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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.

New type of blood stem cell can solve platelet shortage

August 14, 2013 3:38 pm

It may prove beneficial for patients who have undergone chemotherapy.

Research aimed at generating stem cells might help in curing many diseases

June 04, 2013 3:20 pm

Scientists have discovered cells from skin tissue can be reprogrammed to become stem cells

Stem cell jab could end need for hip,knee surgeries

October 19, 2010 2:40 am

Scientists find way to produce cartilage from stem cells; treatment also suitable for injured sportspersons