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Study Showing How Stem Cells Slow Aging May Lead to New Heart Failure Treatments

A new study published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrates how mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) not only protect the heart from further damage after a cardiac incident but can actually slow down its aging process, too. “This study is important as it suggests an alternative approach for treating heart failure in elderly patients,” said Yanjie […]

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Researchers Create Model of Early Human Heart Development from Stem Cells

Breakthrough results in early human heart development from stem cells have been achieved by the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley in association with researchers at the Gladstone Institute. The results of the experiment have been published in the Journal of Nature Communications. A template for growing beating cardiac tissue from stem cells has […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo injury: Real Madrid forward to undergo stem cell treatment before Champions League second leg

Cristiano Ronaldo will undergo stem cell treatment as he attempts to recover from a thigh injury in time to face Manchester City. The Real Madrid forward was not included in the matchday squad for Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg at the Etihad Stadium, which ended in a 0-0 draw. Zinedine Zidane’s side looked blunt in attack without […]

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Can stem cell therapy really treat multiple sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferer Eric Thompson was able to rise from his wheelchair and walk just days after treatment with haematopoietic stem cells, according to a recent Daily Mail article. Unable to receive this aggressive treatment through the NHS, Thompson and his family raised £40,000 to undergo the treatment in Mexico. The treatment Thompson received is called […]

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Biovault Family Become the World’s First CellPlan Excel Bank

CellPlan launched this summer with a mission to make world-leading stem cell transplantation available to every family. Stem cell treatments can be expensive, especially when travel and accommodation are required to access the best care. CellPlan insurance covers up to £1 million in medical and travel expenses and offers its members consultations with leading medical specialists. Biovault Family […]

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Cord blood transplant saves young life from TPI, a rare form of anaemia

“Honestly, when Wyatt was born, we didn’t know if he would live four days,” Wyatt’s mum, Amanda Hanley, told the Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas where her son was treated, “and now he’s 4 years old,” The world’s rarest illness? Wyatt was born fighting for his life due to a rare blood disorder called TPI, or […]

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A new study has revealed how stem cells work to improve lung function in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

ARDS is a life-threatening condition in which the efficiency of the lungs is severely reduced. It is caused by damage to the capillary wall either from illness or a physical injury, such as major trauma. The researchers investigated whether stem cells can affect the stimulation of the macrophages and promote the state in which they […]

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Stem cells to treat paralysis

Two years ago, Brenda Guerra’s life changed forever. Guerra said, “They told me that I went into a ditch and was ejected out of the vehicle.” The accident left the 26-year-old paralyzed from the waist down, and confined to a wheelchair. “I don’t feel any of my lower body at all” she said. Brenda has […]

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Stem cells replace surgery in cutting edge knee repair

As a bodybuilder, Harold Chery was a runner up for Mr USA; but years of heavy lifting eventually got him down. His knees took a beating. “I used to squat over 800 pounds,” says Chery.” A car accident was the final straw. Harold’s knees were shot. Now a sports trainer, his livelihood was on the […]

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