Child safety: a tricky balance Second only to cancer, accidental injuries are one of the UK’s biggest threats to children’s lives. “Accidents can be prevented” is the message of the organisers of this week’s Child Safety Week, “but there’s a balance to be struck. Children need to experiment, play and...
Stroke affects around 150, 000 people in the UK and is the third most common cause of death. It is the equivalent of a Boeing 747 fully laden, crashing, killing everybody onboard every single week. (Professor Pankaj Sharma, Consultant Neurologist at University of London, Imperial College and The London...
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The research, which was published in the international journal, Stem Cells, is expected to eventually lead to new treatments for transplant patients. Kisha Sivanathan, a PhD student in the University of Adelaide’s School of Medicine and the Renal Transplant Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, says this is an...
Reid D’Amico a graduate from Duke University shares his thoughts on the potential use of mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of cystic fibrosis and other diseases. To read his article click here.
Promising results from a trial of a new stem-cell based therapy for a rare and debilitating skin condition, recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), have been published. RDEB is a painful skin disease in which very minor skin injury leads to blisters and poorly healing wounds. About 1,000 people in...
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...