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Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplant May Help Lung, Heart Disorders, Study

Two separate studies published in the current issue of Cell Transplantation — have shown that transplanted human-derived umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells transplanted in an animal model had positive therapeutic effects on specific lung and heart disorders the animal models. “Human UCB-derived MSCs (mesenchymal stem cells) have been successfully isolated, cultivated and been shown […]

Gene Increases Effectiveness Of Drugs Used To Fight Cancer And Allows Reduction In Dosage, University of Granada Study

This image shows the effect of gene therapy combined with cytotoxic agents in E spheroids derived from breast cancer cell line MCF-7. A. Control; B. Doxorubicin 10nm, C. Paclitaxel 10nm, D. Docetaxel 10nm, combined with gene E. Credit: University of Granada Researchers at the University of Granada, Spain, have found a suicide gene, called ‘gene […]

Gene Increases Effectiveness Of Drugs Used To Fight Cancer And Allows Reduction In Dosage, University of Granada Study

? IMAGE: This image shows the effect of gene therapy combined with cytotoxic agents in E spheroids derived from breast cancer cell line MCF-7. A. Control; B. Doxorubicin 10nm, C. Paclitaxel 10nm,… view more Credit: University of Granada This release is available in French and Spanish. Researchers at the University of Granada have found a suicide […]

New 'Skin' From Stem Cells, INSERM Study

Nov. 19, 2009 — Human embryonic stem cells can be used to produce skin grafts for people who have been seriously burned, shows a study published in The Lancet. Though patients have benefited from cell therapy for two decades, the techniques used have had limitations, write Hind Guenou, PhD, of INSERM and the Institute for […]

A Set of Master Keys in Words

A Set of Master Keys in WordsBy Peter Weddle Keywords are a central feature of our business day. We use them to search our resume databases and to parse through the profiles and resumes posted on job boards and social networking sites. The problem, of course, is that we pesky humans have a bad habit […]