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Stem Cells

Considering a Stem Cell Treatment From a Clinic? Have a Listen

Paul Knoepfler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Knoepfler

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.

Donna's Cancer Story: Harvest

Sheila Quirke | Posted 11.08.2012 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

You know your kid is sick when you're jealous of another kid's cancer.

Can Romney Be a Stem Cell Statesman?

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Jonathan D. Moreno

Romney has an opportunity to break with the more extreme elements of his party on an issue that has consistently shown to be important to the American people, and one that he supported for a time as governor: federal embryonic stem cell research.

Japanese Scientists Report Major Advances In Stem Cell Medicine

Posted 06.22.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 06/21/2012 04:44 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Japanese scientists claim to have coaxed stem cells to develop...

Stem Cells Headed For Prime Time, Clinical Trials Suggest

| Posted 06.20.2012 | Science

By Dennis Normile YOKOHAMA, JAPAN—For more than a decade, stem cell therapies have been touted as offering hope for those suffering from genetic a...

Corpse Study Yields Big Surprise About Life-Saving Cells

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/12/2012 11:08 AM EDT on LiveScience Stem cells can remain alive in human corpses for at...

Snyder Sides With U-M In Stem Cell Debate

Posted 04.23.2012 | Detroit

The University of Michigan's battle with Republican lawmakers over stem cell research took a turn Friday when Republican Gov. Rick Snyder sided with t...

PHOTOS: Mohawked Mice: Medical Breakthrough?

Posted 04.18.2012 | Science

No, it's not the mouse version of a Mohawk. These creatures, the subjects of a new study, were implanted with follicles made from human cells, which s...

'Engineered' Cells Hunt, Kill AIDS Virus In Provocative New Study

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin, David Freeman | Posted 04.16.2012 | Science

Can stem cells cure AIDS? Not yet. But a provocative new study shows that human stem cells can be genetically engineered to attack living cells infect...

How Does Exercise Make Moms Healthier? Active Moms Have Longer Stem Cells

Birgitta Lauren | Posted 05.06.2012 | Parents
Birgitta Lauren

From healthier reproduction to anti-aging, exercise is still one of the most promising health strategies and is crucial for new moms.

Stem Cell Shocker Suggests New Fix For Infertility

AP/The Huffington Post | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 02.27.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- For 60 years, doctors have believed women were born with all the eggs they'll ever have. Now Harvard scientists are challenging that dog...

We Must Regulate Reproductive Technology

S. Lochlann Jain | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
S. Lochlann Jain

The fetuses created by IVF will ideally become healthy people. But the IVF industry needs federal oversight to ensure that the children produced have the maximum chance of growing up to be healthy adults.

Stem Cells Can Fix Penis Trouble? What New Study Shows

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

Stem cells sure are versatile. They're being eyed as the key to treating medical conditions ranging from heart disease to neurological problems and bl...

Artificial Testicle Coming Soon?

Posted 01.19.2012 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 01/18/2012 05:20 PM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Researchers in Californi...

The Wide World of Stem Cell Sports

Paul Knoepfler | Posted 03.11.2012 | Science
Paul Knoepfler

As a scientist working on stem cells, I like to use sports analogies when explaining my work to non-scientists. I have found this to be a very effective tool for communicating about this very high tech, jargon-filled area.

Could The Aging Process Be Reversed? | Posted 01.09.2012 | Fifty

The secret to eternal youth may come in the form of stem cell injections, U.S. scientists claimed. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh ma...

Santorum Blasts Gingrich: 'I'm The One You Want To Take Home To Mom'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said rival Newt Gingrich is "inconsistent" when it comes to issues social conservatives care about. ...

Infertility Treatment Advances Through Stem Cell Science

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists have successfully restored fertility to sterile mice by growing sperm cells from stem cells in a lab. The research, while still early, c...

Once Again, a Time for Reflection

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.03.2011 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The Declaration of Independence was a statement that we intend to run this place the way we want. The Constitution was the blueprint for how we're going to do it.

College Star Sacrifices Football Season To Save Cancer Patient's Life With Stem Cell Donation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For Rowan University football star Matt Hoffman, sitting out his junior year was something he was willing to do to save a life. The athlete sacrifice...

Michigan Stem Cell Researcher To Lobby Senate Panel

The Michigan Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Sean Morrison, director of the University's Center for Stem Cell Biology at the Life Sciences Institute, will testify on Thursday in front of a United...

Stem Cell Poem Sparks Heated Debate

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) sponsored a poetry contest to promote Stem Cell Awareness Day last Wednesday, and the seemingly innocuous event kicked up a serious controversy.

Stem-Cell Research Must Go Forward

Sen. Tom Harkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Tom Harkin

I am deeply concerned that up-and-coming scientists might avoid entering this field because of fears their research could be arbitrarily terminated at any time by rulings like the one handed down by U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth this summer.

Stem Cell Research: Science, Not Politics

Susan L. Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan L. Solomon

Everyone wants cures for diseases and it is time to acknowledge that the tens of millions of living Americans suffering from chronic illness and disabling conditions are more important than cells in a petri dish.

The Halting of Stem Cell Research Is the Culmination of a Decade-Long Legal Effort

Eli Y. Adashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eli Y. Adashi

The issuance of a temporary injunction barring the NIH from funding human embryonic stem cell research should hardly have come as a surprise. Many of the same plaintiffs and much of the same legal team filed a similar lawsuit a decade earlier.