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Magnetic fields enhance bone remodeling

Added: 18.02.2019 0:17 | 20 views | 0 comments

Since the creation of 3D-printed (3DP) porous titanium scaffolds in 2016, the scientific community has been exploring ways to improve their ability to stimulate osteogenesis, or bone remodeling. A recent study revealed the osteogenic potential of Static Magnetic Field (SMF) treatment for human bone-derived mesenchymal stem cells (hBMSCs) using 3DP scaffolds in vitro and in vivo.

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Unique stem cells as a potential asthma treatment

Added: 16.02.2019 18:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

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

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Olivia Colman's heartfelt appeal for stem cell donors after friend's death at 31

Added: 15.02.2019 10:47 | 17 views | 0 comments

BAFTA winner Olivia Colman has made a heartfelt appeal for people to donate stem cells after losing her school friend to blood cancer.

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Can we repair the brain? The promise of stem cell technologies for treating Parkinson's disease

Added: 14.02.2019 20:31 | 29 views | 0 comments

Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) in future. Writing in a special supplement to the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, experts describe how newly developed stem cell technologies could be used to treat the disease and discuss the great promise, as well as the significant challenges, of stem cell treatment.

Gene therapy via skin protects mice from lethal cocaine doses

Added: 14.02.2019 17:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

A new study shows that skin stem cells, modified via CRISPR and transplanted back to donor mice, can protect addicted mice from cocaine-seeking and overdose.

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

Added: 13.02.2019 18:35 | 4 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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More efficient system to reprogram stem cells

Added: 12.02.2019 21:18 | 8 views | 0 comments

Induced pluripotent stem cells, the workhorse of many regenerative medicine projects, start out as differentiated cells that are reprogrammed to pluripotent stem cells by exposure to a complex set of genetic cocktails.

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2019 Preview: People will receive transfusions of artificial blood

Added: 12.02.2019 19:20 | 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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Stem cells implanted into the brain stop epilepsy seizures in rats

Added: 12.02.2019 19:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

A radical approach of implanting stem cells into the brain could stop epilepsy seizures at their source, but the treatment has only been tested in rats so far

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