Scientists say it may be possible to restore sperm production in boys who are left infertile by childhood cancer treatments, BBC News reported.
Results from a new study suggest low doses of the diabetes drug metformin may effectively destroy pancreatic cancer stem cells, reducing the risk of tumor growth or recurrence.
Metformin has previously shown promise in reducing breast cancer risk, after researchers found women who took the drug were 25 percent less likely to develop breast...
The field of regenerative medicine is hot and running on all cylinders. By using stem cells extracted from a patient, the doctors were able to regenerate a perfect blood vessel that has literally saved a little girl’s life.
Scientists have used stem cells to grow a rudimentary eye in the laboratory in a landmark study that raises the prospect of creating tissues to treat blindness and tease apart how diseases can destroy eyesight, The Guardian reported.
Scientists say that they have been able to use bladder cells grown in a laboratory to repair injured urinary systems in boys - an achievement that may mark an advancement in the field of tissue engineering, HealthDay News reported.
A new study has shown that adult stem cells enriched with a bone-regenerating hormone can help mend bone fractures that are not healing properly.
Patients who suffer from chronic chest pain may benefit from an injection of stem cells into the heart, according to a new study.
Currently 850,000 Americans have chest pains that do not subside even with medicine, angioplasty or surgery, researchers say.
Researchers have discovered a way to turn stem cells into sperm, which they say could pave the way for new infertility treatments in the future.
Kyoto University researchers successfully converted mouse embryonic stem cells into primordial germ cells (PGCs), the precursors to sperm.
With 60 million people worldwide who suffer from chronic disease – and many of whom will require dialysis or a transplant – scientists have long been exploring the possibility of alternative treatments for these patients.
In honor of Cord Blood Awareness Month, I’d like to help clear up some of the concerns and misconceptions I hear regarding umbilical cord blood collection.