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Stem cell therapy to treat heart-failure

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

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

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?

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

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

Bone marrow stem cells could defeat drug-resistant tuberculosis

Patients with potentially fatal “superbug” forms of tuberculosis (TB) could in future be treated using stem cells taken from their own bone marrow, according to the results of an early-stage trial of the technique. The finding, made by British and Swedish scientists, could pave the way for the development of a new treatment for the […]


New type of blood stem cell can solve platelet shortage

It may prove beneficial for patients who have undergone chemotherapy.

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

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

Stem cell jab could end need for hip,knee surgeries

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

Kajol gives birth to boy,stores umbilical cord blood

Kajol stored her umbilical cord blood and tissues,which may act as a stemcell source and protect her child from serious ailments.