• Artificial blood 'will be manufactured in factories'

    Added On : 14th April 2014

    The production of blood on an industrial scale could become a reality Wellcome Trust-funded stem cell research has produced red blood cells fit for transfusion into humans, paving the way for the mass production of blood

    It is the stuff of gothic science fiction: men in white coats in factories of blood and bones.

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  • Doctors Successfully Implant Lab-grown Vaginas...

    Added On : 12th April 2014

    ResizedVaginaScaffolding.jpgDoctors Successfully Implant Lab-grown Vaginas Into 4 Women

    For women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, life can be difficult. Born with an absent or underdeveloped vagina, women suffering MRKH often have difficulty experiencing a normal sex life, can fail to menstruate and sometimes cannot reproduce naturally.

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  • Scientists grow human body parts in lab

    Added On : 8th April 2014

    Lab Body Parts 1_AP_April 8 2014.jpgLONDON –  In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells.

    It is among several labs around the world, including in the U.S., that are working on the futuristic idea of growing custom-made organs in the lab.

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  • Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery

    Added On : 7th April 2014

    Medication activates areas associated with theEarly study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement

    In an early test, researchers report they've safely injected stem cells into the brains of 18 patients who had suffered strokes. And two of the patients showed significant improvement.

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  • Stem Cells May Rejuvenate Failing Hearts

    Added On : 8th April 2014

    Researchers found injecting them into damaged tissue improved organ's ability to pump blood

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  • Stem Cell Scientist 'Guilty of Misconduct'

    Added On : 1st April 2014

    Dr Haruko ObokataAn investigation into a supposedly groundbreaking stem cell study in Japan has found the lead researcher guilty of misconduct.

    The Riken Centre panel said Dr Haruko Obokata fabricated her work in an intentionally misleading fashion.

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  • DNA Prostate Test 'Will Predict...

    Added On : 22nd February 2014

    Prostate cancerDNA Prostate Test 'Will Predict Deadliest Cancer Risk'

    DNA testing can predict which men face the highest risk of deadly prostate cancer, scientists say.

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  • Autism Meet to Focus on Childhood Education

    Added On : 7th February 2014

    Local and international speech and language experts, and families, will gather here on Feb. 20 and 21 to discuss the latest treatments to help autistic children receive effective education at an early age. The fifth Annual Autism Around the World Conference takes place at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Academic Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare City.

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  • 'Stem Cells' Created in Less than 30 Minutes...

    Added On : 31st January 2014

    Cells which acted like embyonic stem cells were created in under 30 minutes in a lab'Stem Cells' Created in Less than 30 Minutes in 'Groundbreaking' Discovery

    Scientists have turned adult cells back to their embryonic form in under 30 minutes by simply treating them with acid in a breakthough which could revolutionise personalised medicine

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  • Stem Cells May Cure Tuberculosis

    Added On : 16th January 2014

    According to WHO estimates, almost half a million people in Eastern Europe, Asia and South Africa suffer from multi-drug resistant (MDR-TB) or extensively-drug resistant (XDR-TB) tuberculosis. Treatment using a combination of antibiotics frequently fails. According to a preliminary study, stem cells may offer a chance of being cured.

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