Posts Tagged “Stem”

Cost is a major challenge in stem cells therapy: Dr Na’eem Sadiq

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Cost is a major challenge in stem cells therapy: Dr Na’eem Sadiq

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld spoke to Dr Na’eem Sadiq, Medical Director, PLEXUS NEURO and STEM CELL RESEARCH CENTER, Bengaluru to know more about stem cell therapy and the challenges associated with it. STEM CELL : TRENDS Stem cell is a word which evokes lot of responses both positive and negative. Few people know that the origin…

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Investigation Into 170 U.S. Stem Cell Clinics Finds Some Scary Trends

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Investigation Into 170 U.S. Stem Cell Clinics Finds Some Scary Trends

Medical clinics that provide largely unregulated stem cell treatments are popping up all over the U.S. But a new study out Thursday suggests that these clinics aren’t all the same, and some might be more likely to give patients unsafe or useless treatments than others. Previous studies have broadly tried to gauge what the direct-to-consumer stem…

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Saving Deddi’s Life: What Donating Stem Cells To My Father Taught Me

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Saving Deddi’s Life: What Donating Stem Cells To My Father Taught Me

I was the match. My father had been diagnosed a few months ago with a potentially fatal leukemia, and it turned out my biology made me the best potential donor of the cells that could give him a better chance at survival. “I’m sorry I have to make you do this,” he said over the…

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Diabetes Treatment: Stem Cells Can Be Used To Treat Diabetes Soon

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Diabetes Treatment: Stem Cells Can Be Used To Treat Diabetes Soon

It turns out that scientists who are striving to create more effective treatments for diabetes are turning towards stem cells. Stem cells can be transformed into cells that produce insulin, the hormone that controls sugar. However, the amount of insulin produced by these cells is difficult to control. By tweaking the recipe for coaxing human…

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