Stem Cell Research
Adult Stem Cells May Help Repair Hearts Damaged by Heart Attack, Study Suggests
ScienceDaily (Dec. 3, 2009) - Adult stem cells may help repair heart tissue damaged by heart attack according to the findings of a new study to be published in the December 8 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Results from the Phase I study show stem cells from donor bone marrow appear to help heart attack patients recover better by growing new blood vessels to bring more oxygen to the heart.
NIH Approves 27 More Stem Cell Lines
USA Today (Dec, 2009) - National Institutes of Health chief Francis Collins approved another 27 human embryonic stem cell lines for federal research funding Monday, but limited support to diabetes-related pancreatic cell experiments.
Dental Pulp - Give your child the medical advantage . . .
Similar to umbilical cord blood and bone marrow, the dental pulp of teeth contains powerful stem cells. Research shows that preserving these stem cells may allow your child future access to potential regenerative therapies, such as repair of the heart, brain, bone, cartilage, muscle, and more. Click to enroll with National Dental Pulp Lab.