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Adult kidney stem cells found in fish

( -- It has long been a given that adult humans -- and mammals in general -- lack the capacity to grow new nephrons, the kidney?s delicate blood filtering tubules, which has meant that dialysis, and ultimately ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Report: Transplant may have cured man of AIDS

A very unusual blood transplant appears to have cured an American man living in Berlin of infection with the AIDS virus, but doctors say the approach is not practical for wide use. The man, who is in his 40s, had a blood ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Stem cells reverse blindness caused by burns

(AP) -- Dozens of people who were blinded or otherwise suffered severe eye damage when they were splashed with caustic chemicals had their sight restored with transplants of their own stem cells - a stunning success for ...

dateJun 23, 2010 in Medical research
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