stem cell

They’ve successfully completed a neuron transplant in mice.
Have you heard much science-talk in the presidential debates? Or on the campaign trail? Or maybe in interviews by the leading candidates? Me neither. Yet, nothing is going to change our lives more in the next 10 years than the radical science and technology starting to engulf us.
I am convinced that stem cell research means we Baby Boomers will be the last generation to have to watch our parents die of Alzheimer's or watch our children die prematurely of sickle cell disease. Proposition 71 set this research in motion. Now we have to make sure this research keeps moving forward.
Only 20 patients had been tapped for this spectacular opportunity. My stem cell infusion took place in New York City on a recent frigid winter day, inaugurating the study. I knew a long, thin needle would be inserted into my spinal column and the cells released. I was ready.
(Updates throughout with response from Nature, more details, expert comment) The Japanese researchers, joined by others from
"Whether human cells would respond in a similar way to comparable environmental cues ... remains to be shown," he said in
Apparently the technology is easy and painless for the individual, with a skin tissue sample taken under local anesthetic
He said of donors, "They do undergo a lot of risk but it's an acceptable risk. This is a 35-year-old medical procedure, and
It's also not completely unfamiliar. Akiva, born in New York but raised in Israel, came to the U.S. to study. As a senior
The week of May 17th, 2013 pits IRS scandals with phone hacking, Kanye West, stem cells, and David Beckham, leaving shocking news for every type of person.
Scientists have finally recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos, a longstanding goal that could lead to new treatments for such illnesses as Parkinson's disease and diabetes.
Does this matter? Between 1980 and 2010, 96 scientists won the Nobel Prize in an area related to biomedicine. "Their groundbreaking
Health care policy? Obama installed America's first national comprehensive health care program; Romney would undo it, essentially trading Obamacare for "Don't care."
"One would hope that Gov. Romney would not pick a fight that's going to consume a lot of time, potentially hand him a loss
I think it will transform medicine over the next two decades, but unfortunately today the phrase "stem cells" is being used right now by folks who simply want your money.
When the finely honed bodies of elite athletes break down, these players' compulsion to get back in the game sometimes can lead them to embrace medical procedures that eventually may benefit the duffers among us and more.
What if both sides of the coin had negative outcomes? The personhood concept has two bad sides: corporate and reproductive. It is a tossup which is more ludicrous and damaging.
HuffPost Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria speaks with Dr. David Scadden to learn the facts and fictions surrounding current stem cell treatments.