Stem cell therapy to treat heart-failure

Reported in the journal Nature Biotechnology, a study showed human stem cell treatment can possibly return the hearts’ functioning to better than 90 per cent of normal in macaque monkeys with heart attacks. Heart-failure that causes nearly 10 million deaths worldwide, is a condition caused by lack of blood flow. The stem cells will help […]

Dad appeals for people to become stem cell donors to help save his daughter’s life

Sean Smyth with his daughter Eimear who suffers from Hodgkin’s lymphoma A WEST Belfast man has appealed to people across Northern Ireland to sign up to become stem cell donors in a bid to help save his daughter’s life. Sean Smyth from west Belfast has launched a campaign to help his seriously ill daughter Eimear (24), […]

Two patients regain vision damaged by AMD after stem cell treatment trial

Two patients with the most common form of sight-loss have regained their reading vision after ground-breaking treatment. A man in his 80s and a woman in her 60s were given a special “patch” of stem cells to repair the damage to their eyes from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as part of a small-scale clinical trial. […]

Global Stem Cells Banking Market — Revolutionary Way to Cure Life-Threatening Diseases through Stem Cell Banking, and is Projected to Reach USD 3761 million, By 2023: Energias Market research Pvt. Ltd.

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global stem cell banking market is expected to grow significantly from USD 1,380 million in 2016 to USD 3,761 million in 2023, at a CAGR of 15.5% from 2017 to 2023. Factors propelling the growth of the stem cell banking market are the effective and precise treatment of many diseases and disorders through stem […]

Startup Proposes Using Stem Cells From Placentas for Regenerative Medicine

A new exploration of stem cells from placentas could drastically advance regenerative medicine. Peter Diamandis, X-Prize and Singularity University founder, recently teamed up with Robert Hariri, the founder of Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, to study these specific stem cells in the hopes of discovering new regenerative therapies. The initiative, called Celularity, is built around the idea that stem […]