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Giant Breakthrough in Quest to Cure Type 1 Diabetes

Is this the beginning of the long-awaited cure for type 1 diabetes? It's certainly one of the most promising breakthroughs in years. Using stem cells, Harvard researchers have found a way to turn huma…

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Make Stem Cells in 30 Minutes, Just Add Acid

Embryonic stem cells have huge potential in treating everything from cancer to diabetes because of their ability to morph into almost any other type of cell within the human body. But here's a new twi…

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Snow Leopards Saved With Stem Cells?

It would be much better to be able to save snow leopards by preserving their habitat, but with seven billion humans on Earth, and that number increasing to eight billion by 2030, stem cells might prov…

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Stem Cell Critic Receives Stem Cell Therapy

Texas Governor Rick Perry has undergone a stem cell therapy treatment procedure for a recurring back injury. Though receiving stem cell therapy may seem very hypocritical for a politician who supports…

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In Vitro Hamburger Meat Currently in Development

By Lacy J. Hansen for DietsInReview.com It's entirely possible that we're less than a year away from reading the food review of the world’s first in vitro hamburger. Yes, you read that correctly. …

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In Cord Blood: Is it Wise to Bank your Baby’s Cord Blood?

Years ago, while in a prenatal, paternal panic, I came upon the prospect of banking my infant's cord blood. At the time this just seemed outlandishly bizarre and the kind of preventative action re…

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