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First successful treatment for pain using stem cells discovered

The next step for the researchers is to perform extensive safety tests in rodents.

25 Jan 2020 9:13 AM

Umbilical cord stem cells may help repair cleft palate

The study is the first to use stem cells as part of primary surgery to repair cleft palate in an infant.

03 Oct 2018 7:13 PM

Japan scientists to use 'reprogrammed' stem cells to fight Parkinson's

Clinical trials come after researchers used human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to restore functioning brain cells in monkeys

31 Jul 2018 1:33 PM

Human stem cells may restore function in primate heart-failures

Most heart failures are caused by the death of heart muscle due to heart attacks.

03 Jul 2018 9:55 AM

Now millions of heart failure patients can be saved with breakthrough therapy

Majority of this stem-cell therapy takes place at home replacing other costly treatments like open heart surgery.

12 Jun 2018 1:30 PM


Scientists find way to create an embryo only with stem cells

This can also lead to progress in research for finding the cause for infertility and can also be used to test effects of medical treatment.

03 May 2018 4:20 PM

Scientists grow first adult-like human heart muscle

The team from Columbia University used stem cells to grow it.

05 Apr 2018 11:32 AM

'Clean meat' grown in labs to soon be sold

Environmentalists believe process could reduce global warming, with one study predicting it could lower harmful greenhouse emissions.

03 Mar 2018 2:45 PM

Soon, a green way to enlarge penis

The findings indicated that the stem cell surgery can reduce risk and speed up recovery times.

21 Jan 2018 2:22 PM

Inflammation may train skin to heal faster, suggests study

Inflammatory skin diseases are considered to be the most common problem in dermatology.

19 Oct 2017 12:19 PM


Heart failure may be treated by umbilical cord stem cells, says study

Research finds stem cell therapy shows improvement in hearts' ability to pump blood in year following treatment.

29 Sep 2017 8:58 AM

Brain cancer can be fought with Zika virus, says study

Research shows that the virus specifically takes aim at brain cancer stem cells, the kind that tend to survive chemotherapy and spread.

06 Sep 2017 8:51 AM

Human stem cells restore mobility in monkeys with Parkinson's

Parkinson's is a degenerative disease that erodes motor functions. Typical symptoms include shaking, rigidity and difficulty walking.

31 Aug 2017 8:16 PM

Stem cell injections: New knee reliever

Stem cells are special types of cells with innate ability to self-renew or multiply.

31 Aug 2017 9:33 AM

Sperm cells are created in the lab offering hopes of cure from infertility

Scientists create stem cells from ear tissue that become fully functional sperm cells on introduction to mice testes.

18 Aug 2017 1:19 PM


A new stem cell therapy may help promote hair growth

Researchers found that hair follicle stem cell metabolism is different from other cells of the skin.

16 Aug 2017 8:18 AM

Mini-human brains grown in the lab may halt Alzheimer's disease

According to researchers process involves transforming skin cells into neurons, which are then 3D printed into structures resembling brain.

08 Aug 2017 11:48 AM

Stem cells may be instrumental in treating brain defects

Patients with Angelman syndrome cannot develop mature brain activity which is where the cells can help

25 Apr 2017 4:29 PM