Japan govt approves stem cell clinical trials
Japan's government on Friday gave its seal of approval to the world's first clinical trials using stem cells harvested from a patient's own body.
Researchers study stem-cell therapy for feline kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease in older cats is the focus of a fifth clinical trial under way at Colorado State University's James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, where veterinarians are exploring novel stem-cell therapy that ...
Malaria drug target raises hopes for new treatments
Scientists have taken an important step towards new malaria treatments by identifying a way to stop malaria parasites from multiplying.
Imaging breast cancer with light: Researchers unveil 'photoacoustic mammoscope'
Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and cancer deaths among women worldwide. Routine screening can increase breast cancer survival by detecting the disease early and allowing doctors to ...
Countering the caregiver placebo effect
How do you know that your pet is benefiting from its pain medication? A new clinical trial design from North Carolina State University researchers could help overcome pet owners' unconscious observation bias ...