Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

stem cell


Personalised cell 'editing' used to treat cancer patients for first time: Study

November 12, 2022 4:31 pm

When infused back to patients, these CRISPR-engineered immune cells preferentially traffic to the cancer and become the most represented immune cells there, the researchers said

Four myths about stem cell banking that new parents should know

August 24, 2022 6:20 pm

Over the past decades, stem cell banking has garnered attention from the general public for the benefits it stands to offer. Parents are coming forward to educate themselves about preserving their newborn’s stem cells for a secure future.

Scientists use stem cells to create models of pre-embryos

December 03, 2021 6:50 pm

The study showed blastoids reliably replicated key phases of early embryo development.

Japanese scientists work up an appetite for lab-grown Wagyu beef

October 08, 2021 7:30 pm

Environmental and ethical concerns around the meat industry have driven interest in vegetable alternatives and the potential for lab-grown products.

Stem cell therapy to treat heart-failure

July 04, 2018 4:32 pm

A new study has found that human stem cell treatment can possibly return the functioning of the heart to 90% normal in those with heart failure. This study was carried out on macaque monkeys first.

Stem cell case: Punjab and Haryana HC stays proceedings

February 20, 2016 12:27 pm

In 2014, seven-year-old Harleen Kaur, who was suffering from thalassemia major (a blood disorder), died after her stem cell donor backed out at the last minute.

In child’s death, questions of a stem cell transplant law

February 10, 2016 12:36 am

The parents of a 7-year-old thalassaemic child who died waiting for a stem cell transplant have dragged the hospital and stem cell registry to court after the donor backed out at the last minute.

The stem cell debate: Should necessity trump ethics?

January 10, 2016 3:44 am

In the future, Gurdon said, it can be used to counter neurogenerative disorders like Parkinson’s.

Stem cell research holds clues to bipolar disorder treatment

March 26, 2014 3:59 pm

The team used a type of stem cell called induced pluripotent stem cells.