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Researchers explain muscle loss with menopause

Added: 18.07.2019 19:18 | 11 views | 0 comments

New research has shown that estrogen is essential to maintaining muscle stem cell health.

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Cancer-fighting combination targets glioblastoma

Added: 18.07.2019 18:07 | 3 views | 0 comments

An international team of researchers combined a calorie-restricted diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates with a tumor-inhibiting antibiotic and found the combination destroys cancer stem cells and mesenchymal cells, the two major cells found in glioblastoma, a fast-moving brain cancer that resists traditional treatment protocols.

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Stem cell therapy drug may protect against smoke-related COPD symptoms

Added: 18.07.2019 17:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

A drug used in stem cell therapy to treat certain cancers may also protect against cigarette smoke-induced lung injury.

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Shingles vaccine safely prevents outbreaks among stem cell transplant patients

Added: 18.07.2019 17:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

A newer form of shingles vaccine reduced outbreaks of the painful rash among patients who were transplanted with their own stem cells, according to a new study. The vaccine appears to offer protection from one of the most common and painful side effects of cell therapy and shows promise for patients with immune-compromising conditions.

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Making cancer stem cells visible to the immune system

Added: 17.07.2019 22:17 | 20 views | 0 comments

Leukemia stem cells protect themselves against the immune defense by suppressing a target molecule for killer cells. This protective mechanism can be tricked with drugs. Scientists now describe a new therapeutic approaches that can possibly be derived from these results.

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Pigment-producing stem cells can regenerate vital part of nervous system

Added: 17.07.2019 18:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

Neurodegenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS) affect millions of people worldwide and occur when parts of the nervous system lose function over time. Researchers have discovered that a type of skin-related stem cell could be used to help regenerate myelin sheaths, a vital part of the nervous system linked to neurodegenerative disorders.

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Embryo stem cells created from skin cells

Added: 17.07.2019 18:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found a way to transform skin cells into the three major stem cell types that comprise early-stage embryos. The work (in mouse cells) has significant implications for modeling embryonic disease and placental dysfunctions, as well as paving the way to create whole embryos from skin cells.

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Slug, a stem cell regulator, keeps breast cells healthy by promoting repair of DNA damage

Added: 16.07.2019 14:55 | 18 views | 0 comments

A new biomedical research study finds a transcription factor called Slug contributes to breast cell fitness by promoting efficient repair of DNA damage. The absence of Slug leads to unresolved DNA damage and accelerated aging of breast cells.

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Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work

Added: 13.05.2019 19:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

The F.D.A. has taken an industry-friendly approach toward companies using unproven cell cocktails to treat people desperate for relief from aging or damaged joints.

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Inflammation trains the skin to heal faster

Added: 18.10.2017 18:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Stem cells in the skin remember an injury, helping them close recurring wounds faster, researchers have found. The discovery could advance research and treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory diseases.

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