Thursday, 21 March 2019
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Inflammation trains the skin to heal faster

Added: 19.03.2019 16:49 | 5 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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Stem cell therapy drug may protect against smoke-related COPD symptoms

Added: 19.03.2019 16:44 | 2 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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Unique stem cells as a potential asthma treatment

Added: 19.03.2019 16:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new therapy developed through stem cell technology holds promise as a treatment for chronic asthma.

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2019 Preview: People will receive transfusions of artificial blood

Added: 16.03.2019 17:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

Volunteers will be injected with red blood cells grown from stem cells in the lab. If it works it could mean blood donors are no longer required

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Using genetics of human fat cells to predict response to anti-diabetes drugs

Added: 15.03.2019 18:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

Researchers have demonstrated -- using fat cells derived from human stem cells -- that individual genetic variation can be used to predict whether the TZD rosiglitazone will produce the unwanted side effect of increasing cholesterol levels in certain individuals.

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Oscillation in muscle tissue

Added: 15.03.2019 16:52 | 13 views | 0 comments

When a muscle grows or a muscle injury heals, some of the stem cells develop into new muscle cells. A research team has now described how this process is regulated by two proteins produced in an oscillatory manner.

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Hematopoietic stem cells: Making blood thicker than water

Added: 13.03.2019 21:18 | 13 views | 0 comments

A team revealed that Ragnase-1 is a key regulator of the self-renewal and differentiation of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Knockout of this gene in mice resulted in aberrant blood cell composition and hematopoiesis, and caused health-related outcomes such as low hemoglobin, enlarged spleen, and early death. This insight into blood cell homeostasis and differentiation could lead to treatments for diseases such as leukemia in which these regulatory processes go awry.

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How do broken bones heal?

Added: 15.08.2017 16:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Find out what gives our bones their remarkable ability to heal breaks in a finely tuned process that involves stem cells, cartilage, and bone.



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