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Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation , once considered an effective yet risky alternative to drug therapy for blood cancer, has become more accessible and successful in a wide range of patients as a result of major advances in transplant strategies and technologies.
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According to the National Kidney Foundation, around 96,645 patients in the US are awaiting kidney transplants as a result of kidney failure.
Why do certain Alzheimer medications work in animal models but not in clinical trials in humans? A research team from the University of Bonn and the biomedical enterprise LIFE & BRAIN GmbH has been able to show that results of established test methods with animal models and cell lines used up until now can hardly be translated to the processes in ... (more)
NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space are enabling research aboard the International Space Station that could lead to new stem cell-based therapies for medical conditions faced on Earth and in space.
Scientists say they have found a way to grow intestinal stem cells and get them to develop into different types of mature intestinal cells.
In July, Dr. Timothy Henrich of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston told an international meeting of AIDS researchers that two AIDS patients might have been cured by stem cell transplants.
This past summer, doctors were encouraged by news that two HIV-positive men who had received aggressive anti-HIV drug therapy while undergoing bone marrow stem cell transplants were apparently free of the virus despite discontinuing their medications.
According to genome-wide expression analysis, different Treg populations are distributed in space according to their similarity: The position of the novel muscle Treg cells indicates that they are a unique population, more similar to the recently described fat Treg cells than to the most-studied lymphoid tissue Tregs.
Republicans in the Alabama House of Representatives announced their 2014 agenda Thursday, pushing more economically and socially conservative measures in the upcoming election year.
Stem Cells in the New Year Well, 2006 has gone, and we have a new Congress. Stem cells are back on the political agenda now that Democrats control the House .
A recent study has identified the molecular pathway that, when activated, prompts hair growth from dormant hair follicles and, when blocked, prevents the growth of unwanted hair.
By transducing two genes into iPS cells and ES cells, a Kyoto University research team led by Prof.
Ten years ago, we were in the midst of a heated national debate over embryonic stem cell research.
Correspondence: Professor DS Conklin, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Research Center, University at Albany, State University of New York, CRC 305, One Discovery Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3456, USA.
A protein called Tet1 is partly responsible for giving primordial germ cells a clean epigenetic slate before developing into sperm and egg cells, according to a new study by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital.
The Jain Foundation , a non-profit organization whose mission is to cure muscular dystrophies caused by dysferlin protein deficiency, today announced the signing of a Master Service Agreement with Cellular Dynamics International   .