Buffalo Stem Cell Research to Reduce Stem Cell Therapy Costs? A new stem cell that can continually grow and multiply without aging can help reduce the cost of stem cell therapy, scientists from the University of Buffalo say. “MSC Universal” stem cells can be grown continuously in laboratories and can be used to treat heart … Read more
Want more stem cell treatments in the UK? Check out the story below about a crash victim who underwent a stem cell surgery. ***** Watching a news report about a climber whose leg was saved through stem cell treatment encouraged Diane Stuttard, a hit-and-run crash victim, to decide to undergo the same procedure. She called … Read more
Can stem cells cure stroke patients? Initial results from a Phase I trial study conducted by researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) suggest that stroke patients can overcome their handicaps with the help of stem cells taken from their own bone marrow and injected back to their antecubital vein [a blood vessel that carries blood from the body back into the heart].
The AIIMS research was first reported last March 2010 by Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dinesh Trivedi during the Fifth National Congress on Indian Stroke Association and International Stroke Conference. At that time, the Health Minister said thus:
Prof Shinya Yamanaka: Nobel Prize Win for iPS Stem Cell Pioneer? Will the Nobel Prize for medicine go to the Japanese researcher – Kyoto University Professor Shinya Yamanaka – who discovered how to make stem cells out of ordinary skin? We will know the answer on Monday when the Nobel committee announces its pick. In … Read more
A Yale Hockey player successfully underwent a stem-cell transplant on Wednesday to save her life from severe leukaemia. Twenty-two-year old Mandi Schwartz was infused with umbilical cord blood during the procedure at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at the University of Washington Medical Center. Schwartz is likely to stay in the hospital for a month … Read more
Stem Cell for Pet Dogs: Chicago and New Zealand Success Stories. Dasty, a member of the Chicago Police Department Narcotics Unit was crippled by severe arthritis caused by Lyme disease. He received physical therapy, antibiotics and steroids but these didn’t work as no significant change was seen in his health condition. Things improved when the … Read more