Patients with potentially fatal "superbug" forms of tuberculosis (TB) could in future be treated using stem cells taken from their own bone marrow, according to the results of an early-stage trial of the technique.
Scientists have for the first time created a functional human liver from stem cells derived from skin and blood and say their success points to a future where much-needed livers and other transplant organs could be made in a laboratory.
Stem cells can be transformed into the pancreatic cells needed to treat diabetes and into complex layers of intestinal tissue, scientists demonstrated in two experiments reported on Sunday.
In one, a team turned immature sperm cells into p
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Virgin Health Bank QSTP (VHB) have signed an MoU that will see VHB offer private cord blood banking services to HMC’s patients from January end.
Under the agreement, VHB will work with the Hamad Women’s
US-based Bioheart has announced a medical breakthrough in cardiovascular therapy by using stem cells of fat tissues of patient’s own body.
Regeneration of a damaged heart is possible through stem cells derived from a patient’s own fat tis
The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared the way for the first trial to see if human embryonic stem cells can treat people safely, a company involved in the controversial research said.
Geron Corp, a California biotechnology company