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Topic: Stem Cells

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), similar to other common viruses, remains in the body indefinitely after exposure and requires constant monitoring by the immune system in order to effectively to restrain it. Patients who have had a bone marrow transplant are...
What if humans weren’t the only source of organ donation for humans?
Physicians can be considered medical artists, so Australian scientists are developing an advanced "paintbrush" for surgeons specializing in arthritis and joint replacements.
Daily insulin injections might soon become a thing of the past with new therapies being developed by bioengineers at Harvard and MIT.
Amniotic membrane regenerative healing treatments (amnion allografts) can be very effective in repairing diabetic foot wounds, surgical incisions, anterior conjunctival issues, and gingival recession. Their mechanisms of action are very complementary to...
Researchers in Vienna, Austria are growing cerebral organoids, a form of human tissue that resembles a developing brain, in hopes of deciphering the mysteries of many neurological disorders. These...
CBS News reports new research published in the journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases which found that fecal transplants may help put Crohn’s symptoms into remission. Many current treatments for the disease are biologics which suppress parts of the...
CBS News reports an experimental treatment for Multiple Sclerosis patients using the patient’s own stem cells. According to a paper published in JAMA Neurology, out of 24 subjects with active relapsing-remitting MS, approximately 79 percent of those...
According to an article published by CBS News, researchers at Harvard University claim to have developed a way for type 1 diabetes patients to produce their own insulin. Researchers began by turning human stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells, and...
Fox News reports that a new study in Cell Reports has shown that skin cells may be able to give rise to stem cells which can eventually become sperm precursors called germ cells. Researchers took skin cells from 3 infertile, who had a gene mutation in...