Stem Cells & Cancer Stem Cells (154 News)

New Advanced System to Facilitate Directed Differentiation of Stem Cells

Jul 17, 2017 5:00 pm
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Whether using embryonic or adult stem cells, coercing these master cells to convert to the desired target cell and reproduce flawlessly is difficult. ...

Using Electrical Stimulation To Guide Neural Stem Cells!

Jul 17, 2017 4:00 pm
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Electric fields can be used to guide neural stem cells transplanted into the brain towards a specific location. The research, published July 11 in the...

One Step Closer Towards Solving The Hair Losing Problem

Jul 11, 2017 3:01 pm
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Stem cell researchers at the University of Calgary have found another piece of the puzzle behind what may contribute to hair loss and prevent wounds f...

Scientists Finally Manage to Produce the First Haploid Human Stem Cells Ever

Jul 10, 2017 3:01 pm
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Stem cell research holds huge potential for medicine and human health. In particular, human embryonic stem cells (ESCs), with their ability to turn in...

Scientists Manage to Manipulate Neurons Differentiation In Vivo!

Jul 4, 2017 2:01 pm
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Ever since the discovery of neural stem cells in the mammalian brain, the possibility of brain tissue regeneration has captured the minds of scientist...

Regenerating the Human Heart Might Be a Reality at Last!

Jul 1, 2017 7:00 pm
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When Mark Martindale decided to trace the evolutionary origin of muscle cells, like the ones that form our hearts, he looked in an unlikely place: the...

More Understanding of the Mechanisms Maintaining Embryonic Stem Cells

Jul 1, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers from Turku, Finland, have discovered new information about the mechanisms which maintain gene activity in human embryonic stem cells. The ...

The First Clinical Trial to Use Embryonic Stem Cells in Treating Parkinson’s Disease

Jun 28, 2017 9:00 am
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In the next few months, surgeons in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou will carefully drill through the skulls of people with Parkinson’s disease and...

A Common Antibiotic and A Vitamin Join Arms To Wipe Out Cancer Stem Cells

Jun 27, 2017 1:00 pm
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Cancer stem cells, which fuel the growth of fatal tumours, can be knocked out by a one-two combination of antibiotics and Vitamin C in a new experimen...

Improving the Safety of Stem Cell Therapy

Jun 26, 2017 5:00 pm
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Stem cells have paved the way for a new era in regenerative medicine, but their use is fraught with risk. Now, A*STAR scientists have developed an ant...

Finally A Hope of Treating Blood Diseases Patients With Their Own Cells

Jun 24, 2017 3:00 pm
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For the first time, researchers have generated blood-forming stem cells in the lab using pluripotent stem cells, which can make virtually every cell t...

Clinical Trials to Treat Children With Autism Using Cord Blood

Jun 22, 2017 12:00 pm
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Although additional research is needed, scientists at Duke Health are reporting results from a small, early-stage study of an experimental autism ther...

Bioengineered human livers mimic natural development

Jun 19, 2017 9:00 am
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An international team of researchers bioengineering human liver tissues uncovered previously unknown networks of genetic-molecular crosstalk that cont...

Animal Neurons Planted In Brains of Parkinson’s Patients

Jun 18, 2017 7:00 pm
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Would you have pig cells implanted in your brain? Some people with Parkinson’s disease have, in the hope it will stop their disease progressing....

NIH Competition For Creating 'Eye in a Dish'

Jun 18, 2017 2:00 pm
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The National Eye Institute of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched a competition to develop a working model of the human retina fro...

Why Can't The Heart Regenerate Itself?

Jun 11, 2017 10:00 am
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Heart muscle is one of the least renewable tissues in the body, which is one of the reasons that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both ...

How Safe Are Stem Cells When Used In The Clinic?

Jun 8, 2017 5:30 pm
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Human pluripotent stem cells (hPS cells) can self-renew indefinitely, making them an attractive source for regenerative therapies. This expansion pote...

Finally Scientists Manage to Pancreas Cells Successfully As a Way to Cure Diabetes!

Jun 8, 2017 1:00 pm
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Combining a new hydrogel material with a protein that boosts blood vessel growth could improve the success rate for transplanting insulin-producing is...

What Happens To Stem Cells When They Receive Bad Influence From Their Neighbours?

Jun 7, 2017 1:00 pm
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Current view is that cancer development is initiated from cells that acquire initial DNA mutations. These in turn provoke additional defects, and ulti...

Stem Cell Research Reveals How Smoking Mothers Harm Fetal Liver

Jun 7, 2017 12:15 pm
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Chemicals found in cigarette smoke have been shown to damage fetal liver cells. Scientists say the potent cocktail of chemicals in cigarettes is pa...


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