Regenerative Medicine

Former Bronco and 3-Time Superbowl Champ, Mark Schlereth, Pain Free with Stem Cell Therapy

Dr. Joel Cherdack, founder of Colorado Regenerative Medicine and his partner Dr. Julian Gershon, offer a cutting-edge treatment using your body’s own …

Denver

'Tooth repair drug' may replace fillings

<b>Teeth can be encouraged to repair themselves in a way that could see an end to fillings, say scientists.</b><p>The team at King's College London showed that a chemical could encourage cells in the dental pulp to heal small holes in mice teeth.<p>A biodegradable sponge was soaked in the drug and then put …

King's College London

Reflections on the Future of Medicine

Recently, I traveled through China. I climbed mountains, hiked through forests, crossed deep valleys. I visited cities of every size. I floated across lakes and traveled beautiful shorelines churning with life. As a man of a certain age, I began to compare the permanence of the timeless landscape …

Life Sciences

China Regenerative Medicine International (CRMI): Articles, Info, Video | Fast Company

• 2016: china<p>China Regenerative Medicine International is a tissue engineering company. With only 5,000 corneas donated each year for transplants, millions of Chinese citizens who need a cornea transplant to regain their eyesight have been forced to wait--or give up hope. But since 2000, CRMI has …

Life Sciences

Will we ever be able to bring cryogenically frozen corpses back to life? A cryobiologist explains

A teenager who tragically died of cancer recently has become the latest among a tiny but growing number of people to be cryogenically frozen after …

Life Sciences

'Hearts-in-a-dish': Gene editing and stem cell technologies unravel mysteries of heart disease

When a patient shows symptoms of cancer, a biopsy is taken…But the same can’t be done for heart disease, the leading cause of death among Americans. …

CRISPR-Cas9: a promising tool for gene editing on induced pluripotent stem cells.

2017 Jan;32(1):42-61. doi: 10.3904/kjim.2016.198. Epub 2017 Jan 1.<p>1Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, …

CRISPR

Lab-grown stomach gets scientists one step closer to a ‘human on a chip’

More people are affected by stomach diseases than heart disease. While in most cases this is in relatively minor ways, such as overproduction of acid …

Life Sciences

Effects of telomeres length on stem cells

Ever since researchers connected the shortening of telomeres the protective structures on the ends of chromosomes to aging and disease, the race has …

Life Sciences

Cross-species Organ Transplants: Pig Kidney Into Human Patient

<i>Scientists will soon conduct cross-species organ transplants, including cloned pig kidneys into human patients. It may sound like science fiction,</i> …

Life Sciences

Shoukhrat Mitalipov

<b>Totipotent and pluripotent stem cells are important as a unique research tool that allows investigation of the mechanisms regulating early primate</b> …

Life Sciences

Turning back time: Salk scientists reverse signs of aging

December, 2016<p><b>New technique rejuvenated organs and helped animals live longer</b><p>LA JOLLA—Graying hair, crow’s feet, an injury that’s taking longer to …

Regenerative medicine is likely game changer for cardiovascular disease

– Regenerative medicine has much to offer the cardiovascular field, although there is still a way to go before it is ready for routine clinical …

Therapeutic benefits of synthetic cardiac stem cells

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou …

Life Sciences

6 Bodily Tissues That Can Be Regenerated Through Nutrition

Written By:<p>Sayer Ji, Founder of GreenMedInfo<p>It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default …

Spinal Cords

Scientists develop treatment to boost testosterone in men without decreasing libido

<b>Beijing:</b> Chinese researchers have developed a potential new and safe approach for treating male hypogonadism, popularly known as male andropause, by …

Life Sciences

New global guidelines for stem cell research | Newsroom

<i>Guidance addresses key scientific, ethical, social, and policy challenges raised by new technologies and emerging areas of stem cell discovery and</i> …

Cell Biology

Synthetic Stem Cells Help Repair Damaged Hearts | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN

Stem cell therapies work by secreting factors that help damaged tissue to repair itself, but stem cells are very fragile, hard to store, and can be …

Synthetic stem cells promise muscle regeneration without cancer risk

Scientists are hailing a pioneering stem cell technique that promises “off-the-shelf” treatment for people with damaged muscles without the existing risks.<p>Researchers have for the first time successfully implanted “synthetic” cardiac stem cells which successfully repaired muscle tissue that had …

UK News

A multispectral microscope for in vivo oximetry of rat dorsal spinal cord vasculature.

2016 Dec 21. doi: 10.1088/1361-6579/aa5527. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1School of Physics & Astronomy,University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow, …

Cure the male menopause by switching skin cells - scientists

A treatment to end the male menopause is in sight after scientists devised a method of boosting testosterone by injecting reprogrammed skin cells.<p>The new technique promises to dramatically reduce the muscle weakening, mood disturbances and sexual disfunction that afflicts almost one in three older …

Life Sciences

Botox-maker Allergan just picked up a regenerative medicine company for $2.9 billion

Allergan is acquiring regenerative medicine company LifeCell for $2.9 billion, the company said Monday.<p>The purchase is Allergan's first step into regenerative medicine, which it plans to apply to the plastic surgery space.<p>"The acquisition of LifeCell is both strategically and financially compelling …

Business

Testing stem cells in tiniest hearts to fight birth defect

BALTIMORE (AP) — The 4-month-old on the operating table has a shocking birth defect, nearly half his heart too small or even missing. To save him, surgeons will have to totally reroute how his blood flows, a drastic treatment that doesn't always work.<p>So this time they are going a step further. In a …

Life Sciences

3D-printed bones could replace bone donations in treating landmine victims

Bone is a tissue that normally regenerates well, as anyone who has ever recovered from an injury like a broken arm can attest. However, there is …

Biomedical Engineering

Central Cord Syndrome - Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis, ICD 10

It is generally associated with favourable prognosis for functional recovery and some degree of neurological. However, factors such as age, …

Life Sciences

DoD Funds New Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing Consortium

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2016 — The Defense Department will fund an 87-member coalition to develop next-generation manufacturing techniques for repairing …

Manufacturing

Landmark Bill Helps Regulation Catch Up to 21st Century Stem Cell Therapies

LA JOLLA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --�History is in the making as the 21st Century Cures Act, a landmark piece of legislation focused on …

Life Sciences

Sirt1 Regulates Proliferation and Regeneration of Glial Progenitor Cells After Injury

<i>Summary: A new study reports Sirt1 can help glial cells to regenerate from progenitor cells in preterm babies with hypoxia related injuries.</i><p>Source: …

Life Sciences

Bioengineering

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Bioengineering