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13 min ago | EurekAlert!

San Antonio Life Sciences Institute awards $25,000 for stem cell research

The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Chemistry Post-Doctoral Fellow Emily Boice and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Post-Doctoral Fellow Lei Huang.... The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute , a joint venture between The University of Texas at San Antonio and The University of Texas Health Science Center ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Dimly lit working environments: Correcting your body clock is possible

On the left, the spectrum of the white light consists of roughly equal parts of red and green , then blue and infrared waves .... Researchers at Inserm, led by Claude Gronfier , have, for the first time, conducted a study under real conditions on the body clocks of members of the international polar research station Concordia.

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8 hrs ago | International Business Times

A Mother Of Two Dies While Undergoing Stem Cell Treatment

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN: Australian singer Olivia Newton-John, 64, was diagnosed in 1992 and underwent a partial mastectomy and chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Olivia Newton-John, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Australia, World News

11 hrs ago | Newswise

Beware of Claims about Cosmetic Stem Cells Procedures, Says Review in ...

Newswise - July 29, 2014 - Advertising claims for cosmetic procedures using stem cells are running far ahead of the scientific evidence for safety and effectiveness, according to a review in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryA , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Science / Technology, Facelifts

Tue Jul 29, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Osiris Stem Cells To Compliment Mannkind's Afrezza In Disrupting Diabetes Market

Due to its capacity to self-renew and give rise to cells of various lineage, mesenchymal stem cells have generated a great amount of enthusiasm over the past decade as a novel therapeutic paradigm for a variety of diseases.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Biotech, MannKind, Science / Technology, Osiris Therapeutics, Marketing, Circulation

Stanford

Induced pluripotent stem cell mysteries explored by Stanford researchers

Induced pluripotent stem cells, also called iPS cells, made from easily accessible skin or other adult cells, are ideal for disease modeling, drug discovery and, possibly, cell therapy.

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BioSpace

University of Sheffield Study Finds That Stem Cells Are Far More...

Time lapse investigation finds that cells have the potential to apply different 'skills' and make 'career choices' Time-lapse tracking of behavior of individual cells and clusters leads academics to theorise that cells may 'talk to each other' Human pluripotent stems cells have the ability to produce any cell type in the body Sheffield, England, 29 ... (more)

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Bioscience Technology

Cloning Offers Intriguing Stem Cell-Making Tips

Two recent studies- one human, one mouse- have found cloning creates better pluripotent stem cells than the Nobel-Prize winning induced pluripotent stem cell method.

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Sheffield Telegraph

Sheffield medics' team effort

Consultant haematologists Josh Wright, Nick Morley and Eddie Hampton, from the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, will be joined by two cancer patients, Harry Baines and Shane Bytheway, on the RideLondon to Surrey amateur race.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Lymphoma, Health

Medical News Today

'Naive' pluripotent human embryonic stem cells created

For years, researchers and patients have hoped that embryonic stem cells - capable of forming nearly any cell type in the body - could provide insight into numerous diseases perhaps even be used to treat them.

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CiteULike

DNA methylation dynamics of the human preimplantation embryo

In mammals, cytosine methylation is predominantly restricted to CpG dinucleotides and stably distributed across the genome, with local, cell-type-specific regulation directed by DNA binding factors.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Newswise

Stem Cell Advance May Increase Efficiency of Tissue Regeneration

A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells, which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts, according to UC San Francisco scientists who reported the findings in the current edition of Cell.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, UC San Francisco, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Health News Digest

Ten Highly Cited UT Southwestern Researchers Among 2014 World's Most Influential Scientific Minds

July 28, 2014 - Ten UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are among the most highly cited researchers in the U.S., earning them a place on Thomas Reuters' 2014 list of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds.

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Related Topix: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Biotech, Charitable Organizations, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Science / Technology

Rehab Management

Study May Help Pave Way to Cell Therapy for MS Patients, Researchers Say

Scientists at the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute reportedly generated induced pluripotent stem cells lines from skin samples of patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis and developed a protocol to induce the stem cells into becoming oligodendrocytes.

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Chemical & Engineering News

Sugar Mimic Helps Embryonic Stem Cells Develop Toward Nerve Cells

Researchers added a fluorescently labeled proteoglycan mimic to mouse embryonic stem cells .

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Advance

Myelodysplastic Syndromes

As the primary source of diagnostic information, not only do many healthcare professionals rely on the results provided by clinical laboratories, but so do the patients being treated accordingly.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Leukemia, Health, Genetics, Medicine

The Age

Stem cell treatment warnings after Australian woman dies in Russia

Authorities are warning of the risks of unproven stem cell treatments available in Australia and overseas after the death of an Australian woman in Russia.

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Medical News Today

The 'stemness' of individual immune memory cells: a fundamental...

Researchers in Germany and the U.S. have proven for the first time that specific individual cells of the immune system, termed central memory T cells, have all the essential characteristics of adult tissue stem cells .

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Daily Mail

'When will Australia catch up with the rest of the world?' The...

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Unauthorized morgue workers in New York City have been leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy pictures according to whistleblower Barack Obama 'checks out' of ... (more)

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, New York, Science / Technology

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Mum dies during stem cell therapy

Supporters of a Brisbane mother-of-two who died while undergoing a controversial stem cell treatment in Russia say it did not cause her death, nor have others been discouraged from seeking it.

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