Regenerative Medicine

Spotlight: Orthopaedic nightmare in the Free State

Whistle-blowers say patients with broken legs, arms and other serious orthopaedic conditions are being sent home in the Free State because the …

Medicine

RMI

Regenerative medicine is an emerging area of science that holds great promise for treating and possibly even curing a variety of injuries and …

Medicine

Haifa company granted US patent for skeletal muscle regeneration

The patent was granted for the use of mesenchymal stem cells in skeletal muscle regeneration either directly after, or shortly after post-surgical …

Molecular Biology

FDA announces comprehensive regenerative medicine policy framework

Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a comprehensive policy framework for the development and oversight of regenerative medicine …

Medicine

The FDA Wants To Bring Gene Therapies to Market Much Faster

The first gene therapy took place so long ago that, at the time, Milli Vanilli lip syncing was a headline-grabbing scandal. But with the advent of …

Molecular Biology

FDA seeks to speed development of 'regenerated' organs for medical use

The FDA said it is looking into "regenerative medicine."

Medicine

Japanese study involving Athersys' MultiStem technology has enrolled its first patient

Cleveland biotechnology company Athersys Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHX) announced that Healios K.K., its partner in Japan, has enrolled the first patient in a …

Cleveland

BioLife Solutions: Third-Quarter Results Point To Continued Upside

Shares have soared so far in 2017, but this growth story appears to have legs.<p>A wave of cell therapy-based product approvals should lead to continued …

Stocks

How Stem-cell Treatment will Reform the Healthcare Industry

Thorough research built this serial entrepreneur's confidence in the future prospects of stem cells<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Being born into a business family is a matter of coincidence, but taking the legacy to another level after spotting …

Medicine

7 Things You Need to Know About Infertility

MumsVillage, 7 November 2017<p>Difficulty in conceiving is common, experienced by one in every six couples. This frequency increases with age, …

Infertility

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Completes Sale of Obagi Medical Products Business to Haitong International Zhongua Finance Acquisition Fund I, L.P.

LAVAL, Quebec, Nov. 10, 2017 /CNW/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) ("Valeant" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed the sale of the Obagi Medical Products business for $190 million in cash to Haitong International Zhonghua Finance …

Stocks

Gene Therapy Skin Grafts Save Boy With Rare Disease

Seven-year-old Hassan was dying. An infection had destroyed most of his skin, he was too weak to eat, and he was in agony.<p>Doctors in Germany were planning to provide palliative care — keeping the child as comfortable as possible while he died. But there was another option: an experimental skin …

Medicine

The medtech opportunity for Japanese companies

A large-scale commitment to growth in healthcare technologies could be a key contributor to the Japanese economy.<p><b>In Japan, moving the economy</b> back to …

Medical Technology

Subset of stem cells identified as source for all cells in blood, immune systems: Study in nonhuman primates traces regeneration of blood and immune systems to 5 percent of transplanted blood stem cells

Study in nonhuman primates traces regeneration of blood and immune systems to 5 percent of transplanted blood stem cells<p>A specific subset of adult …

Immortality

Gene editing remains early stage, but Big Pharma has taken notice

Gene editing offers near-limitless medical potential. The challenge is putting it into medical practice. So how is gene editing progressing, in terms …

Genetics

Dr. Mark Holterman - CEO of Mariam Global Health

Refine your ideas with your trusted team.<p>Dr. Mark Holterman is the creative inventive out-of-the-box “what if?” Light bulb popping cruise …

Bears On Parade - Regardless, Athersys Is Developing Key Relationships For A Successful Future

Athersys has seen an abundance of negatively skewed articles over the past month<p>Share price continues to hold strong and is building a new …

Business

Scientists have successfully reversed advanced heart failure in mice

Studying Heart Failure<p>A team of researches from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas have discovered a way to reverse severe heart …

Immortality

Stem cells and regenerative medicine: Failed promises or real potential?

Stem cell therapy's concept is deceptively simple: take cells from a donor and put them into a patient to treat a disease or injury. However, the …

Medicine

Richard Lehman’s journal review—9 October 2017

Richard Lehman reviews the latest research in the top medical journals<p><b>NEJM</b> <b>5 Oct 2017 Vol 377</b><p><b>Obinutuzumab</b><p>Obinutuzumab may be a funny name, but anyone …

Medicine

Scientists have uncovered a way to regenerate human bone and tissue

Regenerative Medicine<p>A new method of regenerating human tissue has been discovered by researchers at the University of Birmingham. The method …

Breakthroughs

World Heart Day: Building new hearts at the BHF Regenerative Medicine Centre

We are excited by the news that our BHF Regenerative Medicine Centre has been renewed for another four-year term from 1 October 2017! At Imperial we …

Medicine

Unapproved artificial body parts implanted in human ‘guinea pigs’ by top UK university’s scientists

Experimental implants that should only have been used in laboratory or animal tests were sent abroad and used on patients who were treated like human …

News (China)

Supersized cells lead 'wave' of heart regeneration - Futurity

Scientists observed a tiny beating zebrafish heart as it reconstructed its covering in a petri dish. Their findings show tension's role in …

Health

Amount of water in stem cells can determine its fate as fat or bone

Study is first to find cell volume can influence the future role of stem cells, regardless of environment<p>BUFFALO, N.Y. - Adding or removing water …

Biology

MDI Biological Laboratory study finds immune system is critical to regeneration

Research by James Godwin, Ph.D., shows heart regeneration in salamanders depends on white blood cells<p>BAR HARBOR, MAINE -- The answer to regenerative …

Medicine

Stem Cell Clinic Raid Is Part Of FDA’s Crackdown On Industry’s ‘Unscrupulous Actors’

The California clinic has been using smallpox vaccine on seriously ill cancer patients. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says …

Medicine

FDA announces crackdown on "unscrupulous" stem cell clinics

The FDA announced today that U.S. marshals raided StemImmune, a San Diego-based clinic offering a smallpox vaccine to cancer patients, on Friday as …

Medicine

FDA steps up scrutiny of stem cell therapies

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is stepping up efforts to better regulate an emerging field of medicine that holds significant promise for curing some of the most troubling diseases by using the body's own cells.<p>A small number of "unscrupulous actors" have seized on the …

Aging 2.0: Live Healthier, Longer And Smarter

The world’s population is aging, and the United Nations’ World Population Aging report paints a striking picture of the future. It states, “Population aging is unprecedented, without parallel in human history—and the twenty-first century will witness even more rapid aging than did the century just …

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