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Gene therapy via skin protects mice from lethal cocaine doses

Added: 14.12.2018 18:32 | 2 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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Can stem cells help a diseased heart heal itself? Researcher achieves important milestone

Added: 14.12.2018 17:40 | 21 views | 0 comments

Scientists have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves -- a new model that would reduce the need for bypass surgery, heart transplants or artificial pumping devices.

Stem cell researchers develop promising technique to generate new muscle cells in lab

Added: 13.12.2018 1:08 | 22 views | 0 comments

To help patients with muscle disorders, scientists have engineered a new stem cell line to study the conversion of stem cells into muscle.

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Maintaining the unlimited potential of stem cells

Added: 12.12.2018 19:18 | 12 views | 0 comments

Scientists have discovered a new protein complex that keeps the brakes on stem cells, allowing them to maintain their indefinite potential. The new complex, called GBAF, could provide a future target for regenerative medicine.

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Human placenta stem cells help people recover from hip surgery

Added: 11.12.2018 18:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

The placenta is usually discarded after childbirth but it's a source of mesenchymal stem cells – and they help people regain muscle strength after hip surgery

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The source of stem cells points to two proteins

Added: 11.12.2018 13:09 | 11 views | 0 comments

While other animal embryos grow outside the mother, their embryonic cells can get right to work accepting assignments, such as head, tail or vital organ. By contrast, mammalian embryos must first choose between forming the placenta or creating the baby. New research has pinpointed two proteins that are the keys to this decision making. The process of assigning cells to placenta or baby is important because that is when pluripotent cells are made. These adaptable pluripotent cells are critical to stem cell research.

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Potential seen for tailoring treatment for acute myeloid leukemia

Added: 10.12.2018 18:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

Rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing scientists closer to patient-tailored treatment for acute myeloid leukemia. Research on the differing drug response patterns of leukemia stem cells and blasts may show why some attempts to treat are not successful and why some patients relapse.

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‘I’ve got two months to find a donor’

Added: 09.12.2018 7:17 | 23 views | 0 comments

Last Christmas, mum-of-twins Meena looked the picture of health. Now she urgently needs to find a stem cell match.

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

Added: 05.07.2018 13:42 | 3 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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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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