News tagged with blood stem cells

New stem cell research

( -- Scientists from King's College London have uncovered the first genetic evidence that shows cells found on the surface of blood vessels can act as stem cells to assist in both organ growth and tissue repair.

dateApr 05, 2011 in Medical research
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Stem cell study aims to reduce amputations

UC Davis Vascular Center researchers have embarked on a highly anticipated study that involves using a patient's own stem cells to increase blood circulation to the lower leg with the hope of preventing amputation due to ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Medical research
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How long do stem cells live?

When patients receive a bone marrow transplant, they are getting a new population of hematopoietic stem cells. Fresh stem cells are needed when a patient is low on red blood cells, as in anemia, or white blood cells, which ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Medical research
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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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