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Novel method to generate stem cells developed

Chinese scientists have developed a novel method by mixing two chemicals that help generate stem cells which can self-renew or multiply while maintaining the potential to develop into other types of cells and be used to treat a wide range of ailments.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

Scientists develop adult-like human heart muscle using stem cells

In a first, a team of scientists developed human heart muscle using stem cells that function just like the adult human heart, an advance which would help make drug development significantly faster, safer and cheaper.

Apr 06, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Stem cells may help to stay strong in old age

The study was performed using single stem cells cultivated to provide sufficient DNA for whole genome sequencing.

Feb 25, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Stem cell therapy may help reverse diabetes

In the study, mice with Type 1 diabetes were infused with pre-treated blood stem cells to produce more of a protein called PD-L1, which has a potent anti-inflammatory effect against Type 1 diabetes.
 

Nov 16, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Researchers develop new method to 3D print living tissues

In a step towards helping repair damaged body parts, scientists in Britain have developed a new method to 3D-print laboratory-grown cells to form living structures.

Aug 16, 2017, 18:49 PM IST

This new gene therapy via skin can help treat diabetes, obesity

Researchers from the University of Chicago, using CRISPR, have edited the skin stem cells from newborn mice which prompted the cells to secrete glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1).

Aug 04, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Fighting arthritis: Researchers edit stem cells to fight inflammation

SMART cells, develop into cartilage cells that produce a biologic anti-inflammatory drug that could replace arthritic cartilage and simultaneously protect joints and other tissues from damage that occurs with chronic inflammation.

Apr 28, 2017, 16:35 PM IST

Stem cells and the art of giving

Madhu Srivastava/IANS

Apr 22, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

Stem cells from fat show promise for anti-ageing treatment

The researchers made the discovery after developing a new model to study chronological ageing of these cells.

Feb 19, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Using vertebrate model to study diseases: Indian scientists discover hematopoietic stem cells in fruit fly

They said the discovery in fruit fly has far-reaching implications for stem cell-based therapies for humans.

Dec 08, 2016, 10:42 AM IST

Need to increase pace of research in regenerative medicine'

India needs to increase the pace of research in regenerative medicine to come up to the global level, especially in the area of clinical trials and regulatory requirements, a doctor said on Saturday.
 

Nov 27, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

This new colour-coding tool may help track blood stem cells causing cancer

 A new colour-coding tool has been developed by scientists that can help them track live blood stem cells clones that plays a role in blood disorders and cancers like leukemia.

Nov 23, 2016, 22:48 PM IST

Vitamin treatment unlocks door to stem cell therapies

Ordinary adult cells, such as those in the skin or blood, could be artificially coerced in a culture dish to resemble embryos only a few days old, said study co-author Tim Hore of the University of Otago.

Oct 14, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

Stem cells injection could ward off glaucoma

The influx of cells regenerated the tiny, delicate patch of tissue known as the trabecular meshwork, which serves as a drain for the eyes to avoid fluid buildup.

Jul 27, 2016, 13:48 PM IST

Scientists grow human organs inside pigs to tackle organ shortage!

The embryos are being allowed to mature for 28 days in the sows before terminating the pregnancies for analysis.

Jun 06, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

A vitamin that can decelerate ageing process!

Zee Media Bureau

Apr 29, 2016, 20:29 PM IST

Have scientists found the elixir of youth?

Researchers found that administering the vitamin nicotinamide riboside restores organs' regenerative capacities and delays ageing.

Apr 29, 2016, 16:20 PM IST

3D human heart tissue created from stem cells

Although there are existing techniques to make three-dimensional tissues from heart cells, the new method dramatically reduce the number of cells needed, making it an easier, cheaper, and more efficient system.

Apr 21, 2016, 23:59 PM IST

Human skin cells hold promise to treat glaucoma

 Using stem cells derived from human skin cells, US researchers have revealed that these can be turned into retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) -- the neurons that conduct visual information from the eye to the brain -- to prevent or cure glaucoma.

Mar 21, 2016, 14:32 PM IST

Lack of stem cells leads to repeat miscarriages: Study

The researchers examined tissue samples from the womb lining, donated by 183 women.

Mar 09, 2016, 08:57 AM IST