New Tech Extracts Stem Cells From Wisdom TeethNo one enjoys a trip to the dentist, but for some, it just might be a key to unlocking the healing power of the human body.
East Bay Clinic's Unapproved Stem Cell Therapy, Marketing Practices Draw ScrutinyA growing number of elderly and disabled Americans are looking for relief from pain in the promising new field of stem cell therapy. But many clinics are offering therapies that have not yet been shown to be safe or effective.
Patients Seeking Fountain Of Youth Turn To Stem Cell BankingThere are people who will do just about anything to try and live a longer, healthier life. The latest trend may be banking their stem cells.
UCSF Doctors Transplant Stem Cells Into Ailing FetusTo look at little Elianna as she quietly sleeps in her mother's arms, you would never know the high-tech life-and-death battle she went through the months before her birth.
Stanford Doctors Regenerate Knee Cartilage Using Patients' Stem CellsA groundbreaking clinical trial is now underway at Stanford Medical Center targeting people with injured knees, using the patients' own stem cells to regenerate cartilage.
Breakthrough Stem Cell Treatment Gives Stroke Victims Stunning RecoveryStroke victims in the Bay Area are seeing incredible recoveries, some literally overnight, thanks to a new kind of stem cell treatment at Stanford University.
Knee Injuries To Be Treated Using Patient's Own Stem Cells At Stanford HospitalA groundbreaking approach to treating knee injuries is about to be tested at a Bay Area hospital, using the patient's own 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.