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In cloning first, stem cells made from adults

Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two adult men.

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Bahrain centre offers stem cell treatments

A revolutionary treatment that uses stem cells to treat a huge array of medical complaints is now available in Bahrain for the first time, a report said. The treatment involves using stem cells from a patient's fat, meaning th

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Stem cell treatment for Parkinson’s disease

South Korea’s Stem cell research institute has claimed stem cell therapy success for  patients with Parkinson’s disease, a chronic progressive degenerative disease in nervous system. It said STC Life Co and 97.7 B&H

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Breakthrough may help easy use of stem cell

In an astonishing breakthrough that could allow doctors in the future to repair diseased tissues with a patient's own cells, scientists have created embryonic-like stem cells by simply bathing ordinary skin or blood cells in a weak acid solu

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Scientists grow 'mini human brains' from stem cells

Scientists have grown the first mini human brains in a laboratory and say their success could lead to new levels of understanding about the way brains develop and what goes wrong in disorders like schizophrenia and autism.  

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Stem-cell therapy wipes out HIV in 2 patients

Two men with HIV have been off AIDS drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported on Wednesday. Both patients, who were trea

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Cosmetic surgery clinic offers new services

The Dubai Cosmetic Surgery Clinic is repositioning itself as a boutique clinic for aesthetic treatments, catering to those in search of world-class medical experts who specialise in head-to-toe aesthetic procedures. The Clinic has introdu

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Second US firm gets stem cell go-ahead

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the second trial of human embryonic stem cells -- this one testing cells in people with a progressive form of blindness. Massachusetts-based Advanced Cell Technology said it would start test

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First patient treated in Geron stem cell trial

US doctors have begun treating the first patient to receive human embryonic stem cells, but details of the landmark clinical trial are being kept confidential, Geron Corp said on Monday. Geron has the first US Food and Drug Administration

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Obama lifts ban on embryonic stem cell research

President Barack Obama signed an order lifting eight years of restrictions on federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research as scientists gushed, activists cheered and shares in stem cell companies rose. Members of the US Congress

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