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3 hrs ago | Marshall County Tribune-Courier

Procedure offers hope for legally blind man

By Venita Fritz Tribune-Courier General Manager vfritz@tribunecourier.com Despite being legally blind since birth, 19-year-old Nick Fleet of Benton is fiercely independent.

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Related Topix: Benton, KY, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Novel methods may help stem cells survive transplantation into damaged tissues

Stem cells offer much promise for treating damaged organs and tissues, but with current transplantation approaches stem cell survival is poor, limiting their effectiveness.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, Audiology, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Network of experts join forces to fight myasthenia gravis

Collaboration between research groups is key in tackling rare diseases such as auto-immune disease myasthenia gravis .

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Related Topix: Health, Myasthenia Gravis, Immunology, Biology, Science, France, World News, Science / Technology, George Washington University

Science Daily

3-D printed tissues advance stem cell research

A tissue engineering and vascular biology expert recently won a Faculty Early Career Development Award for his work on 3D tissue printing, and its contribution of the advancement of stem cell research.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rensselaer, NY

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Gallatin resident seeks help with expenses after diagnosis

A Gallatin woman and longtime employee at Prosperity Bank is about to undergo the first stage of procedures for stem cell harvesting.

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Related Topix: Gallatin, TX, Science / Technology, Cherokee County, TX

IPKat

AG Villalon's parthenotes Opinion in IMC could provide stem cell...

Following from the IPKat's alert last week of the Advocate General's Opinion in the reference from Mr Justice Arnold in International Stem Cell Corporation v Comptroller General of Patents, Shohta Ueno , Associate with Allen & Overy's IP Litigation team in London, helpfully summarizes the key points of the AG's Opinion and predicts whether the CJEU ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Opinion

Detroit Free Press

Schizophrenia has clear genetic ties, new study finds

New research has identified more than 100 places in human DNA linked to the risk of developing schizophrenia.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Smoking, Health, Marketing, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

JDRF: ViaCyte to File Investigational New Drug Application

In a release, the organization noted the trial would evaluate the safety and efficacy of the VC-01 product candidate, a stem cell- derived, encapsulated cell replacement therapy.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medicine, Health, Diabetes

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Journal Watch

HIV Rebounds in Two Patients with Undetectable Virus After...

Two patients with sustained HIV remission after undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation experienced viral rebound after stopping antiretroviral therapy , according to a report in the Annals of Internal Medicine .

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Fight Aging!

Delivering Stem Cells to Improve the Response to Exercise

Last year we raised $60,000 for SENS rejuvenation research, doing our part to speed work on prevention of all age-related disease.

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GlobeNewswire

Celladon Corporation Announces In-License of Stem Cell Factor Development Program

Celladon Corporation , a clinical-stage biotechnology company applying its leadership position in the field of gene therapy and calcium dysregulation today announced an exclusive, global license from Enterprise Partners Venture Capital for gene therapy applications of the membrane-bound form of the Stem Cell Factor gene for treatment of cardiac ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celladon, Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Heart Attack, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

The Wave

Editorial: Time to target California cronyism

Given the way Washington has run away with itself, it's no surprise that "crony capitalism" has risen to the top of the agenda for some politicians on the political left as well as the political right.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Startups, StemCells, Journalism, Opinion

OUPblog

Bioscience, flies, and the future of teleportation

In pondering how rapidly animal, plant, microbial, viral, and human genetic and regulatory sequences travel around the world over wireless and fiber optic networks, I'm transported back to the sci-fi movie The Fly I watched as a boy.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science / Technology, Physics, Science

Newkerala.com

Single-cell technique maps environmental effects on DNA

Scientists have developed a powerful new single-cell technique that can help investigate how the environment affects our development and the traits we inherit from our parents.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Townhall

Does The Constitution Contain Stem Cells?

Our esteemed Family Research Council colleague, Dr. David Prentice has lectured around the world on the wonders of ethical stem cell research .

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Medical News

Three leading universities join forces to find better solutions for...

One in every 2,000 babies is born with a skull that can't grow normally. Various sections of these babies' skulls are fused together at joints called sutures, constricting the developing brain and disrupting vision, sleep, eating and IQ.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Southern California, UC Los Angeles, UC San Francisco, Biology, Science, Health

WTOC-TV Savannah

Canadian woman gets large donation for medical bills

Stephanie's daughter made an appeal on her mom's fundraising website after they failed to raise enough money.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Canadian woman gets large donation for medical bills

Stephanie Headley suffers from systemic scleroderma, an autoimmune disease. Stephanie's daughter made an appeal on her mom's fundraising website after they failed to raise enough money.

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Weekend Balita

Lung Center defends DAP-funded stem cell program

The Department of Pathology and Laboratories of the Lung Center of the Philippines was established in 1982.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cancer, Health, Pulmonary Medicine, Lung Cancer

Sat Jul 19, 2014

CiteULike

BCOR regulates mesenchymal stem cell function by epigenetic mechanisms

The BCL-6 co-repressor represses gene transcription by interacting with BCL-6 . BCOR mutation is responsible for oculo-facio-cardio-dental syndrome, which is characterized by canine teeth with extremely long roots, congenital cataracts, craniofacial defects and congenital heart disease3, 4, 5. Here we show that BCOR mutation increased the ... (more)

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