Stem cells

UC Scientists Discover Drug Makes Brains, Bodies Young AgainImagine a drug that could make your aging mind and body young again. It sounds like the fountain of youth.
Fountain Of Youth? Cal Stem Cell Research Shows Promise For Reversing AgingResearchers at UC Berkeley have tested a drug that rejuvenates aging brain and muscle tissue in mice, a discovery that could lead to better anti-aging treatments for humans.
Stanford University Receives Huge Grant To Study Cancer CellsCancer research at Stanford University received a major boost in the form of a multi-million dollar grant that will be used to study the recurrence of the disease.
Scientists Unveil Lab-Grown Hamburger Funded By Google Co-FounderSergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, announced that he funded the 250,000-euro ($330,000) project, saying he was motivated by a concern for animal welfare.
HealthWatch: Stem Cells Heal Heart Attack ScarsThe researchers found that patients treated with stem cells experienced almost a 50 percent reduction of heart attack scars within 12 months of treatment, while the eight patients who received conventional treatment saw no reductions in damage.
HealthWatch: Parents Having Baby Teeth Pulled, Stored For Stem Cells We’ve all heard stem cells hold great promise for curing disease. Now an easy new way to get stem cells has some people taking their children to the dentist to get their baby teeth pulled.
Menlo Park’s Geron Halting Stem Cell Research, Laying Off StaffMoney troubles have forced the first company doing a government-approved test of embryonic stem cell therapy to discontinue further stem cell programs and lay off much of its staff.
Stanford Unveils Country's Largest Stem Cell Research FacilityA new building dedicated entirely to stem cell research offers rich opportunities for collaboration, said officials at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Obama Stem Cell Regulations Temporarily Blocked