Scientists 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.Read More
It 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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Brain 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.Read More
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.Read More
Cancer 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 diseaseRead More
Woman 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.Read More
Conference to Shed Light on Latest Stem Cell ApplicationsRead More
Human Skin Grown in Lab 'Can Replace Animal Testing'
Skin grown in the laboratory can replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing, UK scientists say.Read More