Induced...

Model organs grown from patients' own cells may one day revolutionize how diseases are treated. A person's cells, coaxed into heart, lung, liver, or kidney in the lab, could be used to better understand their disease or test whether drugs are likely...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Liver Disease, Kidney Disease

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Acr: Draft Oa Guidelines Stress Non-drug Tx, Leave Opioid Door Open

]]>(MedPage Today) -- ATLANTA -- Forget glucosamine. Oral NSAIDs are fine. Hyaluronic acid injections, meh. Just say no to platelet-rich plasma and stem cell injections. Definitely recommend tai chi. Opioids? Let's talk. That's a sample of new...
Related topics: Stress

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Nih, Nist Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence For Quality Control Of Stem Cell-derived Tissues

Researchers at the National Eye Institute used artificial intelligence to evaluate stem cell-derived "patches" of retinal pigment epithelium tissue for implanting into the eyes of patients with age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of...
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Better Biosensor Technology Created For Stem Cells

A Rutgers-led team has created better biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and other neurological disorders. The technology, which features a unique graphene and...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's, Graphene

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Heart Attack Modeled With Human Stem Cells

A model of ischemic heart disease was developed using human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC). This model can provide a useful platform for developing effective drugs without sacrificing animals.
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease

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Antimicrobial Stewardship In Compromised Hosts

(MedPage Today) -- At the 2019 IDWeek conference in Washington, D.C., three presentations at a session on antimicrobial stewardship identified unique challenges and opportunities in solid organ transplant patients, stem cell transplant patients...

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Many Multiple Sclerosis Patients Considering Stem Cell Transplant

FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 -- Many multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are considering autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (aHSCT) as a treatment option, according to a study published in the January 2020 issue of Multiple Sclerosis and...
Related topics: Multiple Sclerosis, Medical Research

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Learning To Stop Cancer At Its Roots

Leukemia stem cells initiate and sustain leukemia, but researchers have found a way to steer them toward a path of self-destruction.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Leukemia, Medical Research

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Stem Cell Transplants Used To Grow Fully Functional Lungs In Mice

Researchers have used transplanted stem cells to grow lungs in mice. Findings could lead to new options for lung transplant patients.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Researchers Discover How Cells Know Their Future And Forget Their Past

Stem cells all share the potential of developing into any specific cell in the body. Many researchers are therefore trying to answer the fundamental questions of what determines the cells' developmental fate as well as when and why the cells lose...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Preemies Who Develop Chronic Lung Disease Had More Stem Cells At Birth

In the first large-scale clinical study to characterize stem cells from the umbilical cord blood and tissues of premature infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia -- a severe, chronic lung disease -- researchers found that these babies had more stem...
Related topics: Medical Research, Umbilical Cord

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Transient Wave Of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Production In Late Fetuses And Young Adults

A major challenge in regenerative medicine is producing tailor-made hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) for transplantation. For this we need a better understanding of where, when and how HSCs are produced in vivo. Scientists have now discovered a new...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Some Skin Cancers May Start In Hair Follicles

Some of the most deadly skin cancers may start in stem cells that lend color to hair, and originate in hair follicles rather than in skin layers.
Related topics: Skin Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Milk From Teeth: Dental Stem Cells Can Generate Milk-producing Cells

Stem cells of the teeth can contribute to the regeneration of non-dental organs, namely mammary glands. According to a new study, dental epithelial stem cells from mice can generate mammary ducts and even milk-producing cells when transplanted into...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Three Ucla Scientists Receive Grants Totaling More Than $18 Million

Three researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have received awards totaling more than $18 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the state's stem cell agency.
Related topics: Medical Research

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High-tech Foam Offers New Tool For Developing Stem Cells

Two Florida State University researchers are developing a high-tech material currently used in athletic equipment and prosthetics into a special tool to better develop stem cells. The work could improve drug screening, disease modeling, precision...
Related topics: Medical Research

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New Nccn Guidelines Debut To Manage Complications And Improve Readiness For Stem Cell Transplant...

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) published new NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, (aka stem cell transplant or bone marrow transplant), with step-by-step...
Related topics: Bone Cancer, Cancer, Oncology

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Ultrastructure Of Focal Adhesion Scaffold Unveiled In Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Focal adhesions are known as signaling platforms broadcasting the information of the biochemical and physical qualities of the extracellular matrix into intracellular signaling cascades. However, focal adhesions remain unstudied in the context of...

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Medical News Today: Aplastic Anemia: Everything You Need To Know

Aplastic anemia is a rare condition that damages vital stem cells in the bone marrow. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options for aplastic anemia here.
Related topics: Anemia

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Newly Launched Pet Health Startup Gallant Wants You To Bank Your Dog’s Stem Cells For $990

With $11 million in funding and a mission to open up the doors of regenerative therapies to dogs across the nation, the Los Angeles based startup Gallant is now opening its doors for the first time. The company was founded by DogVacay founder and...
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