Tag: "stem" at medical news
Greater cooperation needed for advancement of stem cell research
...3, 2006 -- Tissue regeneration strategies, such as stem
cell research, have undergone notable developments...ed with this research, including limited access to stem
cells and other materials, in addition to the fact that research is currently funded by the private ...
New research explores limits of non-invasive coronary imaging tests
...ivate endothelial precursor cells, a form of adult stem
cells, to grow new blood vessels in animals. The g...n cause the bone marrow to release a form of adult stem
cells into the blood to help form new blood vessels. The study was an extension of their previous re...
Clinical study results using Aldagen's product to isolate cord blood stem cells presented at ASH
...inical trial using its ALDESORT product to isolate stem
cells from cord blood. The trial is being conduct...he Study ALDESORT enriches a unique population of stem
and progenitor cells from cord blood that contribute to neutrophil and platelet engraftment and to i...
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center -- Working on the tough cases
...lymphoma who relapse after conventional therapy or stem
cell replacement traditionally have a poor prognosis," says Dr. Witzig. "We are hoping to find new approaches that are well-tolerated that will help this group of people experience a longer and higher-quality life. These preliminary results seem to...
Natural protein stops deadly human brain cancer in mice
...s in the activity of cells that behave like cancer stem
cells. The report is published this week in Nature...cause neural stem-cell-like clusters to lose their stem
cell properties, which in turn stops their ability to divide. First they pretreated human glioblast...
Aggressive stem cells might improve transplant outcome
...showed that the current way of harvesting specific stem
cells from donated bone marrow to capture many of the stem
cells called CD34+ cells fails to capture many of the cells that might be more vigorous in reproduci...
'Tribbles' protein implicated in common and aggressive form of leukemia
...verwhelming effect when expressed in hematopoietic stem
cells, the cell type that gives rise to all elemen...ed to express Tribbles-2 (Trib-2) in hematopoietic stem
cells developed AML. They also found that Trib-2 inhibited C/EBP, another protein that is frequently...
Columbia scientists present research findings at AHA Scientific Sessions
...tracts on repairing damage from heart failure with stem
cells at AHA this year. In the first study, the researchers isolated adult human stem
cells from bone marrow using a novel stem
cell marker. They administered these cells in a rat model ...
ICON issues survey of nanotechnology practices
...al practices for handling nanomaterials appears to stem
from a lack of information on the toxicological properties of nanomaterials, as well as nascent regulatory guidance regarding the proper environmental, health and safety practices that should be used with them," said Kristen M. Kulinowski, director o...
To slow AIDS in Russia, treat HIV-positive addicts, Stanford study says
... in antiretroviral therapies have the potential to stem
the spread of the virus in Russia, but in 2005 less than 1 percent of HIV-infected Russians - 5,000 people - received the life-extending drugs. The situation is worse among drug users. "Almost no injection drug users in Russia are getting antiretrov...
Key gene controlling kidney development found
... of the kidney by keeping a population of "parent" stem
cells constantly available to produce the differen...tics specific to its job in the body. The kidney stem
cells, called mesenchymal blastemal cells, are the source of cells triggered by chemical signals to ...
First Quantum Grant to fund stem cell repair of damage from stroke
...n developmental neurobiology and vascular biology, stem
cell biology, genetics, biomedical imaging, tissue engineering, and clinical cellular therapies. Spanning fields of science that include cell and molecular biology, animal models of disease, and hopefully human clinical trials, the "Neuro-Vascular Re...
USC researchers discover breast cancer stem cells in bone marrow
... breast cancer patients appear to be breast cancer stem
cells, suggesting the risk of disease spread for a...f cells within tumors, but they can act like adult stem
cells - a basic cell that can grow into different types of specialized cells. Much current researc...
Technique to arrest urinary incontinence
...ng the intraurethral injection of myoblasts (adult stem
cells obtained by means of a biopsy of the patient... of Urology and the Cellular Therapy Area in adult stem
cell therapy for the treatment of urinary incontinence and prolapses of the pelvic organs, there is ...
Serotonin receptor: A rheostat in brain for emotion that may be linked to depression
...T1A autoreceptor on serotonin neurons in the brain stem
is rather uniform: it reduces the neuron's activity and its subsequent release of serotonin to downstream targets, a process called negative feedback inhibition. As more serotonin is released and becomes available in the brain, the neurotransmitter a...
Medical College of Wisconsin secures key contract from US HRSA
...and autologous (patient's own cells) hematopoietic stem
cell transplants (HCT). Hematopoietic stem
cells are the cells responsible for continual regeneration of circulating blood cells throughout lif...
Rochester launches Cancer Stem Cell Research Program
The promise of cancer stem
cell research has reached a critical point and the...out getting at the root of the disease the cancer stem
cells - which tend to be drug resistant and a potential cause of relapse," said Craig Jordan, Ph.D.,...
Hope for significant new diabetes treatment in Stanford discovery
...es of diabetes drugs and aid in efforts to develop stem
cell treatments for diabetes. "This work has the ... could help Kim in his efforts to direct embryonic stem
cells to become insulin-producing cells. Kim, whose work in diabetes includes the development of i...
New international guidelines for heart transplant candidates standardize patient care
... ventricular assist and other implantable devices, stem
cell implants, biomedical developments and improved pharmaceutical management, have had a dramatic impact on care for heart failure patients. Taking these and other advancements into consideration, the new guidelines underscore the optimal process f...
Allocating HIV drugs to South African cities would prevent the greatest number of infections
... medications and the needed infrastructure to help stem
the epidemic as quickly as possible."...
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