Scientists have discovered the benefits of umbilical cord donation. This post-partum waste, instead of being thrown out, can potentially cure diseases like leukemia and save lives.
The first recipient of reprogrammed stem cells is a Japanese man with macular degeneration. This medical breakthrough opens up hope for the treatment to cure millions of people in the US alone with the eye condition.
Three elderly women lost their vision after a stem cell treatment for their eye disorders. Researchers dig deep into these cases.
A new study shows that natural vitamin C can specifically target and kill cancer stem cells preventing them from spreading.
Prof Goetz's and her team at the University of Cambridge has a strong track record of research in embryology. They had recently developed a technique that allowed blastocysts to develop in the lab up to the legal limit of 14 days.
Battle with current therapies that are limited for progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) in younger patients, this study provides a possible new avenue for treatment. Amidst significant risks of the study, it still shows promise to prevent progression for MS.
Scientists have long aspired of growing human organs in animal bodies to be used for transplants. They have successfully generated human cells and tissues in pig embryos.
A team of UC Berkeley scientists reprogrammed embryonic stem cells of mice to exhibit development characteristics of zygotes.
Three popular stem cell techniques have been analysed and believed to remain safe from transmission of cancer-causing mutations.
A team of scientists has grown cow cartilage in the lab, which might be a potential cure for osteoarthritis.
A new study examines how stem cells are born and developed.
In a recent study, researchers used stem cells to treat Parkinson's disease in rats.
Eating curry protect people from brain disease, according to a new study.
As we grow older, stem cells, throughout our bodies gradually lose their capacity to repair damage. Researchers now have an explanation of this decline, according to a new study.
It is a known fact that blood stem cells have the potential to turn into any type of blood cell. However, it is unclear whether they will turn into oxygen-carrying red blood cells or white blood cells.