Super-obese patient-derived iPSC Hypothlamic neurons exhibit obesogenic signatures and hormone responses

Hypothlamic neurons

Obesity is a growing concern for the upcoming generation, and it has been a leading health problem for people across the world for many years now. Most surprisingly, we did not have any potential therapeutics to ward off its complications, adding to our woes and dilemma. The reasons could be a lack of transparent methodical […]

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Stories of Hope: The Story of a South African Bubble Boy and a Gene Therapy that gave him his life back

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Life is truly uncertain with its bout of ailments and untreatable diseases. This is why scientists and doctors are always in an attempt to come up with revolutionary cures and regenerative cures. And all across the globe there are miracle stories being circulated about the advanced stem cell and gene therapy and others that have […]

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Fetal Stem Cell Therapy Brings Hope for Spina Bifida Patients

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Spina bifida is a debilitating condition that affects around 1,500 to 2,000 babies in the U.S. annually. There are about 90% of children who lose their life due to Spina bifida. It leads to lower-limb paralysis in the baby born and is considered a congenital birth defect. However, an experimental stem cell therapy with surgery […]

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Pregnancy after 40s is not dangerous if you take necessary precautions

Pregnancy after 40s - Jan 11

My mother always wondered how female celebs postpone their childbirth till their 40’s. I have heard medical professionals over the years stating that 30 years is the ideal for a woman to give birth to healthy children. Down’s syndrome and congenital abnormalities are on the list of possibilities if one has to bear a child […]

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Scientists grow diseased brain cells in bulk to study Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Scientists grow diseased brain cells - Jan 14

Researchers who work on neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease need to access diseased human brain cells very frequently. In that process, they create diseased human brain cells from human pluripotent stem cells in the lab. However, the main problem in the procedure is, they cannot regenerate enough diseased neurons to study the diseases […]

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