Tag: "stem" at medical news
Choose your painkillers with care
... that cox-2 may be crucial in helping bone-forming stem
cells and growth factors do their work. This area now needs to be investigated urgently, says Jeremy Saklatvala of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology in London. "In the meantime, people with healing fractures should steer clear of these drugs."...
Cord blood cells improve rats' neurological recovery from brain injury, new study finds
... blood (HUCB) cells as an alternative to embryonic stem
cells. While studies of cellular therapies continu...Helen Ellis professor of neurology and director of stem
cell research at the USF Center for Aging and Brain Repair. "It appears that the trophic factors and...
Gene linked to testicular cancer
...s. Lin found that in seminomas, the reproductive stem
cells expressed the hiwi gene at an unusually high...for dissecting the genetic mechanism that controls stem
cell division. Drosophila is a favorite organism of researchers in labs. Its genome is smaller -- on...
Herbal assisted weight loss causes neurological ailment in woman
...ernicke's Encephalopathy. The disorder is known to stem
from a deficiency of vitamin B1, or thiamine, essential for carbohydrate metabolism. Wernicke's Encephalopathy is most often found in chronic alcoholics whose dietary intake of thiamine is inadequate. The study subject, however, exhibited no risk fac...
New gene therapy protocol: First successful treatment for 'bubble babies'
...give a biological advantage to genetically altered stem
cells, resulted in a complete reversal of severe c...genetic diseases where there is a need to engineer stem
cells to produce normal products, especially when patients have no matched donor available for safe ...
Muscle stem cells show promise against muscular dystrophy in mouse model
Scientists have isolated special muscle-generating stem
cells that can improve muscle regeneration and del...nvolves the isolation of a subpopulation of muscle stem
cells with special characteristics: 1) they grow and reproduce over many generations; 2) they ma...
Hormone prompts adult stem cells to differentiate into islet cells
... naturally occurring hormone can cause adult islet stem
cells to mature into pancreatic beta cells, the in...ide evidence that the hormone may also cause islet stem
cells to differentiate, or mature, into true beta cells. In a 2001 study, the team identified the i...
Preventing misuse of performance-enhancing substances a growing and difficult task
...abuse by athletes including gene transfer therapy, stem
cell transplantation, muscle fiber phenotype transformation, red blood cell substitutes and new drug delivery systems, says Yesalis, co-editor with Dr. Michael Bahrke of a new book "Performance-Enhancing Substances in Sport and Exercise," (Human Kine...
New horizons of nerve repair
...ration that could have implications for successful stem
cell delivery and spinal cord repair. Shelly Saki...reated spinal cord injuries in rats with embryonic stem
cells; the problem is that most of the stem
cells died after transplantation. Sakiyama-Elbert is ho...
Tissue engineers steering stem cells to produce bone, cartilage
Johns Hopkins University researchers have caused stem
cells from adult goats to grow into tissue that re...s method, doctors would inject a fluid filled with stem
cells and nutrients into damaged tissue, then use light to harden the liquid into a stable gel. Alth...
Strategies allow for drug-free transplants, report researchers at international congress
...ansplants, the patients also received infusions of stem
cells from their donor's bone marrow into their bl... following infusions of donor bone marrow- derived stem
cells into their blood stream, bone marrow, liver and thymus were successfully weaned off cyclospori...
Drug shows promise in treating severe, often-lethal complication of stem cell transplants
...perienced a severe and often-fatal complication of stem
cell transplants. The experimental drug defibrotid...e (VOD) of the liver in more than one third of the stem
cell transplant recipients enrolled in the study. VOD is a type of potentially fatal liver damage th...
Chlorine dioxide gas kills dangerous biological contaminants
... skin and significantly reduce the bacteria in the stem
cavity and the calyx, said Richard Linton, directo... is the apple's bottom, directly opposite from the stem
cavity. "We see more and more cases of food-borne diseases associated with fruits and vegetables," L...
Right side of brain learns language skills after stroke
...e letters "COU" they might say "cougar." Each word stem
appeared several times during the experiment. The...oup also repeated the same answer for a given word stem
about 20 percent of the time, a sign that they remembered the word and learned the answer. The part...
NIAMS scientists find biochemical 'switch' directs muscle building
... Group plan to expose adult muscle stem
cells from a mouse model to DIs to understand their biology and their potential use as therapeutic tools....
Neural stem cells improve motor function in brain injuries
(Philadelphia, PA) Neural stem
cells, transplanted into injured brains, survive, ... edition of the journal Neurosurgery, suggest that stem
cells could provide the first clinical therapy to treat traumatic brain injuries. Traumatic brain in...
Blocking enzyme found to ease anxiety without causing sedation
...Its ability to affect anxiety but not sedation may stem
from indirect, rather than direct action, the researchers found. When the neurotransmitter GABA binds to proteins on the surface of many neurons, known as GABA-A receptors, the neurons become less active, which tends to reduce anxiety. Drugs such as...
New Parkinson's surgical procedure shows lasting benefits, according to Emory researchers
...sioning procedures used in Cuba. Additional costs stem
from the need to periodically adjust the settings of the pacemaker devices that drive the stimulators. "Assuming the safety and efficacy of these lesions performed in Cuba prove to be comparable to that of the better established DBS technique, futur...
Researchers track elusive brain tumor cells in mice with neural stem cells modified to deliver IL-12
...new treatment for brain cancer by utilizing neural stem
cells to track and destroy cancer cells within the...experimental treatment involves the use of neural stem
cells for tracking and targeting brain tumor cells that spread out into normal brain. Scientists sho...
Children's Hospital Boston releases results at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting
...h of children. According to Shannon, most problems stem
from indoor environmental conditions, and he ident...spital Boston have shown for the first time that a stem
cell population can be isolated from human foreskins and coaxed into forming functioning fat (adipog...
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