Stem Cells

Church fate

When the royal commission sat for the final time, the church was not there. Senior figures were not present. It fell to a layperson to attend, to …

Religion

Obesity could reprogram our muscle stem cells

Obesity is associated with reduced muscle mass and impaired metabolism.The post Obesity could reprogram our muscle stem cells appeared first on …

Molecular Biology

Should You Inject Stem Cells?

Controversial new rejuvenation treatments use umbilical cord cells. Emily Listfield investigates.<p>Researchers have found what they hope is the next big breakthrough in the ongoing search for younger-looking skin—stem cells from the umbilical cords of newborn babies. While dermatologists have been …

Skin Care

What keeps stem cells in their undifferentiated state?

UNC School of Medicine scientists found out how a chain of proteins called an MCM complex could enable the fast cell-division that makes some forms …

Biology

Researchers Harvest Uterine Stem Cells From Horses

Researchers identified stem cells (green colored) from equine endometrium tissue on fluorescence microscope analysis.<p>Mesenchymal stem cells are …

Biology

Immunotherapy drug proven remarkably successful against serious stem cell transplant complication

Breakthrough Immunotherapy<p>Graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) is a condition that can develop in response to an allogeneic stem cell transplant or a …

Medicine

Umbilical Cord: A Rich Source Of Unique Stem Cells

The human body is made up of over 200 specialised cells. For example, the cells that make up our muscles are different to those found in your blood, …

Molecular Biology

USN-3509-2: Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity<p>High<p>Vendor<p>Canonical Ubuntu<p>Versions Affected<p>Canonical Ubuntu 14.04<p>Description<p>USN-3509-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu …

Linux

Scientists discover a way to prevent stem cell loss and improve tissue regeneration

Stem Cells and Aging<p>The stem cells found within the average adult human are capable of restoring dying cells while also fixing damaged tissue. …

Molecular Biology

Family of leukaemia appeal toddler welcome baby boy

<b>The family of a two-year-old girl whose rare illness prompted a worldwide marrow donor appeal have welcomed a baby boy.</b><p>Margot Martini had two forms of leukaemia and died in 2014.<p>Her family said they were "thrilled" to welcome Humphrey, who was born on 15 November weighing 8lbs 4oz.<p>In a Facebook …

Leukemia

Multi CPI BOSH: One BOSH to Rule Them All

AWS, and vSphere, and OpenStack.. Oh My!!!!<p>Lately, we've been playing with a feature that has us pretty excited. Multi-CPI BOSH has become a reality …

Cell Biology

New technique enables harvesting of stem cells during a caesarian

Stem cells have incredible potential for regenerative medicine, but getting hold of them in large enough numbers can be tricky. Amniotic fluid may be …

Science

Deploy Kubernetes to an existing BOSH environment

Coming to SpringOnePlatform next week? Myself (Dr Nic) and many Stark & Wayne team members will be in the Community Hub to talk about …

DevOps

Suite of papers shed light on decade-long stem cell mystery

Biology

Public vs. private cord blood banking

<b>Where should you bank your baby’s cord blood?</b><p>After the birth of a baby, the umbilical cord and placenta are typically discarded as medical waste, but …

Cell Biology

Cancer stem cells destroyed by drug-filled nanoparticles

A team of scientists has developed drug-carrying nanoparticles that can find and kill cancer stem cells, a tiny group of rare cells that can hide in …

Biology

Tiny Drug-Laden Nanoparticles Delivered to Seek and Destroy Cancer Stem Cells

University of Illinois researchers are now sending small drug-laden nanoparticles on a mission that aims to seek and destroy cancer stem cells, the …

Cancer

USN-3458-1: ICU vulnerability

Severity<p>Medium<p>Vendor<p>Canonical Ubuntu<p>Versions Affected<p>Canonical Ubuntu 14.04<p>Description<p>It was discovered that ICU incorrectly handled certain inputs. …

Cloud Foundry

USN-3475-1: OpenSSL vulnerabilities

Severity<p>Medium<p>Vendor<p>Canonical Ubuntu<p>Versions Affected<p>Canonical Ubuntu 14.04<p>Description<p>It was discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly parsed the …

Cloud Foundry

USN-3478-1: Perl vulnerabilities

Severity<p>Medium<p>Vendor<p>Canonical Ubuntu<p>Versions Affected<p>Canonical Ubuntu 14.04<p>Description<p>Jakub Wilk discovered that Perl incorrectly handled certain …

Cloud Foundry

USN-3469-2: Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity<p>Medium<p>Vendor<p>Canonical Ubuntu<p>Versions Affected<p>Canonical Ubuntu 14.04<p>Description<p>USN-3469-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu …

Information Security

USN-3464-1: Wget vulnerabilities

USN-3464-1: Wget vulnerabilities<p>Severity<p><b>Medium</b><p>Vendor<p><b>Canonical Ubuntu</b><p>Versions Affected<p>Canonical Ubuntu 14.04<p>Description<p>Antti Levomäki, Christian …

Information Security

USN-3457-1: curl vulnerability

Severity<p>Medium<p>Vendor<p>Canonical Ubuntu<p>Versions Affected<p>Canonical Ubuntu 14.04<p>Description<p>Brian Carpenter discovered that curl incorrectly handled IMAP …

Cloud Foundry

Nanoparticles home in on cancer stem cells in promising new therapy

Nanoparticle drug delivery systems are a hot area in medical research at the moment. The ability to engineer particles that can enter a human body …

Cancer

The amazing, life-saving thing you could do with your newborn's umbilical cord

The umbilical cord is a thing of much wonder. And women have used it for everything from food, to jewellery to art (courtesy of Rochelle Humes). But now, it turns out there's something even more worthwhile you can do with it.<p>Blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan is asking people to donate the blood …

Pregnancy

Scientists Activate Stem Cells to Make Hair Grow

Scientists Activate Stem Cells to Make Hair Grow<p>If you have never been able to grow a full head of luscious locks, and you can’t stand the itchiness …

Good News

Curcumin: common dietary supplement turned anti-cancer compound?

Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is one of the most aggressive malignancies in the world. It is currently the third leading cause of …

Cancer

The case for saving cord blood

You’ve seen it on social media, young parents bragging about freezing their newborn’s umbilical cord like they just unlocked a cure-all. Why exactly …

Medicine

New push on Parkinson's disease

Jeanne Loring, director of the Scripps Center for Regenerative Medicine in La Jolla, and also a participant in the GForce initiative, said this week …

Parkinson's Disease

Native Security

The word "Heartbleed” still brings back memories of lost sleep and productivity. WannaCry caused an enormous impact simply by exploiting a …

Cloud Foundry