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New method for strengthening hydrogels could direct stem cell growth

A new method for manipulating the gel-like environments that house stem cells could help researchers direct the growth of these versatile cells into …

Low-oxygen conditions spur growth of breast cancer stem cells

New molecule has stem cells primed for harvesting within the hour

Securing a match for a bone marrow transplant to treat a cancer patient can be difficult enough, but it is not all smooth sailing from that point …

Adult Stem Cell Treatment Reverses Multiple Sclerosis in Trial

The U.K. press is reporting encouraging results for the use of adult stem cells to treat relapsing-­remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) More...

New Stem Cells With Just Half A Genome Could Reveal Secrets Of Human Reproduction

At their most primitive, stem cells have the ability to become almost any cell in the body, and recent research suggests that they have the ability …

Hydrogel may help doctors target tumors in cancer treatment

BRISBANE, Australia, March 21 (UPI) -- Scientists in Australia created a hydrogel that mimics human tissue, allowing cancer drugs to be tested …

Cancer

Tracking Neural Stem Cells by Coloring Chicken Eggs From the Inside

<b>Findings allow scientists to study neural stem cells’ behavior without harming them.</b><p>An overwhelming number of researchers still struggle within the …

A quartet of genes controls growth of blood stem cells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

An important element in getting blood stem cells to multiply outside the body is to understand which of the approximately 20 000 genes in the human …

Scientists develop new technique for imaging cells and tissues under the skin

Scientists have many tools at their disposal for looking at preserved tissue under a microscope in incredible detail, or peering into the living body …

Leukemia Articles, Photos, and Videos

Leukemia

Blood exerts a powerful influence on the brain

Blood tells a story about the body it inhabits. As it pumps through vessels, delivering nutrients and oxygen, the ruby red liquid picks up …

Drugs That Ramp Up the Immune System against Tumor Cells are Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment

If Michelle Boyer had received her diagnosis of advanced and aggressive skin cancer in 2010 instead of 2013, she would almost certainly be dead by …

Scientists generate a new type of human stem cell that has half a genome

Scientists have succeeded in generating a new type of embryonic stem cell that carries a single copy of the human genome, instead of the two copies …

Schoolboy with sickle cell disease died after bungling junior doctor ignored instructions to carry out blood test

• <b>Emmanuel Akinmuyiwa was transferred to Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham</b>• <b><br>A five-point plan set up by a consultant was 'dismissed' by one of her</b> …

Sickle cells get tripped up by sticky ones - Futurity

BROWN (US) — Using computer models, researchers have discovered it’s a sticky type of red …

Adult stem cells help build human blood vessels in engineered tissues

Researchers have identified a protein expressed by human bone marrow stem cells that guides and stimulates the formation of blood vessels. Their …

Researchers Create Cells That They Say May Be Equivalent to Embryonic Stem Cells

In papers published online Thursday by two scientific journals, separate teams of researchers from Beijing and Shanghai reported that they had for the first time created virtual genetic duplicates of mice using skin cells from adult animals that had been coaxed into the equivalent of embryonic stem …

2013: Year of the Stem Cell

<i>Researchers have already safely injected stem cells into patients with neurodegenerative diseases and spinal cord injuries -- and they've seen the potential to vastly improve lives.</i><p>Knut Olstad in August 2011, 20 minutes before the accident that left him paralyzed below the waist<p>Marcus Hilton has …

Painkillers mobilize blood stem cells

Aspirin-related drugs suggest a way towards more effective stem-cell transplants.<p>Aspirin-like drugs could improve the success of stem-cell …

Scientists Grow Human Brain From Stem Cells

Ear, eye, liver, windpipe, bladder and even a heart. The list of body parts grown from stem cells is getting longer and longer. Now add to it one of …

What is Blood?

Blood is essential to life. Blood circulates through our body and delivers essential substances like oxygen and nutrients to the body’s cells. It …

Scientists Report "Unprecedented" Success Using T-Cells to Treat Cancer

"This is really a revolution."<p>An international team of researchers has seen "extraordinary" results using patients' own immune cells to fight cancer. …

How to Increase White Blood Cells with These 5 Tasty Meals

By feeding your immune system with the right foods, you are able to improve its ability to fight off colds and the flu. The immune system works …

Stem cell treatments offer hope but carry risks

What exactly is a stem cell? Many of us have heard of them, but few of us really understand what they are. In fact, many clinics are banking on our …

Changing pluripotent stem cells to differentiated cells

Stem cells are an effective tool for repairing or replacing damaged or diseased tissues, but only if they can be reliably developed from their …

Research finds new molecular details of facultative stem cells

Stem Cells

New way to harvest stem cells better for donors - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Australian scientists have developed a new method for harvesting stem cells, which is less invasive and reduces side effects for donors.<p>For bone …

Sickle Cell Disease

Wednesday 19 June 2013 marks the 5th annual World Sickle Cell Day, created to raise global awareness of sickle cell disease and its serious impact on …