Stem cell therapy could create new blood vessels

Diseases that occur due to blood flow problems could soon become a lot easier to treat as researchers have developed a technique to jump-start the body's system for creating blood vessels.

Stem cells act as 'first aid kits' in repairing damaged immune response

A new study has revealed that stem cell therapy can also work through a mechanism other than cell replacement.

Stem cell breakthrough explains how breast cancer spreads

Breast cancer stem cells exist in two different states and each state plays a role in how cancer spreads, a new study has revealed.

New way of overcoming human stem cell rejection discovered

Biologists have discovered an effective strategy that could prevent the human immune system from rejecting the grafts derived from human embryonic stem cells, a major problem now limiting the development of human stem cell therapies.

Stroke patients show signs of recovery after injection of stem cells

In a small clinical trial at Glasgow`s Southern General Hospital, five seriously disabled stroke patients have shown small signs of recovery following the injection of stem cells into their brain.

Scientists slam Italy`s untested stem cell therapy

Italian scientists are criticising a decision by Italy`s government to allow a handful of children to be treated in public hospitals with an experimental stem cell therapy.

Bone marrow therapy does not improve recovery after attack

Administering to patients stem cells derived from their own bone marrow either three or seven days after a heart attack is safe but does not improve heart function six months later, according to a clinical trial.

Stem cell therapy improves heart function 2 years after heart attack

Stem cell therapy improves heart function in patients who had previous heart attacks, according to researchers from the University of Louisville and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Stem cell therapy may not improve recovery after heart attack

Administering to patients stem cells derived from their own bone marrow either three or seven days after a heart attack is safe but does not improve heart function six months later, according to a clinical trial.

Stem cell therapy could offer new hope for oral and facial injuries

Using stem cells to re-grow craniofacial tissues—mainly bone—proved quicker, more effective and less invasive than traditional bone regeneration treatments.

Americans flocking to India for stem cell therapy

A growing number of Americans are travelling to India to seek treatment for rare diseases through India`s experimental embryonic stem cell therapy.

Stem cell segment in India to touch $8bn mark by 2015

In India, there are very few players in the stem cell sector.

Stem cell segment in India to touch $8bn mark by 2015

In India, there are very few players in the stem cell sector.

Stem cell therapy `may repair heart damage`

Stem cells could repair damage in people with advanced heart disease.

Stem cell therapy may cure glaucoma: Study

Glaucoma affects about 70 million people around the world.

Insight: Stem cell therapy poised to come in from the cold

A rogue surgeon injects stem cells from a fetus into a sick man`s brain. The cells morph and form body parts. When the man dies, the pathologist finds cartilage, skin and bone clumped in his brain.

Stem cell therapy works in heart failure trial

A stem cell therapy for treating patients with heart failure showed promise in preventing serious consequences or death.

Stem cell therapy: New hope for arthritis sufferers?

Scientists claim to be developing a "pioneering" stem cell treatment for arthritis sufferers.

Stem cell therapy: New hope for arthritis sufferers?

Scientists claim to be developing a "pioneering" stem cell treatment for arthritis sufferers.

Stem cell therapy may help fight deadly infection

A study suggests that commonly used type of bone marrow stem cell may be able to help treat sepsis.