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Allow Stem Cell Therapy in the United States
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatments, therapies, stem cells, ignorance, bureaucracy, regulation, petitions )

- 1154 days ago -
Despite decades of proven research, regulatory red tape and bureaucratic waffling have meant that cell therapies are not accessible to patients in the U.S.
FDA Approves Israel-Developed Stem Cell 'Factory' for Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stem cells, placenta, FDA, Israel )

- 1946 days ago -
Pluristem is moving into mass-production of its placenta-based muscle repair system. Derived from human placenta, will be produced in a large facility in northern Israel.
Israelis Find Cure for Stem Cell Debate
Health & Wellness  (tags: GOOD NEWS: Israel, stem cells, breakthrough )

- 2089 days ago -
Weizmann discovery makes moral and legal questions surrounding embryonic stem cells moot, because they won't be needed anymore.
Surgeons Perform World's First Synthetic Organ Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, death, disease, drugs, health, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, society, stem cells, study, treatment )

- 2928 days ago -
Surgeons in Sweden performed the world's first synthetic organ transplant, using an artificial windpipe coated in the recipient's own stem cells.
Scientists Create Human Kidneys From Stem Cells
Health & Wellness  (tags: kidney, stem cells, patient, organs, health )

- 3014 days ago -
British scientists have created human kidneys from stem cells in a breakthrough which could result in transplant patients growing their own organs.
'Spare Tyre' Could Save Lives: Study Finds Belly Fat Helped Heart Attack Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: live, fat, belly, attack, cells, heart, Stem Cells )

- 3162 days ago -
Scientists injected stem cells derived from waistline fat tissue into the hearts of coronary patients and found the cells reduced levels of damage, increased blood flow and improved the organs' pumping ability.
British Stroke Victim Has Stem Cells Injected Into Brain in 'World First' Procedure to Repair Damage
Health & Wellness  (tags: stem cells, brain, treatment, health )

- 3162 days ago -
A Briton has had millions of stem cells injected into his brain in a pioneering attempt to repair the damage caused by a stroke.Another 11 patients will be treated with cells from an aborted baby from next month, as part of the world's first neural stem..
Stem Cells Injected Into the Brain of a Stroke Patient in World First
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stem Cells, brain, stroke, patient, neurons, inflammation )

- 3162 days ago -
Researchers hope the brain stem cells will stimulate the growth of new neurons and reduce inflammation caused by the stroke
The 'Grow Your Own' Hip and Knee Replacements With Full Range of Movement
Health & Wellness  (tags: knee replacements, hip replacements, Patient, stem cells, health )

- 3272 days ago -
Patients with knee or hip problems will 'grow' new replacement joints in the future, scientists predict today.Researchers have shown it is possible to grow properly working joints inside the body using a patient's own stem cells
Broccoli Could Stop Breast Cancer Spreading By Targeting Stem Cells
Health & Wellness  (tags: Broccoli, stem cells, breast cancer, health, vegetable )

- 3357 days ago -
Broccoli contains high levels of sulforaphane which can kill these cancer stem cells and prevent the disease from developing, or spreading when it is established.
British Boy Becomes First in the World to Have Stem Cell Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: stem cell transplant, british, windpipe transplant, stem cells, children, University College London, Florence, Italy, Spain )

- 3402 days ago -
A ten-year-old British boy has become the first child in the world to undergo a revolutionary windpipe transplant, it has been announced.
Stem Cell Therapies for Hearts Inching Closer to Wide Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stem cells, heart attacks )

- 3496 days ago -
If you've just had your first heart attack, doctors may one day be able to reverse the damage done with stem cell therapy.An intravenous method of injecting stem cells into patients who had experienced heart attacks within the previous 10 days suggested..
Stem Cells 'to Treat Cloudy Cornea'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Stem Cells, Cloudy Cornea, Health, Treatment )

- 3505 days ago -
Umbilical cord stem cells may help treat people whose vision is damaged by a cloudy cornea, US research suggests.
Drug 'Attacks Cancer Stem Cells'
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cancer, stem cells, research, treatment, prevention, protection, study, science, disease, drugs, medicine )

- 3621 days ago -
A compound that appears to target the master cells which help breast cancers grow and spread has been discovered by US scientists.
Local Boy Hopes Stem Cells Bring Improvement
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Scleroderma, rare disease, Stem Cells, treatment, study, protection, prevention, research )

- 3638 days ago -
Allen Sparrow, 16, of East Rochester has scleroderma, a rare disease that attacks the skin, joints and internal organs. To stop the disease from spreading Sparrow had a stem cell transplant.

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