Growing Facial Bones With Stem Cells

It seems as though the uses for stem cells have no boundaries. In the past few years, they have been used to create a damaged trachea and have even replaced heart tissue. In a recent example of the potential for stem cell use, these cells were used to grow facial …

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Improving Memory With Stem Cells

For people who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, losing their memory is devastating. While there is a great deal of active research into how to treat the disease, we still don’t know how to predict who will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or how to effectively treat them. As the leading …

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Stem Cells and Insulin-free Diabetics

For people who suffer from type 1 diabetes, taking insulin each day is a life-saver. These injections give the sufferer insulin, helping them to keep their blood sugar within a tight, narrow range that is necessary to sustain their health and life. The idea of being able to live without …

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Wrinkle-free With Stem Cells

With each new day bringing what seems like another use for stem cells, it is perhaps no surprise that removing wrinkles is one of the purported uses for stem cells. The newest school of thought is that stem cells from plants that are used in topical creams can integrate with …

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Bone Repair With Stem Cells

Repairing bone is important to people who suffer bone trauma or experience a loss of bone from disease. One of the ways in which researchers want to help is by finding uses for stem cells in bone repair. Choosing a Stem Cell Source While many sources of adult stem cells …

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Stem Cells to Revive Rare Animals

When we think of extinct animals, probably the first one that comes to mind is a dinosaur. But most of us are likely happy to think of these enormous creatures being exactly where they will remain – in the past. Yet other animals have sadly become extinct and the rate …

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Stem Cells and HIV

HIV is a global problem and affects everyone, no matter where in the world you live – Britain or elsewhere. Finding new ways to battle HIV is key in the minds of many researchers. But although we have made progress with antiviral drugs, some people have developed a resistance to …

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Stem Cells for Leukaemia

When people complain that it is taking too long to bring stem cell treatments to the general public, they often forget that one of the longest standing stem cell therapies to date is the bone marrow transplant. This transplant is aimed at treating leukaemia and other kinds of cancer, in …

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Breast Tissue and Stem Cells

There are many types of stem cells but the key stem cells involved in breast tissue development and growth are called mammary stem cells. One important area of research is to better understand mammary stem cells so that we can learn more about how breast cancer develops. In turn, we …

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Stem Cells to Re-attach Teeth

Tooth loss affects people in Britain and elsewhere around the world. While modern dentistry offers a number of options for missing teeth, these still take time and can be costly. Helping Treat Tooth Loss A new experiment, however, suggests we may one day be able to re-attach teeth by using …

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