Pregnant women’s stem cells could help battle brittle bone diseases like osteoporosis

Pregnant womens cell to treat osteoporosis

People suffering from week bones could recover with the help of stem cells, derived from pregnant women, according to a new study. The research has shown us the stem cells harvested from the amniotic fluid of the pregnant women is the answer to osteoporosis, even though it was conducted on a mice model. The researchers […]

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Umbilical cord blood stem cells to treat acquired hearing loss in kids

  Have you ever imagined how a unit of umbilical cord blood can treat your child’s hearing problem? As stated by Dr. James Baumgartner, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Florida Children’s Hospital, umbilical cord blood stem cells can be used to treat several critical conditions among children. With regards to treating acquired hearing loss in children, […]

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Translating great stem cell ideas into effective therapies

  CIRM’s Governing Board recently approved $15 million for four projects in translational awards program, which promises to offer support to invent novel stem cells transplants that can be applied to patients during clinical trials. Wondering what “translational” might mean in studies, involving stem cells?  “Translational” implies to researches that take the basic results of […]

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