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

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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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Accreditation is key in securing a cord blood transplant

Accreditation is key - Jan 02

Umbilical cord blood plays a potent role in treating life-threatening ailments like sickle cell anaemia, lymphoma, leukaemia and the like. Today, over 25,000 patients round the globe have had cord blood transplants since their parents had a long-term vision that made them donate the child’s umbilical cord blood to a prominent cord blood bank. In […]

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Stories of Hope: Toddler reinfused with own umbilical cord blood in attempt to halt Type 1 Diabetes

Stories of Hope Toddler - 01 Dec

Stem cells have been the reason for so many successful clinical trials for decades. It has not only been proven effective for more than 80 diseases and disorders, but it has also been responsible for various miraculous stories. Lucy Hinchion has such an inspiring story. She is the youngest child in medical history, who has […]

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