• Cancer-killing stem cells engineered in lab

    Added On : 27th October 2014

    A brain tumourScientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

    In experiments on mice, the stem cells were genetically engineered to produce and secrete toxins which kill brain tumours, without killing normal cells or themselves.

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  • Effect of caffeine may depend on genetics, study says

    Added On : 10th October 2014

    640_coffee.jpgIt seems there’s a different study published every month about the health perks and risks of consuming too many or too few cups of Joe.

    But new research published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry suggests the ideal amount varies by genetics— and that the body regulates coffee consumption for its optimum benefits.

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  • Thousands of patients still wait for stem cell donation

    Added On : 28th September 2014

    AL-QATIF — The national campaign organized by King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) showed the culture of stem cell donation is almost nonexistent in the Kingdom as only 5,000 donors have signed up so far in the List of Saudi Stem Cell Donor Registry at the KAIMRC, Al-Hayat daily reported.

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  • British scientists create first complete working organ from cells

    Added On : 26th August 2014

    British scientists have built a complete and functional organ in a living animal for the first time. British scientists have built a complete and functional organ in a living animal for the first time

    British scientists have produced the first working organ by reprogramming cells in a step towards the 'Holy Grail' of being able to grow replacement organs for humans.

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  • Hope for future treatment of thousands of stroke sufferers from stem cells

    Added On : 10th August 2014

    Colorised scanning electron microscope image of a blood clotBrain damage caused by strokes could be repaired thanks to a new treatment which could revolutionise the treatment for the deadly condition.

    Thousands of lives a year could be changed thanks to the breakthrough by Imperial College which involves injecting a patient's stem cells into their brain.

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  • 'Stem cells show promise in stroke recovery'

    Added On : 9th August 2014

    MRI scan of stroke Infusing stem cells into the brain may help boost recovery after a stroke, according to a pilot study by Imperial College London.

    Scientists believe the cells encourage new blood vessels to grow in damaged areas of the brain.

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  • End of chemotherapy within 20 years as pioneering DNA project launched

    Added On : 3rd August 2014

    A pioneering project to map 100,000 genomes will revolutionise medicine in BritainCancer patients will no longer have to put up with the debilitating side-effects of chemotherapy after David Cameron launched a new landmark project to map the genetic causes of disease

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  • Computer 3D Printing Used to Create New Hip

    Added On : 17th May 2014

    The 3D printed hip, made from titanium, on the rightWoman is given bespoke hip replacement created using a 3D printer and stem cells

    Doctors have used 3D printing to create a bespoke hip replacement for a woman who has undergone six previous operations, in one of the first cases of its kind.

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  • Conference to Shed Light...

    Added On : 30th April 2014

    Conference to Shed Light on Latest Stem Cell Applications

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  • Human Skin Grown in Lab...

    Added On : 27th April 2014

    SkinHuman Skin Grown in Lab 'Can Replace Animal Testing'

    Skin grown in the laboratory can replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing, UK scientists say.

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