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Researchers uncover the unique way stem cells protect their chromosome ends

Added: 25.11.2020 17:23 | 22 views | 0 comments

Telomeres are specialized structures at the end of chromosomes which protect our DNA and ensure healthy division of cells. According to a new study, the mechanisms of telomere protection are surprisingly unique in stem cells.

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World's first: Drug guides stem cells to desired location, improving their ability to heal

Added: 24.11.2020 15:10 | 27 views | 0 comments

Scientists have created a drug that can lure stem cells to damaged tissue and improve treatment efficacy -- a scientific first and major advance for the field of regenerative medicine.

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Boosting stem cell activity can enhance immunotherapy benefits

Added: 23.11.2020 19:18 | 26 views | 0 comments

Immune-system T cells have been reprogrammed into regenerative stem cell-like memory (TSCM) cells that are long-lived, highly active 'super immune cells' with strong antitumor activity, according to new research.

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Skin stem cells shuffle sugars as they age

Added: 23.11.2020 17:54 | 4 views | 0 comments

Researchers have shown by in vitro experimentation that changes of glycans in mouse epidermal stem cells may serve as a biomarker of aging. Further, by overexpression of specific glycogenes in mouse keratinocytes, they replicated the glycome profile of aging cells as well as their decreased proliferation ability. These findings hold promise for stem cell research into skin disorders, specifically senile degeneration, wound healing and skin cancer.

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Hairy, lab-grown human skin cell model could advance hair loss research

Added: 23.11.2020 17:54 | 2 views | 0 comments

A new, hair-sprouting dollop of human skin created in the lab might one day help prevent hair loss. An article describes the hairy creation as the first hair-baring human skin organoid made with pluripotent stem cells, or the master cells present during early stages of embryonic development that later turn into specific cell types.

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Stem cell treatments 'go deep' to regenerate sun-damaged skin

Added: 23.11.2020 17:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

Some plastic surgeons have been using stem cells to treat aging, sun-damaged skin. But while they've been getting good results, it's been unclear exactly how these treatments work to rejuvenate 'photoaged' facial skin. A new study finds that within a few weeks, stem cell treatment eliminates the sun-damaged elastin network and replacing them with normal, undamaged tissues and structures.

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Inflammation trains the skin to heal faster

Added: 21.11.2020 1:19 | 6 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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COPD as a lung stem cell disease

Added: 21.11.2020 0:37 | 3 views | 0 comments

Two stem cell researchers have found an abundance of abnormal stem cells in the lungs of patients who suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a leading cause of death worldwide. The team, who used single cell cloning of lung stem cells to make their discovery, is now targeting the cells for new therapeutics.

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Inhalation therapy shows promise against pulmonary fibrosis in mice, rats

Added: 21.11.2020 0:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new study shows that lung stem cell secretions -- specifically exosomes and secretomes -- delivered via nebulizer, can help repair lung injuries due to multiple types of pulmonary fibrosis in mice and rats.

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

Added: 21.11.2020 0:37 | 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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