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Regenerative Medicine: Research & News Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Regenerative Medicine category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Regenerative Medicine: Research & News Publications

2018-03-28 : Smart Cells Releases 1st Sample to Treat Autism : Private cord blood company, Smart Cells, has released their 20th sample of stem cells collected from cord blood and tissue to a patient to treat autism.

2018-02-27 : Discovery May Result in Medication to Build Stronger Muscles Even in Old Age : Study shows how an unexpectedly high number of mutations in stem cells of muscles impair cell regeneration which may result in new medication to build stronger muscles even in the elderly.

2018-01-14 : Sensory Interneurons from Stem Cells Enable the Sense of Touch : New protocol could be a step toward stem cell-based therapies to restore sensation in paralyzed people who have lost feeling in parts of their body.

2016-10-13 : COPD Patients See Improvement from Stem Cell Therapy : Updated COPD patient outcomes data suggests 84.5 percent of patients see an improvement in quality of life.

2016-06-13 : Stem Cell Therapy to Relieve Joint Pain : Stem cell therapy treatment for patients with chronic joint pain of the knees, hips, shoulders, ankles, elbows and wrists.

2016-04-15 : Stem Cells Show Reversal of Disability in Multiple Sclerosis : Stem cell treatment improves established disability in patients with progressive MS and shows there is hope future treatment is possible.

2016-02-14 : Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Discussion with Stephen Hawking : Renowned physicist discussed the progress the science team is making to cure Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

2015-02-23 : Wisdom Teeth Stem Cells Could Treat Corneal Scarring : Stem cells from dental pulp of wisdom teeth could be used to repair corneal scarring due to infection or injury.

2015-02-02 : Astrocytes - Treating ALS and Spinal Cord Injury : Findings may lay foundation for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and SCI.

2015-01-28 : Inducing Human Hair Growth Using Pluripotent Stem Cells : Research team developed protocol that coaxed human pluripotent stem cells to become dermal papilla cells.

2014-12-09 : NFL Athletes and Stem Cell Treatments : Some National Football League players seek unproven stem cell therapies to help accelerate recovery from injury.

2014-10-27 : Growing Blood Vessels in a Week from Stem Cells : Two tablespoons of blood are all that is needed to grow a brand new blood vessel in just seven days from stem cells.

2014-10-10 : First Patient Treated In Neuralstem Spinal Cord Injury Stem Cell Trial : Neuralstem, Inc. announce first patient was treated in trial testing NSI-566 human neural stem cells for treatment of chronic spinal cord injury (cSCI).

2014-10-08 : Scientists Find Rare Stem Cells in Bone Marrow : Researchers have identified physical characteristics of MSCs that can distinguish them from other immature cells found in the bone marrow.

2014-07-24 : A Step Closer to Cell Therapy for MS Patients : Research scientists are one step closer to creating a viable cell replacement therapy for multiple sclerosis from a patients own cells.

2014-05-15 : Limb Injury Recovery - Enzyme and Stem Cells : While findings were in limb injuries researchers say they should translate to the myriad of scenarios resulting in reperfusion injury.

2014-04-04 : Restoring Function to Paralyzed Muscles with Light-activated Neurons from Stem Cells : New way to artificially control muscles using light has potential to restore function to muscles paralyzed by conditions such as motor neuron disease and spinal cord injury.

2011-09-15 : New Type of Spinal Cord Stem Cell Discovered : Spinal cord cell could function as stem cell with ability to regenerate portions of central nervous system in people with spinal cord injuries multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

2011-06-02 : Stem Cells Could Prevent Need for Joint Replacements : Adult stem cells show great potential in regenerative medicine including orthopedic applications.

2011-04-18 : Family Cord Blood Banking Act Introduced : Family Cord Blood Banking Act legislation would amend IRS Code to allow persons to use FSA HSA and HRA or the medical expenses tax deduction to pay for umbilical cord blood banking services.

2011-04-07 : Medical Value of Storing Cord Blood is Disputed : Cord blood contains important stem cells and genetic information of the newborn baby.

2011-03-29 : Age Related Macular Degeneration Stem Cell Therapy : Transplanting adult stem cells to treat or even cure age-related macular degeneration has taken a significant step toward becoming a reality.

2011-03-26 : New Treatments for Parkinson's and other Neurological Disorders : Research that may lead to new treatments for repair of the central nervous system.

2011-01-06 : Stem Cell Discovery Could Lead to Improved Bone Marrow Transplants : Bone marrow transplants are a type of stem cell therapy used to treat cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia and other blood-related diseases.

2011-01-05 : Cord Blood Stem Cells for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Study : Study regarding childs own umbilical cord blood stem cells for traumatic brain injury in children.

2010-12-09 : States Fund Majority of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research : States not the federal government now fund the majority of human embryonic stem cell research conducted in the United States.

2010-12-07 : Developing Treatments for Parkinson's, Huntington's Diseases and Spinal Cord Injury : Developing new treatments for conditions of the nervous system like Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases and spinal cord injury.

2010-10-08 : Stem Cells Repair Damaged Spinal Cord Tissue : How stem cells together with other cells repair damaged tissue in the spinal cord results of potential significance to development of therapies for spinal cord injury.

2010-10-01 : New Efficient Method for Generating Human Stem Cells : Ability to efficiently generate patient-specific stem cells from differentiated cells and reliably direct them to form specialized cells has therapeutic potential for replacing diseased or damaged tissues.

2010-09-14 : First US Trial of Bone-marrow Stem Cells for Heart Attack Patients Proves Safe : Adult stem cells derived from a patient bone marrow presents a potential new type of therapy to benefit individuals after a heart attack.

2010-09-11 : Research!America Asks Congress to Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research Now! : Call on Congress to take legislative action that will allow federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research to proceed.

2010-09-10 : Stem Cells from Wisdom Teeth : Human wisdom teeth contain a valuable reservoir of tissue for the creation of stem cells.

2010-08-28 : Action to Reverse Judicial Embryonic Stem Cell Research Ban : Congressman CSHL president urge quick action to reverse judicial embryonic stem cell research ban.

2010-08-22 : Better Way to Grow Stem Cells : Human stem cells hold great potential to treat wide range of ailments including Parkinsons disease multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries.

2010-08-17 : Adult Stem Cells Repair Hearts : Rationally guided human adult stem cells can effectively heal repair and regenerate damaged heart tissue.

2010-08-02 : Synthetic Bone Graft Recruits Stem Cells for Faster Healing : Scientists have developed a material for bone grafts that could one day replace natural bone implants.

2010-07-15 : New Method to Grow Adult Stem Cells in Culture : Stanford scientists develop new way to grow adult stem cells in culture.

2010-07-02 : Adult Stem Cells Research Leads the way to Fight Disease : The battle between Embyronic and Adult Stem Cell research.

2010-07-01 : Brain Stem Cells Need Rest Too : Stem cells in the brain remain dormant until called upon to divide and make more neurons.

2010-06-05 : Private Storage of Stem Cells From Umbilical Cord Blood : You can have the umbilical cord blood with the stem cells of your child stored in the private or family blood bank.

2010-05-29 : Support Marrow and Cord Blood Transplantation, Marrow Donors and Recipients Ask Congress : Marrow Donors and Recipients Ask Congress to Support Marrow and Cord Blood Transplantation.

2010-04-12 : Nutritional Supplement Increases Body's Stem Cells : Commercially available nutritional supplement increases levels of two types of stem cells.

2010-01-08 : China Leads the Way in Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy Despite Skepticism : China becoming world leader in stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine despite world skepticism of stem cell therapies.

2009-12-10 : Eye Disease Treatment with Stem Cell Therapy : This study demonstrates that transplantation of cultured corneal stem cells without the use of animal cells or products.

2009-11-30 : Stem Cell Technology for Complicated Bone Fractures : Stem cells provide better and rapid healing for patients suffering from complicated bone fractures.

2009-09-14 : How Stem Cells Make Skin : Proteins discovered that control when and how stem cells switch to being skin cells.

2009-07-21 : Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Repair Heart : This study establishes the real potential for using iPS cells in heart cardiac treatment.

2009-07-02 : Bioethicists Lead Call for Public Debates on Future Uses of Stem Cells : Developing guidelines for the research and reproductive use of stem cell derived eggs and sperm.

2009-06-07 : Enhancing Stem Cells to Stimulate Muscle Regeneration : New way to stimulate muscle regeneration paves the way for new treatments for debilitating conditions such as muscular dystrophy.

2009-04-27 : Stem Cell Research Pushing Forward - MSers Look To Mice For Cure : Stem Cells have not been popular topic for many Americans although White House administration has given go ahead to push stem cell research to next level.

2009-04-27 : Stem Cell Research and the Disability Community : Stem cell research and the potential effects it may have on the Disability Community.

2009-04-23 : Stem Cells Offer Hope for MS Treatment : Stem cells from a patients own adipose tissue in the treatment of multiple sclerosis MS has shown promising results.

2009-04-21 : Proposed NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Dismay - Stanford Researcher : SCNT technique is one way to create disease-specific human embryonic stem cell lines on which to conduct research and test therapies.

2009-04-20 : Stem Cells Promote Healing of Diabetic Ulcers : Research shows foetal stem cells could be more therapeutically effective than adult stem cells in healing diabetic ulcers.

2009-04-17 : How Stem Cells Form : Information on the mechanisms of fertilization stem cell formation and cloning.

2009-04-15 : Stroke Patient uses Own Stem Cells : A stroke patient has been intravenously injected with his own bone marrow stem cells.

2009-04-14 : Stem Cell Therapy has Enormous Potential for Bone Injuries : Emerging stem cell research could have a profound impact on the treatment of bone injuries.

2009-04-14 : Stem Cells Help People with Diabetes become Insulin Free : People with type 1 diabetes who underwent a certain type of stem cell transplantation became insulin free.

2009-04-13 : UCSF Closer to Creating Safe Embryonic like Stem Cells : Embryonic stem cells have the capacity to become any cell type in the body.

2009-04-09 : Stem cell Therapy Makes Cloudy Corneas Clear : Findings suggest stem cell based therapies might be an effective way to treat human corneal blindness and vision impairment.

2009-04-06 : Stem Cell Therapy Grows New Blood Vessels : Selected stem cells from bone marrow grow new blood vessels to treat diseases such as peripheral artery disease.

2009-04-04 : Human Embryonic Stem Cells Source of Oral Mucosal Tissues : Human embryonic stem cells provide unlimited source of oral mucosal tissues that may revolutionize the treatment of oral diseases.

2009-04-02 : Cancer Stem Cells Generated by Cancer Outgrowth : Growing mouse skin cells in spheres can lead to generation of cells with properties of cancer stem cells.

2009-03-31 : Amniotic Fluid May Provide Stem Cells for Future Therapies : Amniotic fluid surrounding an embryo may be a potential new source of stem cells for therapeutic applications.

2009-03-25 : Blood Stem Cell Attachment Communication Deciphered : An understanding of the factors that govern migration of blood stem cells might lead to improved treatment of leukemia.

2009-03-23 : Stem Cell Therapy May Lead to Treatment for Deafness : Stem cells from fetal cochleae have the capacity to differentiate into sensory hair cells and neurons and possibly cure deafness.

2009-03-17 : Stem Cells Crucial to Diabetes Cure : A gene called neurogenin3 proved critical to inducing cells in the liver to produce insulin on a continuing basis.

2009-03-04 : Stem Cells could Halt Osteoporosis and Promote Bone Growth : Interferon gamma a hormone produced by our own bodies holds great promise to repair bones affected by osteoporosis.

2009-02-26 : From Stem Cells to New Organs : The ability to provide stem cells with a scaffold to grow and differentiate into mature cells could revolutionize organ transplantation.

2009-02-23 : Stem Cells Provide New Model for Lou Gehrig's Disease : Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles developed an optimized protocol to generate motor neurons from human embryonic stem cells.

2009-02-12 : Stem cells Awakened by Interferon : Interferon-alpha a messenger substance of the immune system acts like alarm clock for hematopoietic stem cells.

2009-02-05 : Leukemia Stem Cells more like Embryonic Stem cells than Adult stem cells : Leukemia stem cells have more in common with embryonic stem cells than adult stem cells.

2009-02-05 : Adult Stem Cells Convert into Embryonic-like Stem Cells : Neural stem cells can take on the characteristics of embryonic stem cells with the addition of a single transcription factor.

2009-02-04 : Cancer Stem Cells Resistance to Radiation : Researchers discover cancer stem cells are relatively resistant to the ionizing radiation often used as therapy for these conditions.

2009-01-31 : Accelerated Bone Growth Method Uses Stem Cells and Nanotubes : Researchers accelerate bone growth through the use of nanotubes and stem cells in patients who undergo orthopedic surgery.

2009-01-29 : Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Early Multiple Sclerosis : Researchers have reversed neurological dysfunction of early multiple sclerosis patients by transplanting immune stem cells into their bodies.

2009-01-26 : Embryonic Stem Cell Trials Approved by FDA : The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of embryonic stem cells in human trials for the first time.

2009-01-21 : Engineered Virus Targets and Kills Cancer Stem Cells in Neuroblastoma : Evidence suggests early stage cancer precursor cells with stem cell properties may explain how some cancers form.

2009-01-16 : StemEnhance Facts : Information on StemEnhance a natural phytoceutical dietary supplement that releases natural release of stem cells from bone marrow.

2009-01-14 : Bone Marrow Stem Cells Regenerate Skin : Study shows adult bone marrow stem cells can be used in construction of artificial skin.

2009-01-14 : Testes Stem Cells can Change into Other Body Tissues : Scientists isolated stem cells from human testes that differentiate into the three main types of tissues of the body.

2009-01-11 : New Stem Cell Research for Hearing Impairment : Transforming stem cells into sensory nerve cells called neurons for hearing impairments.

2009-01-11 : International Stem Cell Summit - India : Various topics covering the stem cell conference to examine the issues and advances relating to stem cell research and applications.

2009-01-11 : Stem Cell Panakea provides treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Multiple Sclerosis and Cancer : Dr. Gonzalez uses amniotic membrane to collect stem cells a membrane is a thin sheet which envelopes the placenta.

2009-01-11 : Stem Cell Treatment for Degenerative Diseases : Dr Omar Gonzalez performs miracles in 30 minutes to provide effective and economical biological solutions with stem cell transplantation therapy.

2009-01-11 : Cord Blood and Stem Cell Research : Stem cells from fetuses and cord blood are interesting to medical research because stem cells are vital and effective treatments in combating many forms of human diseases.

2009-01-11 : Stem Cells Could Make Paralyzed Walk Again : Benefits of stem cell research and the kinds of stem cell research that do not use embryos.

2009-01-11 : Doctor is Patient for Stem Cell Treatment : Dr George Smith was treated for his heart condition with adult stem cell therapy for the 2nd time.

2009-01-11 : New Guidelines for Stem Cell Research : The stem cell controversy has ruffled the Congress State Legislatures President Bush and the whole of the United Nations.

2009-01-11 : Advantages and Disadvantages of Cord Blood Treatment : With cord blood becoming the talk of town let us have a look at the bright as well as the dark sides of this miracle blood that promises to treat many life threatening diseases in the near future.

2009-01-11 : How Important is Umbilical Cord Blood : Umbilical cord blood is the blood that is found in the umbilical cord and the placenta.

2009-01-11 : Cord Blood Stem Cells - Diabetes : Stem cell breakthroughs in cord blood stem cell research can substantially speed up the development of treatments for life threatening diseases and debilitating conditions.

2009-01-11 : Cord Blood Stem Cells: Lung Disease Kidney and Lupus : Umbilical cord blood from newborn babies can be used to produce embryonic like cells that can potentially treat diseases and debilitating conditions.

2009-01-11 : Researchers Unlock Molecular Origin of Blood Stem Cells : Researchers have identified the location and developmental timeline in which bone marrow stem cells form in the mouse embryo.

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