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Researchers Improving the Use of Stem Cells for Orthopedics

A group of scientists, led by Jin Nam at the University of California-Riverside, have found a new way to optimize the use of stem cells for orthopedic purposes. The technique involves strategically using biomechanical forces to create the specific cell type needed to repair orthopedic tissues. The normal development of bone and cartilage critically depend…

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Scientists Discover New Way to Improve Stem Cell Therapy

A specific type of stem cell called mesenchymal stem cells has shown significant promise for therapeutics against a host of diseases, and now scientists have found that they can improve the therapeutic impact of these stem cells through something called hypoxia preconditioning. They have published their findings in a journal called Cell Death and Disease….

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Neural Stem Cells Healing Spinal Cord Injury

There is currently no go-to highly effective treatment option for spinal cord injury, despite the significant challenges those with this type of injury face. However, recent research has shown that stem cells of the brain, called neural stem cells, can help regenerate damaged area of the spinal cord. The scientists, who conducted their experiment in…

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Stem Cells May Be Able to Reverse Stroke Brain Damage

Scientists have now shown that combining human stem cells with a specific protein can help the stem cells turn into neurons, thereby reversing brain damage associated with stroke. The research team, led by Berislav Zlokovic at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, published their findings in Nature Medicine in August….

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