Archive | December, 2009

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Stem Cells Can Kill HIV-Infected Cells


Researchers at the AIDS Institute at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) have recently announced that they have found a type of stem cells that could fight against HIV. The cells can be activated so that they immediately start looking for and attacking all cells that have been infected with the HIV retrovirus. [...]

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Pfizer Acquires Stem-Cell Therapy From Athersys


Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer recently announced that it was buying the rights to a controversial cell therapy from Athersys, a biotech company. This is all part of the corporations plan to become more involved in the ever-growing interest in stem cell therapies and research. The acquisition will give Pfizer rights to develop Athersys’s cells to treat [...]

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Cord Blood Stem Cells Market Will Hit US$15 Billion By 2015


According to the report “Cord Blood Stem Cells: A Global Market Overview” available at http://www.reportbuyer.com/go/INX00004 umbilical cord and placenta, once considered medical waste have emerged to be a valuable source of stem cells. The cord blood stem cells show the potential to treat fatal diseases such as leukemia, cardiac attacks and debilitating diseases including Alzheimer’s [...]

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Obama’s New Embryonic Stem Cell Research Policy


Washington, D.C.– With President Obama’s newly established policy concerning embryonic stem cell research, scientists will now have the chance to explore the use of stem cells derived from excess fertility clinic embryos, with the aid of federal funding, according to a document issued by the president on March 9, 2009. In the document titled “Removing [...]

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Full List Of Private Cord Blood Banks In The U.S.


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Preserve Our Legacy – Jaden’s Law Walk


Jaden Hilton was a little boy who lost his battle with leukemia on January 29, 2007. Jaden endured months of battle to win his battle with leukemia. He need a bone marrow transplant to survive. Unfortunately, his parents, his brother nor any of his relatives were a match for him. Due to the lack of [...]

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French Scientists Make Skin From Stem Cells


French scientists have found a way to create human skin rapidly from stem cells, which could potentially save the lives of many burns victims who are vulnerable to infection and currently must wait weeks for a skin graft. They made the breakthrough by creating a patch of human skin on a mouse’s back using stem [...]

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