BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc received approval from Israel's Health Ministry for a clinical trial of its adult stem cell therapy for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
"The trial represents a significant step forward in our goal of using stem cells with neuro restoration...
Japanese scientist Shinya Yamanaka was Friday honoured with a Spanish award worth 400,000 euros ($544,000) for his pioneering work on cell reprogramming.
Yamanaka won the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine, the foundation announced.
The former orthopedic surgeon made...
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Ernest McCulloch, a Canadian researcher who was part of a team that first proved the existence of stem cells more than five decades ago died this week at the age of 84, his colleagues said Friday.
McCulloch and his research partner James Till together created the first...
US researchers have discovered why fetal stem cell transplants, once considered a promising field for treating congenital defects before birth, were failing: it was all mother's fault.
But mom's cells could also be the solution, according to a study on mice released Tuesday in the Journal of...
Common baldness could have its roots in a newly identified stem cell defect, a finding that could potentially lead to new hair-loss treatments down the road, a new study reveals.
Researchers say they discovered that a cellular malfunction short-circuits the process by which hair follicle stem...
Advanced Cell Technology said on Monday it had won U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval to try out human embryonic stem cells for treating macular degeneration, a common cause of vision loss.
It is the second FDA approved trial for ACT's stem cell product and the third for the...
US biotech company Advanced Cell Technology said Monday it was cleared by the government to start its second trial using human embryonic stem cells to treat blindness, this time in older people.
The trial will examine the therapy's ability to safely treat people with a condition known as dry...
Two US companies this year broke new ground by winning regulatory approval to start the first experiments using embryonic stem cells on humans suffering from spinal cord injury and blindness.
The potent but hotly debated cells can transform into nearly any cell in the human body, opening a path...
An American man is still HIV-free more than three years after receiving a stem cell transplant, suggesting the first-ever cure of the virus that causes AIDS, German doctors said.
But while the highly risky technique used on the man known as the "Berlin Patient" would not work for most of the 33...
Seoul, South Korea-- An international medical group has cleared a South Korean biopharmaceutical company in the deaths of two patients following stem cell procedures in other countries.
"It is not our conclusion that stem cells killed these patients," David Audley, the executive director of the...
LIVE KRYON CHANNELLING
"The Akashic System"
This live channelling was Given in Syracuse, New York
Saturday September 11, 2010
Today I wish to give you the profundity of the Akashic system that is Gaia and humanity. What I want to...
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Information Clearing House
Thursday, July 8, 2010
An Open Letter to Terry Allen, Noam Chomsky, Alexander Cockburn, David Corn, Chris Hayes, George Monbiot, Matthew Rothschild, and Matt Taibbi.1
July 07, 2010 “GR” — According to several left-leaning critics of the 9/11...
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Juan Enriquez: Decoding the future with genomics
TED: Ideas worth spreading Scientific discoveries, futurist Juan Enriquez notes, demand a shift in code, and our ability to thrive depends on our mastery of that code. Here, he applies this notion to the field of genomics.
December 22, 2p0o09
The are many people in the freedom movement who believe an individual’s right to choose. Whether that choice is good or bad, it is up to that person to discern his or her own course in life within the natural laws of our land. That decision to sow...
French scientists grow skin rapidly from stem cells
Tue Dec 1, 2009
PARIS (Reuters) – French scientists have found a way to create human skin rapidly from stem cells, a discovery that could save the lives of many burns victims who are vulnerable to infection and now wait weeks for a skin...
SEOUL (AFP) – Disgraced South Korean scientist Hwang Woo-Suk has won a copyright battle over dog-cloning techniques his colleagues said Saturday.
A Seoul district court on Friday ruled that his cloning technology is different from procedures patented by the Seoul National University.
SANTIAGO (AFP) – A middle-aged leukemia patient has became Chile's first patient to receive stem cells from an umbilical cord in a radical procedure that could cure the disease, health officials here said Thursday.
The 48-year-old man received the transplanted cells on Monday from samples...
By Trista Kelley
July 8 (Bloomberg) --
Scientists created human sperm from stem cells for the first time in a bid to better understand the causes of male infertility.
The researchers, led by Karim Nayernia from England’s Newcastle University, developed a technique to turn stem cells with...
Gene virus without close
Monday, May 4, 2009
Gene therapy can be much easier, say Belgian and German scientists. Instead of a virus that introduces a new gene, they use a piece of DNA itself and the desired gene effortlessly pasted between existing genes .
Gene therapy is changing the DNA...
Stem cells must be deaf to hear again
Friday, April 3, 2009
British scientists are currently working on a technique in which human stem cells from highly complex hair cells can be made, together with the neurons that are also needed to hear. According to the Sunday Telegraph this opens...