HIV: radiation exposure before stem cell transplant ‘might not have actually healed Berlin individual’

HIV: radiation exposure before stem cell transplant 'might not have actually healed Berlin individual'
Timothy Ray Brown, also known as the “Berlin patient,” is the just human believed to have actually been treated of HIV, following a bone bottom transplant from a donor unsusceptible the virus. Now, analysts of a brand-new study posted in PLOS Pathogens have tested the prospective mechanisms underlying this cure in monkeys. These three monkeys were then transferred with their own virus-free...

New particle ‘enables umbilical cord stem cells to increase’

New particle 'enables umbilical cord stem cells to increase'
A brand-new molecule has actually been discovered – reported to be the “first of its kind” – that permits the reproduction of stem cells in a system of umbilical cable blood. This is very important since umbilical cord stem cells are utilized in transplants to manage blood conditions such as leukemia, myeloma and lymphoma. “This brand-new molecule, integrated with...

Scientists reset human stem cells in ‘substantial milestone’ in medication

Scientists reset human stem cells in 'substantial milestone' in medication
Experts led by the Wellcome Trust Medical Study Council (MRC) Cambridge Stem Cell Principle at the College of Cambridge, UK, have found how to successfully “reset” human pluripotent stem cells to the earliest developmental state, equivalent to cells located in an embryo before it implants in the womb (7-9 days aged) – a substantial turning point in regenerative medicine. Due to...

Scientist trigger muscular tissue repair work in mice with muscular dystrophy

Scientist trigger muscular tissue repair work in mice with muscular dystrophy
For muscle-wasting conditions such as muscle dystrophy, there are currently no procedures to stop development. However researchers from the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute in La Jolla, CA, claim they might have discovered a way to trigger cells repair work in damaged muscles, which might aid manage such disorders. In situation of future muscular tissue damage, nonetheless, these satellite...

Stem cell advancement for ‘Cinderella cells’

Stem cell advancement for 'Cinderella cells'
Ratings necessary JavaScript to be made it possible for. The specialized cells that go on to develop the spine, muscular tissue and also bone tissue in a growing embryo have been generated busy making use of stem cells for the first time. To create the NMPs, the analysts thoroughly learnt and afterwards copied the natural procedure in a petri dish, coaxing computer mouse and human...

Schizophrenia risk ‘enhanced by genetic variation’

Schizophrenia risk 'enhanced by genetic variation'
Rankings need JavaScript to be made it possible for. The analysts explain that when human neural parent cells are grown in a meal, they normally develop an arranged ring pattern. But they discovered that the cells that were missing out on a part of 15q11.2 did not. The research group, led by Dr. Guo-li Ming, a teacher of neurology and neuroscience at the Principle for Cell Design...

Human corneas regrown to restore vision

Human corneas regrown to restore vision
Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. The limbal stem cells replenish corneal cells as they become damaged. However, injury or disease can lead to loss of these stem cells, and the eye loses its ability to keep the cornea transparent and clear, resulting in significant loss of vision and eventually, blindness. A team of scientists from several Harvard-affiliated centers in Boston,...

Heart function improved in rats ‘by injecting discarded surgery fat’

Heart function improved in rats 'by injecting discarded surgery fat'
Ratings require JavaScript to be enabled. Written by Honor Whiteman View all articles written by Honor, or follow her on: The research team, including senior study author Dr. Ganghong Tian, are due to present their findings at the Frontiers in Cardiovascular Biology meeting in Barcelona, Spain. As recently reported by Medical News Today, scientists from Abertay University...

Potential new way to treat chronic kidney disease and heart failure

Potential new way to treat chronic kidney disease and heart failure
Main Category: Urology / NephrologyAlso Included In: Heart Disease;  Stem Cell ResearchArticle Date: 18 Oct 2013 – 1:00 PDT Current ratings for:Potential new way to treat chronic kidney disease and heart failure Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital are using adult bone marrow stem cells as they investigate a completely new way of treating chronic kidney disease and heart failure...

Microfluidic device that sorts cells by stiffness may help identify disease

Microfluidic device that sorts cells by stiffness may help identify disease
Main Category: Medical Devices / DiagnosticsAlso Included In: Stem Cell ResearchArticle Date: 18 Oct 2013 – 0:00 PDT For any corrections of factual information, or to contact the editors please use our feedback form.Please send any medical news or health news press releases to: This research is supported by the National Science Foundation under award CBET-0932510. Any conclusions...