Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 13:36
Researchers have discovered a promising new approach to treating colorectal cancer by disarming the gene that drives self-renewal in stem cells that are the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 11:40
Adult stem cells are tissue-specific regenerative cells that replace diseased or damaged cells in the body`s organs.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 11:35
Scientists have succeeded in transforming human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells, thus giving way to the possibility of generating lung tissue for transplant using a patient`s own cells.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:35
An Indian origin surgeon has performed a historic first retrograde gene therapy, a novel procedure designed to deliver stem cells to the heart to repair damaged muscle and arteries.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 09:43
In a first, scientists have grown artificial skin using stem cells derived from the umbilical cord.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 13:23
Scientists have artificially-grown skin for major burn patients, since the skin could be stored in tissue banks and made available when needed.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 19:34
Researchers, who have for the first time identified the optimal structure and cell ratio associated with heart function, have also designed the first-ever three-dimensional arrhythmia tissue model.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 10:04
A team of doctors and scientists used an innovative stem cell technique to create neurons in a lab dish from skin scrapings of patients who have Lou Gehrig`s disease.