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February 24, 2017

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February 24, 2017

Researchers Take Broad Look at Stem Cells

Feb. 22, 2017 — Scientists have focused recent work on the study of and utility of adult-derived stem cells. The team put together the review after recognizing that the medical and general communities have limited ... read more

Scientists Identify Chain Reaction That Shields Breast Cancer Stem Cells from Chemotherapy

Feb. 22, 2017 — Working with human breast cancer cells and mice, researchers say they have identified a biochemical pathway that triggers the regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after ... read more

Scientists Uncover How Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly

Feb. 17, 2017 — A multidisciplinary team has uncovered the mechanisms that the Zika virus uses to alter brain development, outlines a new ... read more

Stem Cells Collected from Fat May Have Use in Anti-Aging Treatments

Feb. 17, 2017 — Adult stem cells collected directly from human fat are more stable than other cells -- such as fibroblasts from the skin -- and have the potential for use in anti-aging treatments, according to ... read more

Scientists Create Novel Model That Shows Progression from Normal Blood Cells to Leukemia

Feb. 16, 2017 — Researchers have created a novel model that shows the step-by-step progression from normal blood cells to leukemia and its precursor diseases, creating replicas of the stages of the disease to test ... read more

A Nanofiber Matrix for Healing

Feb. 14, 2017 — A new nanofiber-on-microfiber matrix could help produce more and better quality stem cells for disease treatment and regenerative ... read more

Study Describes Drug That Could Prevent Infertility in Cancer Patients

Feb. 13, 2017 — A new study shows promising evidence that a medication previously used to prevent infections in cancer patients can also keep them from becoming infertile. Losing fertility is a frequent problem ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — Researchers have used advanced cellular, bioinformatics and imaging technology to reveal a long-lived type of stem cell in the breast that is responsible for the growth of the mammary glands during ... read more

Drug Could Prevent Infertility in Cancer Patients

Feb. 13, 2017 — A new study shows promising evidence that a medication previously used to prevent infections in cancer patients can also keep them from becoming infertile. Losing fertility is a frequent problem ... read more

Feb. 10, 2017 — When it divides, a stem cell has a choice: produce more stem cells or turn into the specific types of cells that compose skin, muscle, brain, or other tissue. New experiments in skin show this ... read more

Genetic Profiling Can Guide Stem Cell Transplantation for Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Study Finds

Feb. 9, 2017 — A single blood test and basic information about a patient’s medical status can indicate which patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) are likely to benefit from a stem cell transplant, ... read more

Feb. 8, 2017 — The rise of MRSA infections is limiting the treatment options for physicians and surgeons. Now, an international team of researchers has used silver ion-coated scaffolds, or biomaterials that are ... read more

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Don't Increase Genetic Mutations

Feb. 7, 2017 — Despite immense promise, adoption of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) in biomedical research and medicine has been slowed by concerns that these cells are prone to increased numbers of genetic ... read more

Human Brain 'Organoids' Offer New Insight Into Rare Developmental Disease

Feb. 7, 2017 — Research has used brain “organoids” — tiny 3D models of human organs that scientists grow in a dish to study disease — to identify root causes of Miller-Dieker Syndrome (MDS), a rare genetic ... read more

Feb. 2, 2017 — The prospect of regenerating bone lost to cancer or trauma is a step closer to the clinic as scientists have identified two proteins found in bone marrow as key regulators of the master cells ... read more

Researchers Explore Essential Cell Behavior With Crystal Sensor

Jan. 31, 2017 — A team of scientists has developed a new tool to monitor under a microscope how cells attach to an adjacent substrate. Studying adhesion events can help researchers understand how tissues grow, how ... read more

Jan. 30, 2017 — An improved compound of bismuth and carbon nanotubes could enhance the ability to track stem cells as they move through the body and target ... read more

Jan. 29, 2017 — Researchers have shown that a shift in translation, the process by which cells produce proteins from RNA, may promote skin cancer. The discovery could potentially aid the development of new ... read more

Jan. 27, 2017 — Stem cell secretions, called exosomes, appear to protect cells in the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye, a new study in rats shows. The findings point to potential therapies ... read more

Quick-and-Dirty DNA Repair Sets the Stage for Smoking-Related Lung Cancer

Jan. 26, 2017 — The stem cells that proliferate the most in response to damage caused by cigarette smoke repair their DNA using a process prone to errors, setting the stage for lung cancer, according to a new ... read more

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