News tagged with blood stem cells

Scientists bioengineer a protein to fight leukemia

Scientists at the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles today announced a breakthrough discovery in understanding how the body fights leukemia. ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Cancer
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France sees first 'saviour sibling'

Doctors in France on Monday announced the country's first birth of a "saviour sibling," selected at the embryonic stage to be a close genetic match to save a brother or sister suffering from a fatal inherited disorder.

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Other
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Radical treatment for leukemia under way

Humanized mouse models help clarify the origins of leukemia and the cellular processes that lead to its recurrence, providing hope for a cure for this intractable blood disease.

dateJan 17, 2011 in Cancer
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